Tag Archives: hospitals

Northwell Health, NYC Health + Hospitals open new $47.7 million joint lab to help hospitals focus on emergency testing, cut costs

Michael Dowling with the Northwell Health Labs team at the opening of a $ 47.7 million shared, centralized laboratory in Little Neck, Queens. Credit Northwell Health. A joint project between the largest private employer in New York State, Northwell Health, and NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the country, came to… Read More »

AHA roadmap to rescue rural hospitals calls for regulatory relief, new payment models

Dive Brief: The American Hospital Association on Monday released a roadmap aimed at alleviating pressures on rural hospitals and increasing access to affordable, high-quality care in the communities they serve. While rural hospitals struggle with low patient volumes and geographic isolation, they also face economic uncertainties, growing regulatory burden and the opioid crisis. Recommendations include updating… Read More »

Delivery robot poised to create efficiencies, save on operational costs for hospitals

Coming soon to a hospital near you: Robots? If Savioke and Swisslog have a say in the matter, then yes, robots. The former, a robotics company, and the latter, a healthcare automation outfit, have teamed together to create a robot they call Relay. Already in use in the hospitality industry, it’s been tested in healthcare… Read More »