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When healthcare environments aren't healing

When a patient is admitted to a hospital, the hope is that the patient will improve and go home in short order. Those of us who work in healthcare know about hospital-borne infections and other potential complications of an inpatient stay, and improving a patient's chances...

source: By Keith Carlson
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The considerable hype around blockchain is starting to be tempered by enterprises earning practical experience and identifying worthwhile use cases for the technology. Most of the buzz around blockchain in healthcare...

source: Healthcare IT News

We know that where you live matters: There are huge disparities in health and costs across the country. The uninsured rate in Texas is six times higher than in Massachusetts. You're four times more likely to be readmitted to the hospital in Maryland or New Jersey than in...

source: The New York Times

Experts point to ONC's own challenge as evidence that algorithms are a more effective approach to the patient record matching problem. "The CHIME challenge helped underscore the importance of patient identification and matching in fostering the interoperable exchange of...

source: Healthcare IT News

Not long ago, many services, such as tax accounting, were delivered episodically and in-person, as most healthcare still is today. Periodically, a client and accountant would meet, review financial materials and status and, at the end...

source: Harvard Business Review

Medical equipment is designed mostly for men by men, yet women make up more than 75 percent of the healthcare industry's workforce. It's time to build more equitable products, write Dr. Dan Formosa and Natalia Bednarek of the 4B Collective.

source: Co.Design

Leaders from Northwell Health's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Boehringer Ingelheim recently led a symposium on the barriers and opportunities to increase patient diversity in clinical...

source: Pharmaceutical Processing


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