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PHOENIX | Michelle Ronan Noteboom | April 27, 2015 | 10:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
As Phoenix Children's Hospital deployed a single EMR across more than 70 subspecialties, administrators understood that physician acceptance was critical to success: providing doctors with an easy-to-use clinical documentation tool was a top priority. More
Eric Wicklund | April 27, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Quality and Safety, Telehealth, Clinical
As part of a new clinical trial, physicians in New York City are seeing whether they can perform complex ultrasounds on patients in Chicago via a new telemedicine platform. More
CHICAGO, IL | Eric Bailey | April 27, 2015 | 09:17 AM | Mobile, Clinical, Decision Support
Attendees of the HX360 inaugural event at HIMSS15 offer perspectives on what the future of healthcare has in store. How do you see the future of healthcare evolving? More
Tom Sullivan | April 27, 2015 | 09:05 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding
Healthcare providers are going to be penalized after the ICD-10 compliance deadline. Not because they are filing claims wrong, but simply "because the system has changed," says one U.S. Senator. More
Erin McCann | April 24, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Privacy & Security
How many breaches, how many compromises of patients' confidential medical information does it take before there are some questions asked of an organization and its security policies? One health system recently announced its seventh large HIPAA breach. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 24, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Data Warehousing, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
The FDA is offering a grant of up to $1 million to turn large amounts of EHR data into numbers the agency can use to gauge the effectiveness of FDA-approved drugs. More
Bernie Monegain | April 24, 2015 | 10:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
In a new white paper by the Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund, researchers examine how technology could help improve the health of children in poverty across the country. More
John Andrews | April 24, 2015 | 09:23 AM | Business Intelligence, Quality and Safety, Accountable Care
For providers considering how to assemble a viable accountable care organization, experts say the key is to first have a strong care coordination system in place. More
Erin McCann | April 23, 2015 | 11:11 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Clinical
At first glance, patient satisfaction surveys that are linked to hospital Medicare payments may seem great in theory. But tying hospital payments to subjective patient experience metrics may actually result in serious harm by diverting attention away from... More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 23, 2015 | 10:57 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Patient Engagement
The first developer to make an electronic health record exclusively for the iPad is now aiming to be the first choice for physicians and patients looking to make the most of their new Apple Watches. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 23, 2015 | 10:43 AM | Quality and Safety, Imaging, Policy and Legislation
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will disburse $120 million to fund 34 patient-centered clinical comparative and clinical effectiveness research on a range of conditions and patient populations. More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | April 23, 2015 | 10:21 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Patient Engagement
With a meaningful use requirement for healthcare organizations to drive at least 5 percent of their patients to an online portal, KLAS finds that three vendors have more than 20 percent of their customers' patients accessing the portal, far surpassing... More