Healthcare News & Insights

Workplace violence: What hospital executives and administrators need to know

In today’s world, hospitals have to be prepared for anything and everything, and not just medical emergencies. They have to be prepared to handle all types of workplace violence, from active shooters to abuse from patients. In this guest post, Suzanne Singer, a lawyer who specializes in all aspects of labor and employment law and is a […] [MORE]

Are oncologists ready to adopt AI tools?

Healthcare technology is a growing field with much to offer in all aspects of patient care. In this guest post, Bruce Feinberg, DO, VP/CMO of an integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for healthcare facilities, reveals the results of a recent study on oncologists and their attitudes toward artificial intelligence technology and […] [MORE]

How healthcare facilities can improve cybersecurity

The healthcare industry continues to be a favorite target of hackers. And the only way this will stop is for hospitals to take control of their technology. In this guest post, Keenan Skelly, VP of global partnerships and security evangelist at a market leader in next-generation cybersecurity readiness, offers a few ways facilities can strengthen […] [MORE]

Healthcare organizations need to do better with third-party risk management

Nowadays, hospital executives and administrators are always worried about data breaches. In this guest post, Dennis Keglovits, VP of a company that provides governance, risk management, and compliance and information security software, explains the risks of outsourcing and the importance of having an ongoing risk mitigation process in place.

Healthcare organizations look to the cloud for secure digital transformation

Healthcare costs are constantly on the rise, and healthcare organizations are struggling to preserve the expected level of services of care with the ever growing costs to maintain them. One of the most important items in this era is keeping patient data accurate and available, even as it grows exponentially.  New IT technologies, such as […] [MORE]

Adherence to evidence-based standards creates quality and financial alignment for hospitals

There are two sides to every hospital – the clinical side and the financial side. Meshing the two together isn’t easy since they both have different focuses. In this guest post, Howard Willson, MD, MBA, SVP of customer success at a provider of evidence-based clinical decision support systems through electronic health record systems, will explain […] [MORE]

Case study: Reducing readmission rates via interactive patient screenings

Every hospital is looking for ways to reduce its readmission rates. But it’s not an easy feat, and many variables affect it. In this guest post, Holly Gould, clinical outcomes coordinator for a hospital in Michigan, shares how her facility is accomplishing this task one step at a time.

5 symptoms your hospital accounts payable process needs a check-up

In a hospital, it’s common sense that providing top-quality medical care for patients is the No. 1 priority. However, the intricate workings of a hospital include many other aspects, like accounts payable (AP). These people are being asked to reduce cost and increase efficiency. In this guest post, Jessica Moran, general manager of a business payment automation […] [MORE]

Differentiators to prioritize when evaluating extremity imaging systems

In today’s ever-changing healthcare landscape, technology is at the crux of clinician success and patient satisfaction. In this guest post, Jeremy Cook, DPM, MPH, assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and the director of quality and safety, division of podiatric surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital, offers technological innovations and breakthroughs that have enhanced […] [MORE]

3 ways healthcare organizations can transform compliance into a business enabler

In today’s world, every company is a technology company, meaning that every company is also a data company – with valuable information to protect. This is especially true for healthcare organizations that have access to sensitive data like patient social security numbers, medical histories, credit card numbers and other personal information. In this guest post, […] [MORE]