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Farewell to RSNA 2016, Hello to the Future of Radiology

December 2, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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The clinical practice of radiology is on the verge of transformation—and so is the policy, payment, business, and operational landscape of radiologic practice in the U.S., as radiologist thought leaders noted during RSNA 2016

At Aurora Health Care, Telehealth Use is Improving ER Patient Flow

December 1, 2016  |  Heather Landi
article
Challenged by long wait times in its emergency rooms, Milwaukee, Wis.-based Aurora Health Care deployed a telemedicine solution in one of its hospitals with the aim of improving ER patient flow and has seen a 75 percent reduction in door-to-doctor wait times.

LIVE from RSNA 2016: An Oklahoma HIE Powers the Diagnostic Image

December 1, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Brian Yeaman, M.D., chief administrative officer of Coordinated Care Oklahoma, discusses the journey that he and his colleagues have been on, around powering the image within their HIE

LIVE from RSNA 2016: Joe Marion Considers the Present—and the Future

November 29, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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One of the most respected consultants in the imaging and informatics industry, Joe Marion, sat down at RSNA 2016 to discuss the big trends shaping the radiological world right now

LIVE from RSNA 2016: Radiology Thought-Leader Eliot Siegel, M.D., on What Value Really Means

November 28, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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At RSNA 2016, Eliot Siegel, M.D., one of the leading lights in the imaging informatics world, shares his perspectives on the broad question of value in radiological practice—and what healthcare IT leaders can to do help move the needle

An Advisory Board Company Expert on Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Performance Improvement

November 20, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
John Kontor, M.D., of The Advisory Board Company, has been advising the leaders of numerous patient care organizations on projects that are moving ahead with advanced work in clinical performance improvement

Boston Medical Center Launching Telehealth Epilepsy Care Collaborative

November 18, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Boston Medical Center (BMC) has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to expand access to care for underserved populations of children and youth with epilepsy and related disorders.

Dallas-Area Network Connects ERs, Law Enforcement and Mental Health Providers

November 18, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Dallas-based Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) is working with health IT vendor Loopback Analytics to connect Dallas area hospital emergency rooms, law enforcement and behavioral health providers to reduce jail and ER visits.

Emory Partners with Australian University to Deliver 24/7 eICU Care

November 16, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
A three-way partnership using remote monitoring is bringing round-the-clock eICU care to patients at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, delivered by critical care physicians based in Sydney, Australia.

Empowering Nurses to Address the Persistent Challenge of Medication Errors

November 15, 2016  |  Katherine Kenny, D.N.P., R.N., associate dean of academic affairs, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University
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Medication learning tools provide nurses with the tools and technology that help them better recognize potential for medication error before the point of need.

Organizations Connecting Behavioral Health Providers through HIEs

November 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Health information exchanges (HIEs) are making progress with connecting behavioral health providers with HIE services, in order to facilitate better data exchange, according to two briefs released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) this...

Humana, WellCare Add Telemedicine to Medicare Advantage Plans

November 9, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Humana has announced plans to provide Humana Medicare beneficiaries with virtual access to doctors in Georgia and South Carolina by partnering with MDLive, a telemedicine services and software provider.

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