Clinical

By Chris Emper 09:36 am September 14, 2015
We all know that our healthcare industry is shifting away from paying for volume and towards paying for value. But what exactly does this mean?
By Chris Bowen 06:09 am September 09, 2015
Broadly defined, software as a medical device is any app used by providers to make clinical decisions. An increasing number of those are now officially designated as FDA-regulated devices. Is it worth it to pursue this classification for your own software?
By Drew Schiller 08:52 am September 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) The healthcare industry is ready to turn the promise associated with connected health -- technology-enabled care solutions that facilitate communication among patients, providers and caregivers -- into a reality.
By John Turnburke 08:45 am September 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) Variations of telehealth services have been utilized for decades now. However, in recent years, such services have taken on new life and meaning for both providers and patients. Yet, even with increased technological abilities, telehealth is still not a part of the typical patient experience.
By Michelle Troseth 10:52 am September 01, 2015
Healthcare demands care coordination for value-based reimbursement and population health. To accomplish this, leaders must invest in interprofessional care, clinical integration and evidence-based practice.
By Todd Rothenhaus, MD 08:17 am September 01, 2015
According to a recent study, somewhere between 37-57 percent of patients are interested in using web-based tools to fill prescriptions, track their own health and access health information, but few actually do it.
By Irv Lichtenwald 01:24 pm August 27, 2015
While we continue to ask the specific question, "Are you happy with your EHR?", maybe we don't consider often enough the general frustration of digitizing processes that were once manual.
By John Halamka 09:46 am August 20, 2015
Stakeholders are gathering to discuss next year's priorities. John Halamka, MD, outlines what's top of mind for healthcare IT leaders.
By Mac McMillan 10:57 am August 18, 2015
Healthcare requires an informed balance between delivering care and protecting patient information. That is best achieved when both IT and security staff have a close working knowledge of how the caregivers are using technology to get the mission done.
By Ryan Beckland 02:03 pm August 06, 2015
(SPONSORED) The following emerging trends are transforming the utilization of digital devices from a fad to a meaningful movement that can actually result in improved health.

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