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Hyland's new OnBase Mackinac software helps hospitals lower costs through collaboration with payers. Photo via OnBase

By Mike Miliard 01:10 pm September 08, 2017
OnBase Mackinac enables easier collaboration, expedited document sharing between providers and payers, Hyland says.
Epic EHR at Lovelace Health

Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

By Mike Miliard 01:50 pm September 05, 2017
Six hospitals and outpatient clinics at the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based health system are using the unified electronic health record system, which replaces 80 pieces of legacy software.
innovation center focused on post-acute care

HealthSouth Hhospital in Concord, New Hampshire, is among the 126 hospitals in the HealthSouth network that will benefit from the Post-Acute Innovation Center.

By Bernie Monegain 12:39 pm September 01, 2017
Citing a current lack of adequate technology for treating complex patients, the companies said they will develop clinical decision support tools and lead initiatives to improve care coordination and cost management.
Intermountain moves to open IT platform
By Bernie Monegain 02:40 pm August 29, 2017
The Utah system will tap Red Hat for more agile, modern infrastructure as it replaces legacy tools.
Rush UMC sues Draeger

Rush University Medical Center

By Mike Miliard 03:22 pm August 24, 2017
The academic medical center cites years of misfiring alerts and wireless monitoring challenges that it says taxed its staff and put patient safety at risk.

A warning banner reduces the frequency of harmful attacks according to a new study.

By Bill Siwicki 10:14 am August 15, 2017
They seem so basic, but a team of criminology researchers has found they can actually be effective -- but only against certain types of attacks.
 order sets in Epic EHR
By Mike Miliard 02:08 pm August 09, 2017
Two-way data sharing can help hospitals gain ground on quality improvement initiatives.
Boston Medical Center patient safety

Boston University Medical Center's Moakley Building. Photo via Drknchkn

By Mike Miliard 03:24 pm August 03, 2017
I-PASS Patient Safety Institute is helping the academic hospital achieve safer shift changes with game-based training, EHR mnemonics and benchmarking tools in the cloud.
cyberthreats
By Tom Sullivan 12:08 pm August 01, 2017
The Trump White House is building upon Obama’s security work, according to former Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel, but cyberthreats keep getting bigger.
Cybersecurity weak points

Target’s HVAC vendors were phished and led to the more than 100 million records breached a few years ago. 

By Bill Siwicki 11:50 am August 01, 2017
Cybersecurity weak points arise just about any time IT services are added or removed, or new products and vendors enter a network.

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