Clinical

Telemedicine reduces ICU mortality rate at Valley Health
By Bill Siwicki 03:41 pm March 18, 2019
During the first year of tele-ICU, the technology helped save 125 lives, reduce ICU length of stay by 34 percent, reduce the sepsis mortality rate, and more.
By Rebecca McBeth 02:27 am March 18, 2019
A group of Kiwi clinicians with a passion for technology driving changes in healthcare has created a Clinical Informatics Leadership Network.
Senior using telemedicine blood pressure cuff.
By Jonah Comstock 02:10 pm March 15, 2019
The program uses a mix of home visits and telehealth technologies to bring more services to the home.

Hutt Valley DHB former chief information officer Valley Shayne Hunter speaking at HiNZ 2018. Credit: eHealthNews.nz

By Rebecca McBeth 01:51 am March 13, 2019
Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) is using robots to process the 24,000 e-referrals it receives every year. Hutt Valley DHB is based in Lower Hutt, and covers an area including Upper Hutt, Wainuiomata and Eastbourne, located in the Wellington region of New Zealand.
By Bill Siwicki 03:16 pm March 11, 2019
At the hospital's inflammatory bowel disease center, providers can now deliver better care to patients with delicate conditions.
By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm March 08, 2019
Working with a cardiac monitoring platform from Eko, the health system is validating algorithms to help more accurately screen for valvular damage with a digital stethoscope.
Implementation best practices: Launching clinical decision support
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm March 07, 2019
Three experts offer comprehensive advice and tips for healthcare CIOs starting a clinical decision support journey.
EHR tool boosts clinical research participation for Medical University of South Carolina
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm March 07, 2019
A participant cohort assessment add-on allows staff to harness the power of data within the EHR, homing in on a more focused count of potential participants who could meet study criteria.
University of Utah Health improves turnaround time with new imaging tech
By Bill Siwicki 02:56 pm March 05, 2019
The imaging technology, which integrates with many other systems, enables more efficient same-day care, streamlined screen real estate and exam open speed improvements.
By Nathan Eddy 02:21 pm March 04, 2019
The health information management group said it will disseminate standardized, electronic query templates and educational guidance for physicians, CDI and HIM professionals to help clarify clinical documentation.

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