Past Webinars

How health systems can combat the COVID-19 'infodemic' — 4 insights

For health systems nationwide, COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of clear communication to patients and other stakeholders throughout the community. Over the last two years, being a public health authority is a role many healthcare organizations have grown into.


AAMI's newest standards for flexible endoscope processing — 5 takeaways

The current updates to the AAMI ST91 national standard are intended to reduce outbreaks linked to the use of contaminated endoscopes through quality processing.


Paths to success: Women tech leaders share their perspectives

Women still make up a minority of the tech workforce, although the trend is decidedly shifting in a positive direction.


3 strategies for confronting healthcare's staffing crisis

Many healthcare facilities are struggling with a shortage of bedside staff, which contributes to burnout, potential missed care, increased length of stay and potential failure to rescue.


Bridging gaps and eliminating health inequities: Key strategies from Duke, Trinity Health of New England and Vituity

Health inequities have risen to the top of healthcare leaders' agendas, and organizations across the country are trying to determine the most effective ways to tackle one of the key issues: barriers to care access.


Why providers must see patients as consumers — 4 takeaways

About 80 percent of what affects health outcomes happens outside of a provider's office. In addition, at any given time, only 15 percent of the people in a population are in a "patient state"; the other 85 percent are in a "consumer mode."


Innovative ways to leverage EHR technology to increase colorectal screening — 5 takeaways

March is colorectal cancer (CRC) awareness month. While the morbidity and mortality associated with colorectal cancer is well understood by the medical community, many patients aren't aware that the recommended screening age for CRC has changed from 50 to 45.1


How Geisinger leverages virtual cardiac recovery to improve patient access and outcomes — 4 insights

Although traditional in-person cardiac rehabilitation programs improve outcomes, only 4% of patients complete a cardiac rehab program despite its life saving benefits. Virtual programs can improve cardiac care and long-term recovery. 


How clinical decision support can improve clinician time management and information access

COVID-19 has fundamentally altered the healthcare industry. It has exacerbated staff shortages, which has resulted in an overwhelming amount of work for nurses and clinicians along with ever-persistent time-management challenges.


The vital role HR-compliance collaboration: 4 ways to drive operational effciency

Across the healthcare continuum, the roles of compliance and human resource teams are both critical for maintaining employee licensure and eligibility processes that minimize the risk of sanctions and keep patients safe. 


How Cleveland Clinic's use of ET3 benefits patients and providers — 4 insights

As the healthcare industry strives to provide higher quality care at a lower cost, early intervention to direct patients to the most appropriate level of care settings is essential.


How a new approach to employee surveys is helping BJC HealthCare encourage a speak-up culture and improve safety — 5 learnings

Maintaining a strong safety culture is an important goal for healthcare organizations, but the listening methods most commonly used to gain insights on where organizations fall short, and how they can improve, isn´t very effective. 


5 lessons from Sentara Healthcare's value-based care journey

Value-based care holds great promise for the future of healthcare. But getting there from today’s still-dominant fee-for-service model is a journey that demands bold decisions. 


New year, new processes: Tips for forms automation success

The numerous forms that healthcare providers use are essential for collecting and sharing data. Yet many organizations continue to rely on process-clogging, labor-intensive, error-prone paper forms.


The game plan to deliver exceptional patient experiences

Healthcare organizations must adapt to a new market reality: Patient experiences are also consumer experiences.


How to turn virtual care into a broader digital health strategy — 4 takeaways

Virtual care has become a permanent fixture in care delivery. Now, hospitals and health systems must transition from implementing short-term solutions to figuring out how to make telemedicine part of their long-term plan.


How to introduce surgical technologies & build a successful ASC total joint program — 4 learnings

In the years ahead, many industry leaders believe that most outpatient joint replacements will be performed in ASCs.


Best practices for improving sterile processing procedures in ASCs — 4 takeaways

As ASCs become a more convenient, less costly alternative to hospital-based surgeries, it's important that sterile processing procedures are implemented properly and consistently to ensure safe and high-quality patient care.


How Emory Winship Cancer Institute implemented a data-driven approach to nurse staffing: 6 insights

Consisting of 11 hospitals, 12 infusion centers, and more than 95,000 patients treated annually, Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare has turned to tech-based clinical decision support tools to optimize nurse staffing schedules and patient flows.


How clinical pathways can help hemophilia patients: 3 things to know

Hospital-based clinical pathways can help people with rare bleeding disorders receive proper clinical management in a timely manner.


How UChicago Medicine transformed its non-acute supply chain

Five years ago, UChicago Medicine decided to expand its ambulatory facilities to support consistent system growth. In the years since, the health system has expanded its ambulatory network from three locations to more than 45 sites of care. To do so, it had to create a consistent supply chain experience across all of its sites. 


The road to recovery: How health systems are recapturing lost revenue in 2021

On the back of a $323.1 billion loss to the U.S. hospital system in 2020, healthcare organizations are rethinking strategies to bring back patient volumes, recover margins and boost market share in 2021.

 

 

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