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May 7, 2018
National Nurses Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the excellent work done by all nursing teams and staff. It’s also a good time to acknowledge and explore opportunities to improve nurse working conditions.
April 30, 2018
Price pressures from multiple directions are forcing hospitals to explore opportunities to more effectively manage costs and outcomes to attract patients and allow for growth.
April 17, 2018
As health system M&A activity continues at increasing rates and scale, implementing strategies to ensure a smooth and quick integration becomes ever important to the bottom line.
April 2, 2018
Many hospitals are investing in “extras” to make a good first impression with their patients. But these “extras” fail to address core issues that impact the patient experience.
March 21, 2018
Millennials are about to replace Baby Boomers as the largest living adult generation in the U.S. This will have a significant impact on the recruitment and retention of healthcare technology management professionals.
March 9, 2018
The current flu season isn’t over yet but is already on record as the worst seen in nearly a decade. Here is a recap of the season so far and three key takeaways from the 2017-18 flu season.
February 21, 2018
As the use of medical laser technology continues to increase, so do the risks and safety concerns associated with surgical lasers. Establishing a dedicated MLSO is critical for your OR.
February 9, 2018
Hospitals are merging at an accelerated rate. But M&A alone won’t guarantee success. Hospitals need a plan to smooth the integration process and show quick results.
January 16, 2018
The shifting healthcare landscape and changes in consumer behavior have helped make patient retention the foundation for hospital success. Is your hospital using innovative and cost-effective strategies to improve patient retention?
January 9, 2018
Hospital clinical engineering teams have an important role to play in assessing emerging health care technologies. But how can you prepare for the next wave of tech if you don’t have the time and tools to do so?
December 7, 2017
Non-patient tasks are overburdening many nurses, yet nurses play a tremendous role in patient satisfaction. Discover how freeing up nurses can improve your hospital’s HCAHPS scores and increase revenue.
October 17, 2017
The high volume of flu cases in Australia, plus the recent catastrophic run of hurricanes and ongoing wildfires, could signal a tough season ahead for the U.S. Here are 3 tips on how hospitals can better prepare for the flu.
September 8, 2017
The U.S. Congress is focusing on the quality and safety standards of all medical device suppliers and service providers, not just the OEMs. How do you know your medical equipment rentals are safe and patient ready?
September 1, 2017
One in eight nurses will leave their jobs within the year. This number may not surprise hospital staff or leadership, but the forces behind this trend might. Learn what some leading hospitals are doing to combat the high costs of nurse turnover.