Workflow

A person looks into a vaccine refrigerator

(Photo by Ivan Romano/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 03:40 pm December 04, 2020
Experts call the logistics of getting doses into the hands of distributors a "phenomenally critical" challenge – and not one that's easily solved.
Imprivata HIMSS booth at a trade show
By Mike Miliard 04:42 pm December 03, 2020
The machine learning-powered tech will be a "key component of our go-forward analytics and digital identity strategy," says CEO Gus Malezis.
Rapid City South Dakota Monument Health, which uses ambient voice technology for Epic EHR

Rapid City, South Dakota-based Monument Health

By Bill Siwicki 12:38 pm December 03, 2020
The goal of its Nuance deployment is to significantly reduce after-hours “pajama time” charting while introducing the voice of the patient to the EHR, says its CIO and CMIO.
The New York health system has made AI and automation central to its mission, embedding algorithms into a wide array of workflows to target dozens of improvement initiatives.
By Mike Miliard 09:44 am December 03, 2020
The New York health system has made AI and automation central to its mission, embedding algorithms into a wide array of workflows to target dozens of improvement initiatives.
Maryam Gholami, David Sylvan, Crissie Hall

Maryam Gholami, David Sylvan and Crissie Hall (clockwise from top left)

By Kat Jercich 03:40 pm December 02, 2020
The pandemic has proven that it's possible to innovate quickly in the face of crisis. Now it's time to keep that momentum going.  
Adventist Health complex in Roseville California

Adventist Health in Roseville, California.

By Bill Siwicki 11:22 am December 01, 2020
The Cerner technology has helped decrease patient transfers to other locations and reduce average transfer time. It also helps track COVID-19 metrics for individual facilities across the health system.
Person in white coat, frustrated in front of computer
By Kat Jercich 02:42 pm November 17, 2020
Although most providers say telehealth is positively influencing clinical outcomes, many say challenges remain – from workflow to reimbursement rates.
A person in scrubs with a ponytail holds up a tablet
By Kat Jercich 09:15 am November 17, 2020
But at the AMIA virtual symposium this week, health IT professionals said they still see the potential of app-based ecosystems.
UCHealth Virtual Health Center telehealth

The UCHealth Virtual Health Center

By Bill Siwicki 11:04 am November 16, 2020
With telehealth, the health system was able to reduce time to caregiver from 20 minutes to just five – and also significantly reduce length of stay.
Stack of N95 masks

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By Kat Jercich 11:19 am November 13, 2020
 As COVID-19 surges and supply lines become critical, health system leaders are working toward real-time visibility and predictive tools for inventory, pricing, lead times and demand trends.