Posts Tagged with quality

by jantzl on May 26, 2020

Long ago, you may not even remember the 1980s, when you bought a computer, you had to buy all of your components from the same brand. If your computer had a really fast processor but that company did a really bad job of making keyboards, you were stuck with it, at least for a little while. And maybe that wasn’t so bad, your computer was as fast as you wanted it to be and if you had to ...

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by jantzl on May 19, 2020

Over the weekend I saw this post by Tom Goodwin on LinkedIn that struck a chord. He wrote about how we all have a choice and a say in defining our future:

If enough people write about something in the future happening then we end up being ...

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by adgrooms on January 8, 2020

We all make mistakes. In healthcare, mistakes can have consequences that can vary from losing a few seconds of time to affecting patient outcomes. In hindsight, many mistakes can be avoided, and better procedures are implemented to avoid making the mistake again. In the ongoing effort to eliminate mistakes and provide a better quality of care, sometimes it is beneficial to borrow processes ...

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by adgrooms on November 30, 2019

Healthcare is plagued by constant attacks from hackers trying to obtain valuable patient health information (PHI). Unfortunately, some succeed, keeping healthcare on edge, hoping that they won't be the next breach. As we talk about building better healthcare software, security is an important part of the conversation. It is imperative to keep PHI secure, but as healthcare moves toward a ...

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by adgrooms on April 30, 2019

In healthcare, making an administrative choice to use a piece of software in a clinical setting or not isn’t quite the same decision as making a choice to operate on someone or not. However, that software could affect the decision to operate on someone, and should not be discounted.

As with deciding on how to treat a patient, a variety of information and factors should be considered when ...

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