Clinical

Epic EHR at Lovelace Health

Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

By Mike Miliard 01:50 pm September 05, 2017
Six hospitals and outpatient clinics at the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based health system are using the unified electronic health record system, which replaces 80 pieces of legacy software.
Health Catalyst launches Data Operating System
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am September 05, 2017
The platform combines analytics, clinical decision support, machine learning, quality measures and more.
innovation center focused on post-acute care

HealthSouth Hhospital in Concord, New Hampshire, is among the 126 hospitals in the HealthSouth network that will benefit from the Post-Acute Innovation Center.

By Bernie Monegain 12:39 pm September 01, 2017
Citing a current lack of adequate technology for treating complex patients, the companies said they will develop clinical decision support tools and lead initiatives to improve care coordination and cost management.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 09:24 am September 01, 2017
The research firm shares insights about antimicrobial stewardship products from BD, Epic, Premier, Vigilanz, Wolters Kluwer and others.
Intermountain and University of Utah Health

University of Utah Hospital teams up with others to manage high-risk patients within primary care settings and also within its broader healthcare system.

By Bernie Monegain 01:45 pm August 31, 2017
Researchers aim to create a standards-based and scalable platform for individualized cancer screening with a plan to combine EHR and clinical decision support tools.

There are significant IT hurdles to overcome for widespread and efficient use of personalized medicine in the future and IT shops need to start planning for it.

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm August 31, 2017
Kymriah offers a fundamentally new approach to treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children and young adults. Now IT departments gear up for a new era.
doctors driving value-based care

“It is often the specialist who sees the patient most frequently and takes the lead in coordinating overall care,” said Charles Saunders, MD, and CEO of Integra Connect.

By Bill Siwicki 10:57 am August 30, 2017
With many specialists becoming de facto primary care physicians, experts say they should emulate payers’ pop health management techniques to control costs.
St. Jude pacemakers
By Jessica Davis 04:00 pm August 29, 2017
Providers can update software to ensure a hacker can’t access the device and remotely modify programming commands.
autoimmune diseases technology

A bacteria being devoured by a blue-colored human white blood cell. Photo via cdc.gov

By Bernie Monegain 12:07 pm August 23, 2017
The $50 million Microbiome Immunity Project to examine bacteria in the body to better understand how they contribute to illnesses
patient safety and cyber security strategies
By Bill Siwicki 03:02 pm August 18, 2017
Protecting patients and their data should be as important as basic cleanliness, experts say.

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