Galileo Insights

The U.S. Nursing Boom is Just Getting Started

Original post on: https://finance.yahoo.com By: Melody Hahm, Senior Writer The unemployment rate is at its lowest level since 1969. Friday’s jobs report shows that health care, along with business services, transportation and warehousing jobs, fueled the country’s job growth. Health care employment rose by 26,000 in September, though the bulk of those jobs came from ambulatory health…
Read More

Unprecedented Collaboration to Eliminate Infection and Illness Caused by Contaminated Surfaces in Healthcare Environments

Original post: Infection Control Today https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com By: Matthew Hardwick, PhD; Debra Harris, PhD; Linda Lybert; and Amber Mitchell, DrPH, MPH, CPH In a world full of conflict and complexity, we seek solidarity and simplicity. In an age of globalization of travel and medical tourism, we need the delivery of healthcare to make common sense for all…
Read More

27 ways to positively affect healthcare

Original post at: Becker’s Hospital Review  https://www.beckershospitalreview.com Written by Kelly Gooch Amid industry changes and an uncertain political climate, people seek to make positive changes in healthcare. However, they may not always know how to do so. Fortunately, there are many ways to make a difference. Becker’s tapped 13 industry leaders for 27 ideas on how hospital…
Read More

Payers Play Crucial Role in Healthcare Quality Transparency

Original post at: Health Payer Intelligence https://healthpayerintelligence.com By: Thomas Beaton Healthcare groups stressed the importance of payer participation in new efforts to expand quality transparency to improve patient safety and lower costs. Payers will need to take the lead in being transparent about healthcare quality and costs in order to improve patient safety and reduce unnecessary spending,…
Read More

What Does It Take to Develop a VR Solution in Healthcare

Original post on: Digital Health By: Marta Hlova Technology is changing the face of healthcare as we know it. Virtual and Augmented Reality that once were associated only with game and film industries are now becoming a real game-changer in healthcare. Gone are the days when students practiced on real patients. Today, VR and AR solutions…
Read More

Walgreens partners with a new blood-testing firm

Original post on:  Crain’s Chicago Business By: Brigid Sweeney The Deerfield, Ill.-based pharmacy giant is partnering with LabCorp to open 600 blood-testing sites in its drugstores over the next four years. Sixteen months after Walgreens Boots Alliance concluded a disastrous relationship with Theranos, the now-defunct Silicon Valley blood-testing company, the pharmacy giant has linked up…
Read More

‘Predatory Bacteria’ Might Be Enlisted In Defense Against Antibiotic Resistance

Original post: https://www.npr.org/ By: Richard Harris It’s a bacteria-eat-bacteria world, scientists say. Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus, shown here in false color, attacks common germs six times its size, then devours them from the inside out. Alfred Pasieka/Science Source Here’s a bold idea to fight back against bacteria that can’t be stopped by antibiotics: Go after them with germ-eating microbes. That…
Read More

Google launches new search engine to help scientists find the datasets they need

Original post on: https://www.theverge.com By James Vincent Dataset Search could be a scientist’s best friend Google’s goal has always been to organize the world’s information, and its first target was the commercial web. Now, it wants to do the same for the scientific community with a new search engine for datasets. The service, called Dataset Search,…
Read More

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.…
Read More

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…
Read More

Categories