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By Nathan Eddy 01:32 pm February 20, 2019
The answer lies in existing tools that are already widely used and known for simplicity, according to new research.
Using analytics, Gundersen Health reduced knee replacement costs by 18 percent

Gundersen Health System, La Crosse Campus.

By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm February 20, 2019
Further, gaining the ability to accelerate physical therapy sped up recovery time and decreased length of stay, which freed beds, brought in more patients and increased surgical volume to drive revenue.
By Nathan Eddy 11:21 am February 20, 2019
Biometrics, deep learning, virtual pharmacy features and smartphones are being used to establish a digital identity resource in countries throughout Asia and Africa, according to a new report.
Oracle race car
By Nathan Eddy 10:27 am February 20, 2019
The integrated service will pinpoint high performing sites for conducting clinical trials, the companies said.
HIMSS19 show floor
By Tom Sullivan 09:37 am February 20, 2019
Info-blocking ruled the day, while APIs, FHIR, artificial intelligence and virtual reality were also prominent themes at this year’s Global Conference.
Matt Hancock, NHSX
By Leontina Postelnicu 07:47 am February 20, 2019
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that a new joint unit bringing together leaders of the digital agenda across the health service is to be created.
data privacy
By Tammy Lovell 04:33 am February 20, 2019
The Swedish health minister has called a security lapse which left 2.7 million phone calls to a medical advice service exposed online “utterly unacceptable”.

Associate Charge Nurse Ange Hay, Dr Yih Harng Chong and Geriatrics Advanced Trainee Matthew Johnson use the MIYA platform to view patient flow through the Palmerston North Hospital STAR 2 ward. Credit: Alcidion.

By Rebecca McBeth 03:13 am February 20, 2019
A patient-flow system implemented at MidCentral District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand is helping to streamline patient journeys through Palmerston North Hospital and allowing clinical staff to view important patient information at the bedside.
At one OB/GYN practice, a patient portal drives engagement, reduces collection time
By Bill Siwicki 02:27 pm February 19, 2019
Austin Area Obstetrics, Gynecology and Fertility OB/GYN has achieved across-the-board success with its patient portal. Ensuring everyone is onboard was key.
David Fitzgerald of CVS Health and Bill Fox of MarkLogic
By Susan Morse 12:15 pm February 19, 2019
The pilot program for expanded services and medical equipment is being tested at three locations in Houston.

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