Beware the night shifts!

Beware the night shifts!

August 7, 2013

Night shifts in the Emergency Department are not just shifts when it’s dark outside. They are wrought with risk. Thanks to the folks over at RN Central for this eye-opening infographic. Source

The Hazards of Hospitals

The Hazards of Hospitals

June 22, 2013

Why US hospitals aren’t nearly as safe as you think. Source

Are You Losing Patients?

Are You Losing Patients?

June 20, 2013

Does your hospital’s billing process cause you to lose patients? The recent survey of Connance, visualized shows some interesting data and correlation between client happiness and the hospital billing process. Source

The Transition to Outpatient of Coronary Angioplasty PTCA

The Transition to Outpatient of Coronary Angioplasty PTCA

April 9, 2013

This infographic shows an example of how US hospitals are lowering the cost of care by transitioning procedures that have traditionally been inpatient admissions into the outpatient setting. Payors (including Medicare, employers, and the general public) are benefiting from much of the savings that have been created. Being on the leading edge of this transition […]

General Hospital Hazards

General Hospital Hazards

March 7, 2013

Hospitals are supposed to be places of healing. But as this infographic shows, threats like superbugs, sloppy records and sleepy interns can make U.S. hospitals surprisingly dangerous. Source

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The Sick Cost of Medical Paperwork

December 18, 2012

Let’s face it. Billions of dollars are spent on health care costs. But where’s all the money going? Exactly where all the paperwork is going: the shredder. This infographic from Medical Transcription highlights all the costs that goes into paperwork and where the resources are being allocated. It’s pretty freaking disgusting. Let’s hope Obama takes […]

The Hospital Room of the Future

The Hospital Room of the Future

October 29, 2012

This infographic takes you into the hospital room of the future where advances in medical science and technology promise to provide you with better medicine and a more pleasurable experience. Source

Where Do Economies of Scale Exist in US Hospitals

Where Do Economies of Scale Exist in US Hospitals

September 3, 2012

As hospitals struggle to become profitable at Medicare reimbursement levels, they are looking at creating “economies of scale” to control costs and improve results. The question is, do these economies of scale actually result in decreased hospital costs? If so, how? The attached infographic from Objective Health, a McKinsey Solution for Healthcare Providers, addresses these […]

How New Hospitals Can Use 60% Less Energy

How New Hospitals Can Use 60% Less Energy

August 12, 2012

A groundbreaking new research effort reveals how hospitals, which account for four percent of all energy consumed in the U.S., can achieve a 60 percent reduction in energy utility use by redesigning the way they use energy. Source

Hello Nurse

Hello Nurse

May 21, 2012

This infographic provides information about the nursing industry and how to get into the industry. The infographic shows where nurses work, what their media income is and the hours they work. It provides information for people who are considering to get into this industry. Source