• Prevent workplace violence: Keep employees safe with state-of-the-art technology from Flock Safety

    As violence against physicians and nurses continues to rise, the need for additional security measures has become more urgent.
  • Physician viewpoint: US healthcare system is underprepared for terrorist attacks

    Hospital closures, cyberattacks and care delays reflect that the American healthcare system is already strained. In the case of a large-scale emergency, like a terrorist attack, it could crumble, three physicians argued in an op-ed published to Forbes Dec. 20.
  • A Practical Buyer’s Guide to AI: Three guidelines for applying AI solutions with surgical precision

    Despite the ongoing buzz around artificial intelligence (AI), healthcare leaders are finding it difficult to proceed confidently with new solutions.
  • Transform Your Hospital Operations: A Virtual Summit

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  • University of Miami Health and CLEAR are improving access & efficiency at the digital front door

    The migration of personal health information online, accelerated by the COVID pandemic, has empowered patients nationwide to gain unprecedented, direct access to their digital medical information and records.
  • Americans' satisfaction with 9 healthcare groups: Nurses lead, nursing homes lag

    Americans' confidence in the healthcare system may be at a low point, but behind their overarching sentiment are varying degrees of satisfaction with professionals and institutions within the industry.
  • The value behind human understanding in healthcare: How building a culture and strategy around that concept creates the best outcomes

    The concept of human understanding revolves around finding ways to treat patients as unique individuals and personalize each patient's experiences in every interaction with the healthcare system.
  • Overcoming Clinical Staffing Shortages: How the Medicus Transition Program Can Pave the Way for Permanent Staffing Solutions

    In an interactive session at Becker's 11th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable, Shannon Peterson,Vice President of Delivery at interim staffing firm Medicus Healthcare Solutions, led a discussion on overcoming staffing shortages in healthcare and how a staffing firm can help.
  • eBook: What is the status quo costing you? Strategies to reduce nurse attrition and labor cost

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  • It’s Time to Rethink Your Hospital’s AR for Ancillary and Outpatient Diagnostic Services

    For hospitals and integrated delivery networks (IDNs) on the path to post-COVID-19 financial recovery, headwinds persist. Staffing shortages hamper clinical care, patient satisfaction, and administrative efficiency. Patient behavior fluctuates and evolves across a broad spectrum of preferences for mechanisms of engagement and interaction. New, disruptive competitors plant their flags—and strengthen their footholds—in the healthcare ecosystem. And inflation continues to make its presence known, driving up costs across the board.
  • "Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Self-Pay Receivables in Healthcare"

    Over the past few years, the healthcare industry has undergone a significant transformation in self-pay receivables; driven by rising inflation and governmental policies. The surge in self-pay patient obligations is impacting the profitability of healthcare providers, attributing to higher collection costs and lower recovery rates. The growth of self-pay accounts receivables necessitates the adoption of solutions that streamline processes, enhance patient engagement, and comply with changing governmental requirements.
  • The Rural Health Workforce Crisis

    Make an impact with J+C. Forty-six million Americans living in rural areas are facing a crisis that physicians and advanced practitioners like you can solve. 
  • Viewpoint: Why hospital boards need more nurses

    Hospitals and health systems lacking a nurse trustee on their boards are overlooking a valuable opportunity, Ellen Brzytwa, MSN, RN, said in an American Hospital Association podcast episode released Dec. 12.
  • Indiana hospital faces backlash for cutting valet parking

    Indiana University Health West in Avon is eliminating its valet parking service Jan. 1, sparking "outrage" among older, disabled and chronically ill patients, the Indianapolis Star reported Dec. 12. 
  • ECG acquires MD Ranger

    Founded in 2009 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, MD Ranger has revolutionized the way healthcare organizations approach the fair market value (FMV) process.
  • Cleveland Clinic to offer second opinion services to patients in Mexico

    Cleveland Clinic unveiled its latest international partnership Dec. 7, saying it will work with Previta, Mexico's largest hospital-at-home provider, to provide second opinion services to patients with complex cases. 
  • Embracing Systemness: A Pathway to Elevating Health System Effectiveness

    In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the concept of Systemness has gained prominence as a strategic approach to overcome challenges, drive efficiency, and improve outcomes. As the healthcare industry faces the aftermath of the pandemic and profitability headwinds, doing more with fewer resources has become a mandate rather than an option.
  • Strategies for addressing patient financial challenges — 4 key takeaways

    In an interactive session at Becker's 29th Annual Meeting: The Business & Operations of ASCs, Cathy McDowell, president and CEO of Karen Zupko & Associates, Inc., and Claude Royster, vice president and general manager of healthcare specialties at CareCredit, discussed the rising costs of healthcare and the financial burden it places on patients.
  • From tracking to trust: The privacy-first revolution in healthcare marketing

    Summary: For the past decade, healthcare teams have used web trackers that enable digital analytics and advertising without regard for HIPAA compliance. That all changed in late 2022 with the new web tracking guidance from HHS. Suddenly, healthcare teams had to entirely rethink their use of traditional web trackers. The new guidance doesn't mean healthcare teams have to stop using digital ads and analytics; it means they must take a different approach to using those tools — a privacy-first approach. This article will help healthcare teams understand how a privacy-first approach to ads and analytics is the only way forward if covered entities want their websites to remain HIPAA compliant.
  • Molding modern medicine: A blueprint for intentional healthcare design

    Experts say that good design is invisible. Yet, whether we notice it or not, design is all around us.
  • Can ChatGPT be used for medical coding?

    The dynamism in the healthcare industry is unprecedented. The highly skilled medical coders are the backbone of the healthcare industry and play a pivotal role in facilitating effective communication between healthcare providers, payers, and researchers.
  • How clinical intelligence addresses quality upstream + relieves staff — 3 takeaways

    In an interactive session at the 8th Annual Becker's Health IT + Digital Health + RCM Meeting, Travis Bias, DO, chief medical officer of clinician solutions at 3M Health Information Systems, led a discussion on the use of technology to improve clinical documentation while reducing administrative tasks for clinicians.

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