With so many factors involved in the healthcare sector, it’s possible to lose sight of the big picture at times: helping others. Keeping ethical practices and patients safe is a main concern to organizations, the patients themselves, and their loved ones. There are many ways an Intranet can help improve patient safety. We’ve listed some of them below.Read More >
Long-term care organizations have had their fair share of critique in terms of cost and competitiveness. That said, those with loved ones in a nursing home, assisted living, etc. want to know that they are receiving the best possible care. Like any healthcare or medical establishment, keeping up-to-date on policies and procedures is major. Not only does it keep you compliant and audit ready, but it ensures your patients are receiving leading care. A policies and procedures management system can work wonders. Besides assisting with compliance, it keeps documents organized, automates workflow to make you more efficient, and integrates easily with your existing portal or system. Here are some of the highlight features of a policy manager that will be most beneficial to your long-term care organization.Read More >
CMS Hospital Star ratings have made an impact on patient satisfaction by creating transparency and giving the patients more control in making informed decisions on what is best for them.
Despite it’s intentions, controversies have swirled around the program, including the introduction of the Hospital Transparency Act to delay the updates of the program, stating the calculations for the ratings were incorrect.Read More >