COVID-19 is Here to Stay. So Are Good Discharge Practices.

With the resurgence of COVID-19 both in the U.S. and wider world, it’s safe to say the pandemic will be with us for a long time, and possibly in multiple waves. This has of course affected hospitals across the country, increasing patient volume with longer-than-average patient stays at a time when most hospitals have resumed elective surgeries and are experiencing [...]

By |2020-08-11T13:18:55+00:00August 11th, 2020|

The Pivot to Remote Implementation During COVID-19

Implementing operations management software at hospitals can be challenging even under normal circumstances. Not only concerning the technical aspects, but the interaction with key stakeholders during the process as well. Although data acquisition, mapping, configuration, and testing are the nuts and bolts of any implementation, other areas are critical for not only deploying a system, but ensuring that the client [...]

By |2020-08-04T14:22:22+00:00August 4th, 2020|

MercyOne Des Moines Implements New Tasking Feature

Beth Woodvine is a Clinical Staff Leader in the House Supervisors and Staffing Department at MercyOne Des Moines. This blog is an edited version of a podcast with Beth Woodvine. You can listen to the full conversation in the player here: Hospital IQ · MercyOne Des Moines Implements New Tasking Feature When the COVID-19 pandemic came to Iowa, MercyOne Des Moines [...]

By |2020-06-22T20:07:47+00:00June 18th, 2020|

Best Practices for COVID-19 Data Management

As the COVID-19 pandemic quickly became our clients’ top priority many of them turned to us for support in tracking, managing, and reporting their growing COVID-19 population. We had emergency late-night and early morning meetings that augmented existing analytics dashboards with relevant data feeds ranging from very granular patient-level reporting to data aggregated by unit, hospital, county, and even state. [...]

By |2020-06-11T14:26:01+00:00June 11th, 2020|

The Surgeons View of COVID-19 Recovery

NOTE: This blog is an edited version of a podcast with Dr. Bill Chapman. Listen to the full episode here:  Hospital IQ · A Surgeon's View of COVID-19 Recovery I’ve been a surgeon for the last 25 years, with nearly 21 of those years spent in an academic setting as the Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery. For the last 4-5 years, I’ve been in private practice with [...]

By |2020-06-09T16:33:21+00:00June 9th, 2020|

The Executive View of COVID-19 Recovery

NOTE: This blog is an edited version of a podcast with Tim Chapman. Listen to the full conversation here. Hospital IQ · An Executive's View of COVID-19 Recovery Having spent over 35 years in the healthcare industry in a variety of roles, with the last 7 of those years working with health systems and healthcare IT companies as an advisor, [...]

By |2020-06-04T17:31:33+00:00June 4th, 2020|

A Physicians Perspective of Reopening Surgical Services During COVID-19 Recovery

Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez is the Vice Chair of the Clinical Affairs Department of Anesthesiology at Boston Medical Center, and a Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine. He recently joined Hospital IQ for a leadership roundtable on reopening surgical services during COVID-19 recovery. At Boston Medical Center, we have a list of at least 1,300 cases that were [...]

By |2020-06-02T15:03:05+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

The Supply Chain Perspective of Reopening Surgical Services During COVID-19 Recovery

Patricia Hoch is the Senior Sourcing Director & Value Analysis at Inova Health System in Northern Virginia, and the CEO of GapLogic. She recently joined Hospital IQ for a leadership roundtable on reopening surgical services during COVID-19 recovery where she provided her expertise on the supply chain. Inova Health Systems usually performs about 10,000 procedures a month across all of [...]

By |2020-06-02T14:29:15+00:00May 26th, 2020|

Using Intelligent Automation to Plan COVID-19 Recovery Across Your Enterprise

In the first webinar in our COVID-19 recovery series, hospital leaders and executives shared that although their hospitals and home states were affected differently by the pandemic, they had a common set of concerns when it came to reopening the OR and rescheduling elective cases that had been cancelled due to COVID-19 mitigation strategies. From a financial perspective, revenue has [...]

By |2020-06-03T18:04:27+00:00May 22nd, 2020|

The Business Perspective of Re-Opening Surgical Services During COVID-19 Recovery

Dan Towarnicke is Vice President, Perioperative Services at University Hospitals in Cleveland, OH. He recently joined Hospital IQ for a leadership roundtable on re-opening surgical services during COVID-19 recovery. In just the past two and a half months, we've had over 4,000 surgical procedures and 2,000 cath lab procedures, elective procedures, and endoscopies postponed due to COVID-19. Across University Hospitals [...]

By |2020-05-18T20:15:23+00:00May 14th, 2020|
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