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Ochsner Health's O Bar

Ochsner Health's O Bar, similar to an Apple Genius Bar, helps get patients set up with the proper devices for its digital medicine programs. Photo courtesy of Ochsner Health

By Mike Miliard 08:54 am September 26, 2018
Ochsner Health's chief clinical transformation officer gives us a look behind the curtain, showing how the system makes innovation fundamental to its mission.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center workflow dashboard

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center tracks innovation on its information systems strategic plan dashboard. Innovation is represented on the dashboard in green. Credit: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 08:00 am September 24, 2018
The key performance indicators, measurable processes, implementation data and demonstrable value are what makes an effective innovation dashboard.
Duke Health building in South Durham, North Carolina

Credit: Duke Health

By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm September 21, 2018
Post-surgical readmissions were halved at the health system, HIMSS says, driven by EHR optimization and decision support tools – it's also helped combat potential opioid dependency.
technician in server room
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am September 18, 2018
Five roles to develop and four rules to follow for effective and secure data governance in the age of AI, analytics, pop health and precision medicine.
merck accenture aws signs
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm September 17, 2018
The analytics platform, built using open APIs, aims to enable a collaborative environment to speed development of targeted treatments for patients.
exterior view of TriHealth in Cinncinati Ohio

Credit: TriHealth

By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm September 13, 2018
Data-driven partnerships with skilled nursing facilities helped the Ohio health system improve care outcomes and lower costs.
heart monitor in hospital
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:17 pm September 11, 2018
The machine learning model uses 600 variables with patient's data whereas human-constructed models made predictions based on 27, researchers say.
University of Iowa Hospital view of exterior

University of Iowa Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 12:31 pm September 10, 2018
Imagine knowing, in real time, whether a patient will suffer a surgical infection as a surgeon closes up a wound. That's the kind of clinical situation that machine learning is enabling at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
Mercy Health's Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati

Mercy Health's Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:27 pm September 07, 2018
The Ohio health system implemented analytics and decision support to reduce opioid prescriptions.
Donald Trump
By Mike Miliard 01:38 pm September 04, 2018
The tariffs being proposed by the administration of President Donald Trump, particularly those on certain Chinese imports, could harm the booming cloud computing industry in the United States, undermine U.S. leadership in the sector, and harm innovation – not least in healthcare.

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