Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)
This week's top stories include a consumer safety group warning parents to stop using Peloton Tread+ after reports of child injuries and death, nurses giving EHR usability an "F" and HHS vowing to tackle racism as a serious public health threat.
The CMIO discusses a safety initiative he devised that integrated NLP with EHR work queues – helping review and track clinical notes to ensure radiology reports are capturing incidental findings that could impact patient outcomes.
Justin Diehl, VP of Epic services at CereCore, describes the challenges of operating multiple EHR systems and offers best practices to jump the hurdles.
The IT leader discusses how Penn State has managed population health during COVID-19 with help from EHR tweaks, telehealth, data sharing via CommonWell and more, and highlights things healthcare can learn from other industries.
This week's top stories include AstraZeneca being questioned over outdated information in its vaccine trials, Everlywell acquiring PWNHealth, and reports of problems with the VA's new Cerner EHR system.
The chief information officer shares how LifeBridge Health has adapted its EHR and IT systems for complex COVID-19 vaccine scheduling and administration – and how it plans to capitalize on shifting provider-consumer paradigms.
Prescriptive analytics can help providers lower their risk in value-based contracts, says Gray Matter Analytics CEO Sheila Talton.
This week's top stories include hospitals facing a long road to recovery after COVID-19's devastating winter surge, HHS Secretary nominee Xavier Becerra signaling support for virtual care and Google launching an EHR navigation tool.
Practical machine learning applications can help improve safety and efficiency – automating medication history in hospital EHRs and aggregating patient records in consumer apps, says DrFirst President Cameron Deemer.
Dr. Afzal Chaudhry, CMIO at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, says it's when you have that embodiment of technology fully embedded in the workflow that you start to see real benefits.