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Floating Hospital Eyed In Massachusetts Opioid Fight

By Sam Drysdale State House News Service Senators have a new idea to battle the opioid crisis: creating a recovery facility on a decommissioned ship. Lawmakers have added a redrafted Sen. Nick Collins amendment (364) to their fiscal year 2024 budget, which approves a study to look into converting a …

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Southcoast Health Reduces In-Home Care Costs and Hospital Readmissions with Virtual Visits and Remote Patient Monitoring

The Southcoast Health Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) saved an average of four in-home nursing visits annually, and generated over $500,000 in cost savings over the last 16 months by leveraging remote patient monitoring (RPM) and a virtual visit program. With the goals of improving clinicians’ workload and patient care transition, …

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Southcoast Health recognized for excellence through the 2022 Digital Health Most Wired Survey

“The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), has released their coveted Digital Health Most Wired Survey results for the 2022 data collection period. This year, Southcoast Health earned a Level 9 achievement for both the acute (hospital) and ambulatory setting survey selections, officials announced. “We are proud to be …

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