Tag Archives: focus

In post-lockdown China, student mental health in focus amid reported jump in suicides

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Some Chinese students returning to school after lockdown are grappling with familial conflict while others are stressing over how coronavirus disruptions have affected their academic performance, teachers and school counsellors say. FILE PHOTO: A thermometer and a sanitising gel are seen outside a classroom during a government-organised media tour at a high… Read More »

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 »