Clinical Decision Support (CDS)

By Mike Miliard 04:03 pm May 29, 2014
Electronic health records are obviously critical tools for healthcare improvement, but they alone aren't enough to truly transform patient and population health.
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm May 29, 2014
Healthcare industry groups are not happy about the Voluntary 2015 Edition Electronic Health Record Certification Criteria rule that's been proposed by the Office of the National Coordinator.
Barcode
By Anthony Vecchione 10:55 am May 21, 2014
There is ample evidence that barcode technology for medication has had a significant impact on patient safety. But while most U.S. hospitals have adopted barcode medication administration, experts say there's big room for improvement.
By Eric Wicklund 09:47 am May 15, 2014
Billed as "experience-based medicine," a Silicon Valley startup is looking to make clinical decision support more valuable to providers by including peer reviews of myriad medical treatments.
By Mike Miliard 06:37 am May 14, 2014
The promise of mHealth technology is almost limitless. But both inside and outside the hospital, providers are finding the tricky part is figuring out the best and most effective ways to unlock it.
By Eric Wicklund 01:00 am May 01, 2014
The long-awaited guidelines to federal regulation the FDA released last month is expected to have a lasting impact.
By Mike Miliard 01:00 am May 01, 2014
Everybody uses mobile devices, but no one is still quite sure how to make the most of them.
By Tom Sullivan 01:00 am May 01, 2014
Telecommunication behemoth BlackBerry Limited is testing out the healthcare IT waters, after it announced this week it was buying a stake in a cloud-based medical IT provider company.
By Mike Miliard 07:34 am April 25, 2014
In a letter to National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology Karen DeSalvo, MD, the Electronic Health Record Association argues that ONC's proposed Voluntary 2015 Edition Electronic Health Record Certification Criteria rule will cost too much, will disrupt progress and simply isn't "necessary or workable."
By Erin McCann 01:00 am April 18, 2014
Healthcare organizations nationwide have spent billions of dollars to implement health information technology, most with the expectation it will improve quality and safety, and lower costs.

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