Author: anna

Research Article: Machine Learning Prediction of Postoperative Emergency Department Hospital Readmission

April 20, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under For the Workforce

Last modified April 21, 2020

A machine learning approach to predicting postoperative
readmission can produce hospital-specific models for accurately predicting
30-day readmissions via the emergency department.

16 Recent Drug and Device Recalls

April 20, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under For the Workforce

Last modified April 21, 2020

Medical device and drug recalls, whether voluntary or forced by the FDA, ensure patient safety.

Joint Statement: Roadmap for Resuming Elective Surgery after COVID-19 Pandemic

April 18, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 18, 2020

The following is a list of principles and considerations to guide physicians, nurses and local facilities in their resumption of care in operating rooms and all procedural areas.

Rural, Safety-Net Hospitals Need Federal Cash Fast, Congress is Warned

April 17, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, For Employers

Last modified April 18, 2020

Without swift federal intervention and funding, many rural and safety-net hospitals may close, two hospital associations warned this week.

20 Types of Physicians in High Demand

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under Career Advancement, For Career Seekers

Last modified April 16, 2020

With physician retirements and an aging population putting more strain on health care, doctors will be needed more than ever.

The Build vs Buy Conundrum: 7 Qs with TeamHealth’s Dan Collard on Choosing the Right Physician Services Model for Your Hospital

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under For Employers, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified April 16, 2020

Dan Collard shares insights into the issues hospital executives should consider before making the decision to outsource key physician services or provide those services in-house.

CMS Pitches 3 Payment Rules for 2021: 5 Things to Know

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under For Employers, Regulations

Last modified April 16, 2020

CMS released three proposed rules on April 10, 2020, which included Medicare payment updates for psychiatric facilities, skilled nursing facilitates and hospices.

More than a Buzzword: How AI can Deliver Real-World Value and Put the Human Touch Back in Healthcare

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under Communication, Engagement & Morale, For Employers, Recruitment & Volunteers, Regulations, Telehealth

Last modified April 16, 2020

Technology solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI) have become more prevalent in the healthcare sector in recent years.

COVID-19 Opens Unexpected Rifts Between Health Care Workers

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 17, 2020

From Stat News: “During a time when collaboration among different types of medical providers is essential, conflict or division often prevents us from providing the best care for patients.”

People with Disabilities Fear Pandemic Will Worsen Medical Biases

April 16, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 17, 2020

From NPR – It’s a moment that people with disabilities have long feared: there’s a shortage of life-saving equipment, like ventilators, and doctors say they maybe forced to decide who lives and who dies.