Search Tag: Cost Efficiency
Hospital Leaders: Provision of Childcare Can Be a Game-Changer
2021 21 Jun
Workforce shortages are an issue faced by many hospital leaders. Implementing four basic child care policies in your institution, could be a game-changer when it comes to retaining workers - especially women, according to a recent article published in Harvard Business Review (HBR). During the pandemic, women have been disproportionately... Read more
Costly Radiology Callbacks Erode Patient Trust: How To Reduce Them?
2020 06 Jan
Imaging "callbacks" refer to instances when patients are asked to undergo a repeat or additional radiologic examination. While such callbacks may be uncommon, these are inconvenient for patients and can erode their trust in radiologists, according to researchers with the Department of Radiology at Michigan Medicine. You might also like: Malpractice:... Read more
Is your lab demonstrating its true value?
2018 22 Sep
Today’s clinical laboratory faces increased patient volumes, a rise in chronic illnesses and more educated patients demanding real-time information — all leading to rising costs. As a result, laboratories are often an easy target for budget cuts because decision makers are focused more on cost instead of total value. Solutions, such as headcount... Read more
Seven Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff
2017 16 Feb
Healthcare service providers face significant challenges in attracting patients and retaining qualified staff. The most obvious way to outshine one’s competitors is to offer superior clinical capabilities, but such innovations can seem prohibitively expensive. Read about seven strategies that hospital systems can employ to advance their clinical capabilities,... Read more