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Digital rounding tech helps gain ‘incredible’ HCAHPS scores at Northwell Lenox Hill

At Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, some of its key HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) scores – particularly those around responsiveness and coordination – simply were not where the organization needed them to be. THE PROBLEM The hospital ranked in the 19th percentile for responsiveness and in the… Read More »

Tech sites hype Apple Watch for COVID-19 prediction without providing the evidence

Milwaukee oncologist Michael Thompson, MD, wrote to me yesterday morning (February 10)  about an article – “New Study Suggests Apple Watch Heart Rate Sensor Can Predict COVID-19 Up to a Week Before a Swab Test” – promoted on Twitter by MacRumors.com. The story was about the so-called Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai Medical Center in… Read More »