School districts need to think outside the box and look for innovative, cost-effective healthcare solutions. Fortunately, telehealth services and revolutionary healthcare companies are developing more efficient ways to do that.
The program teaches students how to analyze data about and for their communities. The goal is to have students identify and work to resolve a national blind spot to get ahead of the next pandemic and lift the quality of data collection throughout the entire industry.
The industry is formulating new strategies to overcome the challenge of onboarding nurses effectively. The hospitals and health systems that rise to meet this challenge have an opportunity to set themselves apart in the race to recruit and retain new nurses―and in turn set themselves apart as leaders in care delivery for years to come.
On episode 88 of PSQH: The Podcast, Nassim Bickham, VP of Care Transformation at TimelyCare, talks about the need for safe care environments for transgender and gender-nonconforming patients.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Serenity Lounges—break rooms equipped with massage chairs, aromatherapy oils, artwork, and other soothing amenities to provide a respite from nurses’ demanding work—are proving to be effective in nurse well-being, staff engagement, and retention rates.
Novant’s nurse emeritus program began to take shape during COVID-19 as Novant nurse executives were configuring care teams to have enough critical thinking skills and knowledge. The program officially debuted in January 2022 and has about 15 participants.
Antibiotic-resistance continues to be a challenge for the healthcare industry, as medical and public health professionals look for ways to combat it even as more multiple-drug resistant bacteria, viruses, and fungi emerge.
A report from Behavioral Health Tech finds that roughly 75% of healthcare workers may leave the industry by 2025. Professionals report that they spend twice as much time doing manual, EHR-related tasks as they spend with their patients.
With its capability to recognize patterns in data that may be challenging or even impossible for humans to discern, AI shows remarkable promise in identifying patients who are likely to engage in care management effectively.
Burnout and staffing shortages continue to hit healthcare organizations hard even three years after the start of COVID-19. In a new report from the Larry A. Green Center and Primary Care Collaborative, 80% of respondents felt that the current workforce was too small to serve their patients’ needs.