Decision Support

By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm August 12, 2019
The money from HHS will help community health centers, rural organizations and others to expand access to coordinated substance abuse and mental health treatments.
An in-depth look at how one health system customized its Epic EHR to fight the opioid crisis

Overlake Hospital Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am August 09, 2019
Overlake Medical Center & Clinics has, among other things, embedded Washington State prescription monitoring program database access into the EHR, changed the Epic nursing workflow sheet for pain management, and revised the text in the after-visit summary regarding opioid medication.
Progknowse partners with 3 health systems for precision med AI
By Nathan Eddy 11:10 am August 07, 2019
In collaboration with Premier, the company will work with LifeBridge Health, Riverside Health and St. Luke's University Health Network to develop new machine learning algorithms for personalized care.
Chartis Group suggests steps for maximizing value of analytics programs
By Benjamin Harris 03:13 pm July 31, 2019
A new white paper identifies the challenges health systems need to overcome for a successful analytics program.
New EY system for individualized cancer therapies supports digital ecosphere
By Bill Siwicki 11:25 am July 31, 2019
Pointellis is a fully connected data infrastructure that facilitates handoffs of information between unaffiliated entities such as hospitals, laboratories and logistics centers.
By Rebecca McBeth 01:51 pm July 30, 2019
Counties Manukau Health/District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand has gone live with electronic medication management in its emergency department, aged care facilities and medical wards.
By Benjamin Harris 11:49 am July 26, 2019
Finding the best care for a patient can be a constantly moving target. The number of stakeholders, the constant advance of new information and treatment options and the nuanced demands of different payers make for a maze of complexities to navigate.

Health Catalyst employees celebrate its initial public offering on July 25.

By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm July 25, 2019
The CFO of the analytics company, which has been mulling a stock offering for years, says capital raised from shareholders will help it gain the size and scope it needs to achieve its mission.

Above: A screengrab of the AskBob CDSS interface. Credit: PASH

By Dean Koh 05:54 am July 23, 2019
Ping An Smart Healthcare (PASH), a subsidiary of the Ping An Group (Ping An) in China, has introduced AskBob, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based medical decision support tool, to Singapore through collaborations with SingHealth and the National University Health System (NUHS).
Intermountain launches new spinoff with focus on value-based care
By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm July 17, 2019
Castell will offer technologies and services to guide care decisions, manage patient experience, implement virtual care, address social determinants and more, building from the health system's own best practices.

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