How Penn Medicine is tackling sepsis readmissions: Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine is working to...
Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine is working to reduce sepsis readmissions and improve life after sepsis for survivors with a new post-discharge care pathway.
Delirium Prevention and Treatment: How to Improve Care and Avoid Unnecessary Costs
The following case study from IHI’s Business Case for Becoming an Age-Friendly Health System describes one organization’s efforts to improve the prevention and treatment of delirium while avoiding unnecessary costs.
The Only Way to Tackle Mass Incarceration Is to Address the Issue of Those Convicted of Violent...
One of the urban legends accepted by conservatives and liberals alike is the claim that mass incarceration is out of control, that America has become a virtual prison state filled with inmates serving time for nonviolent crimes. In the primary races for president, everyone from Carly Fiorina and Rand Paul to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton decried the number of inmates in prison serving time for…
Triple Play: How the health care sector is addressing evolving requirements
Triple Play is a weekly NJBIZ feature that asks top executives in New Jersey to talk about three things related to their industry.
Heidi Heitkamp: America's rural health care crisis must be addressed
The failing rural health care system is not only hurting patients, but it is threatening the sustainability of entire communities.
What is Emergence Delirium?
Emergence delirium, also known as agitated emergence or postanesthetic excitement, is a condition caused by anesthesia in some children.
How innovative programs are opening pathways to good health-care jobs for inner-city youth
“Many of our students were not aware that some of these jobs even existed before coming to camp,” says Tracy Wilson of Saint Paul College.
Career pathways for the hungry to learn
A new crack team dedicated to all things apprentices is now up and running and it’s offering colleagues and new starters the chance to kick start their careers in the food industry. With more than a 150 colleagues already signed up, the team at 2 Sisters expects to double this number before the end of its first year Britain’s biggest food manufacturer already offers a wide range of apprenticeship schemes at different levels across their business from food technologists to food operatives, from…
Feeding Tompkins Part 5: Why addressing food insecurity means tackling the housing crisis, low wages
Feeding Tompkins Part 5: Why addressing food insecurity means tackling the housing crisis, low wages YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM This is Part 5 of Feeding Tompkins, an in-depth look at food insecurity in Tompkins County and a collaborative project between the Ithaca College Park Scholar Program, WRFI News, The Ithaca Voice, and Hot Potato Press This article was written by Jolene…
Executive Pathways Student Guide
This page has information about the Executive Pathways Internship Program at the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
Planning for ICD-10 While Addressing Critical Industry Trends: Part 1
In the 1990s, health systems began tackling the game-changing implementation of technology such as hospital information systems (HIS) and the earliest...
How to reduce 'sundowning' delirium in elderly patients
Many of the everyday realities of being in the hospital--bright lights, loud and unusual noises, unfamiliar surroundings--appear to contribute to the phenomenon of "sundowning," in which someelderly patients become delirious at night,a doctor in Boston's Cambridge Health Alliance writes inWBURradio's health blog.
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Pathway: Unexpected Returns
Share via: Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email More Joshua Patel was one of the many U.S. citizens who made up the 9.5% unemployment rate of 2009 during the heart of the recession. Armed with a Master’s Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Roosevelt University, Joshua could not find gainful employment, let alone land an interview …
Leaders in national security, health care and education convene in Austin to discuss how the UT...
AUSTIN — The Chancellor’s Council 49th Annual Meeting & Symposium May 6 drew more than 1,000 of UT’s philanthropists to hear how The University of Texas System and its institutions are poised to tackle the most vexing problems of this generation. The theme for this year’s event: “If there’s a global challenge, there’s a Texas solution”
Nearly 9 in 10 physicians feel unable to address chronic care patients' needs, study finds
Most primary care physicians said they do not have the necessary time or tools to address the needs of patients with multiple chronic conditions — leaving those patients to face health-related social and behavioral issues alone, according to research conducted by Quest Diagnostics.
Tips for coping with hospitalization with Chloe Krikac
From pet therapy to Seacrest Studios, CHOC Children’s offers a host of amenities to help children cope with their hospitalization. The child life department plays a key role in normalizing the hospital environment by making things like medical equipment and procedures feel less strange. In this CHOC Radio segment, Child Life Specialist Chloe Krikac shares … Continue reading Tips for coping with hospitalization with Chloe Krikac →
Partial Hospitalization Program
I have been a part of the Emory family for 6 years. Over the past 6 years, I have worked in the Transitions Seniors Program, better known as PHP. When attending different community events, a question I hear all too often is, “PHP? What’s that?” PHP is short for Partial Hospitalization Program. I hope this …
The 3Ds: Delirium, Dementia and Depression Pocket Guide (Set of 5)
As the population ages, many adults will suffer one or more of the 3Ds: Delirium, Dementia and Depression. At times, these symptoms overlap and occur simultaneously. Recognize the difference with this pocket guide reference tool and provide proper treatment. Know what surveyors are looking for and learn the elements of Gradual Dose Reduction (GDR) and F Tag 757 Drug Regimen is Free from Unnecessary Drugs and…