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Care collaboration and communication system drives new efficiencies at Freeman Health
By Bill Siwicki 12:10 pm June 03, 2019
At Freeman Health System, the communication tool serves many purposes, including viewing critical lab values, accessing specialty-specific applications, and broadcast communication from nursing leadership.
By Nathan Eddy 04:46 am May 22, 2019
The elite corps of chief digital officers emerging today are both business-minded and tech-savvy and use those skills to rethink operations.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm May 17, 2019
A better clinician experience makes for higher-quality patient care, according to a new report from KLAS' Arch Collaborative, which makes the case for bigger investment in end-user education.
By Benjamin Harris 11:01 am May 17, 2019
Healthcare systems need to collaborate on defense and rely on AI and machine learning to respond to new threats, study finds.

Geoff Colvin speaks Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Summit

By Mike Miliard 11:31 am May 15, 2019
Even as EHRs, telemedicine and AI continue to transform clinical practice, certain core human qualities – civility, respect, empathy, collaboration – are "what make us valuable."

Thomas Jenike, MD, at the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Summit on Tuesday

By Mike Miliard 05:22 pm May 14, 2019
Too many well-meaning providers are "yessing" themselves into serious overwork, putting their health and their patients' health at risk, says one doctor who learned that the hard way – and did something to fix it.

Hamburg, Germany; Getty Images

By Anna Engberg 04:47 am May 08, 2019
German medical students can now continue their education in the digital health sector.
Clinicians at the Bowen Center give trust back to IT staff after new network infrastructure installed

One of the Bowen Center’s 39 locations in northern Indiana. (Credit: The Bowen Center)

By Bill Siwicki 11:50 am May 07, 2019
Poor networking was hindering growth at the health system. With new tech, the clinician satisfaction rate has soared to 95% and network uptime is up to 99%.
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm May 06, 2019
More and more health systems are taking steps to "fully unleash nurse innovators at the leadership level," a new report shows, tapping their specialized expertise for technology deployment, process improvement, patient experience and more.
By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am May 06, 2019
It’s a matter of change management – and there are some applicable best practices.

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