Clinical

By Kat Jercich 12:22 pm May 11, 2020
Hospital medical staff can stream live footage from inpatient units to nursing stations and initiate patient communication without having to physically enter rooms.
By Kat Jercich 01:33 pm May 08, 2020
Mayo Clinic researchers found that patients were particularly dissatisfied with access, including their ease in getting clinics on the phone and scheduling appointments.

NYU Langone Health employs an onsite technology team that provides 24/7 remote support for patients engaging digitally.  

By Kat Jercich 03:46 pm May 06, 2020
The pandemic has proven the "generalizability of telehealth" says the CMIO of NYU Langone Health, where virtual visits have skyrocketed. ATA, meanwhile, is asking Congress for more funding and flexibility to help build on its promise.
By Dave Muoio 04:14 pm April 27, 2020
A new study suggests that a deep learning system would save on the roughly two minutes of human labor required to grade each case, although a semi-automated approach was found to drive the greatest savings for large programs.
By HIMSS News 06:59 pm April 24, 2020
In March, we asked our readers to start sharing their stories of how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting them, both personally and professionally.
By Fred Bazzoli 11:52 am April 22, 2020
Getting specific answers to questions as they arise within care-delivery workflows has streamlined processes at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, pharmacists there explain.
Doctor using smartphone.
By Laura Lovett 11:43 am April 16, 2020
The health system is implementing new technologies to help it pinpoint frequent readmissions and identify underlying social determinants of health.
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By Jeff Lagasse 10:31 am April 07, 2020
Various hospital challenges are feeding off each other as three out of four hospitals treat patients with coronavirus symptoms, OIG report says.
Doctors in Hazmat suits treating patient.
By Susan Morse 01:28 pm March 31, 2020
CMS is also allowing ERs to use drive-through testing and telehealth, and for tests to be done at home for stay-at-home residents.
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By Susan Morse 10:18 am March 31, 2020
HHS and CMS should immediately distribute funds to every hospital at the rate of $25,000 per bed, or $30,000 in hot spots, AHA says.