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 Verity™ 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.
The continuum of care is definitely evolving. The changes that are happening across the care environment result from such demographics, new government approaches to reimbursement, and limited financial resources. Here are five of the many trends meriting attention.
Fatal falls among the elderly are on the rise in the United States, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are especially problematic in a healthcare setting. Learn to identify fall risks and implement a safety routine.
In general, elderly adults have a more difficult time recovering from illness or other health “stressors”—like surgery. This is, in part, related to higher rates of medical problems and medications.