Health Literacy: The power of infographics for patient safety
Wellness
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Wellness
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Health Literacy: The power of infographics for patient safety

thielst - January 26, 2016

In 2008 The HELP Project of Bellevue Hospital released results of research on medication administration by caregivers of young children. They found that graphics instead of text heavy…

Medical Marijuana and Hospitals
Wellness
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Wellness
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Medical Marijuana and Hospitals

thielst - January 21, 2016

A couple of years ago while planning for my last book, I learned about how the Arizona DHHS was leveraging social media as they prepared to implement…

Infographic: Effects of Hepatitis C On the Body
Specialties
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Specialties
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Infographic: Effects of Hepatitis C On the Body

thielst - January 5, 2016

I like infographics for educating patients and their family caregivers and this one is a great example. Check out my pins to see some of my other favorites. I…

Hospitals and Caregivers: Coordinating Care to Serve Patients
Wellness
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Wellness
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Hospitals and Caregivers: Coordinating Care to Serve Patients

thielst - November 6, 2015

An interesting infographic!  Consolidation, especially in small and rural communities, has been hurting patients.  It sounds like things will get worse for all seniors.  Am I missing…

Blogging and Teaching
Social Media
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Social Media
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Blogging and Teaching

thielst - October 1, 2015

Tomorrow is the first day of my 2015 Annual Online Seminar for ACHE and the topic we will explore is a Digital Revolution: How Health IT can…

Business
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Partnering to Improve Quality and Safety: A Framework for Working with Patient and Family Advisors

thielst - September 21, 2015

A new resource from the American Hospital Association is available to help guide healthcare facilities as they work to improve their engagement of patients and their family…

Top 10 Healthcare IT blogs to follow
Social Media
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Social Media
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Top 10 Healthcare IT blogs to follow

thielst - September 8, 2015

Vigyanix released its list of top 10 Healthcare IT blogs to follow - those that are exploring new ideas, sharing their views and actively taking part in…

Business
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CMS – reimbursing providers for advance-care planning

thielst - August 9, 2015

I'm a firm believer in the importance of having conversations with family about end-of-life decisions and documenting advance directives or wishes. I'm a firm believer in the…

Millennials: Greatest risk to corporate data security
Technology
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Technology
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Millennials: Greatest risk to corporate data security

thielst - August 3, 2015

A recent online survey was highlighted in HealthMgtTech.com and it shines a bright spotlight on something I've spoken about as it relates to social media.  The survey found…