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Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional

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Are you ready for the e-health invasion? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jonathan H. Burroughs Disruptive innovation may be described as the introduction of a new technology or paradigm that while not as good as the original, provides ... Read on »
Hospital-community partnerships: Be the spark by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Scott Kashman One day, I was speaking with my colleague, Joan Odorizzi, our Healing Environment Business Partner. She shared her vision of having a connecting p ... Read on »
8 best practices for payer data security by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Brian Eastwood By now, you know the gory details: Hackers gained access to personal data for 80 million Anthem customers . You know the response, too: "Why wasn' ... Read on »
The safety impact of caregiver-patient feedback by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Anthony Cirillo Superficially, many people look at the intense focus on patient experience as an effort to keep patients satisfied (however that is defined) and ... Read on »
How to walk the extra mile for population health management by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles As someone who teaches at the Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health and frequently attends healthcare conferences around the count ... Read on »
How long do performance improvements last? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Mina Ubbing Dinosaurs vs. more evolved species Healthcare organizations spend big money to identify opportunities and implement improvements to the supply c ... Read on »
What are healthcare marketers doing to capture and delight customers? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Andrea J. Simon On Dec 4, 2014, Hospital Impact published my blog, " Healthcare Marketing: Capitalize on Power of Mutual Attraction ." It was the first in a seri ... Read on »
The case for collaborative financial leadership in healthcare by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Thomas Dahlborg "I went to see my physical therapist in an effort to avoid shoulder surgery. When I arrived, I learned my therapist would be treating me along wi ... Read on »
Lessons learned from a dizzying doctor search by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Sid Anand One day during my medical internship, I received a call that sent our family on a rollercoaster ride of emotion. My aunt Mary had just received the resu ... Read on »
Moving beyond centeredness in patient experience by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jason A. Wolf Last year I had the honor to co-author an article, Defining Patient Experience , for the inaugural issue of Patient Experience Journal, of which I ... Read on »
How monitoring low-acuity patients improves health outcomes by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Michael Wong Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is a highly respected comprehensive healthcare facility in the mid-southern region of the United States. ... Read on »
Does decision support actually work? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Lynn McVey The medical imaging website Aunt Minnie.com asked the question, "Does decision support work?" I got tricked at first, because I thought it was a quest ... Read on »
Hospital reputation lessons from the football field to the tennis court by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles Hospital leaders can learn a lesson about reputation management from two current sports stories. The first story is the well-known "Deflategate" and ... Read on »
Healthcare reform, rising costs: A conversation with Paul Keckley about America's 'Bitter Pill' by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Ilene MacDonald Journalist Steven Brill has been making the rounds promoting his new book , "America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals and the Fight ... Read on »
What patients are searching for and how you can be the answer by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Andrea J. Simon These are very challenging times for healthcare leaders and particularly for healthcare marketers. Everything seems to be in flux. Sometimes this ... Read on »
Using social media for community engagement: A success story by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Scott Kashman and Nancy Travis Scott: Over the past several years, I have been more actively involved in social media. Through my own blog, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tw ... Read on »
The importance of ritual in transforming healthcare by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Thomas Dahlborg "Dad, why is it that we so love going to Starbucks together?" It was after our workout. We had just pushed one another beyond what we are ty ... Read on »
CEOs weigh in on emerging healthcare trends for 2015 by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Ilene Macdonald Hospitals and healthcare systems faced an Ebola crisis, a rise in competition from retail clinics and urgent care centers, and millions of newly i ... Read on »
How to make the most out of employee mistakes by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Deb Beaulieu-Volk People make mistakes. In life, in business, it happens. The ways in which managers and organizations respond to employee errors, however, are as ... Read on »
How the unraveling of the Affordable Care Act could affect providers by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jonathan H. Burroughs The U.S. Supreme Court's looming decision on the healthcare reform act is sure to have profound consequences for consumers, but the same ca ... Read on »