Analysis: Social Media Can Help Curb the Spread of HIV

October 31, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have the potential to help curb the spread of HIV, according to recent analysis in the journal Trends in Microbiology.

Doctors Using EHRs Spend More Time on Administrative Work, Study Finds

October 31, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Doctors who use electronic health records (EHRs) are more likely to spend time on administrative work than those who do not. That was one of the key findings of a study from researchers at the City University of New York and Harvard Medical School.

AHRQ Funds Study on Impact of EHRs and MU Criteria in ERs

October 31, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has funded a study to investigate the impact of electronic health records (EHRs) and meaningful use criteria on emergency department workflow at two New York City hospitals.

Public vs. Private HIEs (Part 3)

October 31, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Leading HIE executives share their thoughts at the HIE landscape and different operational models in a time of uncertainty for the industry. Part 3 of this four-part series is with Dan Paoletti, CEO of the Ohio Health Information Partnership, which operates...

Live from the CHIME Fall Forum: Dr. Steele's Message from the Future to Healthcare Leaders Living in the Present

October 30, 2014     Mark Hagland
blog
Glenn Steele’s message to CHIME Fall Forum attendees was surprising, in the very best way—and offers a doorway of hope for the future of U.S. healthcare

CIO Survey: EHRs are Still Slow, Time-Consuming

October 30, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
news
Despite significant progress in electronic health record (EHR) adoption, the road is still paved with pitfalls for many providers, according to new analysis from research firm Frost & Sullivan.

Big Data and Positive Deviance: Can it Work?

October 30, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
blog
Currently, the U.S. healthcare system values learning from the sick more than learning from the healthy. But with a mix of big data and positive deviance, a new way of thinking has potential to solve some major problems.

Study: ACOs Improve the Patient Experience

October 30, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Accountable care organizations (ACO) have come under the white hot of light of scrutiny as of late but a recent study indicates they are improving patient satisfaction.

Live from the CHIME Fall Forum: CEO Glenn Steele, M.D. on Transformational Change: What Geisinger Has Achieved Is Replicable

October 30, 2014     Mark Hagland
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Glenn Steele, Jr., M.R., Ph.D., president and CEO of the Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System, offered CHIME Fall Forum attendees a prescription for transformational change in healthcare

What’s Keeping IT Hiring Managers Up at Night?

October 30, 2014     John Yurkschatt
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Hiring Managers have to deal with tough issues on a daily basis. We talk with hiring managers every day and found these are the top 5 challenges that keep them up at night.

Live from the CHIME Fall Forum: CHIME and KLAS Enter Into Research and Benchmarking Partnership

October 30, 2014     Mark Hagland
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On Thursday, Oct. 30, during the CHIME Fall Forum being held at the J.W. Marriott Resort and Spa in San Antonio, the leaders of the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Orem, Ut.-based KLAS Enterprises...

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Live from the CHIME Fall Forum: Dr. Steele's Message from the Future to Healthcare Leaders Living in the Present

October 30, 2014     Mark Hagland
Glenn Steele’s message to CHIME Fall Forum attendees was surprising, in the very best way—and offers a doorway of hope for the future of U.S. healthcare

Big Data and Positive Deviance: Can it Work?

October 30, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
Currently, the U.S. healthcare system values learning from the sick more than learning from the healthy. But with a mix of big data and positive deviance, a new way of thinking has potential to solve some major problems.

What I Am Looking Forward to at AMIA Symposium

October 29, 2014     David Raths
In this heated political season, there is one debate I am really looking forward to: “Resolved: The lack of interaction and collaboration between health IT vendors and academic clinical informatics units is stifling innovation and will continue to have a detrimental effect on...

Why do Most Nurses Dislike their EHR? Take One Guess

October 29, 2014     Gabriel Perna
Midterm elections, Ebola, ISIS---October has turned into the month of anger. Of course, this has seeped into the health IT world with nearly 14,000 nurses at inpatient facilities recently declaring their dissatisfaction for EHRs and their IT departments.

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