How much of an improvement can evidence-based order sets make in patient outcomes? The answer, according to Jeremy Theal, M.D., CMIO of North York General Hospital, a 428-bed provider organization in Toronto, is a very significant difference.
One of the advantages of having been in the industry for a quarter century is some sense of perspective on the annual vortex of activity that is the HIMSS Conference. So what was most interesting about HIMSS14?
In 2012 the Institute of Medicine issued a report focusing on the need to better integrate primary care and public health efforts to improve population health. That report spurred several organizations to come together to create a web-based resource called the Practical Playbook...
I have seen the future of healthcare information technology and it is in Madison, WI. No, I’m not talking about Epic, the behemoth that bestrides the world of EMRs, although clearly they are part of that future. I am talking about a small, start up, Propeller Health.