Quality and Safety

By Susan Morse 01:13 pm August 21, 2019
Hospitals often don't file for the funds because they're unaware of what can be reimbursed and there is only a 30-day window to apply.
HHS awards $107M for health centers, recognizes excellence in HIT and telehealth
By Nathan Eddy 11:19 am August 21, 2019
Its Quality Improvement Awards recognize the nation’s health centers. Its Advancing Health IT for Quality Awards recognize health centers that used HIT or telehealth services to increase access to care and advance quality.
Mobile clinical communications saves Valley Medical Center tens of millions of dollars

UW Medicine Valley Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 10:56 am August 20, 2019
The communications system, integrated with the provider’s Epic EHR, is used throughout most of the medical center, and it has helped the organization boost HCAHPS scores in almost every measure.

Photo credit: ADHA's official Twitter page.

By Dean Koh 08:27 pm August 15, 2019
With more than a decade of experience as a registered nurse, Angela Ryan combines her clinical experience with her knowledge in health informatics toward the practical, meaningful and integrated use of digital health tools in Australia.
Mercy Technology Services creates nationwide data network with SAP
By Mike Miliard 02:07 pm August 14, 2019
The health system's IT arm says the network, focused on real-world evidence, will help with curated clinical data sharing among providers, pharmaceutical researchers, device manufacturers, policymakers and others.
Medical groups want changes to CMS' Patients Over Paperwork program
By Mike Miliard 04:40 pm August 13, 2019
AMGA and MGMA still see too many rules for providers participating in value-based care, and say the program hasn't delivered the relief from administrative burden that was promised.
How one provider gained $306,000 in new revenue with patient relationship management tech

Spooner Physical Therapy.

By Bill Siwicki 01:16 pm August 13, 2019
A physical therapy group in Arizona offers lessons to other types of health organizations seeking to improve patient satisfaction, give caregivers more time with patients and boost their bottom lines.
By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm August 13, 2019
Imprivata Identity Governance extends Microsoft’s IAM technology with role-based access controls, streamlined auditing processes and more.
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm August 12, 2019
The money from HHS will help community health centers, rural organizations and others to expand access to coordinated substance abuse and mental health treatments.
Field hospital of the future is self-powered, deployable by C-130 aircraft

(Photo: World Housing Solution demo video)

By Nathan Eddy 11:31 am August 12, 2019
Developed to be of use to troops at forward operating bases and other remote areas across the globe, the portable hospital can be run off solar panels and provides a sterile environment for treating the wounded.

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