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65 financial benchmarks for hospital executives

Written by Ayla Ellison (Twitter | Google+)  | December 06, 2017 | Print  | Email Hospitals leaders across the nation use benchmarking as a way to determine the areas of their business that need improvement. The continuous process of benchmarking allows hospital executives to see how their organizations stack up against local and regional competitors as… Continue reading 65 financial benchmarks for hospital executives

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Ransomware tops list of 10 health technology hazards

The report contains findings based on ECRI’s identification of potential dangers that should be areas of improvement in the following year. The list for top threats to health technology is 2018 includes: Ransomware and other cybersecurity threats to healthcare delivery. Endoscope reprocessing failures exposing patients to infections. Mattresses and covers exposed to body fluids and… Continue reading Ransomware tops list of 10 health technology hazards

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ASHE Conference Call with Make HTM Great Again – Summary Below

Make HTM Great Again, ASHE Mull Collaboration On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, representatives from Make HTM Great Again, the South Carolina non-for-profit HTM association, had a conference call with task force members of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Board of Directors and paid leadership.  The purpose of the call was to form a… Continue reading ASHE Conference Call with Make HTM Great Again – Summary Below

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20 most beautiful hospitals in America

20 most beautiful hospitals in America, as ranked by Soliant Written by Mackenzie Bean | June 27, 2017 | Print | Email Middletown, N.Y.-based Orange Regional Medical Center is the most beautiful hospital in the country, according to Soliant Health’s 2017 list of the 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in America. Soliant Health, an Atlanta-based healthcare staffing company, released its ninth annual list Tuesday.… Continue reading 20 most beautiful hospitals in America

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41% of healthcare spending attributed to 12% of Americans, study finds

Written by Ayla Ellison (Twitter | Google+)  | May 30, 2017 For the study, researchers analyzed the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. MEPS is a nationally representative sample of the noninstitutionalized U.S. adult population. The study revealed 60 percent of U.S. adults had at least one chronic condition in… Continue reading 41% of healthcare spending attributed to 12% of Americans, study finds