Healthcare Headlines: June 2019

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Precision Medicine: Getting The Data Creates A Challenge For Physicians

Complexities around getting and interpreting clinical data are stalling physicians’ efforts to move from evidenced-based to precision medicine. Read more

AHA Releases Playbook To Help Hospital Leaders Address Burnout

New resource to help hospitals and health systems’ leaders avoid employee burnout by building a culture of well-being and purpose. Check out the full playbook. Read more

Americans Are Living Longer — But We May Not Have Enough Physicians

Latest data shows that the U.S. could face a shortage of nearly 122,000 physicians by 2032. Learn the 7 key takeaways from the full study. Read more

5 Ways Health Systems Can Use Customer Relationship Tools To Improve Health Outcomes

Check out the 5 ways healthcare institutions are implementing new tools that can help make our consumers’ experiences and outcomes better while also helping retain and care for patients. Read more

Joint Commission Offers Hospitals Real-Time Quality Metrics

The Joint Commission is evolving their electric clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting efforts to provide accredited hospitals with year-round, real-time access to quality measures. Read more

Tracking Drug-Resistant Bacteria With Patient Registries Prevents Further Infections, Study Finds

A case study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases shows that tracking drug-resistant bacteria through electronic registries may be the best way to lower infection rates. Read more

How Hospitals Are Preventing Device-Related Infections

New study shows that more hospitals are following recommended preventative device-associated infection practices than in previous years. Review the most-used techniques. Read more

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