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Implementing a Health System-Wide CDS System for Diagnostic Exam Ordering in Los Angeles

January 30, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
At the Los Angeles County department of Health Services health system, Maitaya Patel, M.D. is helping to lead the enterprise-wide rollout of a clinical decision support solution for diagnostic imaging exam ordering

Epic Tops Best in KLAS for Sixth Straight Year

January 28, 2016  |  Heather Landi
The 2015/2016 Best in KLAS Software and Services report, released today by Orem, Utah-based KLAS, named the top-performing companies within various market segments based on customer feedback, and once again Epic earned the ranking of number-one Overall Software...

Live from the Health IT Summit in San Diego: The Long Slog Towards Achieving Value Via Data and Analytics

January 19, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
At the Health IT Summit in San Diego, discussion panelists agreed: the journey into truly leveraging data and analytics to push the healthcare system into value-based care is turning out to be a long, complex one

Peering Into 2016: Five Major Questions We’d Love to See Answered this Year

January 4, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
U.S. healthcare faces many significant questions, as we begin a new year. Here are five worth pondering.

Creating a Circle of Clinical Informatics Researchers

January 2, 2016  |  David Raths
A network of academic researchers who focus on the comparative effectiveness of electronic health records has formalized its efforts and will recruit other researchers and chief medical information officers to join the effort.

CMS’s Quality Measure Development Plan: A Big Opportunity for Patient Care Leaders?

December 29, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Could CMS’s development process around its new Quality Measure Development Plan provide an opening for clinicians and clinical informaticists to help shape the future they must needs live under in any case?

At AMIA 2015: Not Your Mother’s EHR

December 23, 2015  |  Chuck Appleby
What were some of the key insights shared with participants attending AMIA 2015 in San Francisco, around EHR optimization and value?

At iHT2-Houston, Industry Leaders Agree on Interoperability’s Rough Ride

December 8, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Of all the complex journeys in today’s healthcare, one of the most complex is that towards data and IT inoperability, healthcare IT leaders on an iHT2-Houston panel agreed, during a panel discussion on Tuesday

LIVE FROM RSNA: At Massachusetts General, an Assertive Push into CDS for Radiologists

December 1, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Tarik Alkasab, M.D., Ph.D. is helping to lead his fellow radiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital forward in a highly innovative initiative around clinical decision support in a radiology-specific context

LIVE FROM RSNA: Highlighting the Drive Towards Data-Driven Healthcare, GE Healthcare Hosts a Broad Discussion

November 30, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Images, data, interoperability, and analytics were front and center in a discussion session involving provider leaders and senior executives of GE Healthcare, in the GE Healthcare booth Monday morning, at RSNA

Attendance Appears to Slide at RSNA 2015

November 30, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
If the final attendance numbers of RSNA15 remain close to the advance registration figures posted Monday by RSNA officials, attendance this year will have dipped 16 percent

LIVE FROM RSNA: UPMC’s Shrestha: A Time of “Resurgence” Among Radiologists

November 30, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
On Monday morning at RSNA, UPMC’s Rasu B. Shrestha, a national thought-leader in imaging and imaging informatics, is bullish about the future of radiology and imaging informatics to truly add value to the healthcare system


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