10:51 am June 11, 2014
With its sights set on a Department of Defense deal, technology giant IBM announced Tuesday it was teaming up with EHR behemoth Epic Systems to compete for the DoD Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract. The DHMSM is slated to replace the current Military Health System and will serve some 9.7 million beneficiaries.
10:29 am June 04, 2014
As the Cleveland Clinic adds its prestigious name to the hospital groups that have embraced next-generation medical kiosks, healthcare IT executives are wrestling with the powerful pros and cons of such a move.
07:41 am June 03, 2014
Apple on Monday touted its working with the Mayo Clinic as it rolled out an app that would piece together healthcare information from many third-party apps -- including one from Mayo -- to give consumers a comprehensive medical view on a mobile device.
10:23 am May 23, 2014
Over the past few decades the physical diagnosis skills that were once the cornerstone of doctoring have withered, supplanted by a dizzying array of sophisticated, expensive tests, according to medical educators.
10:55 am May 21, 2014
There is ample evidence that barcode technology for medication has had a significant impact on patient safety. But while most U.S. hospitals have adopted barcode medication administration, experts say there's big room for improvement.
10:08 am May 20, 2014
Health system pharmacists are playing a greater role in the decision-making process when it comes to the implementation of electronic health records in both hospital and ambulatory settings.
10:58 am April 28, 2014
An Atlanta-based health system has just given a little bit more power to the consumer after announcing last week it was publishing uncensored patient reviews of its physicians.
10:05 am April 18, 2014
After some doctors at University of Utah Health Care noticed scathing online reviews about themselves in 2012, the hospital system decided the best way to respond was by posting its patients' ratings of physicians on the hospital's own website.
01:00 am April 18, 2014
Stephen Gold, IBM's vice president of Watson Solutions, sat down with Healthcare IT News to take stock of where Watson has been - and look ahead to new capabilities perhaps not yet dreamed of.
10:25 am February 06, 2014
AT&T has tapped noted heart surgeon, geneticist and author Eric Topol, MD, as its chief medical advisor. Topol is expected to impact the design, development and delivery of AT&T's healthcare IT solutions, executives say.