Greg Goth

By Greg Goth 07:26 pm February 23, 2016
As policy wonks and advocates battle over just how much meaningful use will likely change in 2016, the Physician Quality Reporting System might have snuck up on healthcare IT staffs tasked with implementing new technology platforms.
Dignity Health partnered with health services vendor Optum to create a specialist firm, Optum360, in 2013.
By Greg Goth 10:21 am February 12, 2016
Dignity exec to talk at HIMSS16 about how its helped create the specialist suite Optum360.
By Greg Goth 02:18 pm February 09, 2016
Consolidation, increased regulation and shortages of critical medications are just a few issues that have health system pharmacy managers scrambling.
By Greg Goth 09:17 am February 04, 2016
As if healthcare executives don't have enough worries about implementing electronic health records, yet another issue is starting to ramp up.
By Greg Goth 09:45 am January 29, 2016
While the development of accurate predictive analytics has the potential to head off debilitating and costly conditions among patients, one veteran of the burgeoning field says it’s important not to rush in without the proper planning.
By Greg Goth 08:52 am January 25, 2016
The path of destruction in the Gulf Coast states wrought more than a decade ago by Hurricane Katrina also resulted in unforeseen benefits for healthcare providers in the region.
Ashley Simmons
By Greg Goth 03:18 pm January 14, 2016
Orlando-based Florida Hospital installed surgical real-time location systems to quickly assess patient and facility status in 2013 and has since seen immediate improvements.
Doctor and patient
By Greg Goth 08:51 am January 11, 2016
To help clinicians understand when palliative care orders might be most appropriate, Ascension Health is participating in an National Institutes of Health-funded study run by University of Pennsylvania researchers to evaluate electronic health record-prompted automation of palliative care consult orders in the acute care setting.
By Greg Goth 11:14 am September 29, 2011
I mean no disrespect to the people who crafted the 800-plus pages of the HITECH meaningful use regulations, but I am only half-joking when I offer a slightly abbreviated vision of MU.

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