08:31 am March 21, 2017
The health system transformed itself to tap into timely information to make care services more attractive to its own employees and as a result positively impact patient outcomes.
07:33 am March 17, 2017
Homegrown care platform enables real-time messages when enrolled patients get discharged, admitted to another facility or present symptoms. And within the hospitals it serves as a documentation tool for all interactions.
08:07 am March 15, 2017
Expanding Medicaid coverage in Oregon increased the use of care services and improved overall health while diminishing financial strain on patients. Here’s what healthcare executives and policymakers around the country can learn from the experiment.
08:15 am March 14, 2017
The hospital's multidisciplinary care teams track patients in real-time and can mount interventions to correct lagging performance. And Mass General’s clinical director of population informatics Adrian Zai, MD, said that doctors like the program.
07:30 am March 14, 2017
Experts contend that healthcare providers are starting to catch on to the importance social determinants of health play at the individual and patient population levels and that, increasingly, the factors will inform how they can ultimately improve care.
01:53 pm March 10, 2017
Healthcare IT News conducted a post-HIMSS17 survey to gauge real implementations of the conference’s big buzzwords. Respondents also revealed their favorite part of this year’s conference.
07:53 am March 10, 2017
Looking at 400 accountable care organizations, University of Texas researchers found that ACOs can use health IT to improve overall efficiency by coordinating care and providing better services.
07:52 am March 10, 2017
Convene every stakeholder. Identify cross-department linkages. Understand patient sub-populations. Don’t forget long-term care and behavioral health. And hold ACOs accountable.
11:31 am March 08, 2017
West Virginia delegates approved a telehealth bill on Monday with a vote of 95-4 that would expand access to mental and behavioral healthcare medications in rural areas. The bill now heads to the state senate for another vote.
HIMSS17 roundup: Emerging technologies, reality check on ACA repeal, Dan Rather's reasons for optimism
09:17 am March 08, 2017
This year's conference hit on many healthcare trends, including machine learning, analytics and population health. And then there were Dan Rather, Ginni Rometty, John Boehner and Michael Leavitt. Here are the high points, all in one place.