Clinical

By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm December 07, 2018
With EHR frustrations at a boiling point and physician burnout at epidemic levels, it's time to rethink the way IT is designed, developed and deployed to better enable a human touch, says one clinician.
Open Door Family Medical Centers wins HIMSS Davies Award
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm December 06, 2018
The top award from HIMSS was given for the community health center’s efforts surrounding health IT and screening for colorectal cancer.
By Benjamin Harris 02:35 pm November 30, 2018
Its Elastic Inference and SageMaker platforms provide health systems with scalable and powerful ways to process large datasets, while the new Comprehend Medical tool delves into unstructured data.
Eighty percent of users say the technology saves them time, and three out of four believe it has reduced errors.

Care coordination technology from vendor TrekIT Health, which was initially developed in 2016 at Penn Medicine.

By Bill Siwicki 12:23 pm November 30, 2018
Eighty percent of users say the technology saves them time, and three out of four believe it has reduced errors.
Artificial Intelligence
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am November 23, 2018
From the research lab to the bedside to the back office, AI and machine learning are transforming the ways we think about care and how we develop treatments.
Clinic cuts test time in half with new cognitive assessment platform
By Bill Siwicki 02:30 pm November 09, 2018
The time it takes to take a test has been reduced from 30 minutes to 15 minutes, freeing up technicians to do other clinical work.
By Leontina Postelnicu 05:57 am November 09, 2018
The traditional model of outpatient care is creating unnecessary pressure on patients, clinicians and the NHS as a whole, a new report from the UK's Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has warned.
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm October 12, 2018
This case study shows how UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital accomplished that reduction by sending new mothers home with a free blood pressure cuff and access to a remote monitoring portal.
doctor and nurse looking at xrays on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 01:10 pm October 09, 2018
Standalone CDS solutions can be hard to integrate with EHRs, the report shows, but better-integrated tools may not offer the most robust functionality.
outside view of Saint Luke's Health System in Kansas City
Saint Luke’s Health System is an 11-hospital network based in Kansas City, Missouri. Credit: Saint Luke’s

By Bill Siwicki 03:30 pm October 04, 2018
This case study examines a platform that helped identify 150 percent more sepsis patients, decreased mortality by 30 percent, and correctly identified and treated sepsis, increasing billing income by $70,000 per month.

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