Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Photos by Heidi de Marco For decades, hospitals have strained to accommodate patients in psychiatric crisis in emergency rooms. The horror stories of failure abound: Patients heavily sedated or shackled to gurneys for days while awaiting placement in a specialized psychiatric hospital, their symptoms exacerbated by the noise and chaos […]
We – all of us, whether we know it consciously or not – deal with IoT daily. IoT, in a nutshell, deals with connected devices that provide the ability to communicate with systems that traditionally would have been off-limits. For
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We posed this question to Dr. John Huppertz, Chair of the MBA in Healthcare Management program at Clarkson University. As an expert in healthcare market research, he possesses a deep understanding of the business of healthcare, and shares his wisdom in this interview. Enjoy. Also, check out our chat with Dr. David Pate regarding this […]
Watch this short video to gain insight from Dr. David Pate, M.D., J.D., president and CEO of St. Luke’s Health System. Technology alone cannot make significant improvements to overall health. The key is encouraging healthy behaviors. Six of the top seven health conditions (in terms of impact on health) are preventable through behavior modification. […]
By Dr. David C. Pate It’s been a full and eventful year on all levels, local to global and everything in between, in health care and in so many other areas of our economy and business activity. We’ve seen considerable change in government, in payer structures, on the regulatory front … I am hard-pressed to […]
by Phyllis Pittman, President and Founder of CMedEd [huge_it_slider id=”2″] . Before I started working in patient communications, I was volunteering in the emergency room at St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston. During my volunteering days, many of the patients I visited were unable to communicate because English was not their first language or their condition […]
New Solution Is the First to Reliably Operationalize Care Coordination and Population Health Management Central Logic, the leading provider of transfer center and on-call scheduling technology solutions for healthcare systems, launches Patient Connect, a web-based technology that, for the first time will operationalize care coordination by providing comprehensive visibility to key data from inside and […]