Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score Update

The number is startling for how large it is. It pops off the page: 440,000 people die each year from preventable errors in hospitals. As shown in the infographic, the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score grades more than 2,500 hospitals across the nation on how safe they are for patients. What it shows with the Fall 2015 ranking is sluggish improvement on the safety front; even as some hospitals continue to sustain A ratings year after year, others can’t seem to make the grade.

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Gwinnett Medical Center

Gwinnett Medical Center is a 553-bed, not-for-profit health care network that provides a wide array of high-quality services and facilities to Lawrenceville, Duluth, Hamilton Mill, Johns Creek and the metro Atlanta area. In 2014, our system was recognized by Georgia Trend as the top large hospital in the state. With roots that go back more than 70 years, Gwinnett Medical Center has hospitals—along with various other support facilities—in Lawrenceville and Duluth, Georgia. Gwinnett Medical Center–Lawrenceville is recognized as a national leader in single incision laparoscopic surgery, advanced cardiovascular services and home to a Level II trauma center, while Gwinnett Medical Center–Duluth offers an array of specialty services, including surgical weight management, da Vinci® robotic surgery and sports medicine.

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Future Gazing: Healthcare in 2021 and Beyond

Infographic | October 25, 2021

During the covid-19 crisis, any healthcare provision not directly related to the pandemic moved online. This has set off an unprecedented wave of digital transformation. Metrics tell an impressive story of innovation, where the prevalence of remote care ballooned. The plugged-in society of 2021 is more primed than ever for a paradigm shift that will see the home overtake the hospital as a venue for healthcare delivery.

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WHO compendium of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings (2021)

Infographic | June 8, 2022

Health technologies are essential for a functioning health system. The response to the global COVID-19

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The state of healthcare communications

Infographic | October 5, 2021

What are the trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of healthcare communications?Tofind out, we surveyedhundreds ofhealthcare professionals in July 2021fromhospitals and health systems nationwide and found three major takeaways: 1)Communication via unsecure or personalcommunication tools is a concern 2)Clinician burnout has increasedas a result ofthe COVID-19 pandemic.Improved communication could help address the risk 3)New communicationtechnologies are on the horizon. Download the infographic for more information and statistics on the three major takeawaysfrom the2021State of Healthcare Communications report.

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Improving the Employee Experience

Infographic | May 25, 2022

The healthcare workforce has been facing unprecedented challenges, putting new stress on providers to protect their workforce.

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2021 Health Technology Predictions & Trends

Infographic | September 2, 2021

Healthcare was forever reshaped by the COVID-19 pandemic – now, as 2021 hits full steam ahead, that evolution is set to continue. Let’s explore some of the trends driving healthcare and healthcare technology forward in 2021 and beyond.

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TOP HEALTHCARE TRENDS 2022

Infographic | January 21, 2022

Enhanced data capabilities, conversational AI, and interoperability enable connected care

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Gwinnett Medical Center

Gwinnett Medical Center is a 553-bed, not-for-profit health care network that provides a wide array of high-quality services and facilities to Lawrenceville, Duluth, Hamilton Mill, Johns Creek and the metro Atlanta area. In 2014, our system was recognized by Georgia Trend as the top large hospital in the state. With roots that go back more than 70 years, Gwinnett Medical Center has hospitals—along with various other support facilities—in Lawrenceville and Duluth, Georgia. Gwinnett Medical Center–Lawrenceville is recognized as a national leader in single incision laparoscopic surgery, advanced cardiovascular services and home to a Level II trauma center, while Gwinnett Medical Center–Duluth offers an array of specialty services, including surgical weight management, da Vinci® robotic surgery and sports medicine.

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