Everyone is a Cancer Patient

March 8, 2018

Cancer is a disease of accumulating genetic copy-paste errors; a Russian roulette of cell division subject to an ever-expanding list of environmental vectors. If given enough time, or a long enough lifespan, everyone will develop a malignancy. In the time it takes you to read this white paper, 20 people in the United States (U.S.) will receive a cancer diagnosis. By the end of the year, 1.6 million more people will have joined them, requiring immediate support from the healthcare ecosystem and forever self-identifying as cancer patients.

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals is dedicated to excelling in patient care and safety and to providing a high quality healthcare experience. We are ranked among the nation's top medical centers in 12 specialty areas – orthopedics; rehabilitation; cancer; diabetes & endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology; geriatrics; gynecology; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology; and urology, earning one of 18 spots on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2013-14 Honor Roll.

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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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Healthcare At The Edge

whitePaper | April 6, 2021

Delivering quality care to patients requires much more than just good intentions. Healthcare providers must respond to constantly evolving technological, financial and security challenges with digital infrastructure that can meet their needs. Learn about a platform solution built to succeed in the modern healthcare landscape.

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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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It’s Time to Rethink the Benchmarks of Health Behavior

whitePaper | September 27, 2021

Employer wellness programs are supposed to reduce healthcare costs, but many are failing because they focus on the wrong benchmarks. To create lasting change, wellness programs need to combine data insights with actionable steps.

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Healthcare Provider Network Saves $5 Million and Acquires In-House Archiving Skills

whitePaper | September 7, 2021

Numerous acquisitions and technology upgrades put many applications and associated data stores into a legacy state for a large, multi-state integrated healthcare provider network. The organization turned to Flatirons Digital Innovations (FDI) to help decommission those applications deemed most critical to save costs and eliminate risks associated with running aging legacy systems, while ensuring ongoing access to complete patient data.

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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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Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals is dedicated to excelling in patient care and safety and to providing a high quality healthcare experience. We are ranked among the nation's top medical centers in 12 specialty areas – orthopedics; rehabilitation; cancer; diabetes & endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology; geriatrics; gynecology; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology; and urology, earning one of 18 spots on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2013-14 Honor Roll.

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