Living with loved ones who have dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other brain illness can be a scary time. In honor of National Alzheimer and Brain Awareness Month, Marilyn Sherrill shares her personal experiences to offer hope.
It is crucial for labs to improve quality, financial performance and processes, and to transition (when necessary) from transactional assets to strategic assets while reducing costs and improving lab performance.
Specialty pharmaceuticals have exploded into the modern healthcare scene, and with one-third of growth stemming from hospital or health system-owned specialty pharmacies, awareness of specialty drug approvals and the pipeline is increasingly important.
Whether incorporating non-Western modalities or championing equitable access to facilities and treatments, the future of healthcare isn’t about retrofitting hospitals — it’s about reimagining their capabilities.
Between news headlines and social media influencers raving about their weight loss, it appears semaglutide may be the miracle weight loss drug the world’s been waiting for. But should the healthcare community be so eager to adopt its use in pediatrics?
Natural disasters are more common and affect a larger geography than ever before — and with manmade disasters like acts of terrorism, cybersecurity threats and utility shutdowns also on the rise, “that time of year” could be any time of year.
Calculating the increasingly complex equation of ensuring everyone can attain their highest level of health requires an index with robust data integration that allows health inequities to be examined from every angle, says Vizient’s Beth Godsey.
When looking for the best customer loyalty strategy for healthcare organizations, using physician outreach teams and network optimization tools can bring the most success in improving patient leakage and the bottom line.
It is critical that health systems drive new efficiencies to increase revenue and cost savings and that’s especially true for the OR, which represents both the largest revenue driver for health systems and the biggest cost center.
One such technology that has the potential to revolutionize patient care, particularly at the point of treatment and convalescence, is smart wireless medical beds, which can improve everything from patient comfort and safety to staff availability.
Though analytical reporting is becoming more automated over time, Excel reporting is nowhere near its sunset. With that in mind, here is a list of necessities to provide clear, concise and consistent results to support effective decision making.
It can be tricky for clinicians and supply chain leaders to determine whether (and in what cases) to select reusable or single-use endoscopes – but looking at the clinical, environmental, financial and operational impacts of each can help.