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A Salute to Nurses

As we celebrate National Nurses Week from May 6th to 12th, let’s reflect on how we can empower the untold heroes of hospitals to deliver excellent patient care. On the frontlines every day, as Dr. William Osler, the founder of Johns Hopkins University aptly summarized it, “the trained nurse has...
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How Excellent Patient Care Saves Costs

Patient Safety is defined as “the absence of preventable harm to a patient and reduction of risk of unnecessary harm associated with health care to an acceptable minimum.”  Every hospital in America has a stated mission to prioritize Patient Safety above all else.  “First, do no harm” is the most...
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Prista Corporation and Idaho Hospital Association Partner to Promote Advanced Clinical Intelligence Software in Idaho

Prista partners with the Idaho Hospital Association to promote ActionCue CI, a platform for healthcare quality-safety and performance improvement. Prista Corporation, an industry leader in clinical intelligence software for healthcare quality-safety and performance improvement, is proud to announce their latest partnership – that of the Idaho Hospital Association. “Over...
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Why the Healthcare Quadruple Aim Hasn’t (Yet) Hit the Bullseye

In 2014, the Triple Aim proposed by IHI in 2007 became the Quadruple Aim. This transition occurred because the objectives of the Triple Aim – better patient experiences, better population health, and lower costs – had been pursued mainly with what may have been an ill-conceived and dangerous assumption. Specifically...
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CIHQ Interviews Prista Founders

Prista's Founders, Don Jarrell and Billie Anne Schoppman were interviewed recently by Michelle Shaffer, Director of Business/Program Development at the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ). Interview topics range from Don and Billie Anne's background, how they teamed up to create Prista's innovative product, ActionCue Clinical Intelligence, what makes ActionCue...
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Prista Corporation’s ActionCue® Clinical Intelligence is a new Endorsed Partner by Texas’s TORCH Management Services, Inc. (TMSI)

  Prista Corporation, maker of ActionCue® Clinical Intelligence, a software platform for healthcare quality-safety and performance improvement is now an Endorsed Partner of TMSI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH). Prista Corporation, an industry leader in clinical intelligence software for healthcare quality-safety and...
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Leadership is Personal – Innovating Improvements is a Team Effort

In his recent article “Leadership is Personal” published on LinkedIn’s Pulse, Keith Thurgood (also a member of Prista’s Board of Directors) notes that, “Despite spending billions on leadership development programs, have not achieved their intended outcomes.” Keith then goes on to say that “leadership is really about influence” and “Leaders...
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National Nursing Week 2020

As we prepare to celebrate National Nurses Week during the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s difficult to find words that adequately express the thanks and gratitude that each of us feels for America’s brave, dedicated, and heroic nurses during this crisis. And the truth is that even a week of honoring our...
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3 Reasons Why “Designed by Clinicians” is Not Going to Save Healthcare IT

A recent article in Medical Economics, “The Promise of Next Generation EHRs” was an interesting read.  It got me thinking, and there were a few parts of the article that left me uneasy, given the challenges in healthcare today. First, the article cited reports that point to software as the primary...
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Performance Improvement in Healthcare White Paper Released By Prista Corporation

Performance Improvement: The Hidden Link to Creating a Culture of Clinical Performance” is available now for download from Healthcare providers are focused on delivering care. That means always seeking better ways to improve patient outcomes, make reporting easier, and meet financial goals. It’s a big job that never...
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On the Road to Recovery – Using Comprehensive Healthcare Event Reporting to Reduce Medical Errors

In March 2019, a Tennessee woman filed suit against Nashville-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center, claiming surgeons operated on her wrong kidney. As a result, the patient had to have a second surgery to correct the mistake, and she now needs dialysis for life. While this case was both rare and...
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Losing Focus on Value in Value-Based Purchasing

When it comes to discussions about healthcare reimbursement and costs, “Value-Based Purchasing” is a term that gets thrown around quite a bit these days. In fact, many experts say it’s going to be the future for healthcare organizations. Due to its growing use in hospitals and regional clinics, Value-Based Purchasing...
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