Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Healthcare systems often have been slow to use limited funding on advanced technologies. Read about innovations that have added efficiencies, improved patient outcomes and curbed costs.
St. Joseph Health will collapse four hospital-level oversight boards into a single, regional board to oversee key decisions for its Northern California hospitals. The board is slated to take effect April 1.
Augmedix's remote scribing service relies on Google Glass to capture the patient-provider encounter.
The number of hospital-employed physicians hit about 155,000 in 2016, up 63% from 95,000 in 2012, a trend that could be eroding competitive market forces and inflating costs.
Life Cross Training thinks it has found a solution to burnout: Offer tools that help clinicians cope with the stresses associated with working in healthcare.
Health Catalyst starts with data warehousing and applies machine learning analytics to help clients improve outcomes and lower costs.
Cost-conscious providers will shift more distribution models to e-commerce platforms.
Arena's job applicant screening platform helps healthcare organizations improve employee retention by algorithmically analyzing applicants' responses to assessments.
Experian wants to fix a yearslong patient-safety problem by leveraging its expertise from the financial sector. They want to create a unique patient identifier system.
With their relatively lower cost, some hospitals are choosing to use internet, or cloud-based, electronic health record systems over local server-based systems.
Hospitals hit with Medicare penalties for high readmission rates initially made gains in improving care and reducing rehospitalizations. Progress has plateaued since 2013 and that has experts and providers wondering why.
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