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A Modern Approach to Patient Assignment: Q+A with Northwell’s Nocturnists

In the early mornings, before most start their workday, Northwell South Shore University Hospital’s nocturnists are working away creating the daily rounding lists, adding an increasing amount of manual burden to their already busy day.   Maneuvering through routine issues surrounding patient assignment hindered the team from being able to operate efficiently and effectively. This, in turn, negatively impacted patient safety…
Malachi Charbonneau
November 3, 2022
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Times are Changing – What’s Fuelling the Move to Automate Patient Assignment?

An interview with Rhonda Cook, Regional Sales Manager, on automating patient assignment.   Malachi: You’re having conversations with medical professionals on the daily. Who is primarily responsible for patient assignment at the healthcare organizations and physician groups you speak to?   Rhonda: It varies. In some cases, it’s the hospitalist or at night, the nocturnist.    In other cases, it’s admin personnel who have…
Malachi Charbonneau
September 8, 2022
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Why Healthcare Organizations Believe Patient Assignment is so Complex

An interview with Scott Hopkins, Sales Executive, on the complexity of patient assignment processes.   Malachi: Scott, you’re speaking with healthcare organizations of different sizes and specialties on the daily. Have you observed any common threads between them in terms of their patient assignment processes?  Scott: One of the observations I’ve made from speaking with healthcare organizations of varying sizes across…
Malachi Charbonneau
August 25, 2022
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