Analytics

Mercy Hospital Network cut nursing leakage by $4.3 million

Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:21 am March 26, 2018
Staff created the dashboard for tracking multiple performance metrics, including leakage.
Wolters Kluwer acquires Firecracker for its medical education platform
By Jessica Davis 04:58 pm March 23, 2018
Used by about 20 percent of medical students, the platform features a data-driven approach to support medical students on high-level exams.
Inspirata NCI award to advance digital pathology

An image of Inspirata's pre-screening analysis and detection tool. Credit: Inspirata

By Bernie Monegain 12:06 pm March 23, 2018
The company said it will work Case Western Reserve University and Vanderbilt University to build on recent work with computational image analysis.
predictive analytics

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Credit: Nathan Hicks

By Jeff Lagasse 10:35 am March 23, 2018
The hospital was able to better grasp what it was already doing well, and what it was not, in terms of clinical documentation thanks to homegrown software.
Missouri ZIP code-level data for pop health efforts

The University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:16 pm March 22, 2018
The state hospital association and other groups join to create a dataset that can collect social determinant information.
Mayo Clinic partners with Mytonomy
By Bernie Monegain 11:31 am March 22, 2018
The collaboration aims to help patients understand information about their condition and engage them in shared decision making.
HIMSS TV
By 10:33 am March 21, 2018
A roundup of big ideas from experts on interoperability, patient engagement, security, cloud computing, innovation, policy and more during HIMSS18.
How to put behavioral economics to work for more effective patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 03:49 pm March 20, 2018
Experts from Penn Medicine, Sutter Health and VAL Health say psychological insights into decision-making processes can lead to big improvements in health habits.
Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance takes $100,000 Hearst Health Prize

Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance in Boston. Credit: Google Street View

By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm March 20, 2018
Hearst Health and the Jefferson College of Population Health announced today that the 
Mass General, Brigham and Women’s launch digital pathology project with Royal Philips

Credit: Google Street View

By Bernie Monegain 11:58 am March 20, 2018
The organizations said they intend to establish digital pathology centers and to create best practices and protocols for the digital transformation of the field. 

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