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.
A GOP bill would add reporting requirements for certain hospitals in the 340B drug discount program. Critics worry the proposal will widen the oversight gap between providers and drug manufacturers. »
Renton, Wash.-based not-for-profit Providence St. Joseph Health's growing ranks of women executives are taking the system in a new direction that involves extending its ambulatory network, divesting non-core assets and bolstering its digital capabilities, among other initiatives.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., recently opened a new parking garage for employees that uses LED lighting and sensory technology to help staff easily find a spot.
Although the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate is still technically the law of the land, Ohio wants to be the first state officially to waive the requirement that residents have health insurance coverage.
By applying natural language processing to unstructured notes in EHRs, providers can pull out relevant information more efficiently than they would were they doing the same thing manually.
At the annual ACHE congress, Geisinger's Joe Fisne, Children's Mercy's David Chou, and Cerner's Melissa Hendricks discussed how technology stands to improve the patient experience.
St. Joseph Health will collapse four hospital-level oversight boards into a single, regional board to oversee key decisions for its Northern California hospitals. The board is slated to take effect April 1.
Augmedix's remote scribing service relies on Google Glass to capture the patient-provider encounter.
The number of hospital-employed physicians hit about 155,000 in 2016, up 63% from 95,000 in 2012, a trend that could be eroding competitive market forces and inflating costs.
Life Cross Training thinks it has found a solution to burnout: Offer tools that help clinicians cope with the stresses associated with working in healthcare.
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