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Executive Health Management

Should Poor End-of-Life Care Still Get Accreditation?

2016 03 Oct

In 2013 65 percent of hospitals with a minimum of 50 beds confirmed that they had a palliative care programme. Hospitals with in excess of 300 beds reported that the figure jumped to 90 percent says a Healthcare Finance News report.   While most hospitals do offer palliative care for people with serious illnesses to mange pain, symptoms and... Read more

IT Management

Push for EHR Standardisation

2015 26 Jun

According to experts, having standards for the exchange of information between electronic health records or for the exchange of actual information is critical to increasing personal satisfaction with EHRs. At the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing, Boyd Vindell Washington, MD, chief medical information officer at the Franciscan... Read more