Clinical

patient safety
By Bernie Monegain 06:09 am April 06, 2018
Healthcare leaders Robert Wachter, David Bates, Leah Binder and Tejal Gandhi take the pulse of how far patient safety has come in recent decades – and point toward the work that lies ahead.
Vanderbilt creates AI and NLP voice assistant for Epic EHR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 06:23 am April 05, 2018
Caregivers can interact with the EHR using natural language queries and more quickly get the answers they need in an unobtrusive manner.
telehealth
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:57 pm April 03, 2018
Generational divides surface between millennials, Generation Xers and baby boomers in how they engage with healthcare providers.
NQF weighs in on meaningful measures
By Mike Miliard 01:37 pm March 30, 2018
Measure Applications Partnership wants better alignment and purpose for the myriad quality measures hospitals, practices and LTPAC sites have to report.
Karen DeSalvo healthcare
By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm March 28, 2018
The former ONC chief has taken several different leadership positions since 2016.
opioid epidemic
By Bernie Monegain 03:53 pm March 27, 2018
More than 50 companies, including BioEnterprise, HIMSS and G2G Consulting, kicked off the working group with an executive briefing this week.
controlling clinical costs

Kim Ingram is the chief nursing officer at HealthEdge. Credit: HealthEdge

By Jessica Davis 01:10 pm March 27, 2018
As the healthcare model changes, data needs to be embedded into the plan or system to drive the clinical experience, Kim Ingram said.
Optum and HealthBI partnership
By Susan Morse 05:08 pm March 23, 2018
The platform gives providers patient data to earn incentives from risk-based contracts.
Hackensack Meridian partnership with Carrier Clinic
By Bernie Monegain 01:06 pm March 23, 2018
The organizations signed a letter of intent to collaborate on integrating behavioral health services to more effectively address issues such as the opioid epidemic.
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.

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