Quality and Safety

By Nathan Eddy 01:04 pm December 13, 2019
Hahn previously served as the chief medical executive at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, a post he has held since 2018.
Homegrown IT saves Parkland $17 million in prevented adverse drug events

The Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation in Dallas.

By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm December 12, 2019
During its two years of implementation at the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, the PARADE technology has screened more than 87,000 patients, with 8,731 high-risk patients identified.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm December 11, 2019
As the role of the CISO evolves, so too does the threat landscape, the infrastructure that needs safeguarding and the policy imperatives shaping the mission of data protection.
Omnicell, Kit Check partner on cloud-based controlled substances tracking
By Nathan Eddy 12:26 pm December 09, 2019
The aim is to help Omnicell client healthcare organizations gain better visibility of controlled substances across the pharmacy supply chain.
By Nathan Eddy 10:14 am December 02, 2019
As the clinician burnout epidemic continues, a new JAMA report shows how provider well-being is critical to patient safety.
By Bill Siwicki 10:36 am November 27, 2019
The Arizona health system's tech-driven pilot effort has resulted in a 21.6% average reduction in A1c, and 83% of patients report an increase in confidence to self-manage their diabetes.
By Mike Miliard 12:05 pm November 25, 2019
Virtual Care Provider Inc., which provides hosting and IT services to post-acute care facilities nationwide, was hit by the Ryuk variant, locking access to patient data at 110 nursing homes.
By Mike Miliard 04:10 pm November 19, 2019
With federal help, ASN seeks to find new technology-enabled innovations for dialysis redesign, through the $1.5 million competition.
By Bill Siwicki 11:42 am November 19, 2019
Horrid handwriting, redundant EHR tasks and lengthy documentation plagued Falls Community Hospital and Clinic. Not anymore, thanks to new note templates and tools.
Technology optimization: Refining clinical decision support
By Bill Siwicki 12:49 pm November 15, 2019
Five CDS technology pros describe some comprehensive best practices for making the technology work optimally for provider organizations.

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