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Bernie touts Finland's failing healthcare system in his call for socialism

Although his newly hired senior adviser David Sirota once waxed poetic of “Chavez’s economic miracle,” Comrade Bernie Sanders continues to argue that he’s not advocating for Venezuelan style socialism. He’s arguing for European-style socialism. In the United States it costs, on average, $ 12,000 to have a baby. In Finland it costs $ 60. We’ve… Read More »

Cybersecurity, privacy top healthcare leader concerns

Dive Brief: Cybersecurity, privacy and security continue to be top concerns in healthcare, with providers rating the triad 5.69 and vendors 5.38 on a seven-point scale, a new HIMSS survey shows. Improving quality outcomes through health IT is close behind, receiving 5.23 and 5.35 from providers and vendors, respectively. Close alignment of providers and vendors… Read More »

How MultiCare uses LEAN for healthcare data requests

Many healthcare organizations feel overwhelmed by massive data requests coming from throughout the organization. Data requests can take over time and resources, draining staff of the ability to engage in strategic and innovative initiative. Healthcare data is typically locked away in electronic health records systems; thus, the ability to retrieve data in a meaningful way… Read More »