Tag Archives: Systems

People at Risk: Those with Weakened Immune Systems

Download full-resolution infographic A properly functioning immune system works to clear infection and other foreign agents from the body. People with health problems or who take medicines that weaken the body’s ability to fight germs and sickness are more likely to get a foodborne illness. This includes, for example, people with diabetes; liver or kidney… Read More »

Epic Systems, a major medical records vendor, is warning customers it will stop working with Google Cloud

Thomas Kurian, CEO of Alphabet’s Google Cloud, speaks at the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco on April 9, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Account representatives from Epic Systems, one of the largest providers of medical record systems, have started calling customers with a clear message: We will not be pursuing… Read More »

Q&A released with Major General John Charlton, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army ahead of SMi’s Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA Conference 2019

SMi reports: Conference chairman, Former Commander of the Army Test and Evaluation Center, US Army is interviewed ahead of the upcoming conference on June 11th and 12th 2019 Ahead of SMi’s Future Armored Vehicles Active Protection Systems USA conference taking place on June 11th and 12th in Arlington, VA, SMi group caught up with conference… Read More »

Perspectives on Working with Healthcare Systems for Digital Start Up Companies | Part 2

Brian Van Winkle Shahid Shah By SHAHID SHAH, MSc and BRIAN VAN WINKLE, MBA In this two-part series, we examine several common misconceptions made by health tech start-up companies in working with Health Systems and offers advice on how to recognize and address each. From approaching systems with a solution-first mentality to not understanding the… Read More »

Medicaid Transformation Project Expands to 24 Health Systems

The Burlington, Vermont-based University of Vermont (UVM) Health Network was created in October 2011, when what was then known as Fletcher Allen Health (now the University of Vermont Health) in Burlington, Vermont, and Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, Vermont, signed an affiliation agreement. Six hospitals—the University of Vermont Medical Center, Alice Hyde Medical Center,… Read More »

Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach

Major changes are occurring in the United States population and the nation’s health care institutions and delivery systems. Significant disparities in health status exist across population groups. But the health care enterprise, with all its integrated and disparate parts, has been slow to respond. Written by three nationally known scholars and experts, Diversity and Cultural… Read More »

Quality Caring in Nursing and Health Systems: Implications for Clinicians, Educators, and Leaders, 2nd Edition (Duffy, Quality Caring in Nursing)

First Edition named an AJN Book of the Year! “Joanne Duffy makes a compelling argument in this book that relationships have been marginalized and no longer serve as the central organizing principle of health services√ñThis book resonates with a virtual groundswell of findings regarding the importance of relationships for organizational performance and for human wellbeing.”… Read More »

Delivering Health Care in America: A Systems Approach

Delivering Health Care in America, Seventh Edition is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system–from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique “systems” approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth of information into a highly accessible,… Read More »

Health Services: Policy and Systems for Therapists (3rd Edition)

This extensively updated text fully equips today’s occupational and physical therapists with indispensable knowledge about rapidly-evolving policy developments that are reshaping their professions. Health Services, Third Edition reflects PPACA (US health care reform); major changes to Medicare and reimbursement policies, and other key trends that are impacting practitioners or soon will. Health Services, Third Edition… Read More »

Delivering Health Care In America: A Systems Approach

Delivering Health Care in America, Enhanced Sixth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access, is the most current and comprehensive overview of the basic structures and operations of the U.S. health system―from its historical origins and resources, to its individual services, cost, and quality. Using a unique “systems” approach, the text brings together an extraordinary breadth… Read More »