Quality and Safety

By Nathan Eddy 10:42 am April 03, 2020
The cloud-based platform, developed in collaboration with Stanford Medicine, enables hospitals to submit requests for specific items and be matched with peer organizations who can provide them.
Tech Optimization: Medical device and IoT operating secrets
By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm April 02, 2020
Three medical device experts – from Capsule Technologies, First Databank and Pivot Point Consulting – give CIOs, CMIOs, CMOs, CISOs and others some best practices for Internet of Things security and safety.
By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm March 30, 2020
In what it's calling an "unprecedented" exercise in information sharing, the administration is calling on health systems to share daily updates from their in-house labs with federal agencies.
Mobile chatbot tech improves ER patient experience at Banner Health
By Bill Siwicki 02:05 pm March 25, 2020
Meanwhile, clinical teams also experienced workload relief because they were getting fewer duplicate questions – and dealing with fewer frustrated patients.
By Fred Bazzoli 10:37 am March 25, 2020
A screen mounted to a mobile cart can enable physicians to assess patients at a safe distance – even when they're both in the same healthcare facility.
By Nathan Eddy 03:52 pm March 11, 2020
"Zero trust flips the security model: Instead of 'trust but verify,' organizations 'always verify but never trust,'" one security expert explains.
By Healthcare IT News 01:52 pm March 11, 2020
Healthcare IT News is maintaining a list of trusted information sources with key details to help stem the ongoing spread of COVID-19.
Texas Hospital Association, care.ai partner for AI-fueled autonomous monitoring

Care.ai’s edge sensors can autonomously monitor for conditions where timely human care can improve outcomes and mitigate risk.

By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm March 06, 2020
The partnership is designed to deliver real-time awareness for better outcomes and significant cost savings while making care more human with the power of AI, the organizations say.
Pharmacy IT helps Vanderbilt save $35 million annually on inpatient drugs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am March 03, 2020
Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s pharmacy and therapeutics committee and health IT teams worked together on getting optimal drugs prescribed and dispensed.
Transfer center tech boosts Banner Health’s revenue by $26.4 million

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

By Bill Siwicki 12:49 pm March 02, 2020
The health system estimates referral volume grew 16.5% last year, adding 3,308 more patients than the previous year.

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