Patient Safety Awareness – Opportunities for Change in 2018

Patient Safety Awareness – Opportunities for Change in 2018

Medical error not only causes serious complications for patients, it also creates an incredible financial burden in the United States. A study from John Hopkins suggests that medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, with upwards of 250,000 deaths annually. Another study by the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation…

How to Battle Negative Workplace Thoughts

How to Battle Negative Workplace Thoughts

Hospital employees have bad days at work that can lead to negative thinking, but there are ways to manage those thoughts and feelings. Surprisingly, those bad feelings can be turned them into opportunities for advancing your career. Recently the term ‘Emotional Agility’ was coined to describe the process that we employ to navigate life’s changes…

Fresh brewed coffee and a roadmap to re-thinking the future.

Fresh brewed coffee and a roadmap to re-thinking the future.

I really like coffeehouses. It’s easy to smile when I discover those clever little signs baristas tape to the tip jar. “tips welcome” “change is good” or my favorite… “do you fear change…if so, leave it here!” At this time of year, many of us spend time dreaming up and implementing change. Things to start,…

The Documentation Narrative: Making Your Patient Stories Work

The Documentation Narrative: Making Your Patient Stories Work

Being clean, clear, and concise may not be written rules for clinical documentation, but they can help you and your patients immensely. The language you choose, whether subconscious or purposeful, can display your level of care and the necessity of the aid you provide. The most effective way to prove your point is a compelling narrative, something that…

OSHA Electronic Submission as Easy as 1-2-3

OSHA Electronic Submission as Easy as 1-2-3

The rules and regulations surrounding incident documentation, while necessary, seem to cause more trouble than the trouble you’re reporting. OSHA has discussed changing their requirements to do away with physical forms and mandate that all forms be submitted electronically. With huge changes on the horizon, take steps to stay ahead of the impending shift. With…

3 Questions You Need to Ask About Your Employee Health Workflow!

3 Questions You Need to Ask About Your Employee Health Workflow!

Incorporating Occupational Medicine Services into your current Employee Health organization workflow might help your business see better results, but before committing make sure to ask yourself these three big questions. Hear advice from Eddie Stahl, Clinical Solutions Consultant and Veteran Healthcare Administrator, about what your healthcare business can do to bolster revenue. Net Health 360 professional services…

What is the EMR bringing to the table? Innovation and Creativity in Healthcare.

What is the EMR bringing to the table? Innovation and Creativity in Healthcare.

Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) faced a bumpy inception into the medical world in part due to the financial burdens and disruption implementation initially caused, but the benefits presented outweigh their burdens. EMR technology is pushing us towards safer, smarter, and more effective medical environments. With EMR technology, medical practices can holistically document patient data, standardize…