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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.

Patient drug use data at your fingertips

Patient drug use data at your fingertips

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. »

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UCHealth gets aggressive to reduce sepsis mortality by 15%

UCHealth gets aggressive to reduce sepsis mortality by 15%

UCHealth called on its front-line staff to implement process improvements to drive down the time it takes for septic patients to get antibiotics.

NYC Health & Hospitals helps patients breathe on their own, go home sooner

NYC Health & Hospitals helps patients breathe on their own, go home sooner

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.

Making use of chronic condition data

Making use of chronic condition data

Health information is meaningful only when observed and interpreted. Chronic condition monitoring data would reveal a whole lot more if someone else was keeping an eye on them too, looking for anomalies and trends and keeping people healthy during all the time they're not directly observed by doctors or other clinicians—which is to say, most of their lives.

Drawing inspiration from Apple to reshape provider, patient experience

Drawing inspiration from Apple to reshape provider, patient experience

Patients walking in the front door of the University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis may do a double take, thinking instead that they've entered an Apple store.

Helping physicians be smarter opioid prescribers

Helping physicians be smarter opioid prescribers

Duke Health in Durham, N.C., implemented the Opioid Safety Committee to encourage doctors in outpatient settings to discuss and better manage opioid use among their patients.

Medical schools aim to make curriculums mirror the real world

Medical schools aim to make curriculums mirror the real world

Dr. John Raymond, CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, thinks there is an critical element sorely missing in the training of aspiring physicians: compassion.

No spoiled milk in this NICU

No spoiled milk in this NICU

Children's Hospital of Orange County revamped the way it administered milk to fragile infants in the NICU, which resulted in decreases in patient safety errors and more time for nurses to spend with babies and mothers.

Artificial intelligence takes on medical imaging

Artificial intelligence takes on medical imaging

Hospitals are outsourcing medical imaging to machine-learning algorithms trained to find patterns and identify specific anatomical markers.

Addressing the social determinants of health

Addressing the social determinants of health

Most of what determines how healthy you are isn't medical—it's social and behavioral. Testingers at the University of California at San Francisco have found that behavior accounted for roughly 40% of all deaths in the U.S.

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