Analysis of EHR record use identified physicians at high risk of departure
Exacerbated most recently by the pandemic, physician burnout has been particularly pervasive. Prospectively tracking metrics in the electronic health record (EHR) may identify physicians at high risk of departure.
Survey reports national concern about cyberattacks on healthcare systems
There is widespread concern among the American public about cyberattacks on U.S. institutions, according to a poll, and nearly all reported being at least somewhat concerned about healthcare systems falling victim to cyberattacks.
Public Quality Reporting Associated With Quality Improvement in Hospitals
Hospitals receiving publicly reported negative feedback improved their electronic health record medication safety.
Hospitals Are Ill-Equipped to Handle an Increase in Patients With Addiction in EDs
The number of patients presenting in the emergency department (ED) with alcohol and substance use disorders is on the rise, but hospitals are not equipped to treat addiction.
Hospitalizations for Unvaccinated Patients With COVID-19 Cost Billions
An increase in new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations among unvaccinated individuals cost nearly $3.7 billion August, according to report from the Peterson-KFF Health System Tracker.
Shortage of California Nurses Projected to Last Until 2026
California is poised to face a significant shortfall of registered nurses over the course of the next five years, according to 2 surveys.
Better Insight Into Revenue Cycle Tasks Can Transform These Roles and Patient Experiences
Most healthcare revenue cycle teams use productivity standards or quotas to meet goals, which requires insight into how long these tasks can take.
Hospitals Struggled to Share Electronic Health Information With Public Health Agencies in 2019
A majority of hospitals had challenges related to public health reporting in 2019 with half reporting a lack of capacity to electronically exchange information with public health agencies.
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