Eliminating Friction for an Easier Vaccination Program

With COVID-19 vaccines finally released, healthcare is now slowly shifting to the mindset of how best to administer doses to frontline workers and those at highest risk. Normally, this wouldn’t be AS big a shock to our health system as we’re seeing now, however, there are new variables to consider.…


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The Vaccine Supply Chain: Why Healthcare Cybersecurity Has Never Been More Important

As vaccines finally start entering syringes and patients in the UK, the world awaits with baited breath the return of more normal times. Of course, we’re all aware that the vaccine supply chain, though hard working as it may be, won’t be capable of blasting out the millions of doses needed to…


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Patients Will Soon Gain Access to Clinical Notes: How That Impacts Your Note-Taking

We’ve discussed before the industry-wide push for patient empowerment and value-based care. And while this push is surely still happening, a recent delay in the federal “Open Notes” rule that would grant patients instant access to their clinical notes has slowed this push.  This by no means…


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What is Clinical Documentation Improvement and How is it Achieved?

We’ve discussed burnout several times on this blog and for good reason. It’s a pervasive issue that strikes both nurses and physicians. As such, issues that contribute to this burnout, especially during this incredibly trying moment in medical history, deserve to be brought into the spotlight and…


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How to Address the Rising Patient Appointment Cancellation Problem

Patient appointment cancellation has been a thorn in the side of many a care provider for several years. They’re a normal enough occurrence- peoples’ lives are hectic and oft unpredictable. Unfortunately, in the case of a healthcare appointment, that blocked off time slot is much more valuable than…


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3 Must-Haves for a Remote Monitoring Program in Your Facility

Despite healthcare’s notorious aversion to new technology and new modes of operation, there has been a widespread adoption of innovative new technology as facilities become forced to adapt to an infection-conscious world and clientele. Suddenly, tech adoption that used to only be limited to EHRs,…


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Healthcare Recession: How Can Providers Help Their Patients and Themselves?

When we think of a recession, we often tend to exempt healthcare facilities from the conversation. Afterall, people are constantly in need of healing and care. Because of this, many tend to think of a “healthcare recession” as nothing more than fiction and believe the industry as a whole is…


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What is Continuum of Care and How Do You Get Started?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in times such as these where our healthcare systems are overwhelmed, it’s that consistent, carefully monitored care is essential for treating many of the ailments, both physical and mental, that affect those who seek healing. And as hospitals have continued to…


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10 Ways Healthcare is Using Hospital Computer Systems

Just a few years ago, hospitals and similar medical facilities lagged behind other industries when it came to effective use of computers. But government regulations such as HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and Medicare/Medicaid information systems established an enhanced…


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What is SOAP Notes? How Standardized Notes Improve Healthcare

It’s been a general understanding for some time that the way doctor’s take notes needs to be improved. Doing so would not only enhance patient care, it would cut down on physician burnout as well. It was believed that EHRs were to be the solution to this need in the healthcare space. Unfortunately,…


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