By Benjamin Harris 11:00 am October 10, 2019
By enabling board members to review clinical trial treatment options virtually, assessment time can be reduced from 14 days to four, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
By Susan Morse 03:05 pm October 09, 2019
Example of change is allowing a hospital to donate free cybersecurity software to each physician that refers patients to its hospital.

Timing-related EHR errors, which could delay the administration of critical medications if the order generated doesn't match the dose administration time intended by the prescriber, were one of the risks noted on this year's list.

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm October 08, 2019
The annual report from ECRI Institute spotlights the Top 10 technology dangers in hospitals, ambulatory clinics and LTPAC settings.
By Mike Miliard 03:43 pm October 03, 2019
The cloud-hosted, voice-enabled system will be designed and built with close input along the way from clinicians and IT staff, with an eye toward eventual deployment enterprise-wide.
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm September 30, 2019
The health system will pilot new software from the startup, which makes cloud-based predictive tools aimed at the emergency department.
By Jonah Comstock 04:55 pm September 23, 2019
What patients want from a healthcare provider is surprisingly uncomplicated. They want convenience. They want quality care. And they want empathy at a scary time in their lives.
Hackers are changing their approach to healthcare ransomware attacks
By Bill Siwicki 03:21 pm September 23, 2019
One cybersecurity expert offers his perspective on the changing threat landscape faced by CIOs and CISOs, and gives some tips for more effective threat detection and response.
The new platform applies natural language understanding technology to help health systems tackle their clinical documentation improvement initiatives.
By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm September 20, 2019
For their first new post-acquisition technology, 3M Health Information Systems and M*Modal have unveiled a clinical documentation improvement tool that uses artificial intelligence to boost speed and efficiency for clinicians and coders.
Pop health IT helps Partners in Recovery reduce psychiatric hospital admissions by 50%
By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am September 20, 2019
Combining psychiatric and primary care data, including social determinants of health, has also helped reduce ER spending from $2,265 per patient per month to just $875.
Wake Forest Baptist Health
By Jeff Lagasse 12:08 pm September 19, 2019
Real-time tracking technologies allow the organization to monitor everything from patients to medical equipment.

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