Clinical

By Benjamin Harris 11:00 am October 10, 2019
By enabling board members to review clinical trial treatment options virtually, assessment time can be reduced from 14 days to four, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
By Susan Morse 03:05 pm October 09, 2019
Example of change is allowing a hospital to donate free cybersecurity software to each physician that refers patients to its hospital.

Timing-related EHR errors, which could delay the administration of critical medications if the order generated doesn't match the dose administration time intended by the prescriber, were one of the risks noted on this year's list.

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm October 08, 2019
The annual report from ECRI Institute spotlights the Top 10 technology dangers in hospitals, ambulatory clinics and LTPAC settings.
Summa Health uses AI, analytics, NLP to innovate lung nodule care

Summa Health.

By Bill Siwicki 12:59 pm October 08, 2019
In the first six months, a quality improvement initiative helped realize a 662% increase in the number of patients identified each month for follow-up – from eight per month to 61.
By Bill Siwicki 12:19 pm October 03, 2019
Seven administrative and clinical executives from across the health system discuss efforts from an electronic ICU to an AI symptom checker to ‘smart hospital’ tech.

University of Utah Health.

By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm October 01, 2019
Epic calculates vital signs and triggers alerts sent to caregivers by the communications platform. The sepsis program saves 40 lives a year at University of Utah Health.
Orchard Software to be acquired by private equity firm

(Photo: Orchard Software)

By Mike Miliard 11:18 am October 01, 2019
Francisco Partners says it will be able to give resources to help the developer of laboratory information systems and point-of-care testing technology innovate its product offerings.
By Nathan Eddy 11:34 am September 30, 2019
Analytics solutions have been very effective toward improving clinical, financial and operational performance at healthcare organizations, according to a HIMSS Analytics and Dimensional Insight study of 109 senior healthcare executives.

Above image: Screengrab from the official MHR website

By Dean Koh 12:55 am September 30, 2019
With this upgrade, Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging Overviews are automatically available from Clinical Information System applications that implemented the My Health Record Document List.
By Nathan Eddy 10:57 am September 27, 2019
The customizable DynamikAnalytix technology from Clinical Cyber Defense System aims to tackle a central challenge for cybersecurity: getting non-technical leaders such as CMIOs and CEOs engaged with the subject.

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