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Webinar Recap: How To Do More With Less

Webinar Recap: How To Do More With Less

Healthcare is trying to move forward; however, clinicians are leaving medicine from stress and burnout, and health systems aren’t making as much money as they need to rebound from the deficits of the past few years. How can organizations push towards better healthcare...

Clinician Burnout and Health Tech

Clinician Burnout and Health Tech

You’ve probably heard it by now: clinician burnout is at crisis levels, severely impacting clinicians’ mental health and causing many to leave healthcare. There are lots of shocking numbers around burnout. A 2021 survey found that 61% of physicians reported burnout....

Making SDOH Measures Impactful (Part 2)

Making SDOH Measures Impactful (Part 2)

In a previous blog post, we discussed CMS’ proposal that would add three measures to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program for Fiscal Year 2023 to address health equity. Two of the measures focus on screening and identifying individual social needs that...

Making SDOH Measures Impactful (Part 1)

Making SDOH Measures Impactful (Part 1)

CMS has proposed adding three measures to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program for Fiscal Year 2023 to address health equity. Two of the measures focus on screening and identifying individual social needs that impact health, in an effort to better serve...

Reducing EHR Burden in Primary Care

Reducing EHR Burden in Primary Care

EHRs cause a lot of stress for primary care clinicians. One reason for this stress is the sheer amount of time that these clinicians spend on their EHRs. A study of family medicine physicians using Epic EHRs found that physicians spent over 2.5 hours a day on...

Managing Chronic Conditions When Patients Have Acute Health Episodes

Managing Chronic Conditions When Patients Have Acute Health Episodes

Anne is a 67-year-old patient with diabetes. A couple weeks ago she had hip replacement surgery and then was transferred to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) to start her rehab. The initial rehab went well, and she was sent home a few days ago. Before the surgery, Anne...

Sharp Conversations with Lee Buttz, MD, MBA

Sharp Conversations with Lee Buttz, MD, MBA

This Sharp Conversation was with Lee Buttz, MD, MBA, the Chief Medical Officer at Tandigm Health. In this video, Dr. Buttz discusses a wide range of topics, including his start in Army Medicine, reducing the administrative burden, the role tech plays in clinical...

How to Make Data Usable

How to Make Data Usable

We have all this data, but what do we do with it?  Interoperability is, and has been, a buzzword since EHRs became more common in clinical settings. Interoperability is important for providing the best care not only for individuals, but it also has the potential to...

4 Strategies to Retain Nurses

4 Strategies to Retain Nurses

Nurses are quitting in droves. According to research by McKinsey in November 2021,  32% of RNs in the US said they may leave their current direct patient care role. Of those looking to leave, only 29% plan to stay in a direct care role, which may contribute...

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