Healthcare is changing significantly—more care is occurring outside hospitals, and organizations across the care continuum are treating patients with far higher levels of acuity than ever before. This makes resuscitation far more important across the care continuum, where current resuscitation success ranges from 2 to 11 percent.
Where and how healthcare is delivered has changed significantly in recent years. Former Resuscitation Training expert Donna Haynes shared these must-haves for moving towards a more rigorous resuscitation training program for the care continuum.
The care continuum involves many settings, including home health/hospice, ambulatory surgery, assisted living, and clinics. Care varies widely across the continuum from a traditional hospital environment, and these settings face unique challenges when it comes to resuscitation.
Behavioral Health is a care environment facing major challenges, similar to much of the rest of healthcare. Here are some of the issues facing this area of healthcare that will have an impact on its workforce and outcomes in the immediate future.
Freestanding emergency rooms and urgent-care clinics meet the consumer demand for convenience, but they cannot be all things to all people—therefore education and outreach are in order.
Like many areas of the care continuum, assisted living and other senior residential care environments currently are under significant workforce pressures, from an operational and financial direction.
Despite the vigor of the Ambulatory Surgery Center market, this care sector is facing some significant challenges in the years ahead, like much of the rest of healthcare. Some of the challenges are discussed briefly here.
Here are the fiver most popular HealthStream blog posts published in 2018 focused on the care continuum.