Tag Archives: Hospitals

4 ways lean health care helps hospitals confront sepsis and other safety concerns

Patient safety is a top health care priority, but determining how to consistently ensure highest quality can be a complex process that doesn’t always provide a clear path toward action. Confronting safety concerns—and preventing patient harm, delays, and errors in care—can be even more challenging in larger organizations in which support from executives, clinical and… Read More »

HHS starts doling out $12B in CARES funds to 395 hospitals in COVID-19 hot spots

Dive Brief: HHS said Friday it will begin distributing funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act for hospitals in COVID-19 hot spots as well as those in rural areas. The department is sending $ 12 billion across 395 hospitals that provided inpatient treatment to 100 or more COVID-19 patients through April 10.… Read More »

Medtechs adapt to new sales reality amid halt on elective surgeries, hospitals’ financial stress

One by one, medtech companies have warned investors that a temporary pause on elective procedures — the bread and butter for many device maker and hospital balance sheets alike — render best-laid 2020 forecasts obsolete. Earnings reports kick off next week — J&J, Abbott and Intuitive are all on deck — and based on pre-announced… Read More »

Vietnam’s hospitals at the early stage of going smart

According to the latest white paper by YCP Solidiance, an Asia-focused consultancy firm, titled A Look Forward: How Digitalization is Transforming Vietnam’s Healthcare System, the country’s hospitals are in the early phase of going smart. While public hospitals aim to improve their operational efficiency and medical outcomes, private hospitals are making a digital push to… Read More »