Nathan Eddy

DoD, VA establish office to improve EHR coordination
By Nathan Eddy 11:50 am June 13, 2019
The Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization office will replace the current Interagency Program Office.
NVNA and Hospice expands telehealth pilot, cuts readmission rates
By Nathan Eddy 11:33 am June 13, 2019
The home health and hospice provider organization’s telehealth and remote patient monitoring program has led to a 40 percent drop in hospital readmissions among its palliative care patients.
Digital monitoring helps reduce hospital visits for COPD patients
By Nathan Eddy 11:52 am June 12, 2019
Use of an inhaler-connected sensor helped push the average number of COPD-related hospital trips down to an average of 2.2, compared to the year prior to study enrollment when the average was 3.4 trips to the hospital.
Carilion Clinic, Mytonomy partner on virtual care to fight opioid epidemic
By Nathan Eddy 11:47 am June 12, 2019
They have created a series of video education and engagement tools to assist healthcare staff and clinicians dealing with opioid addiction.
Health systems look to tech to improve efficiency, interoperability
By Nathan Eddy 01:59 pm June 11, 2019
A new study finds streamlining operating costs and improving related efficiency is a primary business concern for executives, with a third of respondents ranking it as one of the top three business challenges over the next year.
GE Healthcare, Nyansa partner on network performance analytics
By Nathan Eddy 12:27 pm June 11, 2019
With more connected medical devices, monitoring equipment and EHRs complicating healthcare’s digital transformation, organizations require heightened visibility and control over their mobile access infrastructure, the companies said.
Patients say physicians with mobile apps are faster, convenient, offer better communication
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am June 11, 2019
54 percent of survey respondents said they thought physicians who leverage mobile technology cut down on physician wait times, a new survey finds.  But security still is a concern.
Verato, AdVault partner on cloud-based patient matching platform
By Nathan Eddy 12:52 pm June 10, 2019
The partnership aims to expand secure identity matching so care teams have seamless access to medical records.
CFOs plan more active role in healthcare digital transformation
By Nathan Eddy 12:28 pm June 10, 2019
That’s according to a new Black Book survey of nearly 1,600 hospital and health system CFOs and other executives, which also indicated healthcare finance technologies will be tied to optimized financial processes.
CISOs report cyberattacks on the rise in healthcare
By Nathan Eddy 12:08 pm June 10, 2019
According to a new study by Carbon Black, two thirds of surveyed healthcare organizations said cyberattacks have become more sophisticated over the past year.

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