• New Substance Abuse Partnership Aims to Reduce Unnecessary 911 Transports

    Bicycle Health, a San Francisco-based provider of virtual opioid addiction treatments, in joining forces with Tele911 to develop a platform that helps first responders direct patients with substance abuse issues to the appropriate resources. The service is designed to replace the standard practice of transporting those patients to the hospital for treatment.

  • Health First Sees Success With Hospital at Home Program

    Health First is seeing great success with its Hospital at Home program, launched during the pandemic with a waiver from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and officials at the Florida-based integrated delivery network say they’ll be using remote care management strategies long after the COVID-19 crisis ends.

  • USC Launches New Health Systems Management Engineering Program

    This unique program offered by the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at USC Viterbi, aims to move graduates to the forefront of healthcare innovation and create new career paths. Professionals will have the opportunity to re-imagine or re-engineer how healthcare can be delivered more efficiently and learn how better patient outcomes can be achieved.

  • TJC Offers New Compendium of Workplace Safety Resources

    Much like the TJC’s other websites offering links to resources, the site breaks out the information into federal and TJC compendiums, that in turn offer different levels of work tools on healthcare worker care and safety. For instance, the resource links to TJC’s own workplace violence website, as well as federal healthcare staff-related resources from OSHA, the CDC and NIOSH.

  • PSQH: The Podcast Episode 59 – Increasing the Adoption of Advance Directives

    On episode 59 of PSQH: The Podcast, Michael Cousins, Chief Analytics Officer at Lumeris, talks about efforts to increase the adoption of advance directives.