Eric Wicklund | November 2, 2015 | 02:45 AM | Workforce
At the United Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls, Texas, IT is too big for just one department. More
Eric Wicklund | November 1, 2015 | 23:03 PM | Workforce
At Fauquier Health, IT personnel are hired based on their "attitude and aptitude," says Chief Information Officer Donna Staton. In other words, simply being a tech geek doesn't cut it. More
Eric Wicklund | October 26, 2015 | 07:01 AM | Mobile, Telehealth, Medical Devices
Picture this: Every member of a patient's care collective -- family, friends, home health providers, specialists, therapists, even pharmacists -- can see what's happening when appropriate and receive alerts about that patient when necessary. More
Eric Wicklund | October 22, 2015 | 09:14 AM | Mobile, Analytics, Medical Devices
In a new partnership, Big Blue is looking to align Watson's language service to work with a smart impact sensor for identifying head injuries. More
Eric Wicklund | October 21, 2015 | 08:52 AM | Mobile
Care coordination specialist builds out its toolbox by purchasing a platform that makes provider data available to caregivers and patients. More
Eric Wicklund | October 14, 2015 | 06:38 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Patient Engagement
Doctors need to listen to what their patients are saying and feeling -- and treat those additions to the electronic health record with the same value as any quality improvement program. More
Eric Wicklund | October 13, 2015 | 14:20 PM | Patient Engagement
Despite all the buzzwords and shiny new objects, the technologies available are secondary factors when it comes to engaging patients and improving outcomes. More
Eric Wicklund | October 13, 2015 | 07:47 AM | Patient Engagement
Doctors and patients explain how the current practice of asymmetrical and "epistrophic" care can be transformed into a more collaborative relationship by harnessing available technologies. More
Eric Wicklund | October 9, 2015 | 09:13 AM | Telehealth, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
A federal partnership with seven health systems is testing whether a new payment model that supports telemedicine can be used to reduce hospitalizations of long-term residents in nursing homes. More
Eric Wicklund | October 8, 2015 | 07:06 AM | Mobile, Patient Engagement
The University of California-San Francisco is using tools, such as Windows tablets with Oneview software, to bridge communication gaps and empower patients as full partners in their care. More
Eric Wicklund | October 6, 2015 | 10:04 AM | Mobile, Privacy & Security, Policy and Legislation
HIPAA was passed before smartphones, tablets and many of today's medical devices were commonplace and, according to one industry association representing app developers, the law has since become more barrier than boon to information access. More
Eric Wicklund | October 6, 2015 | 09:15 AM | Mobile, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Brian Krebs said that executives are falling short of keeping their enterprises apprised of threats, while criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Krebs shared five techniques for battling back. More