Posts Tagged with process improvement

by adgrooms on June 11, 2019

Is organizational transparency possible in healthcare? The very nature of healthcare includes private, personal information. Does this prevent healthcare organizations from having a culture of transparency? What are the benefits of being transparent and why don't more institutions strive for transparency?

Medicine is based on trust. Patients trust that a doctor is going to take care of ...

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by adgrooms on June 4, 2019

A recent report in the Annals of Medicine provided an estimate of the institutional cost of physician burnout. The researchers used mathematical data from other recent studies to come up with the conservatively estimated total annual cost of $4.6 billion or $7600 per physician. The ...

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by adgrooms on May 20, 2019

Hospitals are a complex business and a constant balancing act of profit and loss across the specialty spectrum. There are certain specialties that bring in high-levels of income through insurance and other reimbursements while other practices make less, break even, or even run at a loss.

[Orthopaedic surgery and invasive ...

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by adgrooms on May 9, 2019

Meaningful positive changes in medical technology require input from the people who use it. With a full clinical schedule, it’s hard for healthcare providers to find the time, and this leads to a medical technology bottleneck.

A health care practitioner's time is valuable, arguably best spent providing care. They might get to vent about a software problem around the lunch table with ...

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