Decision Support

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
ECRI Institute weighed factors like severity, serious injury or dealth with overall preventability.
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
A better way to manage diabetes, a patch for a flu vaccine and a way to prevent hair loss from chemo make the annual list.
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.  

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.

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