Hospitals treating childhood emergencies need instant access to records. By building data warehouses to centralize that information, they've discovered a new tool for preventing emergencies in the first place.
It may seem counterintuitive to hire newcomers in a field that's more complicated than ever, but experts are urging healthcare organizations to consider recruiting supply chain leaders who can apply expertise from other industries.
The annual awards presented by the American College of Healthcare Executives recognize high-achieving industry leaders at various stages of their careers.
A small but growing minority of health systems are linking executive pay to population health measures. The group is sure to expand as more health systems gravitate toward emerging value-based models and risk contracts.
Rulon Stacey seems to have done a little bit of everything on his way to becoming a nationally recognized expert on healthcare leadership and quality improvement.
As a child, Gayle Capozzalo moved at regular intervals because of her father's career in the Navy. All that relocating from base to base made her adept at forming relationships, teaching her to forge trust when she'd only just met new friends.
Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus, the nation's newest teaching hospital, sits between two neighborhoods of El Paso, Texas—one low-income and another much more affluent—with vastly different health demographics.
The U.S. depends on immigrant and foreign-born clinicians, students, researchers and faculty. The healthcare and medical research communities fear President Donald Trump's travel ban will have devastating repercussions.
The accountable care organization is loosely defined as a collection of doctors, hospitals and other providers who agree to take financial responsibility for the quality of care. Proponents argue they have great potential to improve healthcare value.
When it comes to provider consolidation, 2016 may well be remembered as the great unraveling.
When patients visit Dr. Judy Baumhauer in hopes of getting rid of bunions—a painful, bony bump that develops at the base of the big toe—they often have just one question: Will surgery help?
Data breaches are the most immediate cybersecurity worry for healthcare organizations. Nothing less than patient privacy, data access, ransomware cash and even the institution's reputation could be put in play through slipshod data security practices.