As we envision the next generation of electronic tools, support for team-based care with handoff management and closed-loop communication among the stakeholders will be the most important new features.
Millions of Americans now victims of medical identity theft. Who are the criminals behind this digital era crime wave? A foray into the online black market for stolen data is a surreal experience.
The U.S. and other countries are trying to find a way to cut down on the number of avoidable ER trips made each year. One of the possible solutions is the development of smart medical homes.
(SPONSORED) Once upon a time, doctors made house calls. With fewer patients and time constraints, they could learn about people's lives, families and medical histories.
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic symptomatic debilitating illnesses to feel better.
At HIMSS15, Chad Johnson teamed with Mandi Bishop and four health IT leaders to organize the annual #HITsm live event. This post comprises the second half of the transcript.
If there’s one group within the healthcare workforce who could really use effective mobile tools, it's nurses.
Hospital EHRs have left gaps in the support of nurses and other frontline clinicians who represent the vast majority of the healthcare workforce. This is because EHRs aren't able to efficiently deliver contextual clinical data at the point of care or offer essential communications tools to collaborate with care teams.
Following the devastating tornado of May 22, 2011, which shattered the city of Joplin, MO, a new hospital has risen from the wreckage.
Parallel to rising interest in wearable tech is mounting criticism that these devices put consumer data at risk.