CT-Scan
Reducing patient exposure to radiation is a high priority for any imaging department. Groups like Image Gently champion facilities that practice safe imaging. Safer imaging and patient care are a foremost concern for Agnieszka Dziubinski, Manager of Medical Imaging at...
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Years ago, it was often said that “no one is untouched by cancer."  In the current day, it seems, it is now “no one is untouched by opioid addiction."  We all know of someone who may have an addiction or has lost their life to opioid abuse.  If you don’t know of someone...
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Hospitals are looking for ways to reduce opioid use with their patients to decrease the risk of addiction.  Pain management clinics, pain conferences, and pain committees within the hospital are becoming more and more common to address this crisis. According to the...
Putting Patients First
  I found your site after acquiring a skin tear during my mammogram today. First, I want to say that I did not pull away! There was a lot of emphasis on that in my reading. I soon will be 60 and have had mammograms beginning in my early 20's. The masses were always...
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Many Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) are continually looking for ways to improve person-centered care initiatives, while at the same time focusing to decrease anti-psychotic medications. In 2016, The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes, a CMS...
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Patients are becoming increasingly significant drivers in the evolution of healthcare delivery thanks to easy access to a wealth of online information about the quality and performance of healthcare providers. As healthcare consumers, patients have choices. They look to...
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As of January 2018, Freestanding Ambulatory and Outpatient Hospital surgical centers (OAS) are now participating in reimbursements based on patient satisfaction scores OAS CAHPS (The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Outpatient and Ambulatory...
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Pictured (L-R) Robert G. Berkenblit, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Judy Yee, MD, Professor and University Chair Department of Radiology, Montefiore Health System & Albert Einstein College of Medicine; EMPOWER...
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The quest for higher patient satisfaction scores seems to be the holy grail of healthcare these days. Or is it more a catch 22?  Enacted in 2012, the Affordable Care Act implemented a policy that withholds a certain percentage of Medicare reimbursement to providers and...