Hospital & Physicians

Medical deaths: should doctors be allowed to learn from mistakes?

Patient safety is an important consideration in the delivery of care. While providers continually seek ways to improve patient safety and overall quality of care, medical mistakes sometimes happen. In the UK, reports say Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is set to announce new measures aimed at protecting doctors and medical staff when mistakes are made.These

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6 tips to help your hospital embrace innovation and collaboration

Adrian Zai, MD, of Partners HealthCare shared insights at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in San Francisco this week. SAN FRANCISCO Boston-based Partners HealthCare has long been one the more innovative and forward-thinking health systems in the U.S. But many hospitals don’t embrace the same culture of innovation, said Adrian Zai, MD,

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2018 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders

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The Alphabet Soup Of Value-Based Care Began Bubbling 40 Years Ago

  By Richard A. Royer, Chief Executive Officer, Primaris Healthcare Business Solutions The head-spinning changes occurring in healthcare’s seismic shift from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based care payment models has led to an ocean of patient and health data, along with an alphabet soup of colorful acronyms. Surely, the change has been rapid – and frequent

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Keys to creating an effective mobile strategy at your hospital

As mobile technology becomes even more prevalent, your hospital will need to create clear strategies and written policies governing how it should be used within your facility and by your staff. If your organization doesn’t have anything set in stone, you may want to change that. More than half of hospitals have documented mobile strategies,

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Keys To Success In Value-based Care: 7 Stages Of The Health Data Life Cycle

Keys to success in value-based care: 7 stages of the health data life cycleBy Richard A. Royer, Chief Executive Officer, Primaris Healthcare Business SolutionsBack in the day the late 1960s, when social norms and the face of America was rapidly changing a familiar public service announcement began preceding the nightly news cast. Its 10 p.m.

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Is your hospital ready for the many challenges of precision medicine?

There are big and complex questions as genomics moves into general practice, but they’re ones providers who want to stay competitive will have to grapple with soon. If your hospital or health system hasn’t yet started thinking about how to handle the fundamental changes soon to arrive thanks to precision medicine, now is the time.Before

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