With two hospitals, 800 physicians and more vendors than you can count on two hands and two feet, Hartford, Conn.-based St. Francis Care has a tall order when it comes to data sharing and care coordination.
Data sharing is the lifeblood of accountable care organizations. As inpatient and outpatient providers work together to coordinate care for cost savings and improved outcomes, more and better information is critical to success.
Children's Medical Center in Dallas will provide live Twitter updates from its operating room Monday, while 3-year-old John Gilbreath receives a kidney transplant from his father.
HIMSS09 wraps up today here in Chicago with keynote speeches from Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and Naval Flight Surgeon Captain Jerry Linenger.
Attendees refilled Chicago's McCormick Place Monday morning for day two of the HIMSS09 Annual Conference and Exhibition.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's 2009 Annual Conference and Exhibition opened Sunday morning here in Chicago.