Posts Tagged with efficiency

by adgrooms on August 14, 2019

Last week, research showed us that there are some online resources that are working to address physician well-being. We want to contribute, but how?

Every time we have a conversation about well-being/burnout (thank you Kyle and Melissa), we realize what a complex topic it is. It reminds us of the people in the dark room with the elephant, each touching a different part. When we talk about ...

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by adgrooms on May 24, 2019

A trip to the hospital can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. While the patient is already unwell and concerned, they are also receiving information and guidance about their current and future care from physicians and therapists. Upon discharge, the patient or caretakers must take this information and continue self-treatment at home. But how is the patient to keep track and apply all ...

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by adgrooms on May 23, 2019

The partnership of medicine and technology has generated solutions for problems across the healthcare landscape. As more problems are solved, the number of software systems and apps that use the same data, but have different or overlapping purposes, continues to increase. At a point, it becomes difficult and time-consuming to manage redundant information across different systems. That is the ...

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by adgrooms on May 3, 2019

In my last post, I talked about a bill I received from a lab in error. The mistake was resolved, but not without some effort on my part. According to an article in Huffpo one researcher found that 30-40 percent of bills have mistakes and another researcher found the occurrence to ...

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by adgrooms on April 26, 2019

Pagers, laptops, desktop computers, rolling mobile desktops, printed sheets, handwritten notes, flash cards…. It really boggles the mind how anything is kept straight in the massive constant flow of information and communication around a 770 bed hospital serving almost 30,000 inpatients per year between 550 physicians.

We had the opportunity to watch a residency program in action. From ...

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