Clinical

healthcare consumerism
By John Donohue 08:32 am March 16, 2018
Why is now the time they’ll finally join together? Patients expectations are evolving, the tech is now mature enough, and apps are emerging to integrate with legacy clinical systems.
Allscripts fights opioids
By Paul Black 12:22 pm February 28, 2018
Health IT is critical to deliver the right data to the right place at the right time and empower clinicians and pharmacists to make informed decisions.
By Russell Leftwich, MD 03:44 pm January 19, 2018
While last year was focused on capturing useful data, now we need to draw insights from that data across the entire care continuum.

Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:07 am August 22, 2017
Most affected are poor people with no insurance.
Fix EHR usability problem
By John Glaser 11:09 am August 09, 2017
The veteran executive proposes a multi-pronged approach to ending the tyranny of wasted time and effort created by today’s technologies.

Ninety-one  percent of people with chronic disease say they need help in managing their disease – not in the doctor’s office, but at home, between appointments.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 10:17 am July 21, 2017
Report offers advice on how to do it right – the way patients want.
medical devices

Sue Schade believes that making IT work for patients – and all players – get rid of ‘frenemies’ attitude.

By Sue Schade 03:49 pm June 16, 2017
Feeding data directly from a medical device into medical records has reduced errors, improved patient safety and increased caregiver efficiency.

"Under the AHCA, Medicaid is at risk of losing $880 billion in funding."

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 08:49 am May 09, 2017
The $8 billion allocations proposed with the AHCA would have to cover the 17.5 million people who could lose coverage with Medicaid cuts.
By Matthew Douglass 10:41 am February 16, 2017
Now that all certified EHRs share minimum functionality and can exchange information with each other, the time has come to refocus this entire industry on improving customer satisfaction.

Shareefa Alabulmonem, head of eServices, Office of the CIO at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Saudi Arabia, is one of seven women being honored by HIMSS with a Most Influential Women in Health IT Award.

By Shareefa Alabulmonem 12:27 pm January 25, 2017
Shareefa Albulmonem, head of eServices, Office of the CIO at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Saudi Arabia, is one of seven women being honored by HIMSS with a Most Influential Women in Health IT Award. The women will be recognized at a reception and awards dinner, both on February 20 at HIMSS17

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