Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Caring for patients to prevent chronic conditions is among the top challenges facing healthcare today, standing alongside the more established acute care. Read about the innovations that help providers coordinate and improve care.
Duke Health in Durham, N.C., implemented the Opioid Safety Committee to encourage doctors in outpatient settings to discuss and better manage opioid use among their patients.
Dr. John Raymond, CEO of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, thinks there is an critical element sorely missing in the training of aspiring physicians: compassion.
Children's Hospital of Orange County revamped the way it administered milk to fragile infants in the NICU, which resulted in decreases in patient safety errors and more time for nurses to spend with babies and mothers.
Hospitals are outsourcing medical imaging to machine-learning algorithms trained to find patterns and identify specific anatomical markers.
Most of what determines how healthy you are isn't medical—it's social and behavioral. Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco have found that behavior accounted for roughly 40% of all deaths in the U.S.
CMOs are being called on by their colleagues in the C-suite to brainstorm new ways to care for patients beyond the hospital walls to prevent pricey readmissions.
Duke University Hospital is part of a growing movement across U.S. hospitals to tackle malnutrition for surgical patients.
Two decades ago, at a time when most hospitals were still documenting their patients' health records by hand, Steven Barlow and Thomas Burton developed an analytics program to augment Intermountain Healthcare's home-grown electronic health records.
Intermountain Healthcare, whose telehealth system is among the most advanced in the country, is using the technology to extend its specialists' skills into the smaller community hospitals and rural locations in its network.
Five years ago, Texas Children's Hospital in Houston faced a conundrum. The health records of thousands of young patients who were showing up in its three hospitals' ERs with asthma attacks and other emergencies weren't readily at hand for the attending physicians.
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