A Proactive Outlook: 5 Innovative Steps Forward to Elevate Transitions in Care and Mobility
Access to the right level of care at the right time – in coordination with a streamlined patient flow strategy – is more important than ever given the truly dynamic nature of care delivery. And that means challenges with capacity, care transitions and system leakage are just a few of the issues that health systems will need to find effective solutions. Here’s our outlook on the next 12 to 18 months, as we employ innovative responses to address changing ahead.
Why Major Hospitals Are Losing Money by the Millions
A strange thing happened last year in some the nation’s most established hospitals and health systems. Hundreds of millions of dollars in income suddenly disappeared.
This article, part two of a series that began with a look at primary care disruption, examines the economic struggles of inpatient facilities, the even harsher realities in front of them, and why hospitals are likely to aggravate, not address, healthcare’s rising cost issues.
DAISY Award Nominations Open for 2018!
This award for Nurses and Nurse-Led Teams recognizes extraordinary practice by nurses who engage in the transitioning process of patients and their families as they access and migrate through the healthcare system.
Extraordinary compassionate care is at the heart of this award. Individuals and Teams must demonstrate compassionate, empathetic practices in the delivery of care, considering the needs of patients, their families, and colleagues. Nominations should be detailed exemplars of an extraordinary compassionate patient experience.
Nominations are open as of November 1st, 2017 and may be submitted by completing this form by 5:00 pm ET on March 30th, 2017.
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