By Jim Dougherty – Suffice it to say: the healthcare industry has been laser-focused on the coronavirus pandemic for the past few months. With the urgent care needs that COVID-19 continues to bring and telehealth taking center stage in primary care, many other facets of healthcare — like provider data management — have become afterthoughts.Read More
By Suzanne Cogan – With COVID-19, we’re navigating new territory in client communications. Here’s how to apply best practices to the healthcare industry.
By Will Brady & Kristen Honey – As we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, innovation is more critical than ever especially for those with pre-existing and chronic conditions like kidney disease.
By Lauren Knieser – In an emergency, every minute counts. Coordinated, real-time electronic reporting from hospitals and other health care facilities to state and federal agencies enables better operational decision-making and ultimately saves lives. Such technology exists today and the time to implement it is now.
By Rich Herrington & Mary Rose Avila – Over the past decade, a shift has occurred within the healthcare industry. Patients have become empowered as cultural changes, increasing care options, and policy adjustments enable populations to make informed decisions about their care.
By Katherine Capps – “All hands on deck!” has been the call to action over the last several weeks. And health care workers are indeed putting themselves “on deck.” But there’s a problem. It’s certainly not our brave health care workers; it’s the health care delivery system—broken and wounded.
By Tom Knight – In 2009, nearly two dozen patients at Rose Medical Center in Boulder, Colo., were infected with Hepatitis C after a hospital worker with the disease diverted their injectable medications, swapping clean syringes for tainted ones.
By Christopher Kunney – Over the past few decades, there has been a revolution in computing and communications, and all signs point to technological progress and use of information technology in the healthcare continuing to accelerate.
By Keith Boone – As I think about various models for communicating data to public health agencies, I keep thinking about a federated model, where hospitals push to their local public health network, and the local public health authorities then push data upwards to state and federal agencies.