Nowadays, the word “sick” can be used to mean “cool” or “awesome,” but as we all know, it doesn’t feel so awesome to be physically sick. Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a real problem in the medical industry, and ImageFIRST Kansas City is taking multiple proactive measures to help facilities avoid the spread of pathogens. We provide medical linen service in Kansas City, KS, which includes everything from inventory management around Shawnee to delivering scrub uniforms in Topeka, KS and beyond.
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For families who are dealing with a critically ill child, every day is filled with challenges. Small daily activities can be a struggle, especially when nearly the whole day is spent at the hospital. The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the health of children, helps alleviate one burden that many families with sick children face: What to eat for dinner. The organization prepares meals for families staying at their center through their Cooks for Kids Program to help enrich their daily lives as they endure a difficult time.
We know that you’re hard at work providing the best healthcare experience for your patients. That’s why we share information that we find interesting whenever we can—like the recent study, published in the Harvard Business Review, that strongly suggests that what reduces readmission rates the most isn’t costlier treatments or more staff—it’s communication.
Let’s think about that for a second. Even though investing in things like proper medication, great patient food and a skillful staff are of no small importance, the thing that keeps patients on track to recovery and health is your ability to have an in-depth conversation, ask the right questions and respond to patient needs. Clearly, communication is incredibly powerful, more than it gets credit for.