CMS Administrator Seema Verma and National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker

By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm February 21, 2020
Its Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs aims to make changes that allow providers to focus on patients.
RTLS tech, and changes learned from it, save hospital $1 million per year

Adventist Health White Memorial.

By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am February 19, 2020
Adventist Health White Memorial overhauls operating room processes with real-time location system and RFID tags, trimming costs and improving patient satisfaction.
Orlando Health implements care coordination tech to comply with state law and more

Orlando Regional Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm February 18, 2020
The ultimate goals are to avoid penalties for non-compliance with state regulations; improve provider satisfaction, loyalty and recruitment measures; and increase patient satisfaction measures.
By Nathan Eddy 10:27 am February 17, 2020
As part of the merger of five independent orthopedic practices to form Virginia’s largest provider of orthopedic and therapy care, OrthoVirginia, a large investment was made implementing a new electronic health record system.
Tech optimization: Peak performance for imaging technology
By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm February 12, 2020
Four experts in diagnostic imaging IT offer CIOs, CMOs and other leaders some best practices for making a complex technology work best for their own healthcare organizations.
By Nathan Eddy 11:59 am February 12, 2020
Remaining tasks include additional development of interfaces between the existing EHR, Cerner’s platform and the general IT infrastructure of the VA, which could run through the end of April, according to a news report.
By Nathan Eddy 12:35 pm February 10, 2020
Better assessment of how often docs interact with their EHRs, at work and during "pajama time" – tracking documentation, prescriptions, inbox time and more, is a key step toward improving the physician experience says one AMA expert.
At HIMSS20, Cerner will be talking AI-powered voice technology
By Bill Siwicki 11:35 am February 06, 2020
Its message to attendees will revolve around clinical documentation and how it is using AI, machine learning, NLP and more to ease physician workloads and enhance patient experiences.
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm February 03, 2020
Asynchronous virtual visits are helping reduce the burdens on primary care providers at Prisma Health – while also enabling easier access, convenience and speed to care for patients.
By Bill Siwicki 12:12 pm January 31, 2020
The medical doctor who heads the consulting giant’s global health practice foresees AI having a huge impact in healthcare this year, and is keeping his eyes on blockchain, extended reality and quantum computing.

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