Decision Support

Partners expands second-opinion service with Health Advocate partnership
By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm April 27, 2017
Complete change in the treatment plan was recommended in 90 percent of medical cases remotely reviewed. 
EHR sepsis detection
By Mike Miliard 03:22 pm April 25, 2017
KLAS report shows that while Cerner’s analytics is easy to turn on, Epic’s can require a more cumbersome installation.
Partners, Persistent Systems to build open source, FHIR-based platform for sharing clinical info
By Tom Sullivan 09:25 am April 25, 2017
The jointly developed software will enable healthcare organizations to add clinical decision support applications into clinicians workflow, executives say.  
app makes EHRs faster

Ram Sahasranam, president and co-founder of Praxify

By Bill Siwicki 01:36 pm April 20, 2017
Partnership between Praxify, NTT Data aims to enhance the usability and performance of electronic health records, improve decision-making at the point of care and save clinicians time.
Siemens Healthineers buys Medicalis
By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm April 19, 2017
The acquired clinical decision support and workflow tools can drive value-based initiatives by helping clients assess the appropriateness of certain imaging tests.
EHR training platform Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine to launch an electronic health record training program for medical students.

By Mike Miliard 01:55 pm April 19, 2017
Initiative expected to give emerging physicians greater comfort with electronic health record workflows.
VA picks two vendors Cognitive Medical Systems, Motive Medical Intelligence
By Jessica Davis 11:48 am April 19, 2017
Cognitive Medical Systems, Motive Medical Intelligence will work to create a more interoperable system for the U.S. Veterans Administration.
Medical Capital Innovation contest
By Mike Miliard 04:17 pm April 18, 2017
The teams will compete for $100,000 in cash prizes and mentoring opportunities at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland.
By Bill Siwicki 03:24 pm April 17, 2017
Investors spent a whopping $1.6 billion in VC funding during the first quarter of 2017. Appointment booking and mHealth topped the IT areas they targeted.
medication errors linked to healthcare technology
By Bill Siwicki 03:36 pm April 10, 2017
The majority of errors were attributed to the human-computer interface, workflow and communication, and clinical content, Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority says.

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