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News - 5 principles to improve the patient experience

5 principles to improve the patient experience

November 22, 2021

Health care providers are now trying to leverage the ever-expanding array of digital technologies to enhance the patient experience. But in doing so, they must remember that patients are consumers — a reality that providers have often ignored in the past. But as they digitize processes, provider should keep in mind that while tech advances are creating opportunities to deliver exceptional consumer experiences, creating such experience involves more than applying technology.

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News - AHA 2022 Health Care Talent Scan

AHA 2022 Health Care Talent Scan

November 11, 2021

When we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic into our new normal, we will understand more clearly that our dedicated workforce is the backbone of our health care system. Use insights in this report to guide your hospital partners forward during this time of uncertainty and continued transformation.

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News - OSHA, CMS publish COVID-19 vaccine rule

OSHA, CMS publish COVID-19 vaccine rule

November 8, 2021

In early September, President Biden announced he was taking steps to get more Americans vaccinated and turn the tide on COVID-19. On November 4, the administration rolled out two of those steps — two different vaccine rules covering more than 100 million workers. The following is a summary of the main points outlined in the new rules.

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News - Nebraska Hospital Compliance Roundtables (Kickoff)

Nebraska Hospital Compliance Roundtables (Kickoff)

November 8, 2021

Please join us for this introductory kick-off meeting to present the NHA virtual compliance roundtables which will begin in Q1 of 2022.

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News - Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance receives 2021 NHA Services/LMC safety awards

Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance receives 2021 NHA Services/LMC safety awards

November 1, 2021

NHA Services and preferred business partner LMC Insurance presented their 2021 Safety Awards to three Nebraska hospitals who perform at the highest levels when it comes to employee safety in their facilities.

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News - Survey confirms effectiveness of telehealth in rural America and beyond

Survey confirms effectiveness of telehealth in rural America and beyond

November 1, 2021

A recent national survey assessing consumer experiences with telehealth has confirmed what real-world practice has been telling us for more than a decade: people in rural America and beyond are growing increasingly comfortable with remote visits, and they are satisfied with the care they are receiving.

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News - Clinician-led drive fueled social determinants of health screening

Clinician-led drive fueled social determinants of health screening

November 1, 2021

At the behest of clinicians acknowledging the impact on patient wellness, MercyOne has streamlined its digital social determinants of health screening process.

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News - UNMC, Wayne State partner on early admission pathway to bachelor’s degree in nursing

UNMC, Wayne State partner on early admission pathway to bachelor’s degree in nursing

October 25, 2021

The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Wayne State College have signed an affiliation agreement for an early admission pathway for Wayne State College students who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at the UNMC College of Nursing Northern Division in Norfolk, Nebraska.

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News - Nebraska Medical Center first in the state to offer whole blood

Nebraska Medical Center first in the state to offer whole blood

October 25, 2021

Omaha – When a critically injured trauma patient comes to the Nebraska Medical Center, they are often losing blood quickly. Now, in partnership with the Nebraska Community Blood Bank, these patients will have a greater chance at survival thanks to the ability to administer whole blood. Nebraska Medical Center is the first hospital in the state, and one of only a few nationwide, to provide whole blood transfusions to these patients.

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News - NHA names new President

NHA names new President

October 22, 2021

The NHA Board of Directors has named Jeremy J. Nordquist as President effective December 6, 2021.

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