Battle Creek Health System (BCHS) in Battle Creek, Mich. has installed SurgiNet, a Kansas City, Mo.-based Cerner application that works within the Genesis clinical system.
According to the company, the application allows physicians and clinicians to safely document all pre-, post- and intra-operative activity in “real-time.”
Cerner’s Anesthesia Module, one of the tools offered, will enable anesthesia providers and surgical bedside medical devices to electronically capture all anesthesia-related information and feed it directly into the EHR, says the company.
More than half (56 percent) of healthcare professionals believe their organization could be doing more to educate employees on HIPAA compliance and the rules around sharing protected health information.
The Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is partnering with DigitalGlobe to create the Health Equity Atlas Initiative (ATLAS), a platform that standardizes and maps population data in order to generate insights that address health inequities.
Englewood, Colorado-based health system Catholic Health Initiatives is in merger talks with San Francisco-based Dignity Health to potentially create one of the largest nonprofit health systems by revenue in the country.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) received the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) annual Grace Award in recognition of its leadership in health information management.