Newsletter | March 7, 2019

03.07.19 -- Social Determinants Of Health And Its Impact On Patient Care

Featured Articles
Why U.S. Healthcare Needs To Adopt A Startup Mentality
Guest Column | By Christopher McCann, Current Health

Technology has made us all closer and more connected than ever before. Yet even in a world brimming with technologies unimaginable as recently as a decade ago, preventable medical events claim 400,000 lives in the U.S. and cost $1 trillion a year. Addressing this should be a top priority of policymakers and professionals.

So Many Moving Parts. One Way To Keep Them Together.
Application Note | Vocera Communications

The need to communicate across obstructed lines of sight means stopping to use a phone and then washing their hands—yet again—before care can continue. Now imagine a hundred such moments for those nurses and doctors, every day.

Social Determinants Of Health And Its Impact On Patient Care
Guest Column | By Michael Ipekdjian, CarePort Health

Unfortunately, not all hospitals have enough case managers or the right tracking technology to follow their patients’ journey across the full care continuum. As an industry, how can we do better?

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Less Talk, More Action: 3 Ways HIMSS19 Is Kickstarting Conversations
Guest Column | By Susan M. Reese, Kronos Incorporated

With HIMSS19 continuing to build momentum for consumerism, integrations, and collaboration—as well as discussing the role they play in reshaping the healthcare industry—it’s with excitement (and anticipation for the future) that I share my perspective on each of these key areas.


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