Becker’s Hospital Review As healthcare supply chains face new challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is gaining a greater understanding of where to focus their efforts. Making patient care the top priority, and managing supply chains accordingly, is placing new emphasis on automation, efficiency, and collaboration among disparate healthcare departments.

University of Illinois Chicago The healthcare industry, along with developing technology, is generating more data than ever before. This information, including patient billing, plays a vital role in determining healthcare facility finances, and thereby requires robust systems and diligent management. With accurate and well-managed data, healthcare facilities can assess financial risk, create responsible budgets, and ensure that they are providing …

Healthcare IT News With the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, stressful challenges of uncharted healthcare territory, and the blurred lines of working from home, vendors in the Electronic Health Records industry are working to find strategies that reduce burnout and promote employee wellbeing. Many of these strategies involve stress management, mental health services, and promoting communication not only about work, …

Becker’s Health IT Looking back at 2020, Becker’s Healthcare interviewed 5 hospital and healthcare industry CIOs to uncover missed opportunities over the past year. These executives identified various aspects of IT that could have been better utilized, particularly in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, most often citing gaps in the way digital experiences were provided to remote patients – as …