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By Mike Miliard 03:09 pm December 13, 2019
As healthcare moves further into the post-electronic health record era, approaches to one of its foundational technologies have been slowly evolving to fit the times.
By Nathan Eddy 01:04 pm December 13, 2019
Hahn previously served as the chief medical executive at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, a post he has held since 2018.
Homegrown IT saves Parkland $17 million in prevented adverse drug events

The Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation in Dallas.

By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm December 12, 2019
During its two years of implementation at the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, the PARADE technology has screened more than 87,000 patients, with 8,731 high-risk patients identified.
Care collaboration tech helps hospital reduce unnecessary psychiatric ED visits by 78%

Sturdy Memorial Hospital in southeast Massachusetts.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am December 10, 2019
Sturdy Memorial Hospital accomplished this by contacting the right case manager when a behavioral health patient presented at the ED, coordinating with case managers, and transitioning the patient to appropriate care in an outpatient setting.
Telehealth helps one hospital reduce ER overflow hours from 1,700 to 148

CaroMont Regional Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:52 pm December 03, 2019
Since launching telepsychiatry, CaroMont Regional Medical Center’s emergency department has reduced length of stay for psychiatric patients by approximately 70%.
By Nathan Eddy 10:14 am December 02, 2019
As the clinician burnout epidemic continues, a new JAMA report shows how provider well-being is critical to patient safety.
GE Healthcare launches Edison Developer Program to spur AI advancements
By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm November 27, 2019
Designed for its Edison platform, the program will offer services meant to help developers to build better models for operational and clinical improvements.

Credit: Alcidion

By Dean Koh 12:54 am November 19, 2019
The app is the first locally developed solution of its type to offer full access to EMR data.
Mount Sinai to build new precision medicine supercomputer
By Mike Miliard 03:49 pm November 18, 2019
The health system's second "big omics data engine," or BODE 2, funded in part by HHS, will have 15 terabytes of memory, 14 petabytes of raw storage and a peak speed of 220 teraflops per second – nearly double that of its predecessor.
By Nathan Eddy 10:24 am November 18, 2019
The nudges in reprogrammed electronic health records prompt medical assistants to set up a screening order for doctors to sign once they see the patient.

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