Diversifying Healthcare Leadership, We’re Not Done Yet

by Barbara Casey, CRO A study came out a while back showing that those group brainstorming sessions in front of the whiteboard weren’t always the best way to encourage new ideas. According to the study, peer pressure, long a relic of high school classrooms, was still abundant in the professional ranks. People simply feared speaking…

What to do about Amazon

by Barbara Casey, CRO On the heels of its quasi-national holiday, Prime Days, Amazon announced on Tuesday, July 26 that it is buying One Medical, a membership-based primary care practice with over 200 locations, for nearly $4 billion. Amazon, who has been flirting with healthcare for some time, is now making its presence felt with…

Healthcare Organizations Can Realize Millions in Savings Through Telecom Expense Management

by David Will Healthcare providers across the country are looking for ways to reduce expenses across the enterprise. Budget pressures are increasing on several fronts including the growing requirements for cybersecurity protection and rising energy utility costs. Decreased staffing levels add to the financial strain, driving overtime expenses to support overworked staff and the need…

Enhance the Success, Adoption, and Optimization of New Clinical Mobility Implementations

by Kathleen Harmon, MS, RN Managing the complexity of implementing a clinical communication mobility program can be a daunting challenge. There is no one-size-fits-all technology that is right for every care delivery unit and clinical workflow, nor is there one single vendor who can address the full spectrum of clinical communication and collaboration needs –…

INFRAM Assessments Target Outdated Medical Technology, Processes

Healthcare continues to rapidly transform digitally, increasing the demand for new and better technologies to support clinician and patient workflows. To advance your health system’s digital transformation, it’s critical to first understand the information technology infrastructure supporting day-to-day operations, and then create a go-forward plan for advancement. But devising a comprehensive, sustainable infrastructure strategy can…

Protecting Your Medical Device Fleet

Healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) are increasingly the target of cyberattacks, with security breaches resulting in the theft of PHI and data corruption. Of the HDOs hit by ransomware in 2020, only 31% had their data fully restored. In 2021, 79% of all reported attacks targeted HDOs, a 45% increase over the prior year, more than…