Trinity Health, a 44-hospital system based in Novi, Mich., will install seven of Amsterdam-headquartered Elsevier’s online clinical decision support (CDS) solutions to provide evidence-based clinical content for physicians and other healthcare professionals.
According to the company, Trinity will implement Clinical Pharmacology, ToxED 2.0, First Consult, MD Consult, Mosby’s Nursing Consult, Mosby’s Nursing Skills, and Mosby’s Index. The solutions will be deployed in Trinity’s critical access facilities, long-term care and ambulatory facilities located in California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan and Ohio.
Trinity Health is the fourth-largest Catholic health care system in the United States, operating 44 acute-care hospitals, 379 outpatient facilities, 33 long-term care facilities, and numerous home health offices and hospice programs in eight states.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding $210 million to Seattle-based University of Washington’s Population Health Initiative, with the funds going toward the construction of a new building to serve as the initiative’s hub.
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.