Quality and Safety

By Dave Muoio 09:32 am February 23, 2018
The partnership will use AI to uncover risk predictors for the most common conditions experienced during hospital stays and work to improve care.
3M, Verily, to unveil performance matrix at HIMSS18

Jason Burke is the vice president of Data Informatics, 3M Health Information Systems.

By Susan Morse 09:20 am February 23, 2018
Demonstrations will show how the marriage of clinical and claims data in risk-adjusted algorithms can improve quality and reduce cost.
Boston Children's joins research network to gain access to patient data

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By Bill Siwicki 02:21 pm February 22, 2018
The hospital says the TriNetX network gives its patients the chance to participate in clinical trials they otherwise might not know exist.
Clinical decision support

Blackford Middleton, chief informatics and innovation officer at Apervita, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8. Credit: Apervita Twitter

By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm February 22, 2018
At HIMSS18, longtime health informaticist Blackford Middleton will show how CDS can be deployed online and via SMART on FHIR apps and shared across EHRs nationwide.
Trump Affordable Care Act
By Bernie Monegain 01:04 pm February 22, 2018
The administration said the burden these programs put on doctors and hospitals has led to consolidation, which reduces competition and drives prices higher.
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By BD 11:23 am February 22, 2018
Nicole Wilson, RN, MSN, CPHIMS, clinical marketing manager of medication management solutions at BD, offers her insight on the HIMSS Analytics 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study.
NCQA approved as ONC-authorized testing lab
By Mike Miliard 02:51 pm February 20, 2018
The lab will offer IT and data vendors two certifications for quality reporting capabilities.
CMS meaningful use requirements
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am February 06, 2018
Hospitals can improve the overall process by getting the right people involved, institutions flexibility of data capture, and create a feedback loop.
PDMP data sharing
By Jessica Davis 03:49 pm February 02, 2018
The collective aims to give providers the full prescribing history of patients to reduce opioid misuse and abuse.
CHIME opioid task force
By Mike Miliard 12:26 pm February 02, 2018
The group held its first meeting in hopes to encourage broader participation among its 2,500-plus members across U.S. and abroad.

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