Hospitals are healthcare organizations built, staffed, and equipped to diagnose and treat diseases. Hospitals are responsible for delivering high-quality healthcare services to the patients, placing people in the center. There are different types of hospitals available to treat patients, including acute care hospitals, rural hospitals, emergency hospitals, urban hospitals, community hospitals, long-term care hospitals, etc. A community hospital or community healthcare system is a small local hospital that offers a range of services within a community.
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Health systems' cybersecurity infrastructure is only as strong as its weakest third-party vendor, says chief healthcare officer at Ordr Wes Wright, and government should fund cybersecurity because it …
The 2023 Fall Hospital Technology Conference offers networking with prestigious Hospital Technology Executives, cutting-edge educational sessions for industry insights, and access to innovative solutions in Reverse Expo sessions—all included with registration. Additionally, new in 2023, CIO & Executive Roundtables provide a unique platform for C-suite leaders to discuss challenges and connect with peers. RSVP required.
Gareth Sherlock, former CIO of Cleveland Clinic London, shared insights into establishing a fully digital hospital in the city. The hospital aimed to complement the existing healthcare market and grow …
The nursing profession has been hit hard by the pandemic, with significant burnout and retirements. Since 2020, around 100,000 registered nurses have left due to pandemic-related stress, worsening the …
The future of medicine hinges on artificial intelligence (AI) development, particularly the emergence of Large Language Models (LLMs) like ChatGPT. These LLMs, trained on vast text data, have enormous …
Enhance hospital safety using VSTOne, an AI-driven solution. It proactively identifies potential falls, addressing the challenges of modern patient care in dynamic hospital settings. As nursing models …
The MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle 2023 winners were revealed by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and they included an integrated delivery system, four hospital …
Technology advances, labor and supply chain shortages, and increasing pressures to perform procedures outside of acute care settings are fueling an evolution of operating rooms. Hospitals are recognizing the need to make ORs smarter and more efficient in response to these never-ending challenges and opportunities. During this webinar, a physician leader from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and a Products Director from Cardinal Health will share their thoughts on the current state of the operating room and how the hospital and leading healthcare companies are preparing for the future.
There are countless ways to define and work toward "smart hospital" status, but there's an agreed-upon throughline: the use of innovative technology and data insights for ongoing improvements in care quality, patient experience and operational efficiency an admirable goal for any hospital or health system today as they grapple with workforce challenges, slim budgets and heightened patient expectations. In this live webinar, you'll learn the results of a recent survey of hospitals that shared their views on what makes a hospital "smart," as well as insights on:
Distinguish benefits and characteristics of smart hospitals
Identify barriers to becoming a smart hospital
Discover how industry peers define smart hospitals
To achieve top performance while providing the best care possible, hospitals must commit to understanding and improving their quality metrics - as these measurement systems are the primary resource the public uses when making important care decisions. The commitment to executing improvement tactics is what separates the best hospitals and health systems from the rest.
During this live webinar, we will discuss:
How commitment to rankings and ratings optimization drives high reliability care and improves clinical outcomes.
The importance of board and senior leadership commitment to excellence in rankings and ratings, and how to garner their support to effect change.
A roadmap to prioritize the hundreds of ratings and rankings measurements to improve patient care.
All vendors are struggling to provide training that meets the needs of small hospitals, researchers say, and while some fail to deliver on product functionality promises, others earn praise for their …
As hospitals face the unprecedented levels of financial pressure, leaving money on the table isn't an option. Yet too many hospitals continue to write off too much commercial net revenue each year dollars they are contractually owed by payers. A recent report revealed that hospitals place too much reliance and weight on the payment variance report to validate payer adjudication. What's typically missing is the critical monitoring and improving of revenue cycle processes that impact payment accuracy. In this webinar, experienced revenue cycle operators will discuss the new report's findings, common issues related to payer adjudication and the gaps seen in revenue cycle processes that often lead to underpayments. Speakers will also provide an overview of effective resolution strategies that have been deployed across more than 200 hospitals nationwide to tackle these very problems.
Flexible and modular design of Advantech's next generation All-in-One Panel PCs for hospitals and clinics. Discover the key features, how to simply transform, flexibility with or without battery and the application areas.
The Health System of the Future will be an integrator of the overall healthcare needs of the communities it serves. In order to avoid being marginalized by disruptive competitors, providers need to tackle the difficult issues of truly acting like a system. This means having clear strategies around physician relationships, managing risk for assigned populations, providing a customer-friendly digital platform for care, partnering to ensure a full suite of services, and contributing to the well-being of the communities they serve. Health systems need to simultaneously evolve clinical and financing models to thrive in this new world.
American hospitals are old. Much of today’s hospital stock was initially built in the decades following World War II. Nearly 7,000 health care facilities — including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, …
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