Technology has transformed the way we do everything from tracking medical records to planning for natural disasters. But in a time of crisis, it’s not about technology – it’s about people helping people, says Sue Schade.
A newly-expanded ED is no place for cumbersome solutions that can hinder staff communication, says Deanna Parker, who talks about the hands-free system that has made a big impact at Hardin Memorial.
A patient’s social history has the potential to generate helpful clues about illness and, more importantly, turn them into people in the eyes of clinicians, says CMIO CT Lin, sharing a story from his early career.
I try to avoid thinking too hard about problems. I have found that not thinking, when done properly, creates a pleasant numbing sensation in the brain. There are those who will tell you that not thinking is one of my best attributes. So this is how I’ve organized this anthill. A healthcare provider’s opportunity to succeed at […]
Sometimes real change in health care comes not from innovating or redesigning existing models of care, but from considering a problem from a completely new point of view. One solution that fits this description and is currently gaining traction around the nation is Community Paramedicine, a care delivery model that leverages the untapped resource of […]