By Dr. Shashita Inamdar – The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has transformed the way healthcare practitioners and patients connect. To evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients, healthcare practitioners are increasingly using telemedicine during the pandemic. After the pandemic ends, healthcare practitioners should expect the use of telemedicine to continue.Read More
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 Sita Kapoor – As a patient, have you ever felt a bit confused about next steps after your primary care provider refers you to a specialist?
By Jay Haughton – The issue of physician burnout – caused by heavy administrative loads and poor workflows – is starting to become mainstream news. All across the United States, the delivery of care is stressful for both patients and doctors.
By David Lareau – Long before Fortune Magazine and Kaiser Health News published “Death By 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong”, health IT insiders have recognized that EHRs are flawed and not yielding the quality care improvements and cost savings that futurists forecasted 20 years ago.
By Arlene Bierman MD & Gopal Khanna – The primary aim of the health system is to care for people, their families, and communities using the best available evidence to attain the best achievable health outcomes. AHRQ has been at the forefront of these efforts over our now 20-year history.
By Gopal Khanna – In previous blog posts, I’ve reflected on the significant challenges that health system leaders and decision makers face on a day-to-day basis. The continuing trend in mergers and acquisitions, new technologies, and shifting demographics, along with…
By Kayla Matthews – Long-term care health facilities, like most other entities that deal with interactions between people, have to determine the best ways to navigate the common legalities to the industry.
The urgent care industry continues to experience year-over-year growth as more patients seek on-demand care for non-emergency conditions, according to the annual Benchmarking Report from the Urgent Care Association (UCA)