Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Project Japan systems often have been slow to use limited funding on advanced technologies. Read about innovations that have added efficiencies, improved patient outcomes and curbed costs.
LifePoint Health surveys its staff every 18 months to gauge safety culture in their units. Leaders say the surveys ensure staff are engaged in patient safety improvement efforts. »
Giving providers cost and risk information at the point of care might lead to fewer unnecessary tests and lower costs.
Virtual ICU care can improve access and boost quality for both patients and providers. It can also strengthen patient retention, especially in rural facilities.
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists published new guidelines that outline a detailed action plan for providers preparing for drug shortages.
When hospitals and health systems improve their supply inventory management, they can free up cash, become more efficient, and boost quality.
Armed with comprehensive data, insurers are ramping up their efforts to control costs through population health management.
While interest in revenue growth remains high, cost structure and management were health executives' top concerns last year, according to Advisory Board's national survey.
Health systems are putting leading-edge digital tools to the test by applying them to mundane administrative tasks, which machines are more suited for anyway.
In the middle of 2017, healthcare organizations and other companies were hit with two huge ransomware attacks. The struggle for digital security continues.
Nurse practitioners provide an increasing proportion of primary care, but how Medicare pays for nurse training is based on formulas that predate the existence of most advanced practice programs.
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