hospital operations
By Bill Siwicki 01:59 pm February 16, 2018
The hospital has outstripped its physical footprint, so analytics for patient placement has become critical while it awaits new buildings.
population health doctor burnout
By Beth Jones Sanborn 08:20 am February 16, 2018
This session will focus on lessons learned in getting physician buy-in amidst rampant change fatigue.
athenahealth EHR doctor burnout
By Bernie Monegain 08:13 am February 16, 2018
CEO Jonathan Bush said the goal is to remove the grunt work doctors neither want nor are schooled to perform.
flu season EHRs
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am February 15, 2018
The health system said that the practice complexity and large-scale change required to transition to the new electronic health record are also causing delays.
clinical documentation challenges

Andrea Hall is the director of clinical informatics at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Jonah Comstock 09:31 am February 14, 2018
Shawnee Mission Medical Center has different EHRs in separate care settings and that means informaticists have to accommodate varying workflows so they created a flexible system to manage it.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am February 13, 2018
Chief executive Neil de Crescenzo said the vendor will be bringing artificial intelligence, cloud computing and revenue cycle tools to HIMSS18.  
HIMSS18 innovation symposium

CareJourney president Aneesh Chopra, UPMC chief innovation officer Rasu Shrestha, MD, and CEO of the Alliance for Better Health Jacob Reider, MD, will all be speaking at the HIMSS18 innovation symposium on March 5. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am February 12, 2018
Thought-leading innovators from startups and major academic medical centers will convene on March 5.
AI analytics

Chris DeRienzo, chief quality officer at Asheville, North Carolina-based Mission Health, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Mike Miliard 09:29 am February 12, 2018
Thinking strategically about people and process that include adaptive workflows with strong informatics leadership are key to success.
Cerner Millennium EHR

Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 05:00 pm February 09, 2018
The organizations will also form a collaborative team to work together on the deployment.

Artesia General Hospital in New Mexico. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:13 pm February 07, 2018
Most of the rural hospital's challenges revolved around physician workflow, but encouraging partnerships between departments and ensuring the project was tackled organization-wide were other key strategies.

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