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IT Management

The Price of Healthcare Outsourcing: Redundancy

2016 28 Apr

Recently, Modern Healthcare reported that Emblem Health laid off 250 staff members, or 7.5 percent of the company’s workforce, after deciding to outsource all of its tech work to services company Cognizant. CEO Karen Ignagni said outsourcing the work was part of critical modernisation for the company’s future. Ignagni took up the post last autumn and,... Read more

IT Management

Focus on Health IT Outsourcing to Cut Costs

2015 28 Nov

The growing need for more sophisticated electronic health records, analytics and population health management is leading health organisations to shift their focus to IT outsourcing to reduce costs. Nearly 73 percent of health systems with more than 300 beds are using outsourced IT solutions, according to a new report from Black Book Market Research.After... Read more

IMAGING Management

#UKRC2015: Outsourcing - Don’t Neglect Responsibility

2015 01 Jul

While outsourcing imaging services can speed up patient access and maintain timely patient treatment, it does not mean that the organisation doing the outsourcing should neglect their responsibilities for communication and governance. Julie Stevens, Clinical Specialist in Radiation Protection, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, spoke about the governance... Read more

Executive Health Management

Successful Outsourcing Relationships

2015 22 Jun

Clinical outsourcing can be an important strategy for health providers, in particular those seeking to add specific clinical expertise or make improvements in certain areas to serve patients better.  So how does a hospital find a suitable clinical partner? An article, "Creating Outsourcing Relationships That Work", appearing in HealthLeaders Magazine,... Read more

Health Management

Radiology in Europe: A Snapshot

2014 08 Nov

Key Points• Demand increasing for medical imaging• Few unemployed radiologists• Teleradiology and outsourcing lack national legislation• Other healthcare professions are encroaching on radiology “turf” Today, European radiology lies at the centre of the healthcare chain. Nevertheless, we don’t know very much about how this profession may evolve: what... Read more


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