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Inpatient telemedicine improves care and patient satisfaction at Howard University Hospital

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With no vaccination or specific treatment on the horizon, Howard University Hospital, an academic medical center in the district, prepared for a major surge of COVID-19 patients. With a large Black community in Washington, Howard University Hospital prepared for disproportionately more patients and more severely ill patients.

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Hospital at home program helps Island Health boost patient satisfaction

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Island Health's Hospital at Home program was created to determine whether treating acute care patients in their own homes is as effective as in-hospital treatment. Hospital at Home programs have been successfully implemented across the globe, but have yet to achieve critical mass in North America.

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Cedars Sinai's real-time ER feedback platform helps improve patient satisfaction

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"Because the regulatory assessment is sent to patients weeks after a hospital visit, scores can be misleading if applied too broadly," he observed. "Patients have numerous interactions throughout a hospital visit. " ADVICE FOR OTHERS.

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Hospital Staffing Shortages Lead to Frustrated Patients, J.D. Power Report Finds

HIT Consultant

Power reveals concerning trends in US hospitals, highlighting patient dissatisfaction with limited doctor access, lengthy wait times, and communication issues. Power report underscores the need for hospitals to address staffing shortages and prioritize patient satisfaction. – The J.D.

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How a Korean hospital has held its EMRAM Stage 7 validation for over a decade

Healthcare It News

In 2010, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital made digital health history by being the first hospital outside of the United States to achieve Stage 7 for the HIMSS Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. Special attention was drawn to this repository during the validation.

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HIMSSCast: Toward a more human-centered approach to hospital stays

Healthcare It News

She also recently had an extended hospital stay that gave her time to do some thinking about some ways patient-facing technologies could be tailored to enable a much more humane and comfortable experience for inpatients and the clinicians who care for them. As crisis mode ends, hospitals renew focus on the patient experience.

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St. Luke's finds success with its Hospital In Your Home program

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Luke's Health System, an 11-hospital network based in Kansas City, Missouri, initiated its Hospital In Your Home care model in July 2022 to reduce costs, improve outcomes and enhance the patient experience. The HIYH model provided an opportunity to expand capacity without construction of new hospital beds.

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