Quality and Safety
12:43 pm July 19, 2018
The American Medical Association and MedStar Health examined how physicians used Cerner and Epic electronic health records, and found a lot variability that could impact safety.
01:12 pm July 18, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposes a new rule to combat note bloat, improve patient safety, advanced analytics and enable IT innovation.
04:59 pm July 17, 2018
Health Catalyst announced a new surveillance module for its Patient Safety Monitor suite that aims to help hospitals protect patient safety by deploying predictive analytics to monitor, predict and prevent inpatient risk.
04:51 pm July 17, 2018
Organization plans to expand beyond MSSP with new commercial contracts, Medicare Advantage contracts, and commercial ACO products with other payers.
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 shut it 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.