Tag Archives: Healthcare

Healthcare experts call for action on climate change and inequality

Global health leaders discussed the challenges of climate change and widening inequality during the closing keynote sssion, ‘Climate Change, Social Determinants of Health: Leading Recovery and Preparing for the Future’. The speakers were Prof Jan Semenza, lead of the Health Determinants Programme, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in  Sweden, Professor Prof Sam Shah,… Read More »

Creating a Healthcare Ecosystem to Better Manage High-Risk, Complex Members and Patients – ModernHealthcare.com

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the speed at which the healthcare sector needs to innovate in order to meet demands and remain competitive. In this session we’ll share practical advice and expertise on how to think differently about integrated health management technology and operational investments. And what to consider to create a healthcare ecosystem delivering intervention… Read More »

Robotic Process Automation’s Potential in Healthcare

David Chou, SVP & CIO, Harris Health System Industry experts are predicting that usage of robotic process automation (RPA) will increase healthcare while transforming the organization. The adoption rate has been low and slow due to rudimentary use cases. Automation to assist with tasks in HR and revenue cycle continues to dominate most healthcare RPA… Read More »

HCA Healthcare faces lawsuit for ‘recklessly’ facilitating COVID-19 spread

HCA Healthcare and its Riverside Community Hospital are being sued by the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West for allegedly “recklessly” facilitating the spread of COVID-19 among its workers and the Riverside, California community. “Defendants, through knowing and reckless acts and omissions, have failed to take reasonable and necessary precautions to protect their employees,… Read More »

Ask an Expert: How can healthcare leaders support compassion in the workplace? – Vanderbilt University News

Vanderbilt University faculty are sharing their expertise on a range of topics related to COVID-19. Subscribe to Vanderbilt’s “Ask an Expert” series on YouTube to get the latest updates. [embedded content] As COVID-19 strains hospitals and doctors’ offices, it’s more important than ever for health care leaders to model, cultivate and support compassion among their staff—both for… Read More »

As COVID-19 drives demand for some healthcare workers, others furloughed

The coronavirus crisis has created a stratified impact on the healthcare workforce, with front-line doctors and nurses and select specialists in high demand, while others are finding demand for their jobs is dropping precipitously. Temporary workers —​ such as traveling nurses — are in especially high demand, according to staffing firms. And while most hospitals… Read More »

During coronavirus, how to lead on healthcare regulatory flexibility

As the coronavirus epidemic spreads, interrupting the global economy and causing mass disruption to societies the world over, federal agency officials and governors in the United States are taking some critical steps to loosen healthcare regulations that stand in the way of a robust, effective response. But more must be done. While all eyes are… Read More »