Controlling healthcare acquired infections in the superbug era

July 8, 2019

Even the cleanest hospitals can serve as breeding grounds for dangerous microbes. Viral particles launched by a sneeze or by a change of bed linens hover in the air, to be inhaled by patients or to land on intravenous poles. Pathogens deposited into a box of surgical gloves hitch a ride, via central line, to a patients bloodstream, or via catheter to the urinary tract. Bacteria travel from the bed rail of an infected patient to the hands of a nurse and from there to vulnerable patients.8 The web of transmission routes is vast, complex, and invisible.

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Mobile Health

Combining the finest in modern medical technology with caring style of the old-fashioned country doctor. Mobile Health strives to establish a link to patients who might otherwise lack access to quality health care. Mobile Health doctors are skilled in both primary Podiatric Care and can seamlessly integrate into your facilities wound care and diabetic foot care programs. This is an integral part of preventing ulcers, infections, gangrene and lower extremity amputations. Mobile Health is the oldest company of its kind operating since 1987 throughout the entire state of Florida.

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whitePaper | January 27, 2022

Missing secondary diagnoses can negatively impact patient outcomes and lead to costly readmissions. However, requiring staff to read over every patient’s chart for any additional diagnoses can contribute to burnout. Workflow-integrated, artificial intelligence (AI)-driven computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) systems help clinicians document and code all secondary diagnoses while still focusing on the primary clinical problem, enhancing documentation integrity and reducing readmissions and costs.Read how AI-driven CAPD solutions have helped healthcare organizations

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whitePaper | February 19, 2020

Technology investment is just part of revenue cycle management, and engaging patients in the financial side of their treatment will be a key theme at HIMSS20. It contains patient engagement in their medical bills, pricing transparency when choosing treatments and medications ,organizational integration of revenue cycle management, automation of prior authorization

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Reimagine Organizational Structure, Culture, and the Health of Your People

whitePaper | May 28, 2021

Hospitals and health systems need the flexibility to examine and reassess their organizational culture, build resilience, and remain hyper-vigilant in keeping staff healthy and safe. This best practice guide outlines ways for hospitals and health systems to adapt their culture to ensure the job satisfaction, wellness and empowerment of their people.

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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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Digital Healthcare Trends to Transform Patient Experiencesin 2022

whitePaper | May 17, 2022

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Mobile Health

Combining the finest in modern medical technology with caring style of the old-fashioned country doctor. Mobile Health strives to establish a link to patients who might otherwise lack access to quality health care. Mobile Health doctors are skilled in both primary Podiatric Care and can seamlessly integrate into your facilities wound care and diabetic foot care programs. This is an integral part of preventing ulcers, infections, gangrene and lower extremity amputations. Mobile Health is the oldest company of its kind operating since 1987 throughout the entire state of Florida.

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