You might say we are fairly immersed in the healthcare industry, and the blogosphere is chock-full of healthcare blogs. We’ve collected a list of 12 blogs we consider important. Several dish out wisdom while others are exceptionally good at deciphering healthcare industry jargon into content that informs and educates.
So, without further ado here are a mix of healthcare blogs we like to read…
As the name implies, this blog is written for trustees, board members, and hospital directors. This includes coverage of health care trends and governance from thought leaders in the healthcare field. But there’s a ton of valuable content, from strategic planning to patient care. Trustee is a publication of the American Hospital Association.
HPN is a healthcare business news magazine. The content focus is on systems and products that affect healthcare supply chain management. They offer daily online content as well as a monthly print magazine.
With a focus on mothers and newborns, the OMC blog delves into all the important things new parents need to know about raising a baby. They cover it all – what foods they should eat, finding the right pediatrician, ethical issues and a lot more. And they are usually raising awareness for very good causes.
The HF blog is a great source for events and issues in the healthcare finance industry. The HF team of award-winning editors deliver comprehensive reporting, breaking news, analysis and best practices around topics like quality and safety, capital investments, physician relations, data integrity, and more.
HFM is also a publication of the American Hospital Association. The blog covers a variety of topics with a focus on the health facility design, construction and operations communities. Topics range from architecture and construction to operations, products, and sustainability.
This magazine and online publication, is the first to focus on the quickest growing medical specialty in the U.S., inpatient physicians.
They write on topics such as quality improvement initiatives, practice management issues, and clinical updates for the growing field of hospital medicine.
OR Manager is for operating room (OR) managers. And their content is there to help OR leaders and registered nurses in the OR and surgical suite
“State of Health” is the title of this popular and refreshing blog. The writing gets into a variety of healthcare topics, and they get more in-depth than many other blogs. They are great at offering a direct and often helpful point of view on the types of medical info patients need to know about, but they cover a full array of topics around health.
FH provides healthcare management news crafted for executives in the healthcare industry. Topics range from privacy issues and analytics in healthcare to patient engagement.
HFMA’s focus is on finance professionals in the healthcare industry, and their authors write about issues facing healthcare leaders. They have two online publications, the HFMA Blog and The Leadership Blog.
This one is built for emerging leaders and hospital execs. As they state here, “H&HN identifies emerging trends and presents hospital and health system leaders with ways to transform their organizations to meet the Triple Aim: better health, better health care, more efficient costs.”
Inside HSCA is the official blog of The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) for all things related to the healthcare supply chain.
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