Tag Archives: Systems

15 top health systems named by IBM Watson Health

IBM Watson reports that the key performance measurements on which the 15 best-scoring systems showed the most significant average outperformance vs. peer group health systems. • Overall, 13.8 percent fewer in-hospital deaths.• Patients experienced 12.6 percent fewer complications and 9.8 percent fewer healthcare-associated infections.• A median severity-adjusted length of stay that was one half-day shorter… Read More »

OIG finds cybersecurity risks within HHS divisions’ systems

Security controls across eight Department of Health and Human Services operating divisions need to be improved to properly detect and prevent certain cyberattacks. That’s the finding of a report by the HHS Office of Inspector General, which conducted a series of audits at eight HHS Operating Divisions (OPDIV), using network and web application penetration testing… Read More »

Medical University of South Carolina completes acquisition of 4 hospitals from Community Health Systems

MUSC School of Medicine-courtesy MUSC The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital Authority has completed its first-ever acquisition of medical facilities with the purchase of four South Carolina hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems. These hospitals include 82-bed Chester Regional Medical Center, 225-bed Springs Memorial Hospital, 396-bed Carolinas Hospital System and 124-bed Carolinas Hospital… Read More »