Here's The Latest in Health Care:
• How well do you know this week's latest news in health care? Take the quiz to find out! Read More
• Experts in health IT consulting offer advice on software implementation best practices. Where best to start? To ensure success, they recommend beginning relationships with consultants as early as possible. By engaging consultants early in the process, health care organizations can discuss alternatives before predetermining which technologies to use and implement. Read More
• Poor diets are responsible for about 11 million deaths a year around the globe. As a planet, many diets lack whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables and are supplemented with too many sugary drinks, salt, and processed meats. When it comes to ending hunger and improving health globally, we don't just need food, we need nourishment. Read More
• As care begins to shift away from physician offices to outpatient settings, we see the cost go up for those services. This comes at a time when more and more medical practices are being absorbed by hospitals and large health systems. Services in the outpatient setting tend to be more expensive and also tend to increase at a faster rate. Read More
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