NextGen Aligns Investor-Facing And Commercial-Facing Identities
Clients have known them as NextGen Healthcare for nearly 20 years, but they were still listed and trading under the name Quality Care Systems, Inc. On September 10th, 2018, the company finally changed its official corporate name to Nextgen Healthcare, Inc. and will now be trading under their new symbol, “NXGN”.
AHRQ Launches App Design Challenge
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is hoping to find an app that simplifies the process of collecting and sharing patient-reported data. The Step Up App Challenge is offering $250,000 to design, develop and test the best app idea submitted. The submission deadline for the first phase is September 24th, 2018.
How Does Burnout Impact Patient Care Quality?
With a very high percentage of healthcare organizations being affected by burnout, the spillover affects on patient care need to be closely monitored. As providers encounter more stressors, studies have shown that their ability to provide quality care and time with patients decreases. It is crucial that organizations focus on providers well being and implement best practices to limit burnout and preserve care quality and patient experience.