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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Testing the EMR and Beyond

whitePaper | October 5, 2021

At every stage of a patient’s well-being, different forms of technology and software support the expansion of better healthcare. As the reliance on technology grows, ensuring that these lifesaving systems don’t break under the strain is imperative. To keep operations running smoothly, healthcare IT professionals must perform regular and exhaustive testing. Fortunately, the introduction of automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI) has made testing easier to deliver. In this eBook, you will discover how these technological developments help optimize processes, integrate workflows, and improve the performance of systems and medical devices.

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Software: 2020 Pricing Guide

whitePaper | February 4, 2020

When it comes to electronic medical records (EMR) software, it’s important to find the system best fit for your businesses’ needs, goals, and budget. This guide written by Software Advice, covers everything you need to know about software pricing in 2020. Compare pricing models, price ranges, popular system prices, and unexpected costs of EMR software. In addition to your download, you’ll be able to chat with an advisor in your industry and get personalized software recommendations.

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Healthcare Payment Predictions - What You Need To Know

whitePaper | October 1, 2021

Today’s healthcare consumers want to pay their medical bills anywhere, anytime. They’re looking for estimates, payment plan options, and payment mechanisms to be at their fingertips across multiple channels. They can pay for almost anything they desire from their laptops and mobile devices, so why should healthcare be any different? What do providers need to know to build a healthcare payment solution that’s fit for purpose today and into the future? Experian Health’s patient payment experts make seven predictions for healthcare payments that will help providers boost consumer loyalty and revenue.

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How Healthcare Organizations Must Respond Urgently in the Digital Age

whitePaper | January 13, 2020

Today, healthcare organizations are witnessing a major shift in power. The industry is realigning itself increasingly around the priorities of patients. The change is unstoppable — and healthcare companies must act swiftly to avoid getting left behind.

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Smarter Workflows and Technology to Improve Care Management Outcomes

whitePaper | December 6, 2021

Do you struggle to deliver efficient, effective care management services? If you answered yes, you're not alone. But don't let outdated processes, insufficient technology tools and tedious manual processes hamper your efforts.

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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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The Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) provides world-class healthcare simulation for a broad spectrum of providers and applications. Hands-on simulation helps teams and individuals develop preparedness and insight that is best learned and practiced in realistic conditions. This translates into improved real-world communication, collaboration, teamwork, and crisis management.

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