Monthly Archives: January 2014

Technology Theme Continued

Since the theme this week appears to be technology let’s take a look at a few aspects of technology shaping health care and see how they apply to GVMH. There are three broad technology trends playing out, each of which … Continue reading

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Pictures say it best

Earlier in the week I posted a blog about GVMH’s HIMSS score which looks at a hospitals progress in adopting an electronic medical record.  Sometimes a picture tells the story a lot better than I can.  As you’ll see from … Continue reading

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Commitment to technology at GVMH

HIMSS Analytics is pleased to announce Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare (GVMH) has achieved Stage 6 on the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Adoption ModelSM .  HIMSS Analytics is a not-for-profit subsidiary of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).    … Continue reading

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Flu information

This week, the MO Department of Health and Senior Services is reporting that Missouri’s influenza rate is over 300% above the five year average and that 60% of hospitalizations are 18-64 years old.  Gary French of the Henry County Health … Continue reading

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Friday feel good story

I was recently copied in on a thank you by a person that many of you know.  The author of this letter is someone I’ve mentioned in this blog before and she’s truly an inspiration for all of us.  As … Continue reading

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Disease Proof

I attended the annual Missouri Hospital Association Convention in November of last year and I was really impressed with one of the speakers, Dr. David Katz.  After he spoke I asked if he would allow me to post and excerpt … Continue reading

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Budget crunch

Here at GVMH we are in the process of creating our budget for the next fiscal year which begins April 1, 2014.  The budget is a challenge every year but this year is more of a challenge than most.  Each … Continue reading

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