July 16, 2015
A new study from AHRQ examines "sociotechnical factors and the role they play in mitigating or augmenting health IT’s impacts on workflow." The effect on outpatient settings is not always a good one.
July 09, 2015
In one of four hospitals across the country hand washing -- the best-known way to prevent hospital infections -- is apparently not a priority, according to Leapfrog's new hospital survey.
July 06, 2015
Too often, health organizations "make rookie mistakes" in their technology implementations, writes Leapfrog President and CEO Leah Binder. And too often, these rollouts leave hospitals vulnerable to serious patient safety risks.
March 25, 2015
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March 12, 2015
A study determined that a rise in CPOE rates and usage lowered the length of stay 63 percent across 13 of 19 disciplines.
March 09, 2015
The elite group of Stage 7 organizations have overcome many challenges in achieving a paperless environment. Here's a chance to take advantage of their experiences and some lessons to keep in mind as your organization works toward EMR optimization.
February 27, 2015
Since computerized physician order entry was introduced as a vital part of their technology armamentarium, physicians have argued that, in order for CPOE to be effective, support and guidance are essential.
January 15, 2015
Two hospitals that are part of the MultiCare Health System in Washington State -- and more than 100 of MultiCare's ambulatory clinics -- have landed Stage 7 awards from HIMSS Analytics.
December 23, 2014
Reggio Emilia Hospital was faced with a challenge. Although the 900-bed acute care hospital has a picture archiving and communication system, electronic health record and computerized physician order entry, it needed a final element: an integrated clinical image repository and distribution system.
December 22, 2014
A physicians network in the Mid-Atlantic has been awarded the highest level of electronic medical record adoption, joining the only 6 percent of all ambulatory clinics that have achieved this status.