Women In Health IT

Wautaga Medical Center, Boone, North Carolina

Wautaga Medical Center of Boone, North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am January 06, 2021
Telemedicine made it possible to staff sister hospital Cannon Memorial and keep it open to medical patients. "Preserving a critical access hospital for the people who need care in this rural area is a very big deal," a physician exec says.
St. Joseph's Health revenue cycle management RCM

Critical care building, St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey

By Bill Siwicki 11:16 am December 22, 2020
“A big contributing factor to this success was the creation of auto-text templates for common procedures, all pre-verified by coders to meet billing requirements,” said the health system’s CMIO.
A Lyft logo sign on a table
By Kat Jercich 10:42 am December 14, 2020
One thing to expect will be a pent-up demand for healthcare services that patients have been putting off, says Lyft's Megan Callahan.
A person wearing a stethoscope pointing at a tablet that a person in scrubs is holding
By Kat Jercich 10:52 am December 11, 2020
A research letter published this week found no difference in patient satisfaction scores despite the discrepancy in EHR time between male and female physicians.
Adventist Health complex in Roseville California

Adventist Health in Roseville, California.

By Bill Siwicki 11:22 am December 01, 2020
The Cerner technology has helped decrease patient transfers to other locations and reduce average transfer time. It also helps track COVID-19 metrics for individual facilities across the health system.
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.