Tag: health system


IT Infrastructure: Creating A Culture of Security In Your Hospital & Health System

May 5, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

It’s a fact: More than 80% of data breaches involve a human in some way. That could involve someone falling for a spear-phishing campaign designed to solicit credentials, clicking on a malicious link, or a simple error that leaves a […]


Opportunities to Protect your Health System in a Volatile Economy

March 1, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

The squeeze of inflation is being felt globally from the grocery store to the gas pump causing many individuals to tighten their budgets and brace themselves for a possible recession. Health systems across the country are experiencing anxiety surrounding the […]


17 Executive Hospital/Health System Predictions to Watch in 2023

January 12, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Health systems will realize their challenges are not transitory but systemic: This year saw health systems facing a myriad of compounding threats – from historic inflation exacerbating their cost structures, front-line clinician burnout driving widespread labor shortages, and increased capacity […]


Megadeals lift healthcare M&A revenues to record in Q2

July 14, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Dealmaking in the first half of the year continues a sluggish pace established in 2021, when just 49 health system mergers were announced all year. Last year’s tally marked the lowest annual deal total in a decade, according to Kaufman […]


Mexico’s President Is Resisting Coronavirus Restrictions as the Rest of the World Shuts Down

March 20, 2020

Via: Time Health

Many countries in Latin America have taken aggressive measures to deal with the coronavirus such as closing their borders, dock and airports to foreigners, declaring states of emergencies and ordering business shutdowns. Mexico, by contrast, has so far taken a […]


Warren says out-of-pocket health spending will total $11 trillion in the next decade. We checked her math

November 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Promoting her much-discussed plan to create a single-payer “Medicare for All” health system, Sen. Elizabeth Warren emphasized a striking figure. “If we make no changes over the next 10 years, Americans will reach into their pockets and pay out about […]


Lovelace Health System goes live on Epic EHR

September 6, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

Lovelace Health System has gone live with its new Epic system, with all hospitals and clinics are now using Epic for clinical applications, billing, scheduling, registration and more. It has also implemented Epic’s MyChart patient portal, with an app patients […]


Essential elements for a hacker-proof healthcare cybersecurity strategy

August 25, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

As worldwide cyber threats shut down organizations and violate privacy left and right, hospitals and health systems need to make sure their cybersecurity strategies are primed to keep them ahead of the threats. It’s the only way to ensure that […]


Is Your Health System Prepared for Consumerism?

July 28, 2017

Via: Healthcare Informatics

While the terms “consumerism” and “patient engagement” are often used interchangeably, many thought leaders say the concepts are not the same, and strategies for engaging consumers are quite different from strategies to engage patients. “Patient engagement is about connecting with […]


EMR Lawsuit – A Taste Of Things To Come

July 14, 2016

Via: Hospital EMR and EHR

A central Pennsylvania health system is embroiled in a court fight with Cerner amid allegations that its EMR technology has created serious patient care problems that could have led to serious harm. PinnacleHealth, a three-hospital system based in Harrisburg, PA, […]


Hospital Impact: Health system leaders focus on changing patient needs

July 1, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

f we take a look at the history of hospitals, we see ongoing transformations reflective of the times. Hospitals were conceived as civilized and organized institutions for birthing and dying, for rehabilitation of the sick, for clinical teaching and research, […]


How University of Mississippi Medical Center achieved a 400 percent ROI on analytics

May 4, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

University of Mississippi Medical Center’s John Showalter, MD, has led some serious gains at the $1.6 billion health system – not least a four-fold ROI on its substantial investments in data analytics. In building its Center for Informatics and Analytics […]

Patient Experience

CMS suspends enrollment in Ascension-owned senior-care program

November 24, 2015

Via: Modern Healthcare

The CMS has halted all enrollment of a program that cares for poor seniors at Alexian Brothers Community Services in St. Louis. The agency found numerous violations where the organization failed to provide necessary services and avoided enrolling sick, more […]