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The Role of Social Workers in Healthcare

The Role of Social Workers in Healthcare

When it comes to patient engagement, ample attention is given to doctors and nurses. After all, they’re the most prominent points of contact for any patient that goes through a healthcare facility. Their input can encourage good medication adherence and spur a patient...

Health Equity and Mobile Health Clinics

Health Equity and Mobile Health Clinics

   Some time ago, I wrote an article on mobile health clinics and their benefits. Over the course of the year since then, little has changed regarding healthcare disparity—populations in isolated areas often struggle with access to care, and MHCs can help bridge...

How Better Terminology Leads to Better Healthcare

How Better Terminology Leads to Better Healthcare

Information exchange between healthcare organizations has always been a major obstacle when it comes to delivering effective patient care. Patient privacy and EHR formatting are just two of the factors that limit the speed and efficacy of data exchange and the ability...

How to Improve Post-COVID Healthcare Data

How to Improve Post-COVID Healthcare Data

Since the new year, COVID-19 has created many challenges within the global healthcare community. One of the biggest challenges will be to improve how healthcare data is handled to communicate effectively between healthcare systems. COVID-19 has allowed professionals...

How COVID-19 Is Changing Digital Health

How COVID-19 Is Changing Digital Health

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations were faced with the herculean task of updating decades of physical data to EHRs. This task has been drawn out for a long time, to the point where earlier EHRs themselves are outdated enough to require another...

Patient Data Access is Self-Correcting

Patient Data Access is Self-Correcting

The eternal struggle of managing EHRs lies in ensuring that they contain consistent and correct information. With varied infrastructures across care providers and plenty of room for error, it’s easy for a mistake to be lost and never found, potentially leading to harm...

Remote Patient Monitoring Tools and the Pandemic

Remote Patient Monitoring Tools and the Pandemic

It seems that the COVID-19 pandemic brings new challenges to healthcare every day. Recurring issues include shortages of staff, rationing personal protective equipment, and ensuring that healthcare professionals are as safe as can be while treating patients who have...

Tips For A Great Telehealth Patient Experience

Tips For A Great Telehealth Patient Experience

Many industries, including healthcare, have begun to turn to digital formats as they’ve been forced into remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth care access has become more commonplace over the years for patients with low-acuity health needs, but now that...

Establishing a Culture of Nursing Excellence

Establishing a Culture of Nursing Excellence

Every aspect of the team is important in a hospital, but nurses fill a particular niche distinct from doctors, surgeons, and administration. Nurses are the main point of contact for patients, meaning they have a lot of power when it comes to driving patient...

How Smart Hospital Rooms Are Improving The Patient Experience

How Smart Hospital Rooms Are Improving The Patient Experience

Technology has done wonders when it comes to making things more convenient. Smart devices exist for most aspects of life such as our phones, our refrigerators, and even our cars. Healthcare is beginning to take advantage of these smart technologies as well, especially...