Clinical

People running
By Jessica Davis 10:23 am October 30, 2015
At the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston next week, one expert will help "de-mystify the buzz" around big data, offering tips and tools for turning analytics into better population health.
Syringe
By Bernie Monegain 08:30 am October 30, 2015
Topping the list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2016 are new, faster methods of creating vaccines, a process for rewriting genetic code, and a water purification system for the developing world.
New York University Langone Medical Center
By Tom Sullivan 07:59 am October 30, 2015
Academic medical centers are already establishing learning health networks that provide a sneak peek into what a national system might one day resemble.
Analytics
By Mike Miliard 11:59 am October 29, 2015
It's one thing to say you're going to embrace data analytics; it's another to do it. And it's something else entirely to actually turn the insights derived from clinical intelligence into better care. One huge health system has some tips.
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 10:50 am October 29, 2015
Hospitals are continuing to make big investments in technology as they recognize the need to effectively manage population health, according to C-suite execs polled for Premier's Fall 2015 Economic Outlook survey.
Man pushing cloud button
By Jack McCarthy 10:42 am October 29, 2015
The Affordable Care Act and the need to control costs are driving more healthcare organizations to opt for cloud-based clinical and non-clinical applications.
ER
By Skip Snow 09:41 am October 29, 2015
This past month, a hand injury sent one of our writers to his local emergency room. From the front desk to discharge, he was surprised and impressed at the way technology enabled -- rather than interfered with -- the quality of his care.
Typing on laptop
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am October 27, 2015
Portals and personal health records have been touted as ways to spur better patient engagement and set the stage for improved outcomes. But a new study shows they often aren't used at all by the very people who may need them most.
Spotlight on stage
By Bernie Monegain 10:23 am October 27, 2015
Truman Medical Centers and Cerner, both Kansas City-based healthcare giants, have launched a strategic partnership with the goal of transforming healthcare -- not only in Kansas City but around the world.
doctor using tablet
By Bernie Monegain 10:26 am October 26, 2015
A new report, The Consumer's Path to Finding a Healthcare Provider, finds "consistent and comprehensive" information on physicians sorely lacking.

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