Quality and Safety

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By BD 12:07 pm May 04, 2018
According to a HIMSS Analytics survey of 153 physicians, nurses and pharmacists, many healthcare organizations are looking to implement integrated medication management technologies.
precision medicine

An autoradiograph used in researching genetics.

By Mike Miliard 09:41 am May 04, 2018
Douglas Reding, MD, chief medical officer at Ascension Wisconsin, explains the key tactics needed to achieve the value prospect of personalized care.
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By BD 12:02 pm May 03, 2018
According to a HIMSS Analytics survey of 153 physicians, nurses and pharmacists improvements in the medication management process could support the elimination of medication errors.
FDA chief sees big things for AI in healthcare

Scott Gottlieb, MD, speaking at AcademyHealth 2018 event on April 26. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 08:51 am April 30, 2018
Scott Gottlieb, MD, is bullish on the opportunities artificial intelligence could bring to EHRs, decision support and more.
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Prince George's County Health Department in Cheverly, Maryland. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm April 25, 2018
Maryland's Prince George County integrated Chesapeake Regional Information System's patient data into a single population health management platform to improve outcomes and lower costs.
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By Bill Siwicki 07:24 am April 25, 2018
Virtua Memorial Hospital and vendor Bernoulli worked together to nearly eliminate respiratory depression alerts, enhance care and lower costs.
IBM Watson Health top hospitals
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:10 pm April 23, 2018
The renamed Truven Health Analytics research initiative found that the highest performers achieved better care consistency and alignment across facilities.
AI machine learning healthcare

A discussion during Genius Bar panel at the 2017 Big Data event. This year's event will be held in San Francisco June 13-14. 

By Mike Miliard 08:54 am April 23, 2018
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Chief Research Information Officer Simon Lin says applying artificial intelligence to patient data enables efficiencies and better outcomes for its Medicaid patients.
Trump censored LGBT health information

Senator Dianne Feinstein, along with Senators Tammy Baldwin and Patty Murray, sent President Trump a letter about their concerns about health information omissions on government websites. Credit: C-span

By Bernie Monegain 08:35 am April 23, 2018
A letter signed by 19 U.S. Senators says that removing health and scientific data from various federal websites undermines access to evidence-based care resources.
Lean EHR documentation
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm April 19, 2018
Mayo Clinic researchers write in an AHIMA report that the process technique could improve electronic health record efficiency and overall satisfaction by users.

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