Minding the Gap: Enabling Collaboration to Improve Care

January 11, 2018

A wealth of studies and research have identified collaboration as a key driver of positive change in healthcare. When data and images flow smoothly across departments and specializations, it leads to a more complete understanding of the patient’s condition.
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Patient Guide

whitePaper | August 14, 2014

At Billings Clinic, we are a dedicated team of health care professionals with one goal in mind: to offer you the best and safest care possible. We know that good care involves more than good medicine. That’s why our concern for you extends to every part of your stay. We want your experience to be as safe, pleasant and comfortable as possible.

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A Research Agenda for Advancing Patient, Worker and Environmental Health and Safety in the Health Care Sector

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This paper focuses on research within the health care sector in the U.S. centering on patient, worker and environmental health and safety (“the three safeties”). It describes the Health Care Without Harm / Global Safety and Health Initiative (HCWH/GHSI) Research Collaborative, from whose work this Research Agenda was developed. It identifies research priorities in the near- and long-term at the intersection of the three safeties.

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how can we maintain financial sustainability?

whitePaper | July 30, 2013

The NHS is 65 this year: a time to celebrate, but also to reflect. Every day the NHS helps people stay healthy, recover from illness and live independent and fulfilling lives. It is far more than just a public service; the NHS has come to embody values of fairness compassion and equality. The NHS is fortunate in having a budget that has been protected in recent times, but even protecting the budget will not address the financial challenges that lie ahead.

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Top 10 health care innovations

whitePaper | October 17, 2018

Health care is an industry in need of innovation. Health plans, providers, life sciences companies, and the government are facing rising costs and inconsistent outcomes. They are working to improve care and health outcomes, all while reducing costs and spending. What innovations are most likely to help stakeholders achieve these goals and transform health care over the next 10 years?

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Why networks are essential for real-time healthcare

whitePaper | October 10, 2017

Today’s largest, most complex healthcare systems are handling more data than ever before, pushing current IT operations to their limit. Overcoming the key challenges - scalability, reliability, quality of service and security - requires evolving to real-time healthcare.

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Kidney cancer

whitePaper | June 25, 2019

Kidney cancer also called renal cancer is a disease in which kidney cells become malignant (cancerous) and grow out of control, forming a tumor. Almost all kidney cancers first appear in the lining of tiny tubes (tubules) in the kidney. This type of kidney cancer is called renal cell carcinoma. The good news is that most of kidney cancers are found before they spread (metastasize) to distant organs. And cancers caught early are easier to treat successfully. However, these tumors can grow to be quite large before they are detected.

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