How Nurse Innovation Can Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs
Challenges in healthcare require novel solutions, particularly for major issues like surgical site infections, which exact a heavy toll on patients and hospitals alike. Being at the forefront of healthcare, clinicians have a unique opportunity to create and drive innovation solutions. Perioperative nurse Kim Haines, director of perioperative clinical services at Medline, is one example. … Continue reading "How Nurse Innovation Can Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs"
Agile Analytics: How Baycare Health System Transformed Patient Care Using Data as an Actionable...
Join this webcast on January 26, 2017 with Apparsamy Balaji, Director of BI and Data Warehousing at Baycare Health System as he shares the vision and strategy to leverage analytics to improve patient care and experience and create an active longitudinal patient view across the continuum of care including acute care, community care, post-acute care, and home care 1. Integrating a variety of data with business…
5 Common Patient Care Issues and how your hospital can prevent them
According to a recent study published by John Hopkins Medicine, medical errors rank as the third leading cause of death in the U.S., just behind heart disease and cancer. It is clear that these mistakes, ranging from patient falls to medication errors, profoundly impact patient outcomes and
Using ICD-10 to Optimize Patient Care’ Published in Nursing Management
Pam Jodock, HIMSS senior director of health business solutions, was featured in the October 2015 of Nursing Management.
How Corneal Hysteresis improves glaucoma decision making and patient care, J. Thimons, OD.
Dr. James Thimons, OD, discusses the use of the Ocular Response Analyzer and the importance of its Corneal Hysteresis and IOPcc measurements in the monitorin...
What is a Patient Care Assistant?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that there were 634,400 Medical Assistants, often... Read more »
How tiny imaging systems could impact patient care
Scientists have found a way to shrink immense imaging systems down to the size of a pencil eraser, a breakthrough they hope could eventually have a huge impact on patient care University of Pennsylvania researchers said they have recently developed a new microwave imager chip they hope will lead to the creation of low-cost, handheld imaging devices. Such microwave devices can travel through opaque objects and…
Enabling better patient care
Image-enabling the EMR by adding a universal viewer to it allows doctors to optimize the golden six minutes they have with patients, leading to a higher pati...
How Video Collaboration Between Hospitals Improves Patient Care
Telemedicine helps healthcare providers fill service gaps by improving communication between specialists, physicians and patients.
How technology bolsters patient care
An ever-faster development cycle in the technology space is transforming every aspect of our lives. The healthcare sector is no exception. Mobile innovations now make it possible for pati...
How IT can reshape patient care
Struggling to provide a 360-degree view of patients? Learn how an API strategy can help.
How Partnership Improves Patient Care
Hospitals and researchers can dramatically improve patient outcomes by using big data so “care improves and informs care,” a national healthcare leader said at an inaugural Grand Rounds ceremony honoring retiring UCF President John C. Hitt. Thanks to a donation from the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, UCF’s College of Medicine held its first Dr. John […]
Patient, carer, family and friends event: Pioneering treatment
Patient, carer, family and friends event: Pioneering treatment - what does the future hold for prost...
How AI is helping cardiologists improve their patient care
By Microsoft reporter 15 May, 2018 Medical science continues to progress, allowing doctors to push the boundaries and always achieve more. One such example is the implantation of heart valves via the groin (percutaneous valve replacement /TAVI) – a procedure which has reached full swing in recent years due to it shorter recovery period and less invasive nature Some questions, however, are still asked. Are costly…
Social Media and Patient Care: Understanding the Rules
You receive a Facebook Friend Request from a patient's wife. Should you accept it? If you've ever dealt with this or other social media situations, learn a few tips and the reasons behind them here.
How Patient Care is Driving Advances in Orthopedics
We believe that new treatments in orthopedic care are driven less by technology and more by improvements in patient care. Here's how.
Should Physician Leaders Stay Active in Patient Care?
As a new physician in a leadership role, Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., ponders the need for physician leaders to stay active in patient care in this Fresh Perspectives blog post.
How Cloud is Enabling CDHB to Improve Patient Care
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3 ways to avoid compromised patient care in the operatory
When we graduate from dental hygiene school and enter the “real world,” we notice that standards of care in school can be different than office standards. It is important to keep your integrity throughout your career, in spite of tight schedules. Here are three simple ways to not compromise patient care and the dental hygiene license you worked so hard for.
How UC Can Transform Hospital Patient Care
Written by Lance Mehaffey, MHA, Healthcare Vertical Program Manager | October 02, 2015 Many healthcare providers have failed to keep up with modern technology when it comes to communications. Yet inefficient communications (such as the use of pagers) during critical clinical work can cost the average U.S. hospital $1.75 million per year, according to at least one estimate. That doesn’t even take into account possible medical…