Women In Health IT

Telepsychiatry helps small provider expand services, treat during pandemic

River Valley Health and Dental Center in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

By Bill Siwicki 11:46 am June 23, 2020
River Valley Health and Dental Center’s patients say they can discuss the same things with doctors whether in-person or at home, with clear audio and video at home.
Kristin Myers, Mount Sinai Health CIO
By Mike Miliard 12:26 pm June 09, 2020
Kristin Myers, who began at the New York health system as Director of IT in 2004, will also serve as dean for information technology.
Lafayette General Health reduces manual entry, enhances patient safety with eRx

Lafayette General Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am June 08, 2020
The health system realized a 28% decrease in manual medication entry, along with a 26% increase in the accuracy of medications imported into medication histories.
Bowling Green Medical Center

The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

By Bill Siwicki 12:19 pm June 05, 2020
Kidney and diabetic complications also decreased by 15% and all-cause readmission rates decreased by 3% at the Medical Center at Bowling Green.
To fight nurse burnout, EHRs must use AI, reflect RN-specific workflows
By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am June 02, 2020
The chief nursing officer at Medicomp explains how EHR makers can combat burnout by building better, nurse-inclusive systems with input from frontline staff.
By Kat Jercich 02:12 pm May 27, 2020
UPIC Health CEO Mary Tucker says she hopes to partner with community hospitals in the future.
Yale New Haven Health rapidly deploys remote monitoring for ventilator patients

Yale New Haven Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm May 22, 2020
Near the hottest of COVID-19 hotspots, the health system helped its respiratory therapists by combining tele-ICU, EHR and remote patient-monitoring technologies.
Doc search and scheduling platform serves as Banner Health’s digital front door

Banner Health's University Medical Center Phoenix.

By Bill Siwicki 11:50 am May 20, 2020
The health system has experienced a 35% increase in organic traffic to its Find a Doctor search option – and has gained top search engine ranking and self-scheduling wins.
Women looking at monitor.
By Laura Lovett 05:40 pm April 29, 2020
In the HIMSS20 Digital webinar “Women in Healthcare and Tech: Closing the Gap to Strategic,” Amy McDonough, SVP of Fitbit Health Solutions, and Dr. Ashwini Zenooz, CMO at Salesforce, discussed the importance of having diverse voices at the table.
Mobile charge capture leads to $800K increase in hospitalist revenue

Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 12:44 pm April 28, 2020
What’s more, at Peconic Bay Medical Center, the point-of-care tech for physicians led to a 13.5% boost in charge codes captured and a whopping 490% jump in patient satisfaction.