Clinical

Docs discuss
By Gus Venditto 02:55 pm February 27, 2015
The signs coming out of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are crystal clear: New policies will continue to push hospitals toward value-based care -- whether they're ready or not.
Doctor with tablet
By Bernie Monegain 10:41 am February 27, 2015
Faced with the imperative of sharing patient information when patients moved from the hospital to a nursing home, the technology leaders at Hackensack University Medical Center had to find a way to get it done.
Laptop smartphone iPad
By Frank Irving 07:59 am February 27, 2015
Precyse plans to launch a new workflow platform encompassing natural language processing and geared toward clinical documentation improvement, case management and computer-assisted coding.
Diabetes stamp
By Erin McCann 11:20 am February 26, 2015
Howard Wolpert, MD, has spent much of his life researching technology innovations for diabetes management. He's convinced better tools would help improve the odds in the fight against this deadly disease.
Mayo Clinic
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am February 26, 2015
Mayo Clinic is publishing commercialized analytics tools on the Apervita platform, offering other healthcare organizations the chance to leverage its clinical knowledge.
Nurses with patient and tablet
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am February 25, 2015
Mobile apps equipped with clinical decision support lead to much higher diagnosis rates than apps that merely record data from a patient exam, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing shows.
Breaking through a brick wall
By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am February 25, 2015
UPMC's chief innovation officer talks true semantic interoperability, moving past the hype and reaching thousands of patients at a time.
Fire
By Bernie Monegain 10:55 am February 23, 2015
Stiffer competition between key vendors is leaving an increasing number of healthcare providers on the fence about which EHR system to buy, according to a new report form research firm KLAS.
innovation illustration on chalkboard
By Scott Tharler 07:59 am February 23, 2015
The self-professed "disruptive innovation geek" lauds the HIT community, laments the state of patient-centered care and reflects on time spent in telecom.
Computer and tools
By Tom Sullivan 11:14 am February 20, 2015
Healthcare organizations willing to break the tried-and-true approach to acquiring IT products are creating applications that are more closely aligned with their needs. And potentially getting equity in a successful startup.