Beth Jones Sanborn

Beth comes to healthcare journalism and HIMSS Media from the world of TV reporting where she spent four years before becoming the managing editor of Healthcare Finance News in November 2015. She has spent the last three plus years reporting on everything from revenue cycle to MACRA to social determinants of health and hospital disaster preparedness. When Beth isn’t researching or writing, she can be found outside corralling her feisty but lovable german shepherd Sophie, volunteering for her favorite dog rescue Pittie Posse, squeezing in a workout or relaxing with her rescue cat Annabelle.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:38 pm December 18, 2018
According to a new report from Kaspersky Lab, healthcare employees in the U.S.
Doctors meeting
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:32 pm December 11, 2018
The problem was the web of multiple EMRs that complicated the process and created dramatic variances in the way referrals were processed.
Teamwork in the workplace
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:58 pm December 06, 2018
Marc Harrison said the escalation process, which includes daily huddles with all levels of staff, has provided operational clarity, improved safety.
Nurses
By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:25 pm December 05, 2018
In Part 2 of our series on the hospital mergers, a look at the common problems and advice about how to sidestep them.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:19 pm November 26, 2018
Case study: Grady Health used an AI machine to generate which patients were most at risk of coming back to them within 30 days, and then dispatched EMS staff to visit them.
NYC H+H Epic EHR
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:16 pm November 01, 2018
The multi-year project involved the abrupt departure of a CMIO, at least one delay and new IT leadership.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:22 am October 15, 2018
Basic building blocks of a good information security plan can be found at lower costs than many might expect.
Amazon sign inside Whole Foods store
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:36 am August 17, 2018
The retail giant has a proven track record of using business intelligence more effectively than just about anyone else to cut costs and improve consumer satisfaction.
amazon building healthcare company

The online retailer is planning to build primary care clinics for Seattle employees.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:08 pm August 09, 2018
The tech and retail giant has not yet revealed whether the clinics will be part of its deal with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan.
Rural hospitals need more funding for broadband, telehealth, AHA says

Credit: Cleveland Clinic on YouTube

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:33 pm July 19, 2018
American Hospital Association called on Congress to advance remote patient monitoring, reduce restrictions on tech, and include more hospitals in the Rural Health Care Program.

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