News

Sort by: Date|#Views|#Comments
Mike Miliard
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | October 22, 2014 | 11:20 AM 85001
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences was announced as the latest HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 award winner on Wednesday. It's the most recent provider to climb the ladder toward complete EMR maturity in the past week. More
Erin McCann
Erin McCann | October 22, 2014 | 10:58 AM 84996
With sights set on leveraging predictive analytics in the clinical setting, IBM and researchers at the University of Michigan have launched a project that aims to be an early warning system to identify and predict life-threatening medical complications. More
Mike Miliard
SEATTLE | Mike Miliard | October 22, 2014 | 10:50 AM 84991
Wes Wright, chief information officer of Seattle Children's Hospital, had a couple big reasons for embracing a virtual desktop infrastructure strategy for the 323-bed tertiary care facility. "Speed and ubiquity," he says. But soon he found a... More
John W. Loonsk, MD
John W. Loonsk, MD | October 22, 2014 | 07:45 AM 84966
The Ebola cases in the United States, despite their limited numbers, have generated considerable discussion and anxiety. But the focus on EHRs in these discussions does not recognize more prominent health IT needs when it comes potential outbreaks, nor the... More
Mike Miliard
Mike Miliard | October 21, 2014 | 11:05 AM 84956
For wearable technology to live up to the hype, especially when it comes to healthcare, it will have to be "interoperable, integrated, engaging, social and outcomes-driven," according to PwC. More
John Halamka
John Halamka | October 21, 2014 | 10:49 AM 84951
One of the most frequent complaints in John Halamka's email inbox these days is that electronic health records are filled with data, but little knowledge or wisdom. The era of Ebola, he says, has accelerated the urgency for us to rethink the way we... More
Healthcare IT News Staff
Healthcare IT News Staff | October 21, 2014 | 10:01 AM 84931
Healthcare IT News is gathering information and input on patient engagement for a future project. As healthcare transitions to new value-based payment models, this is a critical topic that all healthcare providers must address sooner rather than later. We... More
Mike Miliard
Mike Miliard | October 20, 2014 | 11:07 AM 84881
Frustration with electronic health records has never been higher among RNs, with vast majorities complaining of poor workflows, bad communication and scant input on implementation decisions, a new survey shows. More
Erin McCann
Erin McCann | October 20, 2014 | 10:48 AM 84871
The folks at Penn Medicine know a little something about putting data analytics to work. After identifying three years ago that their sepsis mortality rates were higher than expected, they set out to do something about it by harnessing predictive analytics.... More
Eric Wicklund
Eric Wicklund | October 20, 2014 | 10:12 AM 84861
One of the takeaways of a recent survey conducted by Software Advice indicates that mHealth users are better at using electronic health records -- and getting more out of them -- than doctors who use PCs. More
Bernie Monegain
BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | October 17, 2014 | 04:13 PM 84831
Partners HealthCare CIO James Noga is just beginning to envision what the infrastructure for big data will look like for the Boston health system that includes Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. There are many variables to... More
Erin McCann
Erin McCann | October 17, 2014 | 11:12 AM 84801
In a congressional hearing Thursday, a Texas Health Resources executive joined other clinical stakeholders in the U.S. Ebola crisis to shed light on the myriad oversights that materialized when the Ebola virus arrived on American soil. More

Full Site