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Cliff Bleustein, MD
October 7, 2014
Many hospitals are beginning to use social media in small ways, such as tweeting about news and events and setting up Facebook pages to provide an interactive platform with patients and their wider communities. Most of their efforts focus on promotion and brand awareness.
These are good first steps, but … Read more
October 3, 2014
On the night of June 25, Thomas Eric Duncan, a resident of Monrovia, Liberia arrived at a Dallas hospital with a mild fever and a stomach ache. Duncan told a nurse that he had recently arrived in Dallas from Liberia, the site of a widespread outbreak of Ebola virus, but was nonetheless … Read more
October 3, 2014
During athenahealth’s 2014 Strategic Client Forum, renowned business adviser and best-selling author Ram Charan, who has consulted with some of the largest Fortune 500 companies — including GE, Bank of America, and 3M — shared his insights and wisdom on effective leadership.
In the video below, Charan details the … Read more
Dr. Stephen Klasko
October 1, 2014
Tuesday, Sept 9, 2014: Apple Watch announced. “Disappointing for healthcare,” writes Forbes. “Top designers not impressed,” laments BusinessWeek.
The coverage me of when Apple announced the iPod in 2001 and it was greeted with the same reaction. MacRumours: “Hey, Apple: Are you really aiming to become a … Read more
September 29, 2014
In early August, Pete Frates, 29, dreamt up the Ice Bucket Challenge and sent it spinning into social media via Facebook and Twitter. Frates, a former Division 1 athlete at Boston College, has lived with ALS since 2012. His goal? To spread awareness of the disease better known to many as … Read more
September 25, 2014
FSG serves a dual purpose: It offers consulting services to leadership teams at nonprofit organizations and charitable foundations, and it also works to help corporations find areas where profits and social impact overlap.
Notes from the CIO Office
In a four-part series, Dick Escue, chief information officer at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colo., examines the innovative ways in which mobile and cloud technology can improve operational efficiency, clinical outcomes, and patient satisfaction.Read Series
Ideas to Act On
“Succeeding at patient engagement means moving from an attitude of telling a patient ‘the doctor will see you now’ to one of telling the doctor ‘the patient will see you now.’”Read Article
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