Category: Hospital

Hospital annual net patient care revenue increases by $1.7 million, on average per unit, through new IT implementation

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Recently published research from Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business found information technology plays a vital role in enhancing hospital revenue. In their paper, “Does IT Improve Revenue Management in Hospitals?” published in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Kangkang Qi and Sumin Han, assistant professors in the college’s Department of Systems and Technology, show implementations of new IT systems not only increase net patient revenue, but also reduce money lost in uncompensated care.

Using data from more than 5,300 health care providers, Qi and Han studied the relationships between clinical and

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Clarkson University alumna on COVID-19 frontline at Saratoga Hospital | Public Service News

POTSDAM — When Miranda Collins graduated from Clarkson University with her bachelor of science degree in biology in May 2020, she was setting out into a world that had been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic.

With plans to become a doctor of medicine or a doctor of osteopathic medicine, Collins first desired to gain more real-world experience in healthcare, in addition to the work she had done as an undergraduate shadowing physicians. She also wanted to do her part in the battle against the virus.

“As a hopeful doctor, I knew that there was quite literally no time

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‘It’s what was happening in Italy’: the hospital at the center of New York’s Covid-19 crisis | New York

New York is the center of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, and Elmhurst hospital in the New York City borough of Queens is the center of the center.

In just one 24-hour period this week, at least 13 patients were reported to have died at the hospital, where the medical examiner’s office has stationed a refrigerated trailer to act as a makeshift morgue. Officials have described the hospital as “overwhelmed”, “overrun” and calling out for one thing: “Help.”

“People are going to die,” said Francisco Moya, the New York City council member who represents the Elmhurst neighborhood. “The

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Former Bates College lacrosse player leaves hospital after fighting COVID-19


Jack Allard was first hospitalized with the coronavirus on March 15.

Jack Allard, a 25-year-old former Bates College lacrosse player, has left the hospital in Philadelphia where he battled COVID-19 over the past several weeks.

“Today, we are excited to share that Jack Allard has returned to his family and home,” Bates Men’s Lacrosse wrote on Twitter Friday. “Thank you, again, to those who supported Jack, his family, his teammates & loved ones these last few weeks. We are forever grateful.”

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New Penn State Health acute care hospital one step closer to opening

HERSHEY, Pa. — Construction crews building Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center, the future 300,000-square-foot, three-story acute care hospital in Cumberland County, reached a milestone this week: they completed the walls and enclosed the outside of the building. The project is on track for completion in the summer of 2021.

Hampden Medical Center, located in the Wentworth Corporate Center at the intersection of Good Hope and Wertzville roads, will give residents of Cumberland and Perry counties, as well as the broader Harrisburg area, enhanced access to Penn State Health’s acute care services without having to make the drive to

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