Frailty, in combination with other risk factors, increases an older patient’s vulnerability to a difficult transition of care and re-hospitalization. Identifying it and making allowances for its effects can help improve outcomes for this vulnerable population.
It’s very important for healthcare employee retention that a workplace seem more like a community and that it foster personal, caring connections among staff.
With greater focus on patient-centered care and the need for coordination of care across providers and settings, the industry is seeing more strategic partnerships among hospitals, post-hospital care providers, and ACOs.
A recent guest column in McKnight’s Senior Living examines virtual care and its potential for improving outcomes and experiences in senior living and aging services.
While the survival rates for sudden in-hospital cardiac arrest are relatively low—just 23%, the rate gets even worse outside of a hospital, where resuscitation success estimates range from just 2 to 11%. Resuscitation quality and success needs to improve across the continuum of care.
Staff retention has grown to be one of the most significant challenges across the continuum of care, affecting the entire healthcare industry, and connected to care quality, resident satisfaction, and healthcare outcomes. How do we tackle this problem?
Solving big problems in healthcare, like staff retention, leadership shortages, and onboarding, is a principle enshrined in our corporate constitution. Here we provide links to recorded HealthStream Webinars about improving outcomes by solving continuum of care problems.
We share our 2017 research findings collected by VerityStream from 505 credentialing and provider enrollment professionals throughout the U.S. It examines the current and changing landscape of provider enrollment and has implications for medical groups, hospitals, and healthcare organizations.