Quality and Safety

By Nathan Eddy 11:10 am June 17, 2019
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are developing an analytics platform to help determine the medical necessity of using helicopters for emergency transport.

Dr. Anthony Chang, chief intelligence and innovation officer at CHOC Children's

By Mike Miliard 01:07 pm June 14, 2019
At the HIMSS Machine Learning & AI event, Dr. Anthony Chang, chief intelligence and innovation officer at CHOC Children's, cleared up some common misconceptions.
Infusion pump-linked workstations contain critical security flaw
By Nathan Eddy 12:08 pm June 14, 2019
Bad actors can use the Becton, Dickinson and Company Alaris Gateway Workstations to “authenticate” malicious and potentially dangerous content, CyberMDX discovered.

Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, executive vice president and chief clinical officer at Providence St. Joseph Health

By Mike Miliard 11:59 am June 13, 2019
Everyone knows that data is a key strategic asset, said Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips of Providence St. Joseph Health. "But is data the asset, or is it what we do with it?"
DoD, VA establish office to improve EHR coordination
By Nathan Eddy 11:50 am June 13, 2019
The Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization office will replace the current Interagency Program Office.
By Mike Miliard 02:50 pm June 12, 2019
The group wants to advance the ability of augmented intelligence to enhance care, boost population health, drive value and improve physician satisfaction.
Verato, AdVault partner on cloud-based patient matching platform
By Nathan Eddy 12:52 pm June 10, 2019
The partnership aims to expand secure identity matching so care teams have seamless access to medical records.
Patient follow-up rate at mental health network soars with care coordination tech

One of the clinics in the Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network.

By Bill Siwicki 02:07 pm June 07, 2019
For Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network, higher follow-up rates mean fewer patients retiring to the hospital after discharge, meaning a reduction in avoidable emergency department admissions and readmission, ultimately saving the hospital money and other clinical staff resources as well.
Borrego Health succeeds with multicultural patient engagement technology
By Bill Siwicki 01:34 pm June 06, 2019
The technology can support Borrego in more than 22 languages. More than 15,000 patients who were not engaging in their health received care from these new efforts involving outreach programs via the technology.
Innovation a challenge for health systems, study finds
By Nathan Eddy 11:34 am June 06, 2019
However, the Center for Connected Medicine study also found broad support for innovation in the C-suite and that health systems are actively partnering with external parties for technologies and expertise to supplement their strengths.

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