Decision Support

A screen snap explaining the Integrated Health Model Initiative. Photo via AMA

By Mike Miliard 02:58 pm October 16, 2017
Cerner, IBM, Intermountain, AMIA are early sign-ons to the new Integrated Health Model Initiative, which seeks to improve the way healthcare information is organized and shared.
Mount Sinai Epic EHR

From left, Susan Brassell-Knox, senior director IT Program Management Office, Ken Koppenhaver, Epic applications senior director; Kristin Myers, senior vice president of IT; and Elena Sethi, director IT Program Management Office.

By Gus Venditto 12:45 pm October 05, 2017
After merging with a massive New York City health system, Mount Sinai had software from eClinicalWorks and GE as well as paper records and an aging mainframe to contend with. Here’s a look at how its PMO managed all that change.
Stanford, Intermountain partner on opioid project

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 08:37 am October 04, 2017
The PCORI-funded study will compare the effectiveness of three approaches to reducing use of the painkillers.
3-D observation

Patient Observer from Cerner uses a core camera that provides 3-D skeletal visualization and depth sensing within 20 feet. Photo via Mission Health

By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am September 12, 2017
While the 2015 pilot was limited to one hospital unit, Mission says it will place the Cerner tech in every room of its planned new hospital.
Lakeland Health

Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph, Michigan. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 10:08 am September 07, 2017
The Michigan health system has deployed the system at its three sites and has seen time savings for nurses, a reduction in transcription errors and improved quality of vital signs.
CDS software design guidelines
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm September 05, 2017
The Clinical Decision Support Coalition’s suggestions are focused on the design and development of medium-risk tools for decision support that don't fall under FDA purview.
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.
Indiana EHR update to fight opioid crisis

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb speaking at the RNC in 2016.

By Mike Miliard 12:27 pm August 29, 2017
The program can be used by physicians and pharmacists to help prevent doctor shopping and fraudulent prescriptions.
intermountain EHR to help reduce opioid prescriptions
By Mike Miliard 12:40 pm August 24, 2017
The health system is adding new prompts and default order sets into its electronic health record to help clinicians think more critically about how they help patients manage pain.
 order sets in Epic EHR
By Mike Miliard 02:08 pm August 09, 2017
Two-way data sharing can help hospitals gain ground on quality improvement initiatives.

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter