Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

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.
By Mike Miliard 04:25 pm August 08, 2019
The voice-activated technology enables patients to interact with the health system through their smart speakers, allowing them to ask for wellness information, seek referrals or look for urgent care.
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By 02:00 pm August 08, 2019
Building the right technology ecosystem with advanced printing technologies can help healthcare organizations both save ‘clicks’ for providers and improve care delivery.
By Mike Miliard 12:15 pm August 08, 2019
The new network, beginning with a pilot focused on cardiovascular disease, aims to help researchers in life sciences, pharmaceuticals and healthcare have easier access to aggregated data.
By Leontina Postelnicu 03:58 am August 08, 2019
The eight vendors selected have been evaluated against key criteria by experts from national, regional and local bodies.
Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance teams with AWS for new machine learning use cases
By Mike Miliard 12:04 pm August 07, 2019
The alliance, which includes UPMC, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, will work with Amazon to better harness data for diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Hospital trusts will use part of the funding towards tech projects such as developing integrated digital health services.

By Tammy Lovell 03:51 am August 07, 2019
A £1.8 billion (€2 billion) cash boost to upgrade outdated NHS facilities and equipment has been pledged by new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
Children’s National sees responses to 80% of doc queries in 2 days with mobile platform

Children’s National Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm August 01, 2019
The prominent provider organization also has seen average physician response time dropping to 1 day for concurrent queries and 2 days for retrospective queries, which is key as the organization needs to turn these around quickly to ensure it doesn’t slow down final coding and ultimately cash.
Cerner collaborates with Amazon Web Services on cloud innovation, machine learning
By Bill Siwicki 09:30 am July 31, 2019
With the new agreement, which names AWS as its preferred cloud provider, Cerner CEO Brent Shafer says the company will be able to develop more agile and scalable tools for its clients.
Seema Verma, Jared Kushner tout new physician-focused MyHealthEData project
By Mike Miliard 12:00 pm July 30, 2019
The Blue Button API pilot, Data at the Point of Care, aims to connect clinicians with claims data, giving them deeper insights into their patients' care history.

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