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
Dr. Rachel Levine headshot

Dr. Rachel Levine (courtesy Biden transition team)

January 19, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden announced this week that he had nominated Dr. Rachel Levine to be the assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Levine would be the first openly transgender person to be confirmed to a federal appointment by the U.S. Senate.  "Dr. Rachel...
Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest facility

Lehigh Valley Health Network's Cedar Crest facility

January 07, 2021
Based on their experience with Vocera Ease, which helps connect care teams and patients' loved ones during surgeries, 95% of users said they would recommend the hospital to others.
Women in Health IT
January 07, 2021
Future50 leaders address the need for more resources and recognition of women in the healthcare IT industry during a Middle East HIMSS webinar. 
Wautaga Medical Center, Boone, North Carolina

Wautaga Medical Center of Boone, North Carolina

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

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
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
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.

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

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
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.

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