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Hospitals should focus on productivity gains to reduce costs, report finds

Dive Brief: The healthcare delivery industry could save between $ 1.2 trillion and $ 2.3 trillion over the next decade by focusing on productivity gains and not workforce expansion, according to a new McKinsey & Company report. From 2001 to 2016, the industry grew 3.3% annually to $ 1.3 trillion — with 99% of growth… Read More »

Vocera to focus on clinician well-being and IT interoperability at HIMSS19

Clinical communications vendor Vocera will be focusing on a variety of trends at HIMSS19. Two big ones for the developer of voice technology will be elevating the well-being of care teams and patients, and promoting interoperability. When it comes to the first goal, Vocera says it supports the so-called Quadruple Aim of healthcare: improving quality… Read More »

After synagogue attack, a Kentucky Democrat keeps her focus on healthcare

As the nation reels after a week of hate crimes, Democrat Amy McGrath is working to keep the focus of her House campaign local. McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot, is challenging incumbent Republican Andy Barr in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District, a seat with Democratic roots that went red in 2012 when Barr rode in… Read More »