National Nurses Week – Celebrating Our Nurses

For one week every year, beginning May 6 and ending May 12 on Florence Nightingale’s birthday, nurses across the country, and their positive impact on the healthcare system, are recognized and celebrated. Here at Hospital IQ, we are honored to have many dedicated, devoted nurses on our team. That's why to kick of National Nurses Week we had our VP of Client Operations [...]

By |2020-05-06T14:51:42+00:00May 6th, 2020|

Reopening Surgical Services During COVID-19

Hospitals have been forced to cancel elective surgeries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has not only had a tremendous impact on perioperative operations and revenue, but has also created a large backlog of cases. I recently hosted a leadership roundtable with experts on the clinical and business side to discuss the strategies that are being used as facilities work [...]

By |2020-05-13T18:31:39+00:00May 5th, 2020|

Takeaways from the OR Leadership Summit

The Hospital IQ team attended the OR Leadership Summit hosted by Healthcare Purchasing News in St. Augustine, FL on January 22-24. The summit was seamlessly pulled together and was attended by numerous influential leaders whose passion to improve their ORs was palpable throughout the 48 hours we spent together. We openly discussed successes, failures, daily struggles, strategies, and near-term objectives [...]

By |2020-03-25T18:50:30+00:00January 28th, 2020|

2020: Embracing Innovation to Improve Hospital Operations

Healthcare is an industry in transition, a seismic shift driven by an aging population, rising cost and more of the burden being shared with the consumer. Historically, change in healthcare has been achingly slow. This past year, however, we saw signs that the pace of change is accelerating. The Hospital IQ team had the opportunity to work with many hospitals [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:41:08+00:00January 14th, 2020|

Recapping The 2019 OR Manager Conference

What do Creole, Who Dats and Hospital IQ have in common? New Orleans, of course! On September 18th and 19th, I had the pleasure of attending the 2019 OR Manager Conference in the Big Easy with several of my colleagues and a distinguished Hospital IQ customer, Dr. Tracey Carrigan from Hendrick Health System. Combined with the PACU Summit, the 2019 [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:43:22+00:00October 1st, 2019|

5 Reasons to Visit Our Booth at the 2019 OR Manager Conference

The 2019 OR Manager Conference is a little more than a month away, and we could not be more excited! Hospital IQ has seen some phenomenal customer success since we attended OR Manager last year, and we’re ready to share the secrets of their success come September 18th. We know your time at the 2019 OR Manager Conference is valuable, [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:45:24+00:00July 21st, 2019|

Takeaways from the 2018 ACHE Annual Congress

Last month I attended the Annual Congress of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) in Chicago. The ACHE represents executives in hospitals and health systems: CEOs, COOs, CFOs, as well as nursing and physician executives and more junior executives on the leadership track. The annual Congress is a great place to get a sense of the ideas and concerns [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:54:48+00:00April 24th, 2018|