Clinical & Business Intelligence relates to Quality & Safety

IBM responds to recent Watson media coverage

Several news stories have questioned what reported struggles with the cognitive platform mean for the larger idea of AI in healthcare.

AHRQ, Social Security Administration aim to attract FHIR developers

With a GitHub site coming and new developer challenges, the agencies are the latest to engage the developer community.

Major Australian EHR rollout approaches halfway mark

The digitization initiative in the remote and rural Northern Territory is implementing InterSystems technology to improve quality and access for the area's underserved population.

Denver hospital deploys hand hygiene monitoring system to boost adherence

Wanting to reduce its hospital-acquired infections, Denver Health Medical Center implemented an electronic hand hygiene monitoring system – and improved its adherence rate from 40 percent to 70 percent.

Move over risk scores, what healthcare needs now is risk science

Risk science is an emerging requirement for value-based care and population health programs.

How Northwell Health's multi-pronged approach to data cleansing aims to improve care

A proof of concept on one IT vendor's approach matched 87 percent of duplicate records.

Virginia electronically links all of its emergency departments to improve care, trim costs

The ability to view information on a patient's 10 previous ED visits across different health systems saved on unneeded imaging tests and prevented the prescription of narcotics, one physician said.

eClinicalWorks fined $132,500 by HHS OIG for patient safety risk

Just one year after it settled with the DOJ for $155 million, OIG dinged the cloud-based EHR vendor for violating the settlement terms in its corporate integrity agreement.

ECRI lays down 3 steps to close patient safety loop for diagnostic testing

Institute says technology can help guard against medical errors if hospitals implement it well.