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NVNA and Hospice expands telehealth pilot, cuts readmission rates
By Nathan Eddy 11:33 am June 13, 2019
The home health and hospice provider organization’s telehealth and remote patient monitoring program has led to a 40 percent drop in hospital readmissions among its palliative care patients.
Patients say physicians with mobile apps are faster, convenient, offer better communication
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am June 11, 2019
54 percent of survey respondents said they thought physicians who leverage mobile technology cut down on physician wait times, a new survey finds.  But security still is a concern.
Care collaboration and communication system drives new efficiencies at Freeman Health
By Bill Siwicki 12:10 pm June 03, 2019
At Freeman Health System, the communication tool serves many purposes, including viewing critical lab values, accessing specialty-specific applications, and broadcast communication from nursing leadership.
By Mike Miliard 12:42 pm May 10, 2019
The two-state health system will leverage technology from from Advanced ICU Care, as well as the clinical expertise of its advanced practice providers, intensivists and nurses.
By Nathan Eddy 12:21 pm May 07, 2019
Health application developer Clarigent Health is teaming up with The Children’s Home of Cincinnati to complete a pilot study using Clarigent’s artificial intelligence-powered mobile decision support app.
Care management app reduces surgical complications, among other improvements, at health system
By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm May 02, 2019
The impact of the app on the Providence St. Joseph Health care delivery experience is reflected in the fact that 94 percent of the patients who used it found it to be helpful.

Credit: SK Telecom

By Dean Koh 02:36 am April 30, 2019
Yonsei University Health System (YUHS), one of the oldest and largest private university hospital networks in South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SK Telecom, South Korea's largest wireless carrie
By Mike Miliard 03:42 pm April 23, 2019
Real-time location systems can enable big gains in quality, safety and cost-efficiency – but deployments are complex and require clear role definitions and enthusiastic buy-in from an array of stakeholders, a new KLAS report shows.
By Tom Sullivan 02:03 pm April 15, 2019
Consumer-facing technologies outpaced digital health tools built for practices in the first quarter of this year.
AI-powered voice note taking saves OrthoAtlanta an hour per physician per day
By Bill Siwicki 01:17 pm April 12, 2019
Since deploying speech recognition and integrating it with its athenahealth EHR, the group practice has seen the average note completion time drop from 4.8 minutes to 1.6 minutes per note.

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