News tagged with rural hospitals

Industrial strength healthcare

By adapting the "Lean Six Sigma" principle of manufacturing to rural hospitals, Indian researchers suggest that patient queues might be shortened by 91 percent while consultation time could be reduced to about a third of ...

Aug 13, 2014
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The case for tele-emergency services

New research from the University of Iowa supports the claim that tele-emergency services can successfully extend emergency care in rural hospitals. A summary of the research was published in the new February edition of Health Af ...

Feb 04, 2014
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Rural cancer care may be closer than you think

Research from the University of Iowa suggests that cancer care is more accessible in rural areas than thought, and this increased accessibility should be considered as changes are made in the health care system under the ...

Mar 26, 2013
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