Quality and Safety

By Nathan Eddy 11:52 am February 20, 2020
The company says the acquisition will bolster the its existing quality and regulatory measures capabilities, due in part to Able Health SaaS application, which automates measures reporting.
RTLS tech, and changes learned from it, save hospital $1 million per year

Adventist Health White Memorial.

By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am February 19, 2020
Adventist Health White Memorial overhauls operating room processes with real-time location system and RFID tags, trimming costs and improving patient satisfaction.

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By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm February 18, 2020
The multiyear expansion will see the Utah health system and IT vendor continue to "diligently work toward the goals we set out to accomplish together," said HIMSS-CHIME CIO of the Year Marc Probst.
By Nathan Eddy 10:53 am February 18, 2020
AI is helping clinicians better predict and treat conditions such as surgical hypotension, and at HIMSS20 experts will show how more sophisticated future models could have even broader healthcare applications.
By Nathan Eddy 11:59 am February 12, 2020
Remaining tasks include additional development of interfaces between the existing EHR, Cerner’s platform and the general IT infrastructure of the VA, which could run through the end of April, according to a news report.
By Nathan Eddy 10:12 am February 12, 2020
Healthcare providers and device manufacturers are both responsible for putting mitigations in place to address patient safety risks, says FDA's Suzanne Schwartz.
By Nathan Eddy 04:18 pm February 11, 2020
To prevent cybersecurity incidents, it is important to recognize the enormity and complexity of the problem, and to catalog various threats and vulnerabilities, as one infosec expert will show at HIMSS20.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm February 11, 2020
The cloud technology vendor has made new CDC-recommended tools available to ambulatory and hospital clients, to help with faster diagnosis and continuous monitoring.
Boston Children’s Hospital, Cerner collaborate on immunization forecasting tool
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm February 10, 2020
Overall immunization process time at the hospital has dropped from about 48 hours per month to 2.5 hours. And four steps have been cut from the process.
By Nathan Eddy 10:35 am February 04, 2020
With the number of connected devices steadily increasing, health systems and hospitals need a comprehensive plan to guard against cyber threats. At HIMSS20, one infosec pro will describe some best practices.

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