In the February edition of Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH) Marketplace Newsletter, HHS Chief Strategy Officer, Paul Torres, discusses how the advancement of technology continues to improve hospital processes by driving operational efficiency, increasing patient satisfaction scores, and helping reduce expenditures.
Cutting costs in healthcare can be extremely complicated. While many facilities cut staffing levels to help reduce costs, this can have a significant and negative impact on quality of care as well as the patient experience. So, how do you innovate without increasing costs–while, in fact, cutting costs wherever you can–or hitting a breaking point with minimal staffing levels?
The answer is there: Technology.
Technology advancements in the last decade have far outpaced most healthcare facilities’ systems and processes. The cloud has created vast opportunities for well-designed, highly secure, and low-cost tools to help healthcare providers do what they can to perform their operations efficiently and more effectively.
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