Electronic Health Records

By Mike Miliard 11:42 am January 16, 2017
NorthShore University HealthSystem gained Stage 7 revalidation from HIMSS Analytics for its hospitals and associated clinics, again attaining the highest level on both the acute care Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model and outpatient EMRAM.
Rhode Island HIE notifications

Elaine Fontaine, director of data quality and analytics at RIQI. 

By Mike Miliard 10:47 am January 16, 2017
Rhode Island Quality Institute is using its statewide health information exchange to send real-time notifications for care transitions to and from emergency departments and hospitals. The alerts include direct messaging, EHR notifications and real-time dashboards.

John Brumsted, MD

By Bernie Monegain 12:08 pm January 13, 2017
The University of Vermont Medical Center filed a certificate of need, or CON application, with the state of Vermont Jan. 3, seeking approval to create a unified electronic health record system across four hospitals in the University of Vermont Health Network.
IT underpinning enterprise strategy

Chartis Group director Bob Schwyn said that healthcare organizations have traditionally kept IT apart from the overall business strategy. 

By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:36 am January 13, 2017
IT must be built into business strategy and development planning to fully realize its potential to enhance the broader organization, experts say.

Paul Griffin subscribes to an interdisciplinary approach to improving healthcare

By Bernie Monegain 10:31 am January 12, 2017
Paul Griffin, previously professor in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, has joined Purdue University as the new director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering and professor of industrial engineering.
By Bernie Monegain 09:20 am January 12, 2017
CHIME CEO Russ Branzell commended her for pushing the envelope of what it means to be a chief information officer and HIMSS CEO Stephen Lieber said Arora advances the connection between IT and care quality.
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:44 am January 12, 2017
Come by booth 7785 early and you can create a working prototype, based on a range of technologies from Arduino to Raspberry Pi, Webster said. 
Health information exchange
By Mike Miliard 03:17 pm January 11, 2017
Can one model for health data exchange emerge from the diverse HIE ecosystem that exists now?  

Jeremy Meller, vice president of IT at Children’s Healthcare of Atanta, sees the work to achieve Stage 7 helpled Children's improve quality, safety and reliability,

By Bernie Monegain 02:42 pm January 11, 2017
Children’s becomes the first hospital in Georgia to reach the highest rung on the EMRAM ladder.
Iatric FlexButton single sign-on
By Jack McCarthy 10:07 am January 11, 2017
The app enables clinicians to avoid multiple sign-ons and re-authentications within an EHR when accessing data from third-party sources. 

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