Although the OpenNotes initiative—designed to give patients access and ability to read visit notes online—has now reached 12 million patients in the U.S. alone, there has been plenty of pushback along the way, dating back to the beginning of the movement.
Sam Bagchi, M.D., chief medical officer and chief quality officer at Presence Health, based in Chicago, shares his perspectives on the thoughtful path that he and his colleagues are taking forward into value-based and accountable care
Phillip Kohanski, M.D., chief of radiology at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, shares his perspectives on his organization’s journey around the use of external teleradiology services
Andrew Gettinger, M.D., ONC's CMIO, shared his perspectives on some of the regulatory burdens facing physicians around quality measurement—and what approaches federal healthcare officials might take to address those burdens
Mari Savickis, vice president, federal affairs, at CHIME, spoke exclusively with HCI on Monday, during the CHIME-HIMSS Forum in Orlando, on an opportunity for providers to help shape a specific element of the federal MIPS program
A major collaboration between and among the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana, and physicians and hospitals in that state, has yielded significant results in reducing unnecessary ED utilization statewide
At UF Health Jacksonville, named by Healthcare Informatics’ editors as one of the semi-finalist teams in this year’s Innovator Awards Program, clinician leaders have cracked the code on how to determine and intervene on emerging sepsis emergencies
As Joseph Scopelliti explains, Geisinger Health’s unified data architecture initiative is moving it forward into an entirely new era in terms of the capability of leveraging data and analytics to support population health and quality improvement
A new report released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) shows support for two safe practice recommendations for the use of copy-and-paste in electronic health records (EHRs).