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4 Ways AI Is The Future Of Hospitals
Hospitals are often caught in a tug-of-war choosing between time-tested methods and the razor’s edge of new research when it comes to adopting new treatments, processes, and technology. Venturing into the uncharted waters of advanced technologies and innovative techniques can be unsettling, but the payoff for hospital systems and patients can lead to improved patient experience, quality, and outcomes.
Hometown Heroes: How Hutchinson Clinic Saved Their Patients And Their Bottom Line
Amid the sights and sounds of the annual Kansas State Fair, the buzz of the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center and the fanfare surrounding Hutchinson Community College basketball games, you’ll find the 40,000 locals who call Hutchinson home. “Hutch” as it’s affectionately known, is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas.
Austin Anesthesiology Group Taps Pryme Push-to-Talk Button To Communicate Between Multiple Surgical Suites Using Zello Messaging App
The Medical Director of Austin Anesthesiology Group discovers a new way to communicate with team members in multiple operating rooms during both clean and sterile procedures by using the Pryme® Wireless Push-to-Talk (PTT) Button to activate the Zello instant messaging application.
The Doctor Will See You Now: Why Patient Experience Matters
We all want to put patients first, but the reality of our pandemic world and current restraints (i.e., financial, staffing, inflation, etc.) doesn’t always make this easy to do. While digital patient offerings have increased significantly since the onset of COVID, many hospital executives are struggling to correlate digital offerings with quality. At the end of the day, it’s all about the quality of the experience the patient is getting, not simply the technology available.
Improving Patient Outcomes & Driving Revenue In An Era Of Value-Based Care
Healthcare costs per capita in the United States are increasing at an alarming rate. Overall spending reached $3.8 trillion in 2019. Between $760-$935 billion of the overall cost of healthcare is attributed to waste, overtreatment, low-value care, and failure of care coordination.
Is It Time to Switch Your Digital Health Platform? 7 Key Questions
Consumer attitudes aren’t the only things that have been changing healthcare interactions. Digital health platforms have been evolving, too. Providers now have the opportunity to adopt sophisticated, high-value technologies that enable personalized patient interactions and comprehensive care management.
Changed For The Better: A Shared Digital Communication Solution
Fortunately for humans, we’re masters at adaptation. Whether it’s encountering different climates, environments, cultures, or even pandemics, homo sapiens have a knack for being able to deal with just about anything that Mother Nature throws at us. Though cultural anthropology dubs this ability to acclimate “biological plasticity,” actor Clint Eastwood, as a Marine in a 1980s war film, puts it more succinctly: “You adapt. You overcome. You improvise.”
Consumer-Oriented Patients Expect A Better Technology Experience
Feeling much like an Olympic gymnast’s acrobatic routine, patients’ healthcare experience over the past 18 months has endured a dizzying series of twists, turns, and somersaults—albeit without the benefit of Dramamine. Patients found themselves caught up in COVID-induced disruptions and often didn’t know if or when they could safely access care. Thankfully now, things are returning to some semblance of normalcy as the vaccine proliferates and cases plunge.
Changing Patient Communications Preferences And The Race For Providers To Adapt
The Japanese scholar Kakuzō Okakura once said, “The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” Or to put it in more colloquial terms—change sucks, but it’s a part of life, so deal with it.
How Will The Next Generation Of Connected Wearables Impact Hospital-at-Home Programs?
The rise in demand for virtual care has come with the need for home-based patient-monitoring solutions. The next generation of wearable devices has risen to the occasion. These wearable devices will play a crucial role in the expansion of telehealth, especially in the hospital at home (HaH) setting. They can play a central role in disease management at various stages, including early screening, diagnosis, and post-discharge care.