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patient safety
By Bernie Monegain 06:09 am April 06, 2018
Healthcare leaders Robert Wachter, David Bates, Leah Binder and Tejal Gandhi take the pulse of how far patient safety has come in recent decades – and point toward the work that lies ahead.
precision medicine evolving tech

Michael Dulin, director of the Academy for Population Health Innovation at University of North Carolina, will be speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C., on May 18.

By Mike Miliard 06:32 am April 05, 2018
Michael Dulin, MD, who has studied the complex dimensions of personalized treatment as both a doctor and a patient, says the U.S. care delivery system has some learning to do.
Vanderbilt creates AI and NLP voice assistant for Epic EHR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 06:23 am April 05, 2018
Caregivers can interact with the EHR using natural language queries and more quickly get the answers they need in an unobtrusive manner.
hospital budget innovation
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:19 pm April 02, 2018
The typical manner in which hospital leaders construct their budgets is by clinical and ancillary departments, which can hinder innovation.
doctor burnout EHR
By Bernie Monegain 12:40 pm April 02, 2018
Robert Wachter, MD, and healthcare futurist Jeff Goldsmith make a case for addressing physician burnout.
Medical supply shortage
By Jeff Lagasse 04:11 pm March 28, 2018
The findings underscore financial challenges many health systems are experiencing as the operating room is one of the costliest units to run.
Clinical collaboration cancer center

Centra Regional Cancer Center in Lynchburg, Virginia. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:06 pm March 27, 2018
The tool has led to a complete restructuring of Centra Health's entire patient navigation process, says one clinician.
Phoenix Children's Hospital patient safety Allscripts

Phoenix Children's Hospital. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 09:59 am March 27, 2018
Phoenix Children’s CIO David Higginson and Allscripts CEO Paul Black discuss why patient safety innovation demands attention to human factors.
Optum and HealthBI partnership
By Susan Morse 05:08 pm March 23, 2018
The platform gives providers patient data to earn incentives from risk-based contracts.
AI trade group
By Mike Miliard 12:23 pm March 23, 2018
The Partnership for Artificial Intelligence and Automation in Healthcare aims to foster a better understanding of how AI can improve care access and quality while also lowering costs.

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