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Massachusetts General Hospital
By Jessica Davis 08:48 pm February 08, 2016
As the industry moves toward data-driven medicine clinicians are going to need more decision support tools than in the past.
Intermountain Healthcare CIO Marc Probst
By Jack McCarthy 08:07 pm February 08, 2016
Agile development, once the domain of software developers, is being put to work at Intermountain Healthcare, as CIO Marc Probst and his team are rapidly building programs throughout clinical settings.
By Jessica Davis 07:09 pm February 08, 2016
The vast majority Americans say they would welcome using technology and mobile devices to monitor their health, according to a recent study by the Society for Participatory Medicine, a nonprofit membership organization focused on patient engagement.
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul lost part of his hand in a July 4, 2015 fireworks accident.
By Bernie Monegain 04:16 pm February 08, 2016
Two employees of Jackson Memorial Hospital have been fired for accessing and leaking the medical records of New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul after the football star lost part of his hand in a July 4, 2015 fireworks accident.
WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital is the latest health organization to earn a Stage 7 Award from HIMSS Analytics.
By Mike Miliard 03:57 pm February 08, 2016
WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital is the latest health organization to earn a Stage 7 Award from HIMSS Analytics.
Patient care teams at Yale-New Haven Hospital, looking for a faster, more efficient and more secure way to communicate with each other .
By Anthony Vecchione 03:29 pm February 08, 2016
Patient care teams at Yale-New Haven Hospital, looking for a faster, more efficient and more secure way to communicate with each other in the emergency room, have adopted smartphone applications to speed up workflows.
Although multiple studies show evidence-based practice results in high-quality care, improved patient outcomes and lower costs, and nurse executives recognize its effectiveness, implementation is relatively low.
By Jessica Davis 02:56 pm February 08, 2016
More than one-third of hospitals aren't meeting National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators performance metrics, a new Ohio State University study on chief nurse executives finds.
By Bernie Monegain 02:28 pm February 08, 2016
Respiratory care provider Lincare has been ordered to pay $239,800 in penalties for violating the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
analytics graph on tablet
By Battelle 08:00 am February 08, 2016
(SPONSORED) What if you could know in advance which patients would benefit from certain therapies? Or could intervene in a medical crisis before it's too late? While doctors have traditionally had to rely on instinct to make these calls, predictive analytics could be a game changer for hospitals, healthcare providers and patients.
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Panthers team physician Robert A. Heyer, MD, will sit down in Las Vegas for a fireside chat about leadership, football, healthcare, philanthropy and, likely, the NFL title.
By Chris Hayden 05:41 am February 08, 2016
Three weeks after the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, they will meet again at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas.

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