Did You See These Lists?

New checklistWho doesn’t like a good list? Whether you are on it, know someone on it, or aspire to be on it, you always want to read the list. Here are some interesting lists I think deserve sharing.

America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2015
Hot off the press, The Joint Commission’s Annual Report recognizes 1,043 Hospitals for outstanding performance on key quality measures. The report, “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety: The Joint Commission’s Annual Report 2015”, summarizes data on 49 accountability measures reported by more than 3,300 Joint Commission-accredited hospitals in 2014. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

5 Reasons the Practice of Evidence-Based Medicine Is a Hot Topic
Because evidence-based medicine has shown to help health systems achieve “gains on all three [triple] aims at once: care, health, and cost,” as stated in the article “The Triple Aim: Care, Health, And Cost,” it is gaining momentum as emerging model of medical care. From Health Catalyst (@HealthCatalyst) here are five ways it’s adding value to the healthcare industry.

7 buzzwords heard at the HIMSS Connected Health Conference
At the HIMSS Connected Health Conference (#Connect2Health) held in Washington, Healthcare Dive (@healthcaredive) noticed a fair amount of buzzspeak occurring in panel discussions. This is not an end-all, be-all list of healthcare buzzwords. Far from it. In fact, some buzzwords have become so ingrained in discussions, they’ve lost meaning in a wash of “Please Advise” email threads. Here’s some of the buzzwords we overheard at the Connected Health Conference.

10 Reasons Why Hospitals are Shifting to Advanced Cost Accounting
As traditional cost accounting and financial decision support solutions have significant limitations, here is a list from Strata Decision Technology (@StrataDecision) of the top 10 reasons why hospitals are implementing more advanced cost accounting solutions. And check out Justin Barnes (@HITAdvisor) and Dan Michelson (@DMfuel), CEO of Strata Decision Technology discussing how decisions drive healthcare and better information can lead to better decisions on a recent This Just In radio show.

10 LinkedIn Updates That’ll Make All The Recruiters Want to Talk to You
You’ve probably had a LinkedIn profile for a while, and it most likely looks pretty good. But did you know that taking your page from good to great can help you land jobs, find new opportunities, and meet awesome people who can do wonders for your career? If you really want to up your LinkedIn game, these 10 things are crucial to having the best (and most professional) profile on the block, all courtesy of The Daily Muse (@dailymuse).

Twitter Tips for Beginners: Everything I Wish I Knew About Twitter When I Started
From Buffer’s (@buffer): Knowledge seldom takes the place of experience. While muddling through Kevin Lee’s first few weeks on Twitter—experimenting and fiddling—he noticed the many things he could have only learned by doing. Here are the big ones. Call them Twitter tips for beginners. Maybe you can relate to some?