Decision Support

By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm November 21, 2017
Hospitals and health systems want to consolidate their various cardiology IT solutions, according to a new report from KLAS, but challenges related to clinician workflow and the ability to consolidate structured reporting with a single vendor have hindered such initiatives.
Meditech critical access EHR
By Mike Miliard 01:23 pm November 14, 2017
Called MaaS, the new web-based electronic health record enables small hospitals to be up and running with the technology within six months, the company says.
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm November 10, 2017
Optimal clinical documentation could go a long way in improving research, education and patient safety.
ECRI's top 10 tech hazards for 2018
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:08 pm November 07, 2017
The ECRI Institute has unveiled its Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2018, which highlights what the Institute feels are the greatest potential sources of danger involving medical devices and other health technologies for the upcoming year. 
EHR go-live
By 12:04 pm November 01, 2017
Solving interoperability problems for some hospitals has involved EHR go-live projects that align with strategic planning to find solutions – and spending money where the priorities are.
Tom 10 healthcare innovations for 2018
By Bernie Monegain 12:18 pm October 27, 2017
From a better way to manage diabetes to preventing hair loss from chemotherapy, Cleveland Clinic offers a glimpse of 10 top medical innovations to expect in 2018.
Hal Wolf HIMSS

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf speaking at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Gus Venditto 11:25 am October 23, 2017
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf says the culture of “do no harm” is contending with the culture of innovation and “fail fast.”
John Halamka
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am October 23, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO says tailored treatment plans could be here soon with more widespread FHIR exchanges enabling easier access to cloud-based CDS insights.
Miami Children’ HIMSS Davies award
By Tom Sullivan 10:14 am October 23, 2017
The system instituted care management and clinical decision support tools to reduce readmissions of patients with asthma.
Michigan HIE

Great Lakes Health Connect offices in Michigan. Photo via Facebook

By Mike Miliard 03:31 pm October 19, 2017
Great Lakes Health Connect has tapped Holon Solutions' sensor technology to help it meet state Medicaid goals for population health.  

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