cost of medical tests

A screenshot of Texas Hospital Association's 'Smart Ribbon' program. Credit: THA

By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm January 10, 2018
Baylor Scott & White Health physicians will have access to the EHR data stream to offer better insights into the cost and impact of their orders.
Ochsner opioid monitoring in Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am January 10, 2018
New Orleans-based system becomes the latest to arm clinicians with tools for helping patients manage chronic pain while avoiding opioid addiction.
Natural language processing
By Bill Siwicki 10:37 am January 10, 2018
Health systems are using NLP tools to maximize the performance of existing risk arrangements and expand participation in value-based care programs.
Meditech partners with Arcadia

The new partnership will incorporate Arcadia's data into clinical delivery workflows within Meditech's Web EHR. Credit: Meditech

By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm January 09, 2018
Incorporating new data streams into the cloud-based electronic health record will help hospitals with population health and value-based reimbursement, officials say.
opioid crisis
By Bill Siwicki 04:13 pm January 08, 2018
Machine learning and Smart on FHIR work with controlled substance and prescription drug monitoring data to aid clinicians in the battle against overdoses.
Top 10 Healthcare IT News articles 2017
By Bernie Monegain 02:54 pm December 21, 2017
Our most popular stories with readers this past year included Epic's EHR happenings, blockchain and AI.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm December 20, 2017
Symantec and Digital Guardian are among the most deployed, offering one-stop-shopping across multiple areas; Proofpoint boasts strong functionality, optimization.
Penn Medicine AI
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 18, 2017
Michael Draugelis says artificial intelligence has big potential to drive analytics on varied and voluminous clinical data – but care must be taken to enable consistent and repeatable performance.
Epic EHR precision medicine clinical workflow
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am December 18, 2017
The hospital tapped FHIR-based alerts to deliver recommendations about genomics and genetic testing without bogging down doctors with too many extra clicks.
By Bernie Monegain 03:14 pm December 14, 2017
The current CEO of Commonwealth fund also asks if hospitals and nursing homes are facing extinction.

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