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By Tom Sullivan 08:29 am September 25, 2018
Open source? Proprietary? Both? Readers reveal which innovation tactics they take.
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By Healthcare IT News 08:00 am September 25, 2018
With more people living with chronic conditions, and recent acquisitions by Amazon and CVS, consumerism is reshaping the traditional healthcare system.
Neil Patel from Healthbox talks to HIMSS TV

Healthbox's Neil Patel talks to HIMSS TV about digital health's global opportunity.

By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm September 24, 2018
Whether developing new digital tools, making strategic investments or partnering with tech startups, hospitals have plenty of ways to innovate.
UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital exterior view

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 02:44 pm September 24, 2018
This case study looks at the electronic prescription support technology now guiding roughly 80 percent of the health system's prescription decisions.
UAB Medicine Jefferson Tower exterior view at night

UAB Medicine’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama

By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm September 24, 2018
This case study examines how patients are spending 273 percent more time booking appointments on the UAB Medicine website, a big win for the goal of boosting patient access.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center workflow dashboard

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center tracks innovation on its information systems strategic plan dashboard. Innovation is represented on the dashboard in green. Credit: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 08:00 am September 24, 2018
The key performance indicators, measurable processes, implementation data and demonstrable value are what makes an effective innovation dashboard.
HIMSS sign outside
By Susan Morse 03:41 pm September 21, 2018
HIMSS on Friday issued a call to the healthcare industry to take action in battling the ongoing opioid crisis in America by using health information and technology.
Duke Health building in South Durham, North Carolina

Credit: Duke Health

By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm September 21, 2018
Post-surgical readmissions were halved at the health system, HIMSS says, driven by EHR optimization and decision support tools – it's also helped combat potential opioid dependency.
Robert Coles and NHS sign
By Leontina Postelnicu 01:05 pm September 21, 2018
The National Health Service announced that Robert Coles will serve in the newly created chief information security officer role.
HIPAA compliance audit paper.
By Jessica Davis 11:36 am September 21, 2018
Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital let ABC film a documentary on site without obtaining patient authorization.

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