October 01, 2013
Some healthcare IT initiatives are easier to explain in succinct terms than others. ICD-10 and meaningful use are relatively simple to define, for instance. But patient engagement is a term that means different things to different organizations.
September 03, 2013
The Mayo Clinic ranks No. 1 for Twitter, with more than half a million followers. Cleveland Clinic is third on YouTube, with nearly 3 million views. And the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, Texas, ranks 30th on Flickr, with 115 Flickr photos.
March 18, 2013
At the Healthcare Experience Design conference, which takes place March 24-26 in Boston, designers, technologists, product managers and entrepreneurs will explore the ways healthcare and design intertwine -- looking for ways to improve the digital interactions of patients and providers alike. Healthcare IT News spoke with HxD's founder about about the challenge and promise of user-centered design.
February 19, 2013
Chalk one up for interoperability -- hands-on interoperability. It is one of many gains HIMSS President and CEO H. Stephen Lieber envisions with the opening of the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland, slated for October.
October 30, 2012
Cleveland Clinic and IBM are partnering to increase the use of the Watson supercomputer in medical training. IBM researchers will work with Cleveland Clinic faculty and students to enhance Watson's Deep Question Answering technology for medicine.
September 26, 2012
In the widespread quest to find remedies for America's pricey healthcare system, some say the answers lie locally, from the bottom up.
September 21, 2012
Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner and Cerner Chairman, CEO and President Neal Patterson are among the 400 wealthiest people in America, listed with well-known billionaires such as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
July 23, 2012
HIMSS Professional Development and Informatics continues to move forward with creating and facilitating programs in support of the nursing community.
May 21, 2012
The nursing profession continues to gain much momentum within the HIMSS community. Our membership of nurses continues to grow under the auspices of Joyce Sensmeier, Vice President, HIMSS Informatics.
February 22, 2012
While there has been much talk in healthcare about using information technology on the clinical end to build an interoperable industry, the financial side of healthcare has been given short shrift.
January 10, 2012
Now is time of year when people dust off their crystal balls, polish up their powers of prognostication and make predictions for the annum ahead. What will 2012 hold in store?
October 31, 2011
It helped that Stage 1 meaningful use requirements matched the strategic plan that MedCentral Health System in Shelby, Ohio, already had in place, says Mike Mistretta, vice president and CIO of the two-hospital health system.
October 10, 2011
A new survey conducted by the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) has found that most healthcare providers agree that electronic monitoring of oxygenation and ventilation post-surgery can reduce the likelihood of patients dying from opioid overdoses.
September 09, 2011
At first glance, one might think the workforce management market in healthcare is old hat. Everyone has the technology, right? No one uses Excel documents to figure out who should be working where and when, right?
September 02, 2011
Though it was longer ago than I care to admit, I can remember checking out every copy of the Choose Your Own Adventure series my local library had to offer. Imagine my surprise when I found a similar concept had been applied to the curriculum at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Medicine.
August 11, 2011
Officials say electronic medical record integration is a key benefit of MinuteClinic and Indiana University Health's new clinical affiliation.
June 02, 2011
University of Iowa Health Care leaders announced today that the state's only comprehensive academic medical center has joined the High Value Healthcare Collaborative ( HVHC ), a national effort by leading health care systems to improve care, lower costs and move best practices out to the national provider community.
June 02, 2011
Beaumont Health System has been selected to join a prestigious national collaborative of health systems designed to improve health care quality, lower costs and expand best care practices to other health providers.
May 26, 2011
ImageIQ, an imaging contractresearch organization (CRO) specializing in advanced medical image acquisition, analysis and visualization, today announced the company’s spin-out oftechnology and expertise developed at Cleveland Clinic Innovations. Concurrent with the formation of the company, Cleveland Clinic Innovations announces the appointment of Timothy Kulbago as President and CEO of ImageIQ.
April 21, 2011
Hartford Hospital, an 867-bed regional teaching hospital and referral center in Connecticut, has increased its early discharge rate, a metric hospitals use to manage bed utilization, nearly three-fold by offering its clinicians access to a business intelligence (BI) dashboard from Carefx, a leading provider of interoperable workflow solutions.