There are a variety of efforts going on regarding nurse to patient staffing ratios. Learn what’s happening with some of these and the sides people are taking.
Did you know that every two seconds, someone in the U. S. needs a blood transfusion? But for the past four years, Red Cross blood donors have declined by about 80,000 each year. With the steady decline of donors, The American Red Cross has launched a campaign in attempt to gain new blood donors and encourage previous donors to donate again, and just in time, June 14th is World Blood Donor Day.
Data analytics are getting increasingly more important as the healthcare industry is moving towards a more value-based care mission. In a recent article, experts pose the question, how will analytic tools evolve and what’s next? To answer this question, they weigh in on major industry shifts.
In the beginning of November, the CMS (The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) finalized their MACRA rules for reporting on data in 2018. The changes to these rules are affecting healthcare organizations across the nation as they are scrambling to get prepared. With less than 60 days til the first of 2018, healthcare clinics and practices are ensuring they have what they need for accurate reporting measurements.
The centralized vs. de-centralized faxing conundrum seems to be a topic with every healthcare organization we encounter.
In theory, centralizing your incoming documents seems like a grand idea. You have a core group of people who do things consistently, know the documents and are managed by a single department.
The leading voices in healthcare are talking about the next big thing on the horizon. That would be CHR (Comprehensive Health Record). But what about the unfinished business that still exists for healthcare records? How do you incorporate the data from incoming external documents that bog down clinics and hospitals? This data comes from faxes, paper, and scanning workflows.