Hospitals, Rural: Hospitals located in a rural area.Hospitals, Teaching: Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.Hospitals, General: Large hospitals with a resident medical staff which provides continuous care to maternity, surgical and medical patients.Hospitals, University: Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.Hospital Costs: The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).Hospitals, Urban: Hospitals located in metropolitan areas.Nursing Staff, Hospital: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.Economics, Hospital: Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.Hospitals, Pediatric: Special hospitals which provide care for ill children.Hospital Bed Capacity: The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.Hospitals, Special: Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.Hospitals, District: Government-controlled hospitals which represent the major health facility for a designated geographic area.Hospitals, Private: A class of hospitals that includes profit or not-for-profit hospitals that are controlled by a legal entity other than a government agency. (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed)Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.Hospital Planning: Areawide planning for hospitals or planning of a particular hospital unit on the basis of projected consumer need. This does not include hospital design and construction or architectural plans.Hospital Charges: The prices a hospital sets for its services. HOSPITAL COSTS (the direct and indirect expenses incurred by the hospital in providing the services) are one factor in the determination of hospital charges. Other factors may include, for example, profits, competition, and the necessity of recouping the costs of uncompensated care.Hospital Departments: Major administrative divisions of the hospital.Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Hospitals, Psychiatric: Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Hospital Records: Compilations of data on hospital activities and programs; excludes patient medical records.Hospital Units: Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.Hospitals, Veterans: Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.Veterans: Former members of the armed services.United States Department of Veterans Affairs: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to VETERANS. It was established March 15, 1989 as a Cabinet-level position.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.United StatesFinancing, Construction: Funding resources and procedures for capital improvement or the construction of facilities.Anesthesiology: A specialty concerned with the study of anesthetics and anesthesia.BooksComputersVital Signs: The signs of life that may be monitored or measured, namely pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and blood pressure.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Anesthesia: A state characterized by loss of feeling or sensation. This depression of nerve function is usually the result of pharmacologic action and is induced to allow performance of surgery or other painful procedures.Anesthesia, General: Procedure in which patients are induced into an unconscious state through use of various medications so that they do not feel pain during surgery.Trust: Confidence in or reliance on a person or thing.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Hospitals, Public: Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.Great BritainEnglandRotation: Motion of an object in which either one or more points on a line are fixed. It is also the motion of a particle about a fixed point. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Medical Staff, Hospital: Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.Afghan Campaign 2001-: Multinational coalition military operation initiated in October 2001 to counter terrorism and bring security to AFGHANISTAN in collaboration with Afghan forces.Iraq War, 2003-2011: An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.Resilience, Psychological: The human ability to adapt in the face of tragedy, trauma, adversity, hardship, and ongoing significant life stressors.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Combat Disorders: Neurotic reactions to unusual, severe, or overwhelming military stress.OhioMedicaid: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.Radio Waves: Electromagnetic waves with frequencies between about 3 kilohertz (very low frequency - VLF) and 300,000 megahertz (extremely high frequency - EHF). They are used in television and radio broadcasting, land and satellite communications systems, radionavigation, radiolocation, and DIATHERMY. The highest frequency radio waves are MICROWAVES.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.Universal Coverage: Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.Insurance Coverage: Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)State Health Plans: State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.
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The bring your own device trend is growing as 69 percent of hospitals allow nurses to use the personal devices they bring to ... BYOD Rising Sharply Among Nurses in Hospitals: Study By: Brian T. Horowitz , December 05, 2012 ... The bring your own device trend is growing as 69 percent of hospitals allow nurses to use the personal devices they bring to ... Hospitals would need to deploy comprehensive governance strategies to manage mobile devices on an enterprise level, Malkary ...
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Its hospital food, but not as we know it - yet. Dixe Wills meets the catering manager whos transforming the canteen kitchen ... Other UK hospitals with similar initiatives. Ealing general, Bethlem Royal (Beckenham and Lambeth) and St Georges Hospital all ... Want to get fresh, local food on your local hospitals menu?. Ask the catering manager to download sustains hospital Food ... If I can do it here in a 300-bed hospital, imagine what the other 600 hospitals can do. ...
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One in seven older veterans are sent home from the hospital with doses of blood pressure medications so high they can leave ... them feeling dizzy and at risk for falls, a new study finds. ... Study: Hospitals May Overprescribe Blood Pressure Meds. (Andrey ... Previous studies of hospital records have shown that more than half of all adults are sent home with changes to four or more of ... For the study, the researchers reviewed records of nearly 15,000 patients with high blood pressure, aged 65 and older, admitted ...
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  • Dr. Nock is now doing a follow-up randomized study to evaluate the effects of six months of assisted and voluntary rate exercise on physiological, behavioral and neurologic outcomes in the endometrial cancer survivors who are overweight. (
  • Photo (c) adventtr - Getty Images A new study from the Boston Medical Center suggests that the best way to create better outcomes for the most vulnerable patients may be to ensure their housing situation is stable and safe. (
  • In 2011, a study from the Journal of the American Medical Association , found small rural hospitals in the United States provided a lower quality of care and had worse patient outcomes than larger hospitals. (
  • Traditional methods of assessing hospital performance have often relied on data that is not comprehensive and leaves room for doubts about whether certain complicating factors - such as the stage of patients' tumors - make it difficult to draw valid conclusions when comparing outcomes. (
  • The health economics and outcomes study, conducted by leading health economists, was presented this past weekend at the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) annual congress in Leipzig, Germany, a leading conference in clinical nutrition attracting attendees from more than 80 countries. (
  • GOLDEN, Colo. (October 20, 2010) A new independent study by HealthGrades of patient outcomes at America's hospitals found that patients at 5-star rated hospitals had a 72% lower risk of dying when compared with patients at 1-star-rated hospitals -- an enormous gap that has held steady over the past years even as overall mortality rates have improved. (
  • We are encouraged by the steady improvement in mortality rates among America's hospitals, but there's an unacceptably wide gap that has persisted between the top-performing hospitals and all others in terms of patient outcomes," said Rick May, MD, an author of the study and a vice president with HealthGrades, the leading independent health care ratings organization. (
  • The more than $2 million study is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). (
  • The volunteers, healthy newborns from Brigham and Women's Hospital and infants from Boston Children's Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, will be divided into two groups. (
  • American Heart Association spokesperson Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH , of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, was very enthusiastic about this finding. (
  • The CRP approach allows hospitals to 'do the right thing' -- be honest about errors, apologize, and compensate patients who are injured by negligence - without adverse financial consequences,' said Allen Kachalia, MD, JD, chief quality officer at Brigham and Women's Hospital and first author on the paper. (
  • The Greater New York Hospital Association and 1199 SEIU are creating a task force to develop strategies for the future health care workforce, with a specific focus on nurses. (
  • The announcement comes as the number of patients seeking care inside a hospital continues to shrink-both in New York and across the nation. (
  • Released Dec. 3, the report, titled "Point of Care Computing for Nursing 2012," examined the bring your own device (BYOD) patterns of nurses in hospitals. (
  • Huang attributed the intricate and broad connections among hospitals to three primary factors: patient choice, insurer agreements among hospitals and immediacy of needing care. (
  • CMS Study reveals that three-quarters of U.S. hospitals fail to provide appropriate care for sepsis. (
  • The study assigns traditional grades to the percentage of patients who receive appropriate care. (
  • The worst-rated hospital for sepsis care was Alliance Health Seminole, in Seminole, Oklahoma, which received a score of 0. (
  • Dec. 12 (UPI) -- With about nine million veterans throughout its system, U.S. Veterans Administration, or VA, hospitals may deliver better medical care than other hospitals, according to a study. (
  • The study doesn't account for all quality measures, and VA officials in the past have struggled to clean up the perception that the federal health care provider gives poor quality service. (
  • The study acknowledges that, in some markets, non-VA hospitals provided better quality but, overall, VA hospitals provide better care. (
  • Using methods developed by health care quality experts, the report estimated that 50,000 fewer patients died in the hospital and about $12 billion in health care costs was saved as a result of the decline. (
  • Dr. Peter Angood of the American Association for Physician Leadership, who wasn't involved in the federal report, said the health care industry has a long way to go, and it's still unclear which patient safety strategies work best in hospitals. (
  • Hundreds of Boston newborns will be enrolled in a landmark study that will sequence their entire genomes and evaluate the effect of DNA sequencing on their future medical care, and the relationship between the parents, the baby and baby's pediatrician, Brigham and Women's and Boston Children's Hospital announced today. (
  • WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Monitoring devices among intensive care patients set off 2.5 million alarms in one month at a U.S. hospital, a new study of "alarm fatigue " shows. (
  • NEW YORK (Reuters) - Antimicrobial copper surfaces in intensive care units (ICU) kill 97 percent of bacteria that can cause hospital-acquired infections, according to preliminary results of a multisite clinical trial in the United States. (
  • They'll see increased uncompensated care because these people still need hospital services, there just won't be any payments," said study author Randy Haught. (
  • The top 5% of hospital users-overwhelmingly poor and housing insecure-are estimated to consume 50% of health care costs. (
  • Sandel gives two possible solutions to the current problem: first, she says that hospitals and health care systems could invest a percentage of their capital towards affordable housing initiatives to help communities thrive. (
  • The second solution she suggests involves having hospitals work collaboratively with wraparound services that focus on wellness initiatives, medical care, and social services. (
  • A new study published by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in the September issue of the Journal of Burn Care and Research looks at the Hospital\'s disaster preparations -- especially as they address the challenges of communication and patient triage that occurred on that day. (
  • Patients in hospitals can themselves wash their hands and remind visitors and health care workers to wash their hands, as well, upon entering their room," he said. (
  • It is believed that most MRSA transmission in hospitals occurs on the hands of health care workers," he said. (
  • There are a number of reasons minority patients experience disparities in care, but new research suggests the hospital death disparity related to bypass surgery is more a reflection on the quality of the hospital than barriers like language and lack of health insurance. (
  • inner-city hospitals, or those serving an overwhelming number of patients also experience a lack of care. (
  • The Affordable Care Act provisions are expected to help improve the quality of care throughout hospitals around the country, potentially eliminating the racial disparities seen on many levels of health care. (
  • Hospitals are being forced in a very explicit way to think about about the entire continuum of care - what happens to the patient when they arrive in the (emergency department) and what happens to them when they leave. (
  • This chartpack offers a snapshot of some common strategies used to improve the quality of care that hospitals provide to all patients, regardless of race or ethnicity. (
  • The unhealthy hospital case is about a hospital named Blake Memorial that has been in a very bad shape, lacks in providing the best quality of care, is in debt, and financially imbalanced. (
  • If the hospital is lacking in providing the best quality of care for its community and the community is in high needs of the care than the CEO's of the hospitals need to make a change. (
  • Reid was confused about how he should improve the quality of care and manage the financial records of his hospital that was in charge of. (
  • The survey of the nation's 163 veterans hospitals and more than 1,000 nursing homes, clinics and other facilities is aimed at providing better health care closer to where most veterans live. (
  • Virginia's favorable recommendations in the CARES study underscore the demand for health care in the veteran-rich state. (
  • Thousands of children die unnecessarily in hospitals because of medical errors stemming from patient-safety lapses, and the extra cost of care for pediatric patients exposed to 20 types of safety problems exceeds $1 billion annually, according to a study in the June Pediatrics . (
  • The study was published in the June issue of the journal Critical Care Medicine . (
  • In Connecticut, where hospital consolidation has been growing, the state passed a law that took effect Dec. 1 that requires the state Office of Health Care Access to do a cost and market impact review before allowing mergers. (
  • The empirical results suggest that too many not-for-profit and public hospitals may exist in the typical market area of the U.S. The policy implication is that more quality of care per dollar might be obtained by attracting a greater percentage of for-profit hospitals into some market areas. (
  • University Hospital is a very large teaching hospital which scores well on accreditation tests and is known for its high quality level of care. (
  • Health Organization Case Study Christina Churu Grand Canyon University Nursing and Leadership Management NRS 451 V September 23, 2012 Health Organization Case Study Banner Health is a nonprofit health care system that was started on September 1, 1991 after the merger of Samaritan Health System and Lutheran Health Systems. (
  • A new study external icon on antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospitals shows that using germ-killing soap and ointment on all intensive-care unit (ICU) patients can reduce bloodstream infections by up to 44 percent and significantly reduce the presence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). (
  • A multidisciplinary team from the University of California, Irvine external icon , Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Hospital Corporation of America external icon (HCA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) carried out the study. (
  • Between 2001 and 2006, 56 percent of the study participants received treatment from county hospitals and 44 percent received care from private facilities. (
  • At county hospitals, patients were initially under the care of urologists, while the initial providers at private facilities represented urologists, radiation oncologists, and medical oncologists. (
  • The fact that prostate cancer patients are treated differently based on the type of hospital has implications for health policy, quality of care and equality of care particularly because public hospitals are funded by city and state governments to provide health care for underserved, poor populations," said Parsons. (
  • The study, led by David F. Gaieski, MD, an associate professor of Emergency Medicine at Penn, is published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . (
  • Dr. Adrienne Randolph, a senior critical care physician at Children's Hospital and the principal investigator for the nationwide study, said it's "very perplexing" that this virus has largely spared children and young adults from serious illness. (
  • Children's Hospital has 13 patients with the virus, four of whom are in intensive care, according to data released by the state Tuesday. (
  • The Overcoming COVID-19 study will involve patients in ICUs, intermediate care units, and general wards, Children's said. (
  • The Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) represents 142 of the 144 hospitals and health systems that provide care across the state. (
  • A communication-and-resolution program known as CARe (Communication, Apology, and Resolution) was implemented at BMC and BIDMC, and at two of each center's community hospitals (Baystate Franklin Medical Center, Baystate Mary Lane Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham). (
  • A multidisciplinary team from the University of California, Irvine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) carried out the study. (
  • editorial, Harvard Medical School's Dr. Steffie Woolhandler and Dr. David Himmelstein write, "For-profit hospitals spend less on personnel, avoid providing charity care and shorten stays. (
  • Dr. Jennifer Malin, alliance board member, added, "For-profit hospitals and for-profit HMOs are driving up health care costs and not delivering quality health care that our patients need" (CAPA release, 8/4). (
  • A new study published in the journal Medical Care reveals that the number of unnecessary cesarean sections and other potentially risky obstetric procedures differ significantly between rural and urban hospitals in the United States. (
  • Patients may receive less palliative care at U.S. hospitals primarily serving minorities, a study published in JAMA Network Open found. (
  • Because about 20 percent of hospitals in the U.S. care for nearly 90 percent of minority patients, we decided to look at these 'minority-serving hospitals,'" lead study author Dr. Alexander Cole, MD, told Reuters . (
  • Although 22 percent of patients got palliative care overall, only 18 percent did at minority-serving hospitals. (
  • Local leaders in both government and health care have been calling on the state to open a new mental health hospital in southern New Mexico for several years. (
  • This study raises important questions about how to provide medical care for older adults with cancer who present to the emergency department,' said Dr. Louise C. Walter, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Geriatrics, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. (
  • This should include implementing more Hospital at Home models and Housecalls programs to provide the same level of acute care for certain conditions in a patient's home, in order to avoid the hazards of long emergency department stays and unnecessary hospitalizations. (
  • Patients treated at PPS-exempt hospitals - which are highly specialized in cancer care - had higher survival rates over five years compared with other hospitals, particularly community hospitals. (
  • Cancer care disparities exist among hospitals. (
  • This could be a first step toward improving cancer care at all hospitals. (
  • In particular, people who receive care at hospitals that specialize in cancer and treat a large number of cases have better long-term survival rates. (
  • The study, reported online October 8 in JAMA Oncology , could be a critical step toward ultimately improving patient care nationwide. (
  • Patients need reliable information about hospitals' survival rates so they can make informed choices about their care," says David Pfister, Chief of MSK's Head and Neck Oncology Service and lead author of the study. (
  • Sepsis and pneumonia, two infections that can often be prevented with tight infection control practices in hospitals, killed 48,000 patients and added $8.1 billion to heath care costs in 2006 alone, according to a study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine. (
  • CHICAGO (AP) - The old-fashioned, family doctor style of medicine could be lifesaving for elderly hospitalized patients, a big study suggests, showing benefits over a rapidly expanding alternative that has hospital-based doctors overseeing care instead. (
  • While hospitalist care can shorten stays and reduce costs, the new results suggest that, for at least some patients, getting taken care of in the hospital by a doctor who knows them can have important advantages. (
  • Almost 11 percent of patients cared for by a hospitalist died within 30 days of leaving the hospital, compared with just under 9 percent of primary care patients. (
  • In the study, 60 percent of patients got their hospital care from hospitalists versus only 14 percent from their primary care doctors. (
  • Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) released the results of their survey that highlights how patients' perceptions of a hospital's cleanliness can have a major impact on their overall care and hospital experience. (
  • How patients perceive the cleanliness of their care environment can not only influence key drivers of patient loyalty, but also enable the delivery of safe, high quality, and effective care through a reduced risk of hospital acquired infections. (
  • Our team is actively involved in research studies to improve your child's care. (
  • Akron Children's is an integrated healthcare system with two pediatric hospitals, 20 primary care offices, and more than 60 other specialty care locations. (
  • Uncompensated care is the largest reported community benefit expenditure for nonprofit hospitals, followed by medical education and training, medical research expenditures and community programs. (
  • We identify one specific source of waste: long-term care hospitals (LTCHs). (
  • Bakker FC, Persoon A, Bredie SJ, van Haren-Willems J, Leferink VJ, Noyez L, Schoon Y, Olde Rikkert MG. The CareWell in Hospital program to improve the quality of care for frail elderly inpatients: results of a before-after study with focus on surgical patients. (
  • She has provided care for pregnant women in both religious hospitals and non-religious ones, but she happened to be working at a Catholic hospital when she had a miscarriage herself, between her first and second child. (
  • Because this Catholic hospital was the only option for care in her area -- as it is in many areas -- she ultimately wound up there for treatment. (
  • Jennifer's physician was not Catholic himself ( Catholic hospitals employ and serve religiously diverse people ), and the care is paid for by public funds and private insurance, not the Church. (
  • The study, which also was recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care ​ ​, provides insights into the economic benefits of prescribing oral nutritional supplements to adult patients in the hospital setting. (
  • Together, Seattle Children's Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients. (
  • Seattle Children's Hospital and Research Foundation works with the Seattle Children's Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research. (
  • One of the nation's leading health care systems, University Hospitals provides high-quality, patient-centered medical care at locations throughout Northeast Ohio. (
  • Twenty years later, the award-winning hospital system continues to advance its mission and improve how it delivers care. (
  • Integral to this effort is the hospital system's commitment to becoming a more efficient and accountable operation, from direct care delivery to back-office operations. (
  • Administrators reasoned that efficiency and productivity gains in this function would help the hospital system streamline procure-to-pay processes and concentrate more resources on patient care and professional development. (
  • The study, the largest of its kind, identified national and state-level trends in hospital care quality and established quality ratings for each hospital, across 26 different procedures and diagnoses, which are now available at (
  • Nurse-Sensitive Indicators Analysis Nurse-Sensitive Indicators Analysis This is an analysis of the nurse-sensitive indicators in a case study regarding an elderly, Jewish male patient with dementia in a hospital setting. (
  • Root Cause Analysis of Case Study Six A root cause analysis is a systemic approach to identify problems within an event in an effort to help prevent them from recurring in the future to another patient. (
  • The case study is one of four commissioned by the AHA in collaboration with four state hospital associations in an effort to bolster their argument for an extension of the federal ban on new physician investment in specialty hospitals. (
  • The following case study was used by Andrew J. White, MD, the James P. Keating, MD Professor of Pediatrics and division director of pediatric rheumatology, Washington University School of Medicine, and director of the St. Louis Children's Pediatric Residency Program, as part of the "Patient of the Week" (POW) series. (
  • Information contained in this case study has been obtained from sources considered reliable but is not warranted by Mainstay Salire. (
  • The idea, which has the blessing of Governor Andrew Cuomo, is to spend a year studying what the jobs of the future will look like and how union labor can fill the needs of a health system that is in transition. (
  • Gary Aldax, spokesman for Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno, said the study gives consumers more information to make informed health decisions. (
  • Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet Health listed Halifax Health Medical Center and Leesburg Regional Medical Center among the 10 most affordable hospitals in Florida. (
  • A $6 million grant for the study was given to Brigham and Women's and Boston Children's Hospital by the National Institutes of Health. (
  • It's been a concern since at least 2012, when the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services sent hospitals a strongly worded letter warning them against using electronic records inappropriately. (
  • But Dr. Donald Simborg , a pioneer in the field of electronic health records, says this study does not touch upon the area he believes is key. (
  • The "Risk and Resilience" project is designed to study the relationships between 1) pre-existing mental illness/substance use disorders, 2) deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) or Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), and 3) post-deployment related mental health and overall psychosocial adjustment. (
  • The team did not say specifically why MERS was a serious risk in hospitals, but wards are often high risk areas for the spread of infections because sick people with weakened immune systems are vulnerable to bugs and viruses being inadvertently spread by health workers caring for multiple patients. (
  • As states like Wisconsin get ready to impose Medicaid work requirements, there's concern over how many people could lose health coverage - and what an increase in those without insurance could mean for hospitals. (
  • Hospitals and health systems can and must do better in investing in homes for health, for both patients and the broader community. (
  • Our study demonstrates that bacterial spread from drainpipes to patients occurs via a staged mode of transmission,' said principal investigator Amy Mathers, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health. (
  • The advantages showed up virtually from the start of the hospital stay, according to a report published last year in Health Psychology. (
  • One such outbreak killed 11 patients at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in 2011-2012 - a huge embarrassment for the federal agency's flagship hospital. (
  • The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Lakewood Hospital is one of seven sites in the United States participating in a clinical trial of the effectiveness of the chair, manufactured by Israel-based Neuronix Ltd. The chair stimulates a patient's brain with magnetic pulses. (
  • The data also show that nonprofit hospitals charge the same as for-profit hospitals, though government-owned hospitals, such as UConn Health, tend to charge less. (
  • Not only is severe sepsis becoming more common, but the in-hospital mortality rate can be as high as 38 percent, and the illnesses costs the United States health system approximately $24 billion annually. (
  • Overall, 78% of the women said they chose their surgeon because another doctor had recommended the surgeon, and 58% of the women said they chose their hospital because it was in their health plan. (
  • Nearly all of the health systems in Minnesota are nonprofit or government-owned with about half of the state's hospitals being critical access hospitals serving rural areas. (
  • A new Department of Health and Human Services-funded study released today tested three MRSA prevention strategies and found that using germ-killing soap and ointment on all ICU patients was more effective than other strategies. (
  • The good news is, there's an obvious solution to this chaos, and one we must study hard: a single payer not-for-profit national health program" (PNHP release, 8/4). (
  • That was in response to studies by Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association) the showed New Mexico was 46th in the nation in terms of access to mental health services, and 50th when it comes to youth in need of treatment. (
  • The legislation, which as of Friday morning awaits a hearing on the House floor, would direct the Legislative Finance Committee to conduct a feasibility study for establishing a behavioral health facility in southern New Mexico, and a comprehensive plan for construction of the facility if it is feasible. (
  • New Mexico currently has just one state hospital devoted the behavioral health. (
  • A state hospital in Las Cruces would benefit all of Southern New Mexico, which has some of the highest rates in the state for depression and other mental health conditions. (
  • The study by Brian Schultz , Brett Lu , Jane Onoye and Tara Toohey was published in the December issue of Hawaiʻi Journal of Medicine and Public Health ( PDF ). (
  • To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review , sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here . (
  • Atlantic Health to do area surveys 9-hospital alliance to. (
  • Asking questions about the health of your family and obtaining a sample of DNA -- This helps us to study genetic factors, which may also be important in demyelination. (
  • In Washington, Catholic health networks are expanding rapidly by buying non-Catholic hospitals and merging their facilities. (
  • The study reflects Abbott's long-term strategy to both positively affect consumers' health as well as demonstrate the return on investment for supplement use. (
  • This State Government health service, which is located opposite the old PANCH site, is named out of nostalgia and is not directly connected with the former Preston & Northcote Community Hospital. (
  • William O'Neill, MD , of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, also speculated that ticagrelor will soon be included in "many clinical algorithms to try to improve the clinical outcome for patients treated with primary angioplasty. (
  • Patients treated in county hospitals are more likely to undergo surgery while patients treated in private facilities tend to receive radiation or hormone therapy. (
  • While tumor characteristics were similar in each group, patients treated in private facilities were more likely than those treated in county hospitals to be white and less likely to undergo surgery. (
  • Specifically, patients treated in private facilities were nearly two-and-a-half times more likely than those treated in county hospitals to receive radiation and more than four-and-a-half times more likely to initially receive hormone therapy instead of surgery. (
  • Further, Hispanic patients treated at children's hospitals were 18 percent more likely to develop this complication than white patients. (
  • Emergency room patients treated at home have fewer hospital readmissions, fewer ER visits and a shorter length of treatment, a new study shows. (
  • Meanwhile, 45 percent of clinicians are using mobile devices to collect patient data at hospital bedsides, an increase from 30 percent a year ago, according to the HIMSS Analytics report. (
  • iDesktop is also accessible via the Public Services Network, allowing clinicians to work from other hospitals, schools, libraries and so on. (
  • There is little data, which is often conflicting, to support its use for patients in the hospital, and we have national guidelines that only have clinicians considering its use, which may lead to hesitation and lack of institutional protocol. (
  • CDC invested in these advances in order to protect patients from deadly drug-resistant infections," said CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "We need to turn science into practical action for clinicians and hospitals. (
  • Information learned from this study will provide clinicians, providers and patients with the best information for early identification of sleep apnea to remove its negative influence on the pace of recovery in the early phases after TBI," says Dr. Monden. (
  • A man wearing a surgical mask as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus walks near a hospital in Khobar city in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. (
  • The new Middle East coronavirus that has killed 38 people after emerging late last year is a serious risk in hospitals because it is easily transmitted in healthcare environments, infectious disease experts said on Wednesday. (
  • Boston Children's Hospital will lead two studies investigating why most children and young adults infected with the novel coronavirus don't become seriously ill, while some others do, the hospital said Tuesday. (
  • A separate initiative at the hospital, called Taking on COVID-19 Together, will examine the DNA of coronavirus patients, looking for variations that make people more or less susceptible to becoming ill, Children's said. (
  • We were surprised to find extensive interlinking of all the hospitals included in the study," said Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH, assistant professor and hospital epidemiologist, University of California Irvine School of Medicine and SHEA member. (
  • There have been news stories about patient deaths due to hospital staff silencing cardiac monitor alarms and alerts from federal agencies warning about alarm fatigue ," study senior author Barbara Drew, a professor in physiological nursing at the University of California, San Francisco, said in a university news release. (
  • When both of you are just waiting for your surgery, you tend to focus on just surviving the operation,'' said James Kulik, a psychologist at the University of California at San Diego who conducted the studies. (
  • Parsons and colleagues at UCLA compared the types of treatments prostate cancer patients received from public and private hospitals as part of a California public assistance program. (
  • The California Medical Association last week approved a recommendation that it oppose extending the present moratorium as well as "any prohibition on physician ownership, control or governance of specialty hospitals. (
  • Their analysis involved 107,727 children between the ages of two and 18 years old who were treated for appendicitis at 386 California hospitals between 1999 and 2007. (
  • A 3-star rating means the hospital's performance was average, and a 5-star rating means the hospital outperformed the national average to a statistically significant degree. (
  • This research did not include skilled nursing homes, psychiatric hospitals or rehabilitation facilities, which according to Huang could mean that the amount of patient sharing among all healthcare facilities is even higher than their study found. (
  • This research is particularly important for infectious agents with a substantial incubation period or prolonged carrier state such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), since patients may not exhibit symptoms of these diseases until after they have been discharged from a hospital stay. (
  • As eSecurity Planet reports, beyond the risk of identity theft to affected patients the rampant data breaches are costing hospitals billions of dollars each year, according to latest report from data security and privacy research firm Ponemon Institute. (
  • An article from Computerworld cites a clinical research study in the American Journal of Medicine. (
  • only a handful of hospitals and clinics realized even modest savings and increased efficiency - and those hospitals custom-built their systems after computer system architects conducted months of research. (
  • The project, which began as a Maryland-based research study in 1986, includes 800 national and international hospitals. (
  • These analyses will help illuminate the full spectrum of benefits and risks associated with genome sequencing of newborns," said Alan Beggs, director of the Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research and a professor of pediatrics and scientist in the Division of Genetics at Boston Children's Hospital. (
  • While discussions were in the early stages, details for a new hospital called the Florida Tuberculosis Research and Education Center had emerged by March. (
  • Proponents said the location, near The Scripps Research Institute and the German biotechnology firm Max Planck, would encourage partnerships in the study of infectious diseases. (
  • The American Heart Association has awarded $1 million to Jeffery Molkentin of Cincinnati Children's Hospital for his heart research. (
  • This research study is a Registry. (
  • The purpose of this Registry is to collect demographic information on a wide cross section of patients and to collect information that can be used for future research study recruitment. (
  • the registry will consist of a research database of your demographic information, such as name, address, marital status, etc., that can be used for future research study recruitment. (
  • If you live in the Cleveland, OH area and are interesting in learning about research opportunities within the Department of Psychiatry at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, you may be eligible. (
  • Previous research has shown that these kinds of services, which provide stable housing and case management, have led to shorter hospital stays and fewer emergency department visits among homeless people. (
  • Hospital roommates can affect the course of recovery from surgery, new research indicates. (
  • In his research, Dr. Kulik followed 27 men who underwent coronary bypass surgery at the San Diego Veterans Administration Hospital. (
  • While existing research shows that a number of factors (such as age, socioeconomic status, the distance a family lives from a hospital) increase the risk for developing a perforated appendix in minorities, these factors don't tell the whole story. (
  • Co-authored by Transamerica Retirement Solutions Corporation and the American Hospital Association, the research report 'Retirement Plan Trends in Today's Healthcare Market' found that eight in 10 surveyed healthcare retirement plan sponsors partner with an intermediary, who is most likely to be an investment or benefits consultant and also works either primarily or exclusively with retirement plans. (
  • How can I find out if my child is eligible to participate in a clinical research study? (
  • Our research coordinator, Gerry Liu, will contact you a few days prior to your visit to discuss your child's eligibility for these studies. (
  • What is the goal of these clinical research studies? (
  • The purpose of our research studies is to learn more about childhood demyelination. (
  • What might be done if my child participates in a clinical research study? (
  • The Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute at Akron Children's Hospital provides a centralized approach to meeting the needs of clinical study sponsors. (
  • As a clinical study site since 2000, we have met diverse needs of the medical research community, including those of the NIH, foundations, pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, and investigator-sponsored trials. (
  • If you would like to discuss your clinical study research needs, contact us at 330-543-3193 or [email protected] , or click here for more ways to contact us. (
  • Research company Dr Foster came to this conclusion after finding a 10% spike in deaths compared with weekdays across 147 hospital trusts. (
  • Nearly all of our clinical research studies now include an economic analysis to help demonstrate a nutritional therapy's total value proposition," said Robert H. Miller, PhD, divisional vice president, Global R&D and Scientific Affairs for Abbott Nutrition. (
  • Research increasingly shows autism is caused by groups of genetic mutations, with study after study finding that at least some of these mutations can be passed down from parents to their children. (
  • Research and analysis for the study in this report were conducted by Mainstay Salire, an independent consulting firm, drawing from interviews with employees of University Hospitals, review of planning documents and searches of industry literature. (
  • That study's purpose 'is to monitor the performance of a hospital and compare it with like institutions and to serve as a warning indicator to hospitals,' Ms. Fiedler said. (
  • In addition, even the study's authors recognize that this study could well have been influenced by the types of mothers who choose to give birth at home in the first place. (
  • The study's authors were able to determine differences in length of stay and costs by comparing hospital stays where oral nutritional supplements were prescribed to patients with similar conditions where oral nutritional supplements weren't prescribed. (
  • Instead, hospital IT is pursuing physician BYOD programs, according to the report. (
  • The future of physician-owned specialty hospitals is contentious. (
  • Among other things, da Vinci Surgical Robot lawsuits fault the aggressive marketing tactics used by Intuitive to convince hospitals to purchase the expensive surgical robot, and allege that a combination of design flaws inherent in the robot, coupled with poor physician training on the device, has resulted in serious injuries. (
  • They categorized each birth into one of three groups: home births attended by registered midwives, hospital births attended by a registered midwife, and hospital births attended by a physician. (
  • Sleep study information was sent to the lead site in Tampa where it was analyzed by a certified sleep technician and sleep medicine physician. (
  • Dominic Corrigan (1802-1880): after his return to Dublin from Edinburgh, where he qualified as an MD, he was appointed physician to the hospital, which had only six medical beds at the time. (
  • He was afterwards physician to Jervis Street Hospital. (
  • Sir William Thompson (1861 - 1926) was a physician in the hospital in the early part of the 20th century. (
  • The study pulls from data that CMS has recently released comparing hospital performance across the United States. (
  • Making matters worse, according to the report's authors, is the fact that most hospitals and other healthcare organizations are aware of their security deficiencies but lack either the resources or the ambition to implement the systems and policies necessary to safeguard patient data. (
  • Data breaches at U.S. healthcare organizations cost providers more than $6 billion a year and despite this expensive and embarrassing revelation, the vast majority of hospitals and clinics still lack both the inclination and resources to make protecting patient data a priority. (
  • Some hospitals questioned the data. (
  • Usually, when I hear arguments in favor of large-scale computerization of hospital records, the primary reasoning is to enable easy transfer of medical data between facilities , which means not 'everybody builds a really expensive custom solution' but 'sensible standards are agreed upon for data exchange. (
  • Nancy Fiedler, the Maryland Hospital Association's senior vice president for communications, said she, too, has 'serious concerns' about the report's data. (
  • Robert Krughoff, president of the Center for the Study of Services, the Washington nonprofit consumer group that published the guide, said that current data would be best but that 3-year-old figures shouldn't be discounted. (
  • The study is led by Dr. Joseph Calabrese and recently completed its eighth year of data collection. (
  • They found that the billing data missed one-third to one-half of actual MRSA cases at the four hospitals. (
  • They used that rate of error as a proxy to correct the billing data from other 420 hospitals in the UHC database and arrive at the final estimates. (
  • What's clear from our data is that cases were on the rise in academic hospitals in 2003 to 2008. (
  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass., said that its former chief of acute pain, Scott S. Reuben, had faked data used in the studies, which were published in several anesthesiology journals between 1996 and 2008. (
  • The anesthesiologist allegedly faked data in 21 studies on the use of various painkillers, including Vioxx. (
  • And he wrote to the Food and Drug Administration, urging the agency not to restrict the use of many of the painkillers he studied, citing his own data on their safety and effectiveness. (
  • In order to submit national data to the ECDC, a representative sample of 46 hospitals was generated, although other hospitals were invited to participate in the survey if interested. (
  • The data show that the biggest effect on price is that when fewer hospitals compete in a metro area, the hospitals charge more. (
  • Cooper said the data also undermines arguments made nationwide by hospitals about why they have to charge more than other hospitals. (
  • The data show there is no statistical difference in prices between teaching and non-teaching hospitals. (
  • However, the data show that the hospitals with a low share of government-paid patients charge the most to private insurers. (
  • Subsequent to the initial study, longitudinal data collection with this group of individuals occurred in 1993, 1996, 1999, 2002 and 2006. (
  • As a result of the early analyses of study data, a series of consumer-oriented brochures were developed at Craig Hospital and these are available on the Craig web site. (
  • Study record managers: refer to the Data Element Definitions if submitting registration or results information. (
  • The $2.1 million nationwide Overcoming COVID-19 study, funded and overseen by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will collect data from 800 patients hospitalized at more than 35 children's hospitals across the country, the hospital said. (
  • That data will be provided to the CDC in almost real time, and up to 400 of the patients will be closely monitored, including the routine collection of blood and respiratory samples, the hospital said. (
  • Many of the claims that were made by hospitals were not supported by high-quality data. (
  • The Final Report also contains data on the executive compensation practices of at least 20 nonprofit hospitals. (
  • Thus, under Section 4958, a tax-exempt hospital may place the burden of proving excessive compensation on the IRS by having disinterested persons to review comparability data to establish reasonable compensation and to substantiate the process used to set the compensation. (
  • The most recent study to focus on mutations reviewed data on more than 2,700 families and showed that parents without autism can possess and pass on genetic mutations that in many cases cause autism. (
  • Many recent reports have found multidrug resistant bacteria living in hospital sink drainpipes, putting them in close proximity to vulnerable patients. (
  • team conducted with Alice Kizny Gordon, MBBS (a degree that is common in UK and is like MD) and colleagues of the University of Oxford, UK, they found more than 32 papers describing the spread of bacteria resistant to carbapenem - an important antibiotic - via sinks, and other reservoirs of water within hospitals. (
  • A Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Omecamtiv Mecarbil on Mortality and Morbidity in Subjects with Chronic Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction. (
  • Participants will go through cognitive testing throughout the study to determine efficacy of the medication. (
  • Participants at least 18 years old are needed for a registry study. (
  • The National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, and the Northwest Regional Spinal Injuries Centre in Southport, Merseyside are our participants in this study. (
  • Hospitals and other healthcare employers have become increasingly attentive to the retirement readiness of their participants in recent years,' said Brodie Wood , senior vice president of not-for-profit markets, Transamerica Retirement Solutions. (
  • Participants in the study underwent an overnight sleep study conducted by a certified sleep technician while in the hospital. (
  • Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach topped NerdWallet's list of most affordable hospitals in Florida. (
  • A new study says there's no need to worry about hospitals using their new electronic medical records to generate bigger bills and boost their income. (
  • With the nation\'s busiest burn center and the metropolitan area\'s largest hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fleet, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital rescued and treated many survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center. (
  • In response to the challenges we faced on 9-11, NewYork-Presbyterian has enhanced its disaster response capabilities in areas including the acquisition of new equipment, and increased training and participation in disaster response exercises,\" says Dr. Roger W. Yurt, the study\'s lead author, director of the William Randolph Hearst Burn Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and the Johnson & Johnson Distinguished Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. (
  • David and his team corrected for these errors by using detailed patient observations from the University of Chicago Medical Center and three other hospitals. (
  • A total of 200 mobile phones (MPs) were cultured for the study, 67 of which belonged to medical employees and 133 to patients, patients' companions and visitors. (
  • Some investigators have reported that MPs of medical personnel may be a potential source of bacterial pathogens in the hospital setting. (
  • A prominent Massachusetts anesthesiologist allegedly fabricated 21 medical studies that claimed to show benefits from painkillers like Vioxx and Celebrex, according to the hospital where he worked. (
  • The hospital has asked the medical journals to retract the 21 studies, some of which reported favorable results from the use of painkillers like Pfizer Inc.'s PFE -1.40% Bextra and Merck MRK -0.70% & Co.'s Vioxx -- both since withdrawn -- as well as Pfizer's Celebrex and Lyrica. (
  • The study confirmed that medical errors are a significant problem for children as well as adults, and it identified the very young and the very poor as more vulnerable than children in general. (
  • Babak is leading the medical trial at Lakewood Hospital . (
  • A new academic study that uses hundreds of millions of private insurance claims to gain insight into medical spending found that some hospitals' fees for the same services were four times higher than others in the same market. (
  • NEW YORK - Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and Exosome Sciences, a subsidiary of Aethlon Medical , have partnered to launch a study to identify and characterize potential early disease biomarkers for cancer diagnostics, cancer progression, and treatment resistance. (
  • To be more transparent and to promote communication with patients after medical injuries, many hospitals have implemented a new approach called the communication-and-resolution program (CRP). (
  • The incidence of adverse events in Swedish hospitals: a retrospective medical record review study. (
  • Gaps in patient monitoring during in-hospital transitions of acute patients to and from procedures can be dangerous for the patient and leave providers with incomplete medical records. (
  • His first professional appointment was Resident Medical Officer at St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin. (
  • He filled with marked ability a chair of Medical jurisprudence, and contributed papers to the Dublin Journal of Medical Science, the Irish Hospital Gazette, and the Medical Press and Circular. (
  • More than 1.3 million fewer hospital-acquired conditions were experienced by patients over the three years compared with the number that would have occurred if 2010 rates remained steady, according to the report. (
  • The international investigative team of specialists, who went to Saudi Arabia to analyze the outbreak in May, said it was even more deadly than a similar outbreak of SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, in Canadian hospitals in 2003. (
  • In-hospital transitions of acute patients to and from procedures can be time consuming and create bottlenecks in staff workflow. (
  • The methods used to identify 4,483 unnecessary deaths from an analysis of 5.7 million records in 2000 "can detect only a small portion of the types of patient safety events that actually happen in hospitals," according to the article. (
  • For non-media inquiries, call the hospital switchboard at 206-987-2000. (
  • A pedestrian passed the Longwood Avenue exterior of Boston Children's Hospital. (
  • If this was an influenza pandemic, we would be inundated - inundated with patients" at Boston Children's Hospital, she said in a phone interview Tuesday evening. (
  • In January 2016, the Las Cruces City Council and Doña Ana County Commission agreed to chip in on a study to determine how much it would cost to build such a facility, and how it could be done. (
  • In U.S. hospitals, they cause 1.7 million infections a year and are associated with approximately 100,000 deaths. (
  • The study, called The Price Ain't Right, analyzed claims from 88.7 million people covered by Aetna, UnitedHealthcare and Humana from 2007 to 2011, which revealed the prices hospitals negotiate with private insurers. (
  • It recently sold the Bell City hotel and conference centre, which was formerly the PANCH hospital site, in Preston for $142.87 million. (
  • Nurses are increasingly using their personal smartphones on the job, but hospital IT departments are hesitant to support them on their networks, according to a new report by the Spyglass Consulting Group . (
  • The report analyzed conditions patients develop in the hospital such as adverse drug events, catheter-associated urinary tract infections, bloodstream infections, pressure ulcers and surgical site infections. (
  • The effectiveness of a hospital depends on the population it is serving and the services it provides, she said. (
  • The patients (customers) look for getting the best services and better results from a hospital and the stakeholder's looks for better profitable gain from their business by running the hospitals. (
  • Charbonneau said Indiana has agreements with hospitals in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky for reimbursement, but when a patient chooses to go to one of those facilities, the payment made for services is a standard rate. (
  • This paper offers an empirical test of ownership mix efficiency in the U.S. hospital services industry. (
  • But because they spend far more on administration and ancillary services than not-for-profit hospitals, their total costs are higher. (
  • Transamerica Retirement Solutions is endorsed by the American Hospital Association for its defined contribution and retirement services. (
  • AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association, is compensated for use of the AHA marks and for its support in marketing endorsed products and services. (
  • Financial assistance for medically necessary services is based on family income and hospital resources and is provided to children under age 21 whose primary residence is in Washington, Alaska, Montana or Idaho. (
  • In 1993, University Hospitals embraced a new business strategy that called for geographic expansion across Northeast Ohio and an increase in the types of services the organization offered. (
  • Along these lines, University Hospitals recently began focusing more attention on its financial management operations, including accounts payable systems that procure essential goods and services for the hospital network. (
  • The accounts payable group, which is part of University Hospitals' shared services center, relies on Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to run its core financial processes. (