Healthcare News & Insights

5 must-do’s for hospitals financially distressed by coronavirus

Even before the coronavirus, many U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems faced difficult financial straits for a variety of reasons, including tough market conditions, weak cash management practices and historically thin margins. 

Fighting coronavirus using data collection: Latest for hospitals

New York City-headquartered data and analytics company Information Builders has launched a COVID-19 Resource Center to help healthcare organizations better understand and manage the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to affect daily life in the U.S. 

Preparing for a potential surge in deferred non-coronavirus care

The prioritization of creating capacity for coronavirus patients and preserving personal protective equipment (PPE) meant making the costly move of postponing elective procedures and preventive diagnostic services. Meanwhile, patients with chronic and acute conditions in need of care may be avoiding hospital settings to avoid contracting COVID-19. 

Coronavirus: Antibody testing, development of treatments & vaccines underway

The next wave of coronavirus testing involves serology tests to identify antibodies that help fight off the infection. 

Recovering from the effects of the coronavirus with RTLS

The coronavirus hasn’t only had a devastating impact on the health of millions of people around the globe, but also on the financial security of thousands of U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems. As stay-at-home orders are lifted, healthcare leaders are beginning to embark on the challenge of safely integrating non-emergent care, elective procedures and routine […] [MORE]

Next coronavirus curve to flatten: Managing your staff’s mental health

Your staff has been going above and beyond for more than two solid months treating cases of COVID-19 and containing community spread of the coronavirus. But it may be coming at the cost of their mental well-being. 

Coronavirus: Latest on telehealth, technology & treatments

Sishir Reddy, co-CEO of the Los Angeles-based healthcare tech services company Episource, saw an industry pivot toward telehealth coming even before the coronavirus forced it to the forefront of patient care. 

Health care isn’t going back to normal after pandemic

The coronavirus has turned our world upside down revealing holes in our healthcare system. In this guest post, Vladimir Ljubicic, MD, MBA, clinical lead in the global healthcare business unit at a software corporation that manages business operations and customer relations, explains why we can’t go back to business as usual and what we need […] [MORE]

Taking extra precautions for surgeries during the coronavirus emergency

Some procedures can’t be put off, even during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Coronavirus: Emergency aid, new reporting options for hospitals

To help in the battle against coronavirus, hospitals will be getting an additional $75 billion from a new $484 billion stimulus package signed into law at the end of last week.