Tag Archives: Healthcare

University of Chicago Medicine study shows need to enhance patient rest, evaluate overnight interruptions for better patient experience – Healthcare Finance News

A new study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine shows a hospital program designed to help patients get more rest for a better recovery process called SIESTA, or Sleep for Inpatients: Empowering Staff to Act, proved successful in cutting the number of times a patient was disturbed overnight and improved their experience. The program… Read More »

Microsoft's Peter Lee on tackling healthcare – Business Insider

Peter Lee, the corporate vice president of Microsoft Healthcare, thought at first that taking on the tech giant’s healthcare strategy would be a “career-ending move.” But over the past few years, he’s come around to it and sees companies like Microsoft playing a big role in healthcare. “For me, it’s fundamentally a question of what… Read More »

How MultiCare uses LEAN for healthcare data requests

Many healthcare organizations feel overwhelmed by massive data requests coming from throughout the organization. Data requests can take over time and resources, draining staff of the ability to engage in strategic and innovative initiative. Healthcare data is typically locked away in electronic health records systems; thus, the ability to retrieve data in a meaningful way… Read More »