Quality and Safety
Social determinants of health gain traction as UnitedHealthcare and Intermountain build new programs
02:35 pm July 13, 2018
Organizations are each expanding services to address non-medical factors that can have a significant impact on individual and population health.
11:57 am July 13, 2018
Industry groups like easier quality reporting and advance applications of telehealth, but some say docs shouldn't have to make expensive EHR upgrades for 2019.
04:26 pm July 12, 2018
Both the National Guideline Clearninghouse and the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse maintained by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality are slated to shut down on July 16.
11:02 am July 11, 2018
Physicians at Affiliated Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Maryland now have a better handle on opioid prescribing as they try to combat the ongoing crisis.
03:25 pm July 06, 2018
A new Intel survey shows that health systems expect artificial intelligence to improve care delivery, but worry that patients and physicians are nervous about the technology.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford automates medication management to reduce adverse drug events
01:11 pm July 06, 2018
It has seen a 21 percent decrease in missed doses, a 66 percent reduction in wasted doses and zero reportable adverse events in the past 11 months.
03:04 pm July 02, 2018
Healthpoint, its hospital in Abu Dhabi, hopes the new technology will help it advance from Stage 6 to Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model.
01:57 pm July 02, 2018
It's the second such collaboration, using real-world clinical data to track device performance, following the health system's 2017 agreement with Medtronic.
11:37 am July 02, 2018
Its new Hospital Operating System will help the safety net provider improve care coordination and develop shared patient progression and length-of-stay targets.
10:33 am June 22, 2018
Beyond HCAHPS: CXOs are looking for technology to offer better patient experience as a competitive differentiator.