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Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center building with sign

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

By Bill Siwicki 11:22 am November 19, 2020
The hospital reminds patients of appointments by text and only occasionally voice. Patients who confirmed by text had a 75% show rate compared to 49% for patients who did not confirm.
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Florida

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Florida

By Bill Siwicki 11:30 am November 17, 2020
Nurses at Florida’s Lakewood Ranch Medical Center have reduced the stress and worry of patients and their loved ones with a secure, easy-to-use messaging app called EASE.
A person wearing stethoscope uses a laptop.
By Kat Jercich 01:12 pm November 16, 2020
Clinicians struggle with connectivity, integration and system failures, according to a new report from SOTI.
Boston Children's Hospital
By Bill Siwicki 11:15 am November 13, 2020
The hospital uses Cerner’s cloud deployment model to give clinicians a role-based communications system and give nurses a mobile tool for advanced clinical workflows.
Connected Health Device
By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm November 04, 2020
Despite professing high trust that their personal data is secure, too many Americans of all ages are failing to follow basic cyber hygiene practices, says the National Cyber Security Alliance.
Telemedicine telehealth virtual care
By Bill Siwicki 11:33 am November 04, 2020
Without the new telemedicine platform, linked to its Epic EHR and language translation service, the health system would not have been able to meet patient needs.
By Mike Restuccia 02:39 pm November 02, 2020
Penn Medicine Chief Information Officer Mike Restuccia says strong leadership is needed to capitalize on technology's potential – but people are the real enablers.
COVID-19, NHS contact tracing,
By Sara Mageit 09:06 am November 02, 2020
The software glitch is the latest in a long line of tech issues to have affected the UK contact tracing app. 
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.
Real-time vital sign monitoring at United Methodist Communities

Real-time vital sign monitoring in the hands of associates has improved staff effectiveness and efficiency at United Methodist Communities.

By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am October 28, 2020
The not-for-profit senior living and healthcare provider is preventing more falls, decreasing mortality and morbidity, increasing frequency of consultative services, and much more.