Healthcare Expense Management Experts Release White Paper On Shared Services
“Rapid advances in technology and cuts in Medicare and Medicaid will force healthcare providers to reconfigure their traditional approaches to reign-in expenses”, according to Joe Colonna, CEO of Jackson, NJ based Strategic Initiatives In Healthcare, LLC.
Case Study: Patient Care Units At Wake Forest
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-
Salem, N.C., is one of the nation's preeminent academic
medical centers and provides a range of acute care,
rehabilitation and outpatient services. In 2001, the 830-
bed facility evaluated whether to replace some of its
patient care lavatory fixtures, which were plaguing the
facility with ongoing maintenance problems.
Physician visits increase for older patients
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey on doctor visits reveals that while Americans overall visited the doctor at about the same rate from 1985 through 1999...
Brain stimulator eases severe chronic pain
A prescription brain stimulator is easing severe chronic pain without the side effects of drugs...
Needle-free Injection Device Eliminates Threat of Needlesticks
Driven by carbon dioxide, the system can deliver either subcutaneous or intramuscular injections...
Wireless Technology Helps Home Health Nurses Deliver Patient Care
SUN Home Health Services, a nonprofit visiting nurse association, plans to use cellular technology to help deliver healthcare to patients in Pennsylvania’s rural areas...