Tag Archives: Hospital

State Highlights: D.C. Mayor Bowser Drops By White House, Asks For New VA Hospital; Rhode Island Removes 911 Director From Job

Media outlets report on news from D.C., Rhode Island, Minnesota, Georgia, Massachusetts, Washington, Missouri, Ohio, Maryland, Tennessee, Oregon, California and Michigan. The Washington Post: D.C.’s Mayor Went To The White House And Asked President Trump For A New VA Hospital D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) made a surprise visit to the White House on… Read More »

Managing medication goes electronic at Bathurst Hospital

BOOST: EMeds nursing analyst Rachel Bedwell and Bathurst nurse Fiona Nightingale. Photo: SUPPLIED THE days of trying to read difficult handwritten instructions about medication are over at Bathurst Hospital. The hospital is the first in the Central West to implement Electronic Medication Management (eMeds) – what is being described as a safer, more effective electronic system to manage medication.… Read More »

Just 13% of hospital CFOs ready for new payment models

Dive Brief: Confidence among the country’s hospital CFOs is low, with just 13% saying their organization is “very prepared” to handle new healthcare payment and delivery models with current financial planning tools, according to Kaufman Hall’s 2019 CFO Outlook: Healthcare report. That’s down from 15% in 2018.  Less than a quarter of CFOs (23%) are “very confident” their… Read More »