Quality and Safety
11:39 am May 27, 2015
Continuity of care or accountability of care is unlikely without Medicare Shared Savings and Meaningful Use health IT incentives for mental and behavioral health providers.
08:53 am May 19, 2015
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic symptomatic debilitating illnesses to feel better.
08:52 am April 30, 2015
What would you call a physician who sewed up a patient’s wound without addressing the behavioral health issue that led to the injury? We might cynically label the doctor disinterested or inattentive; we might sympathetically call her distracted or overwhelmed. But it might be far more accurate to say the doctor lacks information.
01:07 pm April 13, 2015
Carla Smith, executive vice president of HIMSS North America, has highlighted a few of the attractions for attendees.
08:40 am March 20, 2015
If there’s one group within the healthcare workforce who could really use effective mobile tools, it's nurses.
08:26 am February 20, 2015
Enough talk about information technology's use in the practice of medicine. Health IT must become the practice of medicine.
08:38 am February 13, 2015
Health IT is generally considered a good thing. But there are dangers, too.
07:58 am February 09, 2015
Population health will continue to be a focus in 2015, but we should start the year off by looking at some new ways to leverage underutilized and overlooked data.
11:31 am January 29, 2015
To consider how to improve population health outcomes, let's start in an unlikely place -- an airplane.
03:00 pm January 27, 2015
If the healthcare industry hopes to tackle many of the pressing issues it faces today – from cost of providing care, to lost revenue, to providing higher quality care, institutions need to start adopting more prescriptive analytics into their practices.