Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Caring for patients to prevent chronic conditions is among the top challenges facing healthcare today, standing alongside the more established acute care. Read about the innovations that help providers coordinate and improve care.
The Colorado Opioid Safety Pilot focuses on replacing opioids with other alternative medications to treat pain. The 10 EDs in Colorado that participated in the project decreased prescribing by 36% over six months. »
At Nemours Children's Health System, parents get hands-on training on how to manage and insert a trach tube so they can take their child home sooner.
The most popular apps downloaded by clinicians come with a wide variety of uses.
Companies like Twine Health, a so-called “health activation platform,” allow providers to track the health of large employers' workforces, who are encouraged to use technology to engage in their own well-being.
Primary-care providers write most of the antidepressant prescriptions in the U.S., but these providers may have “limited” training in mental health treatment. Arun Gupta is giving primary-care providers and their patients access to mental health resources.
Megan Frost founded a company that has created nitric-oxide-infused bandages and wound dressings to greatly reduce the risk of infection, especially in patients post-surgery.
In 2012, Nemours Children's Health System opened the Clinical Logistics Center, where paramedics monitor the vital signs of all hospital patients.
A platform by Appriss Health provides an algorithmically generated risk score for each patient, giving providers an easy metric to gauge the odds that their patients are abusing opioids.
UCHealth called on its front-line staff to implement process improvements to drive down the time it takes for septic patients to get antibiotics.
A crucial part of a patient's recovery from a traumatic health event is to be able to breathe without the help of a ventilator. That's why NYC Health & Hospitals established a unit at one of its long-term care facilities exclusively focused on getting patients off machines sooner.
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