When three-hospital Nebraska Methodist Health System set out to enable e-prescribing of controlled substances, its clinical informatics team found itself with a huge project management task to ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations and a smooth rollout.
Other obligations limited my time at HIMSS15 and meant that I needed to focus on specific topics. Living within two-to-three hours of downtown Chicago also made it an attractive proposition to attend this year!
Reports based on electronic health record data that is two months old is of limited value to nurses trying to manage pain in a cardiac unit. But a dashboard view of current patients, with the patients who have reported a pain level greater than 7 in red, provides an actionable...
NYU Langone Medical Center has been working to build a private health information exchange to link 200 practices and 1,900 clinicians using 26 different EHRs as the state and country work toward building larger exchanges.