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Top 10 Children's Hospitals in the U.S.

November 16, 2018 BY Alanna Moriarty

Top 10 Children's Hospitals in the U.S.

There are more than 270 active children's hospitals in the U.S., according to our hospital database. These facilities serve a special need on the healthcare continuum, providing care to one of the most vulnerable and underserved patient populations.

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3 Key Statistics on Hospital-Acquired Conditions

November 13, 2018 BY Alanna Moriarty

3 Key Statistics on Hospital-Acquired Conditions

In 2016, more than 3,219 patient deaths and $2 billion in excess spending resulted from avoidable hospital-acquired conditions (HACs), according to new research from IBM Watson Health. Despite guidelines and performance penalties from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), IBM documented more than 48,700 HACs that led to increased length of stays and higher mortality risk. We've pulled some statistics on HACs you should know heading into 2019.

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3 Tips For Selling Medical Devices To Hospitals

November 6, 2018 BY Luke Landers, Business Development Manager

3 Tips For Selling Medical Devices To Hospitals

Infiltrating the healthcare market is a daunting task even for experienced medical device suppliers. So what information do medical device distributors need to identify their top hospital prospects? Here are a few of our tips for sales representatives to keep in mind:

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How to Recognize a Healthcare Staffing Shortage

October 30, 2018 BY Brittany Morin-Mezzadri, Healthcare Staffing Specialist

How to Recognize a Healthcare Staffing Shortage


Which hospitals contract with staffing firms ?

Will a healthcare facility need new staff members in the near future?

What are the specific needs of this hospital compared to similar facilities?

These are just a few questions healthcare staffing firms must answer in order to place a permanent or locum tenens provider. 

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Top 10 Federally Qualified Health Centers by Visits

October 24, 2018 BY Alanna Moriarty

Top 10 Federally Qualified Health Centers by Visits

Healthcare for rural Americans is often inaccessible, with patients facing unique obstacles that can impede the ability to seek or receive care. These disparities in healthcare are influenced by economic, social, and cultural factors, such as lack of education, transportation, and geographic isolation. Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) serve as a means of providing primary care to underserved rural communities.

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