Clinical

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center exterior

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington

By Bill Siwicki 08:47 am August 23, 2018
A case manager at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center devised a new program that also reaped an 81 percent reduction in avoidable emergency department visits by high utilizers.
exterior view of Highmark Health building in Pittsburgh
By Bill Siwicki 02:12 pm August 20, 2018
The health system deploys innovative FDA-approved technologies, enabling physicians to use AI algorithms to assess 3D models of the heart.
front entrance of St. Anthony Hospital

St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton, Oregon

By Bill Siwicki 03:26 pm August 17, 2018
The rural hospital uses a care collaboration network and emergency department-specific platform to change the behaviors of its super users and patients seeking narcotics.
Amazon sign inside Whole Foods store
By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:36 am August 17, 2018
The retail giant has a proven track record of using business intelligence more effectively than just about anyone else to cut costs and improve consumer satisfaction.
KLAS healthcare IT booth at HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 09:24 am August 17, 2018
Whether its vendors developing tools focused on specific clinical and financial use cases, or enterprise-wide platforms from Epic and Cerner, there's no shortage of analytics tools for IT decision-makers to consider.
exterior of Johns Hopkins hospital building
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm August 16, 2018
Early detection is key to treatment, and with AI-enabled detection methods nearly a third of pancreatic cancer cases could be found four to 12 months sooner, they say.
blockchain digital ledger technology of patient records
By Bill Siwicki 07:16 am August 13, 2018
The technology alone won’t fix patient ID issues but it can bring some of the data accessibility, interoperability, integrity and security hospitals need.
amazon building healthcare company

The online retailer is planning to build primary care clinics for Seattle employees.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:08 pm August 09, 2018
The tech and retail giant has not yet revealed whether the clinics will be part of its deal with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan.
healthcare worker faxing a medical document
By Lynne Minion 01:04 pm August 09, 2018
U.S. federal officials this week called on physicians to eradicate faxes by 2020 while hospitals in Australia and England had situations of their own. 
Seema Verma.
By Susan Morse 04:59 pm August 06, 2018
CMS is also seeking Blue Button 2.0 app developers, Verma says at second interoperability forum hosted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in Washington, D.C.

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