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Managing medication goes electronic at Bathurst Hospital

BOOST: EMeds nursing analyst Rachel Bedwell and Bathurst nurse Fiona Nightingale. Photo: SUPPLIED THE days of trying to read difficult handwritten instructions about medication are over at Bathurst Hospital. The hospital is the first in the Central West to implement Electronic Medication Management (eMeds) – what is being described as a safer, more effective electronic system to manage medication.… Read More »

Just 13% of hospital CFOs ready for new payment models

Dive Brief: Confidence among the country’s hospital CFOs is low, with just 13% saying their organization is “very prepared” to handle new healthcare payment and delivery models with current financial planning tools, according to Kaufman Hall’s 2019 CFO Outlook: Healthcare report. That’s down from 15% in 2018.  Less than a quarter of CFOs (23%) are “very confident” their… Read More »

Bangladeshi ‘tree man’ reportedly back in hospital with more growths

Abul Bajandar, seen in an undated photo, previously made headlines after he had 11 pounds of growths shaved from his hands. (CEN) A Bangladeshi man who gained international attention after his rare condition caused massive growths resembling tree bark on his hands is reportedly back in the hospital with symptoms worse than before his initial… Read More »