What Can Cause High Blood Pressure?

June 17, 2019

When the pressure of blood continues to be higher than the pressure that is believed to be normal, it leads to high blood pressure; 120/80 mmHg is the optimal blood pressure rate. Readings above this range (for instance, 130–139/80–89) are taken as Stage 1 high blood pressure, while 140 and above/90 and above is considered as Stage 2 high blood pressure.

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Community Health Systems

Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization’s affiliates own, operate or lease 200 hospitals in 29 states with approximately 30,400 licensed beds. Affiliated hospitals are dedicated to providing quality healthcare for local residents and contribute to the economic development of their communities. Based on the unique needs of each community served, these hospitals offer a wide range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services in inpatient and outpatient settings.

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whitePaper | March 4, 2020

Health leaders must understand the benefits of their investments in performance improvement projects and the impact on the organization. The traditional approach is most often to measure ROI (return on investment) and, while clearly measurable, is most often related to cost savings or increased revenue and can leave you with an incomplete story. Incorporating VOI (value on investment) enables you to quantify the intangible benefits of your projects and activities making the combination of the two a more robust indicator of project success.

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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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whitePaper | October 26, 2021

James Angle, Ph.D. of Trinity Health and Erin Logue Smith of Dell Technologies provided timely information on cybersecurity in a Healthcare Innovation webinar as ransomware threats makes it mandatory tosystematically elicit and mitigateprivacy threats in software architectures.

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whitePaper | June 16, 2021

Unless you‘ve been off-planet for the last few years, you’ll know that digital technology has revolutionised healthcare. Come to think of it, even those tracked with human telemetry on the International Space Station (ISS) have benefited from these revolutionary advances. So perhaps not.

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Mandated ADT Notification: How Frontline Teams Use CMS To Improve Care

whitePaper | April 9, 2021

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

whitePaper | September 7, 2021

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Community Health Systems

Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization’s affiliates own, operate or lease 200 hospitals in 29 states with approximately 30,400 licensed beds. Affiliated hospitals are dedicated to providing quality healthcare for local residents and contribute to the economic development of their communities. Based on the unique needs of each community served, these hospitals offer a wide range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services in inpatient and outpatient settings.

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