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The Vitality of Rural Hospitals in America Allows the Healthcare System to Expand Its Reach and Access

Dr. Stevenson on rural hospitals

Often overshadowed by their larger urban counterparts, rural hospitals in America are critical pillars in America’s healthcare landscape. They serve as lifelines for populations in remote areas, offering essential services that would otherwise be inaccessible. The importance of these institutions extends beyond mere convenience; they are often the first line of defense in medical…

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Using AI in Healthcare is a Great Prescription for Healthcare Workers and Administrators, Though It Comes With Side Effects

Patient care is getting a major upgrade, thanks to the integration of AI in healthcare. While many are still a little wary of this emerging technology, almost 50% of healthcare workers are on board, according to a recent study by GlobalData, which was designed to survey the current AI utilization in eight major pharmaceutical…

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Onsite Radio Communication is Crucial to Healthcare. Particularly for Surgeries and Imaging Procedures

Amidst a global environment where health crises seem more frequent, effective communication within hospitals has taken center stage. Particularly, in the expansive campuses of healthcare facilities, it’s often challenging to reach every nook and corner through conventional channels like cell service. According to a study by the Joint Commission, nearly 70 percent of medical…

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HIMSS 2023: Providers and Payers Maneuver “Too Much Data,” SDOH Initiatives, and “Hospital in the Home”

HIMSS 2023 was the host of several industry-defining conversations for the healthcare industry, including reflections on the growth of data use in healthcare and the evolution of how and where care is administered. The evolution of the healthcare marketplace has resulted in the saturation of data among multiple areas. As a result, the healthcare…

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Declining Profit Margins

Currently in the U.S., hospitals have been seeing abysmal profit margin numbers. A recent research report showed that since the start of the pandemic, many hospitals are operating at a loss. There are many systemic causes, ranging from labor shortages and costs, supply chain issues for equipment, and the general increased costs in every…

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The Pandemic Accelerated Health Systems’ Adoption of Digital Health Services. They’re Now Maneuvering a “Fragmented” Ecosystem.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruption across the healthcare industry, from exacerbating the industry’s labor shortage to a heavier involvement from federal and local governments in funding relief programs and an easing of regulatory red tape. It also led to, by complete necessity, a surge in the adoption of digital technologies and services,…

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RSi Receives Esteemed Best in KLAS Award

RSi has received the Best in KLAS Award for RCM Vendor of Choice, according to Brent Rollins, RSi’s Chief Executive Officer. For more than 20 years, RSi has been a leading revenue cycle management service provider for the hospital and large physician practice market. The Best in KLAS report recognizes software and services companies…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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embracing change
Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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With Lower Health Insurance Premiums on the Horizon, How Will Insurance Providers Address Increasing Costs?
November 1, 2022

The Congressional Business Office released a proposal to reduce health insurance premium costs. Clearsurance.com’s health insurance expert, Melanie Musson, examines potential causes and solutions for increasing insurance premiums. As open enrollment season approaches or has already begun in many places, some policyholders face the shock of drastically rising health insurance premiums. No-deductible health plans…

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Retaining Talent Will Be The Largest Priority for Hospitals for the Foreseeable Future
July 6, 2022

In many industries, including healthcare, staffing shortages and the challenges related to retaining and attracting top talent have become a major topic. David Kemp, host of Highway to Health spoke with Laurence Kessler, Senior Vice President of Growth and Partnerships at Healthrise on the matter. The challenges with staffing have provided a major problem for…

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Protecting Your Hospitals From Ransomware with IT Security
October 22, 2021

Ransomware is one of the greatest dangers in healthcare IT, with cyberattacks in healthcare rising to 42 percent in 2020. Over the past year and a half, hackers attacked large institutions and smaller organizations with increased intensity. On this episode of Full Circle Healthcare, Host Tyler Kern talked with Thomas Grove, Vice President of…

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How Can Surgeons Eliminate Critical and Costly Mistakes?
May 14, 2021

Dr. Loralyn Mears is the Director of Scientific Communications at Global Cancer Technology, and she shared her insights into the trending practice of using invisible dots to solve physical problems in healthcare and, specifically, in the misplacement of instruments. “Now, you’ve read in the news where so-and-so had a large scalpel or sponges or something…

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Overcoming Sterility Challenges During COVID-19
December 3, 2020

The last time that Harlan Adler, President of Massachusetts-based Ranfac, joined the Marketscale Healthcare podcast, the world looked different. COVID-19 was still an epidemic, not a pandemic. There were no reported cases in the U.S. but, worldwide, about 2,000 new cases were reported daily. Now, nine months later, there have been 12.4 million cases total…

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TPC’s CDI Program Selects Paramount Health Solutions as a Strategic Partner to Implement DRG Validation for Member Hospitals
November 24, 2020

Franklin, Tenn.  – Paramount Health Solutions (PHS), a provider of healthcare revenue cycle management services, has been selected by TPC, a network of 11 independent health systems in four states with over $1B in purchasing volume, to be the coding compliance resource for all TPC members. Implementation of the new affiliation between TPC and PHS…

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Real-Time Remote Learning for Doctors
November 13, 2020

Medical professionals have never been busier. At the same time, it has never been so important for them to take time to learn about the ever-evolving pandemic and the medical community’s response to it. In this episode, Mary Ellen Beliveau, Founder and CEO of Knowledge to Practice (K2P) discusses professional learning in the healthcare…

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2021 CareChex Awards Released for Top Performing Healthcare Organizations
September 18, 2020

GREENVILLE, SC – Quantros, a leading provider of quality analytics software to healthcare providers and purchasers, has released their annual CareChex® Awards. These awards celebrate the accomplishments of hospitals and health systems across the nation in specific clinical categories. Quantros has been helping hospitals leverage their data into clear insights and actionable improvements for decades,…

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Mitigating the Spread of Hospital-Acquired Infections
September 14, 2020

During the global spread of the novel coronavirus, the ensuing COVID-19 pandemic and, now, efforts to engage in reopening, much has been said about strategies aimed at helping control infection in our daily lives. However, what about in the very facilities treating not only patients with COVID-19, but those with other conditions? Hospital-acquired infections, those…

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