Public Health
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If Anti-Vaccine Parents Rode The Magic School Bus

thielst - July 30, 2015

As a mom, I watched The Magic School Bus cartoons with my children because they were engaging and there was a bit of scientific learning.  This video…

eHealth
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Text-to-911 Availability Has Important mHealth Implications

thielst - January 22, 2015

One of my Multibrief articles made the list of ATA Telemedicine News Brief's list of most accessed content articles.  It was written in August 2014, so we…

Virtual Visits: Cutting Healthcare Costs
Business
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Business
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Virtual Visits: Cutting Healthcare Costs

thielst - January 2, 2015

An Alliance for Connected Care study released in December estimates that virtual visits could save an average of $126 per visit. Researchers found on average, telehealth visits cost between…

10 Best Jobs in Healthcare
Business
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Business
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10 Best Jobs in Healthcare

thielst - December 19, 2014

Over the years I've supported young healthcare professionals with my ideas about the best jobs in healthcare.  These usually arose as a result of the difficulty I…

Hospital Administration
449 views

Hospital Preparedness: Pay Now or Pay Later!

thielst - November 5, 2014

My latest article for Multibriefs addresses the risk of being unprepared for events like the current evolving situation with Ebola. Healthcare providers have a responsibility to be…

Preparing for a HIPAA Audit and Avoiding Disaster [INFOGRAPHIC]
Business
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Business
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Preparing for a HIPAA Audit and Avoiding Disaster [INFOGRAPHIC]

thielst - October 29, 2014

I haven't posted an infographic in a while; I like this one because it combines two of my favorite interest areas: health IT and preparing for disasters…

Patient and Family Advisory Council: Lessons Learned
Business
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Business
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Patient and Family Advisory Council: Lessons Learned

thielst - October 18, 2014

I recently set up a patient and family advisory council to address safety and quality concerns from the patient/family perspective. Creating an organizational structure that would fit…

Multibriefs: Exclusives for Healthcare Administration Associations
Business
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Business
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Multibriefs: Exclusives for Healthcare Administration Associations

thielst - September 23, 2014

Over the years I've contributed articles to several publications, and often repeatedly, because we have built up a mutually beneficial relationship.  As a writer, I think any…

Business
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Blogging vs. Other Social Channels

thielst - July 27, 2014

Lately I've been thinking about the fact that I'm not blogging as much.  But really, I don't believe I'm blogging less - just differently and on new…

Ethical Decisions: Strong Leadership and Effective Planning Are Key
Business
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Business
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Ethical Decisions: Strong Leadership and Effective Planning Are Key

thielst - June 29, 2014

For months I've been listening to books for leisure, but with this latest I'm back on to my professional interests.  However, this one is also personal.If you…