Healthcare News & Insights

Coronavirus outbreak: How hospitals are coping with the emergency

The effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic, known as coronavirus, are now being felt in every state, putting demand on hospital resources – particularly in Washington State, New York and California. 

Coronavirus update: Health care adjusting as number of cases rises

As the novel coronavirus — or COVID-19  — outbreak continues, there have been school closings, public event cancellations, quarantines and numerous companies limiting travel by their employees. 

CMOs must evolve to lead the next generation of health care

Running a hospital successfully today with our ever-changing healthcare system is a challenge to say the least. And it’s not about to get any easier. In this guest post, Nate DaPore, managing director of an executive search and talent solutions firm, details the four areas of expertise a chief medical officer (CMO) needs to have.

Data analytics holds promise of dramatically improving outcomes for patients with autoimmune disease

Many industries are using data analytics to make predictions about future events and use them to their advantage. But can this technology benefit the healthcare industry? In this guest post, Chase Spurlock, PhD, founder and CEO of a data analytics company, and Michael Fleming, MD, founding director, chairman and chief medical officer for a company […] [MORE]

Medicare for All: What this shift would mean for hospitals

The latest healthcare trend making headlines is Medicare for All, a concept designed to improve health coverage access for Americans. But would this change be helpful or harmful to hospitals? 

HHS calls for more price transparency from hospitals

Price transparency is about to become even more critical for hospitals – that is, if a proposal from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) becomes final. 

LGBTQ patients: 4 keys to providing treatment

It’s important to offer your LGBTQ patients the best care possible and help them be comfortable at your facility. But depending on how patients identify, there might be several different considerations that your providers and employees should keep in mind when interacting with and treating these patients. 

Current state of data breaches, hacking: Hospital cybersecurity concerns

Major healthcare data breaches are in the news all the time, so you know how important cybersecurity is to your hospital. Protecting patient info is a priority for every organization, but new research on breaches this year could affect how you shape your cybersecurity protocol. 

More wrong info available to patients: How to handle it

Patients being more prepared for their visits is a good thing in most cases. You want patients to research their care beforehand to cut down on confusion and make sure they know what to expect. But this could actually end up being a double-edged sword for your providers. 

Healthcare execs looking forward to future: Keys for hospitals

The future of the healthcare industry isn’t all doom and gloom, even though sometimes it seems that way. Many healthcare leaders are actually optimistic about where the industry is heading and how their businesses will perform in the coming year. 

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