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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

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Nightmare scenario: Only 5% of hospitals annually test medical device security

    Pretty much anyone in the health IT or hacker communities could tell you that medical devices are security sieves and potential nightmares for hospitals. But new research paints an even bleaker picture. “Only 9 percent of manufacturers and 5 percent of users say they test medical devices at least annually,” according to the… Continue reading Nightmare scenario: Only 5% of hospitals annually test medical device security

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8 things to know about nurse bullying

Written by Alyssa Rege | April 18, 2017  The nursing profession has consistently ranked No. 1 in Gallup’s annual poll of Honesty and Ethical Standards in Professions for the past 15 years — which makes the rampant bullying and hazing that persists among nurses that much more surprising. Judith Meissner, RN, MSN coined the phrase “nurses eat… Continue reading 8 things to know about nurse bullying