Patient assignment software can improve care.
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Improving Patient Assignments

Hospitals continue to make great strides in using technology to improve clinical operations and outcomes. Automated disinfection systems to eliminate harmful microorganisms. Telehealth to make healthcare more accessible, especially to people…
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The Joy of Medicine

Nearly 20 years ago colleagues at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) used the term “healthy workplaces” to describe a positive and productive healthcare environment. Since that time, numerous studies have sought to evaluate…
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The True Cost of Physician Burnout

By the acknowledgement of just about everyone in healthcare, physician burnout has become a significant problem. But what is the cost of that problem for hospitals and is there justification for spending money on fixing it? Those were the…
Patient assignment software can improve care.
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Physician Handoffs and Electronic Tools

Can physician handoffs in hospitals be improved with electronic tools? That was the thrust of research conducted in 2014 by a group that looked at different research projects from 2008 to 2014.[1] Specifically, the researchers wanted to see…
Patient assignment software can improve care.
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Continuity of Care in Hospital Medicine

Continuity of care continues to be an important concept in hospital medicine. Not only has it been demonstrated to improve patient satisfaction, but there’s plenty of evidence to suggest that it improves health outcomes as well.[1] Furthermore,…