Clinical

Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:07 am August 22, 2017
Most affected are poor people with no insurance.
Fix EHR usability problem
By John Glaser 11:09 am August 09, 2017
The veteran executive proposes a multi-pronged approach to ending the tyranny of wasted time and effort created by today’s technologies.

Ninety-one  percent of people with chronic disease say they need help in managing their disease – not in the doctor’s office, but at home, between appointments.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 10:17 am July 21, 2017
Report offers advice on how to do it right – the way patients want.
medical devices

Sue Schade believes that making IT work for patients – and all players – get rid of ‘frenemies’ attitude.

By Sue Schade 03:49 pm June 16, 2017
Feeding data directly from a medical device into medical records has reduced errors, improved patient safety and increased caregiver efficiency.

"Under the AHCA, Medicaid is at risk of losing $880 billion in funding."

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 08:49 am May 09, 2017
The $8 billion allocations proposed with the AHCA would have to cover the 17.5 million people who could lose coverage with Medicaid cuts.
By Matthew Douglass 10:41 am February 16, 2017
Now that all certified EHRs share minimum functionality and can exchange information with each other, the time has come to refocus this entire industry on improving customer satisfaction.

Shareefa Alabulmonem, head of eServices, Office of the CIO at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Saudi Arabia, is one of seven women being honored by HIMSS with a Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.

By Shareefa Alabulmonem 12:27 pm January 25, 2017
Shareefa Albulmonem, head of eServices, Office of the CIO at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Saudi Arabia, is one of seven women being honored by HIMSS with a Most Influential Women in Health IT Award. The women will be recognized at a reception and awards dinner, both on February 20 at HIMSS17
big data reduce medical errors
By David Higginson 08:24 am January 17, 2017
David Higginson explains how tapping into big data enabled it to reduce dosing mistakes among pediatric patients. 

Sue Schade blogs about her eye-opening trip to Cuba, where she caught a glimpse of the healthcare system in action.

By Sue Schade 08:28 am November 30, 2016
Healthcare is free at all levels for all patients.
EHR features genetic data
By Brian Wells 07:24 am November 14, 2016
Penn Medicine’s Brian Wells puts out a call to technology companies to incorporate new functionalities that could vastly improve how physicians personalize care and eradicate killer diseases. 

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