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King's Daughters boosts medication reconciliation

King's Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:48 pm May 29, 2018
King's Daughters boosts medication reconciliation threshold to 77 percent and e-prescribing to 52 percent.
fishing for value-based analytics

Healthcare is on the cusp of value-based care but providers are still fishing in the fee-for-service waters because there is no incentive to make the switch, for now.

By Mike Miliard 09:34 am May 23, 2018
Convincing the C-suite that there's ROI in projects that may seem intangible is a necessary skill to drive success in accountable care.
nurse burnout
By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm May 22, 2018
Health IT can often contribute to frustrations, but smart and well-designed technology can offload work, streamline processes and generally make nurses' lives easier.
Hospital taps iPad-based language interpretation

Hospitals use an app for remote interpretation services to connects providers with qualified medical interpreters to assist with population health management projects.

By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm May 21, 2018
Southcoast Health shows how video-based interpretation is improving patient engagement and experience, and allaying the fears of patients with limited English proficiency.
himss precision medicine summit speakers talking about community hospitals

Gabriel Bien-Willner, MD, and Jennifer Buhay speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C. on May 17.

By Mike Miliard 09:53 am May 18, 2018
Gibbs Cancer and Research Institute explains how it developed educational programs, new workflows and IT systems to capitalize on the promise of genomics.
biometric patient check-in
By Bill Siwicki 01:09 pm May 17, 2018
The integrated technology aims to streamline patient registration, safeguard privacy and enhance patient engagement.
NHS England talks with HIMSS International about UK eHealth week

Matthew Swindells, from NHS England, chats with Charles Alessi, MD, of HIMSS International, about how the U.K. health system is evolving in the age of technology during eHealth Week. Credit: HIMSS TV

By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm May 15, 2018
A new report from KLAS shows NHS data sharing to be cumbersome and disruptive to clinical workflows.
hospital pharmacy uses analytics on computer

The in-house analytics projects at Rapid City Regional Hospital have also shown some interesting findings about costs and opportunities for revenue in their retail approach to their pharmacy operations.

By Mike Miliard 09:03 am May 15, 2018
Accountable care demands that data crunching these days be agile to enable quick pivots in strategy, says the director of pharmacy at Rapid City Regional Hospital.
AI in healthcare from cardiologist Anthony Chang with HIMSS TV

Anthony Chang, MD, is the chief intelligence and innovation officer at Children's Hospital of Orange County. 

By Mike Miliard 11:46 am May 09, 2018
The math is simple, says Anthony Chang, MD: machine intelligence + human intelligence = medical intelligence.
cerner EHR vendor at himss18
By Tom Sullivan 09:40 am May 09, 2018
Regulations are different internationally and electronic health record systems made in America are too pricey for the rest of the world.

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