08:45 am July 30, 2013
In the world of modern medicine, it takes approximately seventeen years of original clinical research to be integrated into the day-to-day practice of medicine.
08:54 am July 29, 2013
To reduce overall healthcare spending, it’s important to examine areas of waste within healthcare transactions, and the ways to reduce or eliminate inefficiencies, streamline revenue cycle management and improve the patient experience.
01:34 pm July 26, 2013
Clinically integrated networks (CINs) are becoming increasingly more prevalent—and necessary—as ACOs and other value-based care organizations take a strong foothold in our industry.
08:38 am July 15, 2013
File sharing happens frequently throughout the day. Nurses, technicians, physicians, medical records departments, transcriptionists and insurance companies all have their hands in a complex workflow revolving around patient care.
08:21 am June 19, 2013
We've been having one of those long running discussions over on the Structured Documents list-serve over the past couple weeks. There are two parts to the eterna-thread, one on the need for more examples, and another for the need to simplify the documentation.
09:15 am June 14, 2013
Anyone familiar with HL7 has undoubtedly heard about the emerging HL7 FHIR standard, introduced by Grahame Grieve, principal at Health Intersections in Melbourne, Australia, and an active participant in the HL7 International organization.
08:04 am June 05, 2013
Speed, immediacy and scalability are just a few of the rewards of using the cloud for your applications and data, and the reasons why so many healthcare companies are turning to the cloud to hold even their most critical data.
08:22 am May 30, 2013
The title sounds all sunshine and daffodils, doesn’t it? Create your mission in health IT, how cute. But let’s deal with reality: very few people in health IT have the ability to introduce the sunny concept of a mission into their work lives.
08:43 am May 29, 2013
Yesterday I led the Clinical IT Governance meeting at BIDMC and I thought it would be interesting for my readers to get an inside look of the kind of topics we're discussing and how we're implementing our most challenging projects.
09:09 am May 21, 2013
In the “computer world” in which we live today, patients are using technology to address their healthcare needs in ways that we have never seen before.