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healthcare workers, technology, COVID-19
By Sara Mageit 05:35 am November 16, 2020
Sixty-four percent of UK healthcare workers experience IT issues during their working week, only a third of their time is actually spent helping patients.
By Mallory Hackett 04:40 pm November 13, 2020
Early on in the pandemic, New York City was an epicenter for COVID-19 and had roughly 5% of the world's confirmed cases.
A doctor stands with a tablet in hand
By Kat Jercich 02:55 pm November 13, 2020
A report on interoperability this week gave high marks for how those vendors handle outside data, progress notes workflow and other key usability metrics.
Mount Sinai Health System
By Mike Miliard 11:31 am November 13, 2020
Researchers say the new tools, developed using EHR data from the pandemic's first wave, can forecast short- and medium-term risks for patients over the course of their hospitalizations.
Stack of N95 masks

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By Kat Jercich 11:19 am November 13, 2020
 As COVID-19 surges and supply lines become critical, health system leaders are working toward real-time visibility and predictive tools for inventory, pricing, lead times and demand trends.
Boston Children's Hospital
By Bill Siwicki 11:15 am November 13, 2020
The hospital uses Cerner’s cloud deployment model to give clinicians a role-based communications system and give nurses a mobile tool for advanced clinical workflows.
eClinicalWorks logo at a trade show booth
By Kat Jercich 01:05 pm November 12, 2020
Citing patient safety, the agency says it has "significant concerns" regarding the electronic health record vendor's compliance with its obligation under a 2017 Corporate Integrity Agreement.
Banner University Medical Center in Tucson

Banner University Medical Center Tucson

By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am November 12, 2020
The huge health system reduced medication clinical decision support alerts by 6.2 million over the course of a year.
Two people wearing masks and scrubs stand outside a COVID-19 patient's room

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By Kat Jercich 09:11 am November 12, 2020
Ed Simcox, who left HHS in February, says it's time to create an information-sharing system that leverages modern technologies – before the next crisis hits.