Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Sectra, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Digital Pathology
By Sara Mageit 09:08 am November 11, 2020
The move is part of a multi-million pound initiative that is digitising and applying AI to NHS pathology services in the North of England.
The Cerner logo
By Kat Jercich 09:05 am November 11, 2020
Healthcare organizations can use the new automation features to send flu shot reminders, reschedule appointments, prompt patients to set up medical transportation and more.
South Tees NHS FT, Alcidion, Miya Precision

Credit: South Tees James Cook University Hospital

By Sara Mageit 04:56 am November 11, 2020
The new Miya Precision platform will enable South Tees to digitise patient care processes and records.
Epic MyChart App logo
By Mike Miliard 03:07 pm November 10, 2020
The validated algorithm, which can forecast the risk for an individual testing positive, can help make more accurate predictions and enable more efficient resource allocation for health systems.
The Epic logo
By Kat Jercich 01:09 pm November 09, 2020
EpicShare.org will give users the ability to share creative ideas around patient care with others, the CEO said on a Forbes podcast.
Nurse burnout stress and IT
By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm November 09, 2020
Beyond the stress of increasing patient volumes and emotionally draining hospital shifts, RNs are grappling with alert and alarm fatigue, burdensome documentation, and EHR usability. But they’re finding ways to cope – and AI and automation are helping.
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School (G Allais, Flickr)

By Kat Jercich 01:29 pm November 04, 2020
While "EHRs have known shortcomings," coordinated data initiatives and better interoperability can create a truly effective health IT infrastructure, say technology leaders from 15 academic medical centers.
Person wearing a mask and goggles in a hospital corridor
By Kat Jercich 12:38 pm November 03, 2020
Clinical decision support and hospital resource-management are particularly important as patient numbers begin to increase again, two new JAMA studies show.
Bonney Lake practice Northwest Medical Specialties building

The Bonney Lake practice of Northwest Medical Specialties

By Bill Siwicki 11:42 am November 03, 2020
Northwest Medical Specialties’ palliative care consults nearly doubled. Hospice referrals increased twelvefold. The integration of palliative care with advanced cancer helped the practice reach quality benchmarks.
VIM volunteers Dr. Marion Darling and Debra Cornett, RN

VIM volunteers Dr. Marion Darling and Debra Cornett, RN, caring for a patient.

By Bill Siwicki 11:37 am October 30, 2020
Almost all of the physician and nurse volunteers at Clinic of the Cascades were over 65. Here’s how the three merged technologies allowed it to stay open during COVID-19.