HIMSS Analytics has recognized Lancaster General Health, a 631-bed non-profit health system in Lancaster, Pa, with its Stage 7 Ambulatory Award.
Dynamic healthcare professionals are redesigning and upgrading systems, identifying ways to improve the patient experience. However, quality services to patients should begin with every staff member embracing the reason why they exist at a healthcare organization. Make sure that all messaging vehicles—from web pages to people—are informed by current vision and mission statements in policies and procedures that are aligned with federal and state laws as well as accrediting entities’ standards.
At the RSNA meeting in Chicago earlier this month, Sony Electronics’ Medical Systems division debuted a range of new technologies for radiology environments.
The updated MedInformatix RIS Version 7.6 offers improved administrative, billing, and scheduling features, such as improved claims processing times and expanded remittance processing functionality.
According to a recent article in Becker’s Hospital Review, just as patients are becoming more trusting about electronic health records, that trust is being violated.
It has been well over a year since American citizens have had a Surgeon General. When former Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin left the post in 2013, it was filled on an interim basis by Rear Admiral Boris D. Lushniak. But this past Monday, all of that changed when Vivek Murthy, MD, stepped into the role of America’s Doctor.
The Ingenia 1.5T S from Philips is outfitted with relaxation features designed to minimize patient motion during MR exams, reducing the need for repeat imaging.
At the recent Radiological Society of North America annual meeting, Toshiba America Medical Systems introduced enhancements to its Aquilion One CT line designed to lower dose and improve patient safety.
Today’s hospital leaders face countless challenges–clinical, financial, and technological. Becker’s Hospital Review spoke with Steven Gabbe, MD, Chief Executive Officer at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center about implementing electronic heath records and much more.
Consolidation among healthcare providers and ICD-10 ranked among the top concerns for physicians and patients in 2015 in a recent survey. Radiology practices are clearly not immune and need to plan strategically to meet these challenges. Becker’s Hospital Review recently reported on the survey findings.