Tag Archives: System

Unlocking health system IT capabilities through digital unification

Immense value lies waiting to be derived from the millions of dollars health systems have previously invested in technology. Realizing that value is a matter of shifting focus away, to some extent, from tech features and capabilities themselves and onto the overall human experience that those features and capabilities need to create. What’s needed is… Read More »

Texas’ hospital system confirms its first case of new COVID-19 lambda variant

Loading the player… Just when people were beginning to wrap their heads around the delta variant of COVID-19, this week, Texas’ hospital system has become the first to report a case of the lambda variant. According to ABC News, Monday, Houston Methodist Hospital, which operates eight hospitals in its network, confirmed its first case of the… Read More »

NJ hospital system threatening to fire unvaccinated employees faces backlash

Unvaccinated healthcare workers are sparking outrage after receiving an ultimatum from their employer. Hackensack Meridian Health, one of the largest hospital organizations in New Jersey, is making its employees choose: get vaccinated or be terminated.   A letter sent out to staff by CEO Robert Garrett calls for all hospital staff to have at least… Read More »

MatchWare Releases MeetingBooster 6: A Revolutionary, Cloud-Based Meeting Management System for Increased Productivity, Effective Communication, and Strategic Planning

The latest upgrade drives accountability, streamlines meeting procedures, and aligns management goals to further ensure meetings feel productive and professional, even when the workforce may not be able to meet in the workplace. Tampa, FL (June 18, 2021) – MatchWare Inc. announced the release of MeetingBooster 6, a new and improved upgrade to their award-winning… Read More »

Research Has Found Excessive Salt Is Harmful to the Immune System

Research has found that besides being bad for blood pressure, a high salt diet is also bad for the immune system. Mice suffered from more bacterial infections of greater severity after being given a high-salt diet. Human volunteers consuming an extra 6 grams of salt a day experienced pronounced immune deficiencies. This amount is equivalent… Read More »

Physicians, patients lost trust in US healthcare system amid pandemic, survey finds

Dive Brief: Physician trust in the U.S. healthcare system significantly declined during the pandemic, along with their confidence in the leaders and executives at the healthcare organizations employing them, according to a report from the nonpartisan research group NORC at the University of Chicago commissioned by the ABIM Foundation. The poll found that 30% of… Read More »