Category Archives: Hospital Care

Research Reports News Podcast: Cloud Technology Could Improve Health Data Interoperability

Health care systems that are plagued with problems involving data exchange interoperability may benefit from using cloud-based services. However, when it comes to actually using the cloud, the healthcare industry has a way to go. While … Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Telehealth in Alaska Boosts Care Access

The U.S. has a major nursing and physician shortage, especially in remote areas. Alaska is one state in which the need for remote access to medical care is especially important, and a telemedicine program is being implemented as a potential… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Racial Diversity of Hospitals Could Impact Care

A new study has shown that black patients experiencing gastrointestinal problems were 19% more likely to have serious complications or die than white patients in U.S. hospitals. However, when they were treated at hospitals with a population… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Medicare Changes Prompt Increased Home Care Services

In many integrated health systems, home care is becoming an increasingly important component. Now, changes in Medicare reimbursements are further prompting healthcare systems to boost their home care services. This change could affect… Read More

Important Facts about EMRs & Care Coordination

The president and CEO of Cordata Healthcare, Gary Winzenread, recently outlined seven facts that he believes clinicians and hospital staff must know to best utilize EMRs for care coordination:

  • EMR care coordination has limited capabilities.
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Research Report News Podcast: Email-Based Communication Improves Patient Care

Researchers found that implementing an email-based communication bundle to improve transitional patient care could result in positive outcomes. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco General… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Michigan Hospitals Combine to Boost Medicare Services

Recently, eight healthcare systems and three physician practices have joined forces with the Southern Michigan Rural Accountable Care Organization. This coalition of medical practices and hospital systems is designed to serve Medicare… Read More