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How Will Technology Change The Healthcare Game?

Original Post from Forbes.com By: Rajaie Batniji Almost every aspect of our lives has been changed – and usually simplified – by technology: from communicating to banking to shopping. But, somehow, healthcare has been left behind because we all believed that it was too complicated to fix, or that the solutions were impossible due to regulations.…
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Healthcare: Avoid Burnout

Original Post: http://nursing.advanceweb.com By:  Krystina Ostermeyer RN, BSN, CDE I remember learning about lots of things in nursing school. Care plans. Nursing assessment. Prioritization. Pharmacology. ADLs. Even the proper way to make a bed (military corners, anyone?) Probably the most important lesson that I didn’t heed was preventing nurse burnout. After all, I went into nursing…
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Leaders must learn the art of effective delegation

Original post at: https://www.nurse.com By: By Eileen Williamson, MSN, RN Whether you’re a new leader or a seasoned one, you must master the art of delegation to be an effective leader. There is no way around it. There are many ways to define it, but simply put, delegation is one person giving another person (normally manager to…
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CMSA announces a new course to bring professional case management to the next level

CMSA and its board of directors stand behind and offer the Standards of Practice for Case Management, 2016 revision, which provides practice guidelines for the case management industry and its diverse stakeholders. These standards identify and address important foundational knowledge, skills, and competencies for the professional case manager within a spectrum of case management practice…
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When medical home models include palliative care, quality improves

Original post on: https://www.mcknights.com By: Cyndi Seiwert This patient experience may sound familiar: A 89-year old man with chronic heart failure experienced five emergency room visits and five hospital admissions in one year before his condition worsened and he was intubated in the ICU. Prior to this, he had been seeing his cardiologist and primary care provider…
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How Healthcare Providers Can Use Technology to Increase Cash Flow, Patient Satisfaction

Original Post on: allbusinesss.com  By Michael Evans and Kevin Fleming The rising cost of healthcare services and the corresponding cost of healthcare insurance represent significant economic issues for employers. Additionally, these higher costs are proving to be a barrier to patient treatment. Further inhibiting access to care, some providers are requiring upfront deductible payments from…
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8 Ways to Improve Patient Satisfaction, Patient Experience And (By The Way) HCAHPS Scores

We love this article because of it’s practical approach to patient experience and the thoughtful way that information is presented for management and staff alike. Original post: Forbes.com By: Micah Solomon In light of Medicaid’s announcement that it may expand the use of Child HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) results, let’s do a roundup…
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10 Ways to Help Nurses Improve Patient Satisfaction

By Rebecca Hendren, for HealthLeaders Media Improving patient satisfaction is a financial imperative. Nurses are on the frontline of patient interaction and can make or break the patient experience. So why do we make it so hard for them to have positive interactions with patients? Here are 10 changes to nurse procedures and working conditions…
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Amazon Healthcare

Here's what we know about Amazon's foray into healthcare

Original Post @ www.beckershospitalreview.com By: Alia Paavola Speculation about Amazon’s entry into healthcare has been rampant for years, but recent announcements by the e-commerce giant make it clear that it’s jumping into the healthcare arena in a big way. Here’s a breakdown of Amazon’s healthcare ventures, acquisitions, hiring trends and product developments reported by Becker’s Hospital Review. The…
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Google’s Masterplan for Healthcare

Original Post @ http://medicalfuturist.com By: Dr. Bertalan Meskó Verily, Calico, Deepmind, more than 150 patents in life sciences and countless collaborations with pharma companies. The search engine’s parent company, Alphabet takes its move into healthcare and medicine seriously. We looked thoroughly at what Google in healthcare looks like. My Apple health chatbot referred me to the Amazon hospital…
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