By Devin Partida – Emergency preparedness is crucial for health care facilities. Disruptions that mean little more than monetary loss for some businesses can be a matter of life or death in hospitals. Power outages are a prime example of these risks.Read More
By David Burda – Welcome to the latest installment of 4sight Health’s monthly series, How Healthcare Revolutionaries Think, with Glen Tullman. Our interview series profiles healthcare instigators who believe that outcomes matter, customers count and value rules.
By Pamela J. Gallagher – Everywhere I see headlines about “The Great Resignation.” I am particularly concerned with the employees who are left behind to pick up the slack as open positions remain unfilled.
By Peyman Zand – Achieving greater efficiency in day-to-day operations has a ripple effect across a health system — from reducing the cost of healthcare delivery to improving clinician experience as well as resulting in better outcomes and improving the patient experience.
By Derek Jones – The Covid-19 pandemic outbreak affected the way many industries operate, but especially healthcare. There was suddenly a massive pressure on the healthcare system as workload continued to increase with the speed of light.
By Halley Herndon RN – As an emergency nurse, I can attest that patient transports of critically ill patients can be stressful. Every clinician on a transport is aware that unexpected events could occur in an elevator or hallway, even if the destination is only a few minutes away.
By Michelle Tarver MD PhD & Angela Calman MPA – Thirty-five years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an alert that warned health care providers how certain electrically powered hospital beds could harm and even kill children. That was one of our earliest communications about medical device safety.
By Devin Partida – Many industries, from cybersecurity to manufacturing, are facing diversity issues in the workplace. There are clear signs that marginalized groups are underrepresented. Consider technology industry — 50% of women in tech say they’ve experienced gender discrimination at work.
By Ruchi Medhekar – Improving data capture to form a more complete patient record. Creating true and measurable workflow efficiencies. Filling process gaps to recover lost revenue. All these priorities are essential to operating a successful hospital, and automation offers a solution to address each of these objectives.