2019 HEALTHCARE OUTLOOK

December 30, 2018

Healthcare continues to see record-high numbers of hospital mergers and acquisitions intended to achieve such benefits as gaining economies of scale. Scale up, and you’ll bring down costs. Yet, such consolidation doesn’t always mean costs come down. A Wharton School study found the average estimated supply chain savings for target hospitals in a merger of equals to be a fraction of what was expected. In some cases, acquiring hospitals experienced supply-chain cost increases in certain areas.

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Helping Patients Find and Engage with Clinical Trials

whitePaper | June 3, 2022

With increased scrutiny from regulatory agencies, advocacy groups and the public for clinical trial transparency, sponsors are feeling the pressure to ramp up efforts to make their studies more accessible.

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Australia’s health reimagined

whitePaper | March 11, 2022

Following the emergence of COVID-19 and significant foundational investment in digital health infrastructure, Australia’s health system, like all health systems globally, is rapidly building momentum towards a digital future.

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Reimagining healthcare IT for the next decade

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

In the decade since the HITECH Act was passed, first-generation electronic health record systems provided a foundation for innovations such as electronic prescribing, clinical decision support and predictive analytics. While usability and productivity issues with EHRs have been well documented, there are significant untapped opportunities to optimize the EHR and health IT. In this whitepaper, PatientKeeper outlines a vision for the future of health IT through the next decade, which includes New data-driven approaches that leverage the clinical information being captured by the EHR to improve patient outcomes and reduce physician burnout, Optimized communication between physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to produce better patient outcomes as efficiencies improve, Better interoperability to improve care coordination and inspire opportunities for ideas like telemedicine to alleviate physician shortages

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Customer Operations in Healthcare

whitePaper | October 21, 2021

This whitepaper reveals the role of customer operations in helping healthcare organizations deliver top-notch patient experiences, control costs, and boost efficiency — highlighting the key pillars top performers use to attain their service and back-office objectives.

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THE FUTURE OF TELEHEALTH ROUNDTABLE

whitePaper | May 12, 2022

The advent of COVID-19 brought numerous challenges to care delivery, forcing health professionals to think innovatively to facilitate timely care while maintaining compliance with shelter-in-place ordinances.

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7 Steps to Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks against Healthcare Delivery Organizations

whitePaper | November 17, 2021

Nearly every healthcare provider has been hit by ransomware, and the onslaught continues unabated, now affecting patient care with once-unimaginable patient-care consequences. This whitepaper, crafted with healthcare CISOs, details seven critical areas to defend or recover from ransomware attacks. Its pragmatic approach helps ensure business operations and patient care while giving risk teams the tools to manage third parties and other systems involved in business and clinical value chains.

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West Tennessee Healthcare

Public, not-for-profit organization headquartered in Jackson, Tennessee. Anchor hospital is Jackson-Madison County General Hospital with 635 licensed beds, centers of excellence in Women and Children's, West Tennessee Cancer Center, Emergency Services, West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center, and Tennessee Heart Center…

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