Clinical

Clinic cuts test time in half with new cognitive assessment platform
By Bill Siwicki 02:30 pm November 09, 2018
The time it takes to take a test has been reduced from 30 minutes to 15 minutes, freeing up technicians to do other clinical work.
By Leontina Postelnicu 05:57 am November 09, 2018
The traditional model of outpatient care is creating unnecessary pressure on patients, clinicians and the NHS as a whole, a new report from the UK's Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has warned.
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm October 12, 2018
This case study shows how UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital accomplished that reduction by sending new mothers home with a free blood pressure cuff and access to a remote monitoring portal.
doctor and nurse looking at xrays on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 01:10 pm October 09, 2018
Standalone CDS solutions can be hard to integrate with EHRs, the report shows, but better-integrated tools may not offer the most robust functionality.
outside view of Saint Luke's Health System in Kansas City

Saint Luke’s Health System is an 11-hospital network based in Kansas City, Missouri. Credit: Saint Luke’s

By Bill Siwicki 03:30 pm October 04, 2018
This case study examines a platform that helped identify 150 percent more sepsis patients, decreased mortality by 30 percent, and correctly identified and treated sepsis, increasing billing income by $70,000 per month.
UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital exterior view

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 02:44 pm September 24, 2018
This case study looks at the electronic prescription support technology now guiding roughly 80 percent of the health system's prescription decisions.
UAB Medicine Jefferson Tower exterior view at night

UAB Medicine’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama

By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm September 24, 2018
This case study examines how patients are spending 273 percent more time booking appointments on the UAB Medicine website, a big win for the goal of boosting patient access.
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.
exterior view of Tift Regional Medical center
By Bill Siwicki 10:41 am September 07, 2018
Learn how Tift Regional Health System found a more effective way to connect primary care doctors and specialists.

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