Medical Devices

2 Physician Leaders Discuss Their Work in Advancing Medical Research: An HCE Original Report

May 6, 2016
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Amidst the torrent of politically oriented healthcare news and process-focused initiatives, it’s easy to overlook the numerous medical breakthroughs that are being made every day. Recently, HCE spoke with two physician leaders about their efforts in advancing medical research, one in the area of pediatric brain tumors and one in robotic surgery. If your focus […]

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Physicians Care Embraces the Future of Healthcare

May 2, 2016
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When we last spoke with Chris Doyle, MBA, chief executive officer of Physicians Care Surgical Hospital in Royersford, Penn., the Rothman Institute had just opened its newest medical building. As the largest owner of Physicians Care, the Rothman Institute has coordinated with the original surgeon owners who created the hospital with the goal of achieving […]

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4 Healthcare Leaders Explain How Telehealth is Impacting Care Delivery: An HCE Original Report

April 14, 2016
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Recently, HCE spoke with four healthcare leaders about the impact telehealth is having on their delivery of care. Here’s what they had to say. Martha Whitecotton, Senior Vice President of Behavioral Health Services at Carolinas HealthCare System in Charlotte, N.C. Although telepsychiatry is common to many for-profit companies and healthcare systems, Martha Whitecotton, senior vice […]

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Liaison Brings Integrated Security to Healthcare IT Platforms

April 5, 2016
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In a world of healthcare start-ups, Liaison Technologies stands out from the crowd, especially in 2014 when the company was lauded with numerous honors and recognitions. In November 2014, for example, the company was included on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, placing it among the fastest-growing North America technology companies. Gartner also named Liaison a leader […]

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CCMH Turns IT Department into a Hybrid Shop

March 25, 2016
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On April 1, 2014, Comanche County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) in Lawton, Okla., took a bold step with its department of information technology. Once a fully outsourced shop primarily devoted to McKesson, the largest hospital west of Oklahoma City brought its outsourced personnel entirely in-house and implemented a remote-support model, mixed and matched from a few […]

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Sensiotec Reconfigures Data Collection with Cross-Platform Sensor Solution

February 29, 2016
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Atlanta, Ga., has evolved into a hub of innovation for medical-device start-ups, thanks in part to the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) and its flagship program, ATDC Select, which serves as one of the top incubators for high-potential startups in the United States. In 2013, ATDC Select recruited Sensiotec, a leading […]

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Emanuel Medical Counters Rural Challenges by Embracing Progress

February 16, 2016
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Prior to becoming chief operating officer of Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro, Ga., Damien Scott, PT, MS, OCS, had a lengthy career as a physical therapist. But he eventually tired of the overwhelming negativity toward change that trickled down from his administrators and decided to transition into healthcare leadership, hoping he could have a positive […]

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Advocate Christ Improves ICU Care by Engaging Physician Leaders

February 8, 2016
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Passionate, committed leadership is at the heart of any transformation project. As models of care change, hospitals need focused leaders who are excited about innovation and willing to lead the charge into new, uncharted territories. About nine years ago, Kenneth W. Lukhard joined Advocate Christ Medical Center, located in Oak Lawn, Ill., as president and […]

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Here’s How One Hospital Made Documentation Easier for Its Physicians

December 18, 2015
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Kshitij Saxena, MD, MHSA, chief medical information officer at Health Quest in LaGrangeville, N.Y., recounts the implementation of the Dynamic Documentation™ platform and how, when combined with the Nuance Dragon voice recognition system, it has optimized physician documentation across three Health Quest facilities.  

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Hospitals Can Restore™ ACA Compliance

October 9, 2015
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as PPACA or ACA for short, is arguably the most influential driver of policy and operational decisions by hospitals across the country. Hospitals are aggressively working to maximize revenues under new regulations and payment methodologies. In FFY13, Medicare began replacing a small portion of traditional Medicare payments […]

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