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Bernie Monegain | July 15, 2015 | 09:37 AM | Quality and Safety, Analytics, Clinical
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's electronic surveillance framework for hospitalized kids is poised to significantly reduce false-positive identification of serious health conditions. More
Healthcare IT News | July 15, 2015 | 07:51 AM | Business Intelligence, Network Infrastructure, Cloud Computing
Despite all the promise predictive and prescriptive analytics hold for population health management, there are obstacles healthcare organizations will have to overcome when it comes to big data. More
Sherree Geyer | July 15, 2015 | 07:24 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Cleveland Clinic and other health systems are putting a priority on smartphone apps that can help reduce preventable readmissions "through improved patient education, follow up, communication and care coordination." More
HORSHAM, PA | Bernie Monegain | July 14, 2015 | 09:53 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Healthcare IT company NextGen Healthcare Information Systems has connected to the Mass HIway, marking the opening of a new secure electronic communication channel for healthcare providers in Massachusetts. More
Michelle Ronan Noteboom | July 14, 2015 | 09:47 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
Maybe a "doctor knows best" attitude worked in Dr. Marcus Welby's day, but today we mere patients have vast resources available to us at our fingertips and can quickly gain a basic understanding of our medical conditions and treatment options. More
Tom Sullivan | July 14, 2015 | 08:01 AM | Cloud Computing
Healthcare organizations can use the new platform’s functions for archiving, encryption, auditing and event monitoring -- all in the cloud. More
Mike Miliard | July 14, 2015 | 07:19 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Analytics
Since Hippocrates first brandished a pair of bronze forceps, physicians have aimed for quality care. Now, the move toward value-based reimbursement means quality improvement is an imperative. Proper use of CDS is essential to getting there. More
Erin McCann | July 13, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Privacy & Security, Policy and Legislation, Compliance & Legal
Does your hospital permit employees to use a file-sharing app to store patients' protected health information? Better think again. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | July 13, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Healthcare IT giant Epic is working on a clinical decision tool aimed at helping healthcare providers reduce the risk of falls in unsteady patients. The technology is expected to be ready and available to Epic's EHR clients by year's end. More
Eric Bailey | July 13, 2015 | 08:57 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, ICD-10 & Coding
Whether it's leading CIOs and CMIOs offering their perspectives on burning industry issues or speaker and event highlights from HIMSS15, Healthcare IT News' video coverage offers something for everyone. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | July 13, 2015 | 08:08 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
After 18 months in the making and vigorous bipartisan campaigning, the 21st Century Cures Act, which aims to get new medical treatments to market faster, passed the House Friday with a 344-77 vote. More
Mike Miliard | July 10, 2015 | 09:39 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety, Interoperability
Health information exchanges (pl. noun) have clearly gone through some transformative changes these past few years. So has health information exchange (verb). Both continue to be essential to the evolution of healthcare. More