Christina Thielst is a hospital and healthcare administrator who has been blogging since 2005. She blogs at Christina's Considerations, where this post originally appeared.
By Christina Thielst 05:24 pm May 18, 2015
Christina Thielst blogs about the power of social media and usefulness for health surveillance and predicting outcomes.
By Christina Thielst 05:49 pm December 31, 2014
An Alliance for Connected Care study, released in December, estimates that virtual visits could save an average of $126 per visit.
By Christina Thielst 01:39 pm December 02, 2014
A few years ago, I worked on a HIMSS team to develop a guide for evaluating HIE projects. Now AHRQ has released their Guide to Evaluating HIE Projects to help users assess the impact on healthcare.
By Christina Thielst 01:48 pm November 07, 2014
Have you ever wondered which hospitals were the most social media friendly or how your organization compares with others? Or, have you wanted to benchmark your hospital against peers, but didn't know where to find the data?
By Christina Thielst 12:29 pm May 19, 2014
HHS has released a new security risk assessment tool to help providers, and perhaps business partners, uncover potential weaknesses in their security policies, processes and systems.
By Christina Thielst 12:24 pm March 24, 2014
Way back in 2005 when I was still getting started as a blogger and was active in the world of EHR adoption, I wondered about their impact on malpractice rates. So here we are in 2014 and the information is starting to flow.
By Christina Thielst 01:59 pm December 09, 2013
Here we go again! As I've stated many times before, no pictures in the hospital and no posting them on social networking sites.
By Christina Thielst 01:15 pm December 04, 2013
Social technologies are quickly finding their way into care and coordination processes across the entire continuum of health and wellness activities.
By Christina Thielst 01:39 pm November 18, 2013
I came across a great example of using social media for disaster preparedness activities.
By Christina Thielst 03:13 pm September 30, 2013
Trevor Wilson, a human resources strategist, recently shared three great tips healthcare leaders can use to foster a culture in which employees are actively engaged.