In response to a cyberattack that affected its extensive healthcare operations, King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services released a statement. Read it here.
Category: Facility News
2017 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient Memorial Hermann, a Texas-based health system, has exemplified the successful use of health IT systems to substantially improve patient outcomes by implementing and monitoring IT interventions to ensure that all its patients receive safe, high-quality care, according to HIMSS officials.Read More
The University of Kansas Health System is the first hospital in the nation to achieve Joint Commission Comprehensive Cardiac Center Certification. To achieve this certification, a hospital must demonstrate evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cardiac care, performance measurement requirements, and more.Read More
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association has named Ohio-based Barnesville Hospital its 2017 Energy Champion—an award that highlights the hospital’s leadership in becoming a more energy-efficient facility and using saved resources to support patient care.Read More
Wyoming-based Sheridan Memorial Hospital has become the first hospital to integrate Cerner’s CareAware Event Management secondary alerting system with Hospira infusion system Alarm Forwarding technology—a move that expands the hospital’s infusion alarm management functionality.Read More
Siemens AG is planning to spin off Siemens Healthineers as a publicly traded, standalone business. Joe Kaeser, Siemens’ president and CEO, says this move will give “Healthineers even more focus and flexibility in pursuing its growth strategy.”Read More