On August 13, 2018, UHS announced that its holding company has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Federal Street Acquisition Corp. (FSAC) pursuant to which, FSAC and UHS will form a new, publicly traded company with a new name — Agiliti.

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The Dog Days of Summer: The Perfect Time to Prepare for the Flu?

Posted: July 31, 2018

In the midst of Summer, it can be difficult to think about Winter. But in terms of getting prepared for the flu season, that’s exactly what needs to happen.

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3 Trends Impacting Biomedical Departments

Rise of the Machines: 3 Trends Impacting Biomedical Service Demands

Posted: July 9, 2018

Biomedical technicians are now responsible for more equipment than ever before. This responsibility and other related challenges are complicating hospital equipment service demands.

Read More
Hospital Outsource Success - Vendor Management - UHS Blog

4 Tips For Effective Hospital Outsourcing

Posted: June 18, 2018

Outsourcing supportive services is key to helping free up staff time. But having too many vendors can end up driving greater inefficiencies. Here are four tips to help find the right balance.

Read More
Reduce Hospital Administrative Tasks

Free Up Hospital Staff to Focus on Patients, Not Admin Tasks

Posted: June 4, 2018

Hospital administrative tasks are necessary and important, but they place extra strain on staff across the facility. Reduce the burden to improve patient care.

Read More
Strengthen Clinical Engineering Teams - UHS

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Clinical Engineering Team

Posted: May 21, 2018

Hospital clinical engineering departments are increasingly squeezed for time and resources, making it harder for CE directors to achieve objectives that can have a greater impact for their team and hospital.

Read More
Reduce Nurse Burdens

3 Ways to Reduce Nurse Burdens & Drive Job Satisfaction

Posted: May 7, 2018

National Nurses Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the excellent work done by all nursing teams and staff. It’s also a good time to acknowledge and explore opportunities to improve nurse working conditions.

Read More
Hospital Growth Strategies

How Informed Patients are Redefining Hospital Growth Strategies

Posted: April 30, 2018

Price pressures from multiple directions are forcing hospitals to explore opportunities to more effectively manage costs and outcomes to attract patients and allow for growth.

Read More
Successful Hospital M&A Strategies

The Key to Hospital M&A Success: Unlocking Quick Wins

Posted: April 17, 2018

As health system M&A activity continues at increasing rates and scale, implementing strategies to ensure a smooth and quick integration becomes ever important to the bottom line.

Read More
Improve Hospital HCAHPS Scores with Better Medical Equipment Management

Improve HCAHPS by Focusing on Medical Equipment Management

Posted: April 2, 2018

Many hospitals are investing in “extras” to make a good first impression with their patients. But these “extras” fail to address core issues that impact the patient experience.

Read More
2017-18 Flu Season Review

The 2017-18 Flu Season in Review: Anticipated & Underprepared

Posted: March 9, 2018

The current flu season isn’t over yet but is already on record as the worst seen in nearly a decade. Here is a recap of the season so far and three key takeaways from the 2017-18 flu season.

Read More
Medical Laser Safety Officer Training - UHS Blog

The Importance of Hospital Medical Laser Safety Officers & Training

Posted: February 21, 2018

As the use of medical laser technology continues to increase, so do the risks and safety concerns associated with surgical lasers. Establishing a dedicated MLSO is critical for your OR.

Read More
Ensure Hospital Post-Merger & Acquisition Success

Strategies for Improving Post-Merger Clinical Integration

Posted: February 9, 2018

Hospitals are merging at an accelerated rate. But M&A alone won’t guarantee success. Hospitals need a plan to smooth the integration process and show quick results.

Read More
Reduce Patient Leakage - improve patient satisfaction

Why Patient Retention is the Foundation of Hospital Success

Posted: January 16, 2018

The shifting health care landscape and changes in consumer behavior have helped make patient retention the foundation for hospital success. Is your hospital using innovative and cost-effective strategies to improve patient retention?

Read More
Reduce Supply Chain Waste in Your Hospital

How to Reduce Supply Chain Waste in Your Hospital

Posted: December 13, 2017

Discover tips for reducing equipment costs and supply chain waste in your hospital. Learn how your supply chain team can improve clinical outcomes and the overall patient experience.

Read More
Improve HCAHPS scores with better equipment management

Want to Improve HCAHPS Scores? Bring Nurses Back to the Bedside

Posted: December 7, 2017

Non-patient tasks are overburdening many nurses, yet nurses play a tremendous role in patient satisfaction. Discover how freeing up nurses can improve your hospital’s HCAHPS scores and increase revenue.

Read More
flu signs - when to prepare

The Dog Days of Summer: The Perfect Time to Prepare for the Flu?

Posted: July 31, 2018

In the midst of Summer, it can be difficult to think about Winter. But in terms of getting prepared for the flu season, that’s exactly what needs to happen.

Read More
3 Trends Impacting Biomedical Departments

Rise of the Machines: 3 Trends Impacting Biomedical Service Demands

Posted: July 9, 2018

Biomedical technicians are now responsible for more equipment than ever before. This responsibility and other related challenges are complicating hospital equipment service demands.

Read More
Hospital Outsource Success - Vendor Management - UHS Blog

4 Tips For Effective Hospital Outsourcing

Posted: June 18, 2018

Outsourcing supportive services is key to helping free up staff time. But having too many vendors can end up driving greater inefficiencies. Here are four tips to help find the right balance.

Read More
Reduce Hospital Administrative Tasks

Free Up Hospital Staff to Focus on Patients, Not Admin Tasks

Posted: June 4, 2018

Hospital administrative tasks are necessary and important, but they place extra strain on staff across the facility. Reduce the burden to improve patient care.

Read More
Strengthen Clinical Engineering Teams - UHS

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Clinical Engineering Team

Posted: May 21, 2018

Hospital clinical engineering departments are increasingly squeezed for time and resources, making it harder for CE directors to achieve objectives that can have a greater impact for their team and hospital.

Read More
Reduce Nurse Burdens

3 Ways to Reduce Nurse Burdens & Drive Job Satisfaction

Posted: May 7, 2018

National Nurses Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the excellent work done by all nursing teams and staff. It’s also a good time to acknowledge and explore opportunities to improve nurse working conditions.

Read More
Hospital Growth Strategies

How Informed Patients are Redefining Hospital Growth Strategies

Posted: April 30, 2018

Price pressures from multiple directions are forcing hospitals to explore opportunities to more effectively manage costs and outcomes to attract patients and allow for growth.

Read More
Successful Hospital M&A Strategies

The Key to Hospital M&A Success: Unlocking Quick Wins

Posted: April 17, 2018

As health system M&A activity continues at increasing rates and scale, implementing strategies to ensure a smooth and quick integration becomes ever important to the bottom line.

Read More
Improve Hospital HCAHPS Scores with Better Medical Equipment Management

Improve HCAHPS by Focusing on Medical Equipment Management

Posted: April 2, 2018

Many hospitals are investing in “extras” to make a good first impression with their patients. But these “extras” fail to address core issues that impact the patient experience.

Read More
2017-18 Flu Season Review

The 2017-18 Flu Season in Review: Anticipated & Underprepared

Posted: March 9, 2018

The current flu season isn’t over yet but is already on record as the worst seen in nearly a decade. Here is a recap of the season so far and three key takeaways from the 2017-18 flu season.

Read More
Medical Laser Safety Officer Training - UHS Blog

The Importance of Hospital Medical Laser Safety Officers & Training

Posted: February 21, 2018

As the use of medical laser technology continues to increase, so do the risks and safety concerns associated with surgical lasers. Establishing a dedicated MLSO is critical for your OR.

Read More
Ensure Hospital Post-Merger & Acquisition Success

Strategies for Improving Post-Merger Clinical Integration

Posted: February 9, 2018

Hospitals are merging at an accelerated rate. But M&A alone won’t guarantee success. Hospitals need a plan to smooth the integration process and show quick results.

Read More
Reduce Patient Leakage - improve patient satisfaction

Why Patient Retention is the Foundation of Hospital Success

Posted: January 16, 2018

The shifting health care landscape and changes in consumer behavior have helped make patient retention the foundation for hospital success. Is your hospital using innovative and cost-effective strategies to improve patient retention?

Read More
Reduce Supply Chain Waste in Your Hospital

How to Reduce Supply Chain Waste in Your Hospital

Posted: December 13, 2017

Discover tips for reducing equipment costs and supply chain waste in your hospital. Learn how your supply chain team can improve clinical outcomes and the overall patient experience.

Read More
Improve HCAHPS scores with better equipment management

Want to Improve HCAHPS Scores? Bring Nurses Back to the Bedside

Posted: December 7, 2017

Non-patient tasks are overburdening many nurses, yet nurses play a tremendous role in patient satisfaction. Discover how freeing up nurses can improve your hospital’s HCAHPS scores and increase revenue.

Read More

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