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Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional

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5 major healthcare trends to think about by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Andrea J. Simon There are so many changes, innovations, market shifts and consumer behavior options taking place in the healthcare industry that many clients hav ... Read on »
How Virginia Mason plans to implement, optimize CPOE by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Dan Bowman, FierceHealthIT Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) can potentially help providers avert medication errors and limit the use of valuable resour ... Read on »
Healthcare responsibilities shift to providers and patients by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Carmela Coyle We all know many things affect our patients' health--genetics, lifestyle choices, access to medical care. To understand that more completely, cons ... Read on »
How hospital CEOs avoid the unemployment line by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kevin L. Shrake CEOs are like vegetable trays at a holiday party. The host feels obligated to have one, but no one really wants them there. One CEO colleague rem ... Read on »
Critical thinking key to solving healthcare conundrum by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Lynn McVey I love everything John F. Kennedy. I'm Irish-American so it's the law. On June 11, 1962 at Yale University's graduation, President Kennedy gave the co ... Read on »
Will new health IT developments really revolutionize healthcare? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles Three recent events forced me to think about how and when data will revolutionize healthcare. For years I've read and heard about how data, wireless ... Read on »
Patient experience defines quality of care by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Gary S. Kaplan What's important to you when you receive medical care? Clinical skills and outcomes are essential of course, but for many of us, how hospitals tre ... Read on »
Population health is the next big thing by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jonathan H. Burroughs Our healthcare system has evolved as an enterprise that profits from the care of sick people. Every one of the CPT or ICD-9/ICD-10 codes re ... Read on »
Healthy eating at hospitals: What's our obligation? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Scott Kashman and Larry Altier Here's our simple question. Forget for a moment your own personal beliefs on whether you think we should eat healthier as a society ... Read on »
Collaborative spirituality's role in healthcare by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kenneth H. Cohn I entitled this post collaborative spirituality in gratitude to Mariana, a Canyon Ranch instructor, whose goal for our class was that we co-creat ... Read on »
Adapt hospital culture to changing times by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Andrea J. Simon With all the changes taking place in healthcare, now is a good time to look at your hospital's culture. I wrote a series of blog posts on my work ... Read on »
Do the right thing for better care delivery by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Anthony Cirillo "The real measures have to come from the heart not ROI." That is the message that Cleveland Clinic President and CEO Toby Cosgrove, M.D., s ... Read on »
Patient experience is not just the latest fad by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jason A. Wolf I remain steadfast in my belief that patient experience and all it encompasses is not a passing fad , but rather much the opposite. While some stil ... Read on »
Become an influential healthcare leader by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Darlene A. Cunha Time magazine recently published the 2014 list of the 100 most influential people in the world. After I read the magazine cover to cover, I aske ... Read on »
ACA: Tune in to all sides of the debate by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles "Your doctor's unhappiness is a catastrophic problem that the new law didn't anticipate and is not prepared to address," said Marc Siegel, M.D., ass ... Read on »
Connect with patients, staff for positive experiences by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Scott Kashman Could you imagine how crazy we must sound in healthcare when new people arrive? We use terms and phrases like: LWBS (left without being seen), LWOT ... Read on »
Hospitals can't afford to ignore mHealth by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jenn Riggle Most of us are familiar with mobile health apps like Fitbit, Jawbone and MyFitnessPal, which help people track their activity levels and count calori ... Read on »
Kindness, humanity are best healthcare business solutions by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Thomas Dahlborg On a number of occasions I highlighted firsthand symptoms of our broken healthcare system. Today I have a story that underscores the flames ... Read on »
What it takes to navigate healthcare: Engagement, compassion by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Sherri Loeb Patient engagement, patient-centered care, shared decision-making, patient experience and centers of excellence--all the latest buzzwords in healthca ... Read on »
Reduce caregiver stress, improve patient experience by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Doug Della Pietra Most hospital environments are fertile breeding grounds for caregiver stress: exposure to occupational hazards, discrimination, physical a ... Read on »