Early Data From MedStar Health Suggests Addressing Social Risk Factors Through Screening, Support Services, and Digital Tools Can Support Improved Maternal Health
Screening for social risk factors in routine clinical care and offering patients tailored resources to address needs could help improve maternal health outcomes, according to three new studies. These findings were presented today by MedStar Health researchers at the 2023 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting (ACSM) and build on the health system’s commitment to improving the health and well-being of mothers and infants in Washington, D.C., through its D.C. Safe Babies Safe Moms initiative.
Ascom Americas Report Finds Three Things Hospitals Can Do Now To Relieve The Nursing Shortage
Ascom, a healthcare IT and clinical collaboration company, announced that it released “Nursing Satisfaction: What Matters Most At Work” report which finds three things hospitals can do now to relieve the nursing shortage. The report includes findings from a survey of more than 500 nurses in the U.S. conducted in July. Ascom looked at a variety of dynamics affecting nurses today in light of the current nursing shortage and changes in the job itself.
Damo Consulting Announces the Winners of the 2022 Digital Maturity Momentum Awards
Damo Consulting, a leading digital transformation advisory firm for healthcare, announced its inaugural DigiMTM Digital Maturity Momentum Awards program winners. Geisinger Health, Providence Health, and Northwell Health were named industry leaders for overall maturity and momentum in digital transformation among health systems.
Research Needs Robust Data: The CDC Utilizes the PINC AI Healthcare Database
Three years into the COVID-19 pandemic, and the “new normal” continues to see a steady stream of variants and subvariants. Currently, the more contagious BA.5 omicron subvariant is causing a spike in infections, and, according to the CDC, COVID-19 hospital admissions are on the rise, putting a strain on those impacted hospital staff and resources across the nation.
Evernorth Expands Its Digital Health Formulary
Evernorth, the health services business of Cigna Corporation , has expanded its Digital Health Formulary to include five new app-based programs to help people better manage their sleep issues, anxiety, alcohol and opioid use disorders, and inflammatory conditions. In a crowded digital health marketplace, Evernorth’s Digital Health Formulary is a clinically based platform of verified, credible health apps designed to help people achieve their health goals.
Boston Medical Center and Rimidi Release Metrics from Ongoing Remote Monitoring Program for Postpartum Hypertension
Rimidi, a clinical management platform designed to optimize clinical workflows, enhance patient experiences and achieve quality objectives, and Boston Medical Center, a private, not-for-profit academic medical center in New England, today released metrics from an ongoing remote patient monitoring program for new moms at high-risk of postpartum hypertension.