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By Tammy Lovell 02:16 am November 11, 2019
Drug and medical device knowledge company First Databank is urging GP practices to standardise their approaches to routine testing and monitoring of drugs, after its data revealed variance in compliance across key safety indicators for drug prescriptions.

Above photo: Hawke’s Bay Hospital clinicians at a pop-up training shop on the clinical portal.

By Rebecca McBeth 01:18 am November 11, 2019
The DHB’s executive director digital enablement Anne Speden said strong clinical engagement has been key to the smooth roll out of the portal.
Doctors looking at laptop screen
By Deirdre Fulton 04:29 pm November 08, 2019
The research shows significant variability in EHR satisfaction among specialties, but high-quality training can help.
By Mike Miliard 01:01 pm November 08, 2019
The Clinically Integrated Supply Outcomes Model, or CISOM, enables better automation of data capture, helping health systems understand which products and processes offer better outcomes and lower costs.
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm November 08, 2019
Six healthcare artificial intelligence experts offer best practice suggestions for CIOs and other health IT leaders seeking to fine-tune their AI systems.
By Nathan Eddy 10:43 am November 08, 2019
"Policy efforts have failed to engage a large proportion of patients in the electronic use of their data or to bridge the 'digital divide' that accompanies health care disparities," according to Health Affairs.

Above photo: Mater Hospital Brisbane. Credit: Mater

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By 09:23 pm November 07, 2019
“Our goal is to make all of a patient’s health record available in our clinical portal so that when a clinician brings up a patient’s record, they can have all the information they need,” said S. Wissmann, director of information management, Mater.
Rural health clinic enhances patient care, experience with practice management, call center tech

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic.

By Bill Siwicki 12:31 pm November 07, 2019
The integration of the two technologies helps with the Medicare Chronic Care Management efforts of Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital’s rural providers.
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am November 07, 2019
The health system will pay $3 million to settle with OCR and take corrective action after protected health information was left unencrypted on lost and stolen mobile devices.

An interview with Jörg Studzinski, director of research and advisory services at HIMSS Analytics.

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:02 am November 07, 2019
When looking at digitising healthcare, the challenges that European countries are grappling with are vast.

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