While the world has changed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic with attention shifted to the healthcare profession on multiple fronts, the role its workers have played has been integral much longer and on differing levels.
Baylor alum named among nation's 20 most influential in healthcare
As president and CEO of Baylor Health Care System, Joel Allison, BA ’70, has overseen a great deal of change during the past year. But one honor has remained amazingly consistent for the Baylor graduate; for the ninth time in the last 10 years, Allison has been recognized as one of Modern Healthcare
2019 Healthcare IT Trends
At the close of 2018, there were more than 16 million people working in healthcare - an estimated 11% of all jobs in the US economy. Industry growth and demand for new technologies and digital health tools that enable healthcare professionals to collaborate and engage patients in their own healthcare journey is also on the rise. Digital health tools that deliver a seamless healthcare experience
Strategic Planning in Healthcare
Strategic planning in healthcare starts by measuring end goals against your current standing. It examines obstacles that sit between where your healthcare
What is Healthcare Reform?
According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), health care reform consists of the following three focus areas known as the triple aim of healthcare: Improve patient experiences (satis…
Unstoppable Trends In Healthcare
Unstoppable Trends In Healthcare Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 22 hospitals, a Medical Group with more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 180 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and in efficient healthcare delivery.
How 3D Printing Is Changing Healthcare
Medical technology is constantly evolving, and the applications of 3D printing are helping physicians in the fields of cardiology, orthopedics, dentistry and beyond.
How 3D printing is transforming healthcare
Technological advances look set to make 3D printing the most rapidly evolving technology in medical research, with the potential to transform healthcare
What Are the Real Benefits of Technology in Healthcare?
What are the benefits of technology developments in healthcare? Recent medical advances affect the quality of human life, private capital and world economy.
How VITAS Healthcare Helps Hospitals and Health Systems
VITAS and our advanced chronic illness management services play a vital role in the care continuum, helping you effectively managing costs at every stage.
How ACA Cuts Impact Your Mental Healthcare
How will this impact us nationally, here in Michigan, and more specifically in the Tri-County region of Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties
How to handle stress in the ever-changing healthcare industry
With words like eviction notice and budget cuts plaguing the news this year, healthcare professionals are experiencing added stress to an already stress
How the creeping privatisation of healthcare is damaging the NHS
Massive expansion of private healthcare provision in NHS is 'far too radical an experiment' that could go 'catastrophically wrong', expert warns
How can the RFID technology trend in healthcare help cut medication errors?
University of Maryland Medical Center has cut medication error rates for emergency medicine trays by embracing the RFID technology trend in healthcare.
How mobile apps for healthcare help evolve the patient experience
Mobile apps for healthcare help providers and patients stay connected and share important information both in and out of the exam room. Here's how technology in healthcare has evolved.
Beyond Games: Why VR Will Soon Be Vitally Important to Healthcare
Virtual reality (VR) is the new [old] buzzword [again], capturing the imagination of a new generation of early adopters, technologists and gamers. With its early roots in the 1950s simulation community, there have been decades of research, dedicated journals and conferences that have built a substantial VR knowledge base. You can imagine how the current …
How Social Media Is Shaking Up Public Health and Healthcare
From clinical healthcare to public health campaigns, the health industry is increasingly turning to social media to support, promote and increase the ...
How can healthcare improve care for high-need, high-risk patients? Just ask them
While studies have focused on high-need, high-cost patients, researchers asked the patients themselves how healthcare can best meet their needs.
Meharry alum serves as a mentor, guide and trailblazer
Meharry alum serves as a mentor, guide and trailblazer Matt Schorr February 22, 2018 NASHVILLE, Tenn. Tiffany Megan Richburg, MD is a trailblazer. The Meharry Medical College (MMC) alum serves as an Assistant Professor within Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Department of Anesthesiology , Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology. She’s one of very few African American women within that field, making her a rarity among her peers…
All the Way from China: An Oasis Alum's Story |
Hi, everyone! My name is Maggie, and I am an Oasis for Girls alumna (summer 2007). I was born and raised in the Visitacion Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. I lived in Guangzhou, China—my parents’ hometown—from age one to five, then returned to the U.S. to begin school. This past May, I graduated with a B.A. In Asian studies and Interdisciplinary from Amherst College, a small, private liberal arts school in Amherst, MA. I am currently based in Shenzhen, China as an education…
KARL Alum Donates $10,000 Through CoBank Affiliation
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Ron Rahjes, Class I graduate of Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership, contributed $10,000 to the non-profit educational organization through his affiliation with CoBank. The gift is additional support to last year’s identical gift for KARL Class XII. This contribution will be applied to year 2 programming for the class. Rahjes is a member of the cooperative bank’s board of directors. Ron is a…