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The CIO's role in hospital mergers and acquisitions? Change management
By Bill Siwicki 10:07 am January 18, 2019
Health system merger success may hinge on the work done by CIOs to create a single IT platform to support the newly created organization.
Doctor on a computer
By Bill Siwicki 12:09 pm January 17, 2019
Connected care, upskilled workers, tax reform, a Southwest Airlines approach, private equity and the Affordable Care Act all will impact healthcare organizations in 2019, a new PwC report says.
By Susan Morse 04:21 pm January 14, 2019
"There have been key moments when being a woman was not an advantage," she says.    
At HIMSS19, University Row to aid attendees with lifelong learning
By Bill Siwicki 03:33 pm January 14, 2019
University Row offers a variety of programming for stakeholders from across the health IT and health informatics ecosystem.
Healthcare worker using computer.
By Susan Morse 05:09 pm January 11, 2019
The healthcare industry is on the cusp of significant change in telehealth as both Congress and CMS have come around to virtual health's power.
Vocera to focus on clinician well-being and IT interoperability at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 11, 2019
Technology can help keep care team members from burning out, but it has to be interoperable, says the company’s CEO.
U of Iowa saves $600,000 a year with new radiology workflow

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm January 08, 2019
The provider organization created the position of reading room coordinator who relieves the resident or radiologists from administrative tasks so they can concentrate on reading the imaging exam.
By Diana Manos 10:32 am January 08, 2019
How can the industry really shift to patient-centric care and operations without executive input from the very people making the most decisions?
At UChicago Medicine, patient satisfaction scores soar with digital rounds

UChicago Medicine.

By Bill Siwicki 02:58 pm January 07, 2019
After the provider organization implemented its new patient experience and engagement program along with digitized rounding, HCAHPS scores jumped 30 points.
Digital transformation takes IT and clinical teams working together
By Bill Siwicki 12:23 pm December 21, 2018
Health systems must manage technical resources at the speed of healthcare, not the speed of technology, to pave the way to strategic digital health.

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