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Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Florida

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Florida

By Bill Siwicki 11:30 am November 17, 2020
Nurses at Florida’s Lakewood Ranch Medical Center have reduced the stress and worry of patients and their loved ones with a secure, easy-to-use messaging app called EASE.
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.
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.
Upstate Medical University Syracuse New York

Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 11:02 am November 10, 2020
Within two weeks of beginning virtual care at the beginning of the pandemic, the number of telemedicine visits grew from 10 to more than 6,000, a gigantic increase of 59,900%.
Nurse burnout stress and IT
By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm November 09, 2020
Beyond the stress of increasing patient volumes and emotionally draining hospital shifts, RNs are grappling with alert and alarm fatigue, burdensome documentation, and EHR usability. But they’re finding ways to cope – and AI and automation are helping.
Brigham Digital Innovation Hub team members stand around packaged meal containers on a table

In May, members of the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub team promoted the Safe Care Ideas initiative with stickers on salad bowls.

By Bill Siwicki 01:33 pm November 05, 2020
The Boston health system’s Digital Innovation Hub has spearheaded a new way to get all staff to contribute ideas. Many of those ideas are already in play and proving successful.
An old-timey microphone and radio setup represent our weekly digital health podcast
By Healthcare IT News 10:29 am October 30, 2020
The HIMSSCast team sat down with HIMSS Chief Americas Officer Denise Hines for a post-week analysis.
Maine Portland Community Health Center

Portland Community Health Center in Maine

By Bill Siwicki 11:54 am October 20, 2020
Nearly 90% of Portland Community Health Center’s telehealth patients say they’re satisfied with the provider’s virtual care, an overwhelming vote of confidence during a perilous time.
University Physicians’ Association Tennessee

Tennessee's University Physicians’ Association

By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm October 16, 2020
The financial IT used by University Physicians’ Association increased patient payments by 43%, and the payment lag for self-pay patients is down 20 days. “That’s huge,” a UPA exec says.
Telemedicine via tablet
By Kat Jercich 10:36 am October 16, 2020
Clinicians, vendors and telehealth advocates stress the importance of virtual services in expanding access to care – and noted the ways it still needs to improve.