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Life-Guard 10, one of Carilion Clinic's three advance life support helicopters, on final approach to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm October 22, 2018
Carilion Clinic has been on a path toward value-based care for more than a decade, but staff realized they needed more support in gaining better insights into their patient population.
By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm October 19, 2018
Further, 38 percent of online appointments are booked after hours, which helps with both patient retention and new patient acquisition.
Doctor looking at imaging screen.
By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm October 17, 2018
The Reaction Data research shows the vendor holds 81 percent market share and details the runners up along with other findings.
Ambulance.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm October 16, 2018
Expanding from hospital assessments, the patient safety group will publish a national report by this time next year, with data on individual ASCs available by 2020.
Penn Medicine building exterior view

Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 04:53 pm October 11, 2018
Penn Medicine is pursuing a new initiative it says will innovate electronic health records for 21st Century medicine. The goal, officials say, is to make the technology more interactive and responsive to clinicians – nudging the EHR into a new era where it's not just a documentation system but a crucial tool for care delivery.
Vocera Minute hanging on neck of a doctor

A clinician carries a wireless voice communication badge around his neck. Credit: Vocera on YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 10:29 am October 02, 2018
This case study shows how Hardin Memorial Hospital lowered that rate from 5.6 to 2.2 percent – and improved its HCAHPS scores thanks to better communication between doctors and patients.
poll results graphic
By Tom Sullivan 11:45 am September 30, 2018
While many readers are optimistic that healthcare will make progress on consumerism in one to three years, others said it will take between five and seven to actually happen.
Artesia General Hospital outside view

Artesia General Hospital in Artesia, New Mexico.

By Mike Miliard 08:49 am September 28, 2018
Artesia General Hospital stays focused on building partnerships where it can, optimizing its EHR and enhancing patient and physician experience.
doctors collaborate in boardroom
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am September 27, 2018
Automation, customization and – above all – an ability to show value and ROI are must-haves for hospitals looking to make promising tech take root.
Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama

Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama. Credit: jca2112 via Wikipedia

By Mike Miliard 10:50 am September 27, 2018
Mobile, Alabama-based Springhill Medical Center keeps a focus on physician and patient engagement as it works to drive process improvements and stay competitive.

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