VA says it is working to improve electronic health record projectOctober 21st 2022
The VA said last week it is delaying the rollout of the new system until June 2023. The VA said it is working with Oracle Cerner to address a host of issues, including some which could affect patient safety.
Hospitals are facing the worst financial year of the pandemic. Here’s what they’re doing.October 20th 2022
Health systems are struggling with labor shortages and higher costs. Leaders say they are boosting pay and offering incentives to recruit and retain workers, a Kaufman Hall report finds.
Essentia Health, Marshfield Clinic Health System discuss merger, tout ‘exciting opportunity’October 14th 2022
If they agree to come together, a merger would produce a system with 25 hospitals and more than 26,000 employees. The deal comes during a fairly slow period for hospital consolidations.
The Flint water crisis, mental health, and lessons for other disastersOctober 11th 2022
Roughly a quarter of residents exhibit PTSD, suggesting many need treatment, or never got the help they needed. Policy makers should consider early action in responding to other crises, researchers say.