With health care mergers and acquisitions on the rise, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is focused on advocating for patient choice and competition within health care, according to orthopedic surgeons here.
The Department of Veteran Affairs has loosened its regulations about where veterans can seek care considerably in the past couple of years. In certain conditions, such as distance from or availability of care at a VA facility, they can head straight to a walk-in clinic without preauthorization. The Urgent Care Association took notice—close notice, in fact, and is urging the VA to tweak the policy.
The New Year gives us a fresh start and license to dream of what “could be” if we consistently apply a little discipline to the process.
Resolution #1: Why Being “Data Aware” Is No Longer Enough
Resolution #2: Use Real-time Analytics to Identify, Prioritize Improvement Gains
Resolution #3: Data Analytics Can Change the Way You Run Business
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce that its leading healthcare technologies have been recognized by Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab (BLI), winning two prestigious BLI PaceSetter Awards in Healthcare, for the Hospital Networks and Group Practices categories.
AeroRemote Insights provides advanced monitoring and interactive dashboards for planning and proactive management of digital radiography assets and user performance, turning your AeroDR usage data into actionable information.
Intuitive visualizations of productivity, user accuracy, and AeroDR system health make it easy to know what is going on in your department with a single glance.
Generate X-ray system usage reports with the click of a button Identify training opportunities by measuring performance trends such as rejected image rates and dose indicators.
Adjusting the patient scheduling process improved patient punctuality as well as patient and provider satisfaction, according to findings recently published in Quality Management in Health Care.
Kno2 ®, the company that provides Interoperability as a Service™ to everyone in healthcare, was recognized as one among the elite group of companies featured in the Healthcare special edition of CIOReview magazine.
Konica Minolta Healthcare Releases Software Upgrade for SONIMAGE® HS1 Ultrasound System Featuring Improvements in Clinical Workflow and MSK Functionality
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., a developer of high-end, point-of-care ultrasound solutions, announces the release of a new software upgrade for the SONIMAGE® HS1 Ultrasound System that delivers workflow improvements, new imaging capabilities and artificial intelligence-assisted functionality that enables hands-free operation during interventional procedures. Designed with the MSK practitioner in mind, the HS1 System features advanced functionality to support confident diagnoses and treatment management at the point-of-care.
Considering the continued focus on quality over quantity and the rise of online reviews, patient experience has never been more important in healthcare than it is today. A new study published by Radiology tracked one radiology department’s efforts to assess its own patient experience, identify improvement opportunities and make a difference.
Looking for inspiration with the New Year on how to engage new and existing patients? While the colder temperatures bring snow and ice, it’s also a time for an increased risk for orthopedic injuries in your patient population – young and old. Use this time to educate patients on safety techniques to reduce and prevent winter-related injuries.