[wtr-time] More and more rural communities are seeing hospitals shut down. To treat the issue, some are making a case for advanced practice providers.
[wtr-time] Emergency departments are infamous for long wait times. These 3 strategies can decrease ED wait times and increase patient experience.
[wtr-time] Locum tenens refers to temporary medical workers. Hiring locum can cover staff shortages but is not the answer to recruitment challenges.
[wtr-time] Hospitalists care for patients who are admitted to the hospital. These doctors can help the ED improve throughput and reduce readmissions.
[wtr-time] For a small hospital to survive, improving throughput and reducing the length of stay is critical. With limited personnel, small hospitals must improvise.
[wtr-time] Having a strong team of doctors creates high success rates. Here are some innovative ways rural areas can deal with physician recruitment.
[wtr-time] Patient care coordination refers to how efficiently and effectively patients are treated. Community hospitals can take these 3 steps to improve.
[wtr-time] Access to healthcare is a challenge in rural communities. Telehealth and telemedicine are expanding access to care which can be beneficial.
[wtr-time] The follow-up phone call is an integral part of post-discharge care that is often overlooked. The right phone call can reduce readmissions.