Collaborative arrangements in healthcare are a major opportunity, but providers must consider a variety of factors to determine if such arrangements are right for them, according to a column in Forbes.
Two major children's hospitals are teaming up with tech vendors on projects to advance pediatric care.
Hospitals looking to improve outcomes and reduce costs should incorporate pharmacists into their care teams, Hospital & Health Networks Daily reported. That's because the expanding role of clinical pharmacist can help hospitals achieve higher performance scores, avoid readmissions and better manage indigent care.
Collaborative care with pharmacists can benefit both patients and physicians, according to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Florida hospitals that voluntarily participated in statewide initiatives saw lower surgical complications and readmissions, in addition to saving millions of dollars, according to a report released yesterday by the Florida Hospital Association.
With healthcare reform and new payment models changing care delivery as we know it, true collaboration is essential for success in the new healthcare era. That was the message shared in a session Wednesday at the World Congress 9th Annual Leadership Summit on Medicare in Washington, D.C.
More than 70 major research and healthcare organizations from 41 countries have signed a letter of intent to create a framework for sharing genomic data worldwide, posted at the Broad Institute's...
A collaborative initiative involving 83 hospitals and 93 community partners in Minnesota saw 4,570 fewer avoidable hospital readmissions between Jan. 1, 2011, and Dec. 31, 2012, saving more than $40 million.
By all accounts, a majority of organizations are behind schedule in implementing ICD-10 and the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is doing something about that. The group this week launched a new initiative to bring together state collaborative organizations to help reduce the time and cost for implementation, as well as to bring greater efficiencies to the process.
Videoconferencing can be valuable in allowing family and other caregivers to be part of interdisciplinary team meetings to plan hospice care, according to a study published at Telemedine and e-Health.