Quality and Safety
11:01 am September 25, 2017
HIMSS award puts the spotlight on achieving patient outcomes through the effective use of healthcare technology.
01:08 pm September 22, 2017
New criteria for vendors are meant to ease burdens and ultimately pass cost-savings down to the hospitals and systems that buy electronic health record software, Donald Rucker says.
09:46 am September 22, 2017
Secure data streaming and two-way audio and video will enable Advanced ICU Care’s clinicians to coordinate remote monitoring of critical patients the hospital's on-site staff.
01:58 pm September 21, 2017
The physician payment programs are more workable for than preceding federal models, but some unrealistic expectations are emerging.
11:57 am September 21, 2017
The committee also recognized the need for interoperability among EHR systems throughout to assist providers in arriving at an accurate and timely diagnosis.
01:51 pm September 19, 2017
The increase in threats and sophistication have prompted the need to shore up government security policies, according to the agency’s updated 2017 work plan.
03:36 pm September 14, 2017
APIs bring third-party analytics tools into the Epic platform, helping hospitals get more out of EHR investments, hospital CIO says.
10:51 am September 12, 2017
While the 2015 pilot was limited to one hospital unit, Mission says it will place the Cerner tech in every room of its planned new hospital.
11:37 am September 07, 2017
Manufacturers should make safe connectivity a central part of their design process and clearly communicate devices' interface characteristics, the agency says.
09:33 am September 06, 2017
Oschner Medical Center says use of Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots will improve patient safety since they destroy deadly pathogens and drug-resistant organisms.