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The Importance of Hospital Specific Management Liability Insurance CoverageMost hospital executives and trustees understand that there are significant liability exposures associated with leadership decision-making when operating a healthcare organization of any size.
Identifying Sepsis Earlier in Transfer PatientsIn 2017, Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, MO, detected that patients transferring into their system from community hospitals experienced increased mortality from sepsis.
Equipment Maintenance Management: An Overlooked Way to Drive SavingsThose in the health care equipment maintenance space have often heard the statistic that each bed in a hospital equals around $5,000 in service agreements under management.
2019 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards ReportEach year, the ECRI Institute's Health Devices Group identifies ten potential sources or dangers they believe warrant the greatest attention for the coming year.
SmartChecklists Deliver Time, Satisfaction and Efficiency to Improve the Bottom Line of Health CareChecklists have been around health care for quite some time. Everyone knows these consistent reminders and quality initiatives increase the likelihood of a positive patient outcome.
Language Translation Can Be a Key to Successful Health CareImagine your loved one showing up to your home and complaining of a splitting headache and telling you they believed they were suffering from an allergic reaction to something they ate or drank. Then imagine your frustration in trying to explain this to the treating physicians at the hospital and them treating your loved one as if they were drunk.
Kansas Hospital Takes Action to Diagnose Sepsis SoonerFor the staff at Sheridan County Health Complex in Hoxie,using the Redivus Health sepsis detection platform with patients is creating new levels of awareness for diagnosing sepsis and driv ing home the importance of acting quickly.
Legal and Identity Theft Issues Are More Common than You ThinkThere are 30 new identity theft victims per minute. Identity thieves are hacking and stealing data at a frightening rate.
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