Vigilantly monitoring his patient's vitals

Budgeting for Technology Feature

A few years ago, TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, began investing in limb preservation technology to better treat patients with vascular diseases who were at risk of amputation. The system includes new X-ray, catheter and ultrasound equipment to allow minimally invasive surgeries that remove blockages and restore blood flow to arteries. While the […]

Read More

Getting an ‘A’ in Patient Safety

Accreditation by the Joint Commission—the largest and most prestigious of the healthcare industry’s accreditation agencies—is not mandatory, but it’s highly desirable. About 77 percent of hospitals in the United States currently have Joint Commission accreditation. Every three years, to maintain their Joint Commission accreditation, healthcare organizations must prove that they’ve met the commission’s rigorous standards […]

Read More