November 16, 2018 BY Alanna Moriarty
November 13, 2018 BY Alanna Moriarty
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.Read More
November 6, 2018 BY Luke Landers, Business Development Manager
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:Read More
October 30, 2018 BY Brittany Morin-Mezzadri, Healthcare Staffing Specialist
Which hospitals contract with staffing firms
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.
October 24, 2018 BY Alanna Moriarty
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.Read More