Above photo: Fiona McDonald (Screengrab from CHC North East and North Cumbria's YouTube page)

Fiona McDonald, director of data sharing and online patient preference setting for Great North Care Record at NHS, recently spoke with Healthcare IT News about what the U.K.

April 04, 2019
March 26, 2020
Olympia, Washington-based Physicians of Southwest Washington is taking advantage of a health IT vendor’s free tech in an effort to gain efficiencies in coronavirus triaging and to see patients remotely.
Healthcare should approach consumer-generated data cautiously, expert says
February 24, 2020
Dr. Eldesia Granger of The MITRE Corporation guides healthcare leaders on how to work with consumer-generated data. At HIMSS20, she’ll highlight MITRE’s framework for handling this emerging information source.
Boston Children’s Hospital, Cerner collaborate on immunization forecasting tool
February 10, 2020
Overall immunization process time at the hospital has dropped from about 48 hours per month to 2.5 hours. And four steps have been cut from the process.
February 06, 2020
The annual recognition is meant to celebrate women who are working to harness the power of information and technology to transform health and healthcare.
January 30, 2020
Atefeh Riazi comes to MSK Cancer Center from the United Nations, where she was chief information technology officer.
‘Interfering’ with hackers before they can disrupt or steal
January 15, 2020
A cybersecurity expert explains for healthcare CIOs and CISOs her firm’s proactive approach and describes a technology for dealing with threats, from within and without.
January 07, 2020
For the newly-created role of chief research information officer, Cleveland Clinic has hired one of its own physicians to lead improvement in its network infrastructure and digital deployments, optimizing its IT to enable more innovative clinical research. WHY IT MATTERS Dr. Lara Jehi, who has...
Care coordination notifications help reduce opioid deaths by 32% at county hospital

The Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula in California.

December 31, 2019
The Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula combines technology and teamwork to tackle the opioid crisis, seeing more than a 50% decrease in the number of narcotic pills prescribed at local primary care clinics.
December 27, 2019
Rita Khan, who comes to the health system from UnitedHealthcare, will guide digital strategy and spearhead the launch of Mayo's new Center for Digital Health.
pediatric telemedicine
December 19, 2019
The new money will be put towards launching the company's clinics and digital platform.

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