Quality and Safety
10:40 am November 14, 2017
The system boosted its overall rating by more than 15 points in just one quarter.
04:30 pm November 10, 2017
Optimal clinical documentation could go a long way in improving research, education and patient safety.
01:54 pm November 10, 2017
Data from electronic health records combined with other technologies like analytics can help pinpoint patients at risk and encourage caregivers to intervene before a fall occurs.
01:08 pm November 07, 2017
ECRI Institute weighed factors like severity, serious injury or dealth with overall preventability.
McKesson presses Trump commission to leverage pharmacists, patient safety network to fight opioid epidemic
11:48 am November 02, 2017
IT company wants to bring patient data into the pharmacist’s workflow, with real-time flags -- in the same manner they see insurance information and copay amount.
10:56 am November 02, 2017
The hospital will arm patients with devices that track blood pressure and send vitals through AMC Health’s clinical platform into HealthPartners Epic EHR.
02:05 pm October 30, 2017
The new program aims to streamline quality measures providers are required to meet, rewarding outcomes rather than micromanaging processes.
01:52 pm October 24, 2017
Medicaid expansion in the Affordable Care Act turned Medicaid into a lifelong program for people it was never meant to support, Verma says.
10:14 am October 23, 2017
The system instituted care management and clinical decision support tools to reduce readmissions of patients with asthma.
Enhanced patient experience earns Santa Clara Valley Medical Center EMRAM Stage 7 from HIMSS Analytics
11:18 am October 20, 2017
The hospital uses its EHR, analytics and associated IT to foster communications between departments, decrease visits and shorten wait times.