Every March we honor Women’s History Month and celebrate the impact women have had in society. The field of healthcare has been specifically and uniquely impacted by women as their roles changed and evolved throughout history. We have come a long way—from women being unable to enroll in medical school, to now becoming CEOs and
With our country in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it has never been more important to evaluate the health and safety of our nation’s hospitals. The Leapfrog Group, a healthcare watchdog organization, recently released their annual Spring Hospital Safety Grades.
The healthcare industry has seen several rapid shifts in recent years due to the increasing “consumerization” of healthcare as a whole. At the center of this change in landscape is the topic of patient experience, and the practices that produce a great experience—or a terrible one. In the neonatal and pediatric fields, patient experience is
Onsite partner hospital JFK Medical Center is now the only hospital in Middlesex County, NJ to receive the Baby-Friendly designation.
In partnership with St. Luke’s, Onsite worked to improve patient outcomes, drive team engagement, and improve overall staff culture.
The consumer landscape is experiencing some dramatic changes thanks in part to the vast amounts of information available at our fingertips. When it’s this easy to find answers to all your questions, a lack of transparency and access is becoming unacceptable. This is especially important for those in the healthcare industry to pay attention to:
Every day, women and families across the world deal with complications during what may have otherwise seemed like a normal pregnancy. With 1 in 10 babies being delivered prematurely, how is an expectant family supposed to prepare for a situation they don’t fully understand? Given the high risk of very-low birth weight babies, how are
As the cost of providing quality care continues to rise, many hospitals and health systems are embracing outsourcing various services in order to maintain profitability. According to a recent survey by Black Book, a market research group, this trend is on the rise, and for good reason: their data states that most hospitals need to
For many women and families, childbirth marks one of life’s most important milestones. As a result, the quality of care mothers and babies receive in the hospital is critically important—especially when it comes to the most vulnerable newborns. A Leapfrog study states that, “Very-low birth weight infants are more likely to survive and prosper when