Clinical

A person looks into a vaccine refrigerator

(Photo by Ivan Romano/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 03:40 pm December 04, 2020
Experts call the logistics of getting doses into the hands of distributors a "phenomenally critical" challenge – and not one that's easily solved.
Maryam Gholami, David Sylvan, Crissie Hall

Maryam Gholami, David Sylvan and Crissie Hall (clockwise from top left)

By Kat Jercich 03:40 pm December 02, 2020
The pandemic has proven that it's possible to innovate quickly in the face of crisis. Now it's time to keep that momentum going.  
Ziad Obermeyer, Kadija Ferryman and Stephen Wellman

Ziad Obermeyer, Kadija Ferryman and Stephen Wellman (clockwise from top left)

By Kat Jercich 02:33 pm December 01, 2020
Biased algorithms are bad for patients – but with more awareness of potential AI disparities, experts say there's reason for optimism.
A doctor holds a tablet with an EHR on it
By Kat Jercich 09:46 am November 30, 2020
A recent JAMIA study found that Epic, Cerner and Allscripts make EHR use measures available in a platform to clients – but athenahealth, eClinicalWorks and NextGen have not.
Ted Yoho

Ted Yoho by Gage Skidmore, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

By Kat Jercich 01:08 pm November 25, 2020
Introduced by Rep. Ted Yoho, the bipartisan legislation would make funding from the Bureau of Health Workforce conditional on adopting the compact within three years.
By Mallory Hackett 10:53 am November 25, 2020
When health systems have their staff manage revenue cycles, up to 25% of the day can be spent on repetitive tasks related to the revenue process.
A telehealth visit
By Kat Jercich 09:58 am November 25, 2020
The American Telemedicine Association said the newly released final rules move the healthcare industry closer to a value-based care model.
By Kat Jercich 04:22 pm November 24, 2020
The partnership will use de-identified patient data to zero in on factors that worsen COVID-19 outcomes among certain groups.
Four hands with puzzle pieces matching
By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm November 20, 2020
Two groups applied the Framework for Cross-Organizational Patient Identity Management, first developed with Intermountain in 2016, to payers – and found a high matching accuracy rate across 36 different organizations.
A person wearing stethoscope uses a laptop.
By Kat Jercich 01:12 pm November 16, 2020
Clinicians struggle with connectivity, integration and system failures, according to a new report from SOTI.