As our population continues to grow, more people are going to need medical treatment on some level. Hospital stays are also expected to increase, and there is currently a shortage...
The current staffing model in the healthcare industry seems to be stuck in a holding pattern. Registered nurses are assigned to monitor patients for bed stays, which take up a...
One of the biggest concerns for hospitals if balancing revenue while expenses grow. More patients are being admitted, which places an undue strain on nurses and other staff. In order...
Care coordination is necessary for providing complete patient care but often involves many individual aspects in order to ensure patients receive the best attention for their specific needs. While care...
In the United States, there are almost 4 million nurses. This may seem like a large number, but looking at a more granular level, most healthcare facilities are stretched to...
In the United States, hospitals spend over $1 trillion per year for everything from staffing to supplies, equipment, and more. Staffed beds near 1 million each year, and admissions per...
Beth Cloyd, CNO and VP of clinical services at BANYAN, a healthcare IT organization focusing on teleprofessionals, discusses how the healthcare landscape is transitioning to virtual nurses and virtual care...
The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey has helped to provide standardized metrics regarding patient perspectives on satisfaction and quality care. The 27-question survey covers everything...
There is a new shortage in hospitals and health systems around the country. As experienced nurses retire, new graduates and novice nurses are flooding the healthcare workforce. While novice nurses...
According to the CDC, in 2015, over 63% of drug overdoses resulting in death involved an opioid. As the opioid crisis grows, medical technology companies are developing digital solutions for...