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Study Links Stress from Using EHRs to Physician Burnout

Physician burnout continues to be a significant issue in the healthcare and healthcare IT industries, and at the same time, electronic health records (EHRs) are consistently cited as a top burnout factor for physicians.

Report: Massachusetts General Hospital Targeting Various Blockchain Use Cases

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers are partnering with MediBloc, a Korean healthcare blockchain company, with the aim to improve patient data sharing and storing, according to an article in CoinDesk.

AMIA, AHIMA Call for HIPAA Modernization to Support Patient Access

Modernization of the 22-year-old Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) would improve patients’ access to their health information and protect their health data in a burgeoning app ecosystem, according to two leading health IT industry groups.

Medicaid Transformation Project Expands to 24 Health Systems

Seven new health systems have joined the Medicaid Transformation Project, a national effort to transform healthcare and related social needs for the nearly 75 million Americans who rely on Medicaid.

Research: AI, Automation Reshaping Healthcare Technology Support

Emerging technologies, such as automation and artificial intelligence (AI), will redesign the way in which tech support firms function in healthcare, according to a Black Book Research survey.

Telehealth, Interoperability Recommendations Outlined in Administration’s Health Reform Report

Various health IT recommendations related to telehealth and interoperability were made on the part of the Trump administration as part of its report on reforming the nation's healthcare delivery system.

Lessons Learned from the Retail Industry: Healthcare Needs a CRM Focus

Healthcare needs to leverage the best of retail and CRM techniques to better understand patients. Our health, patient satisfaction and patient engagement depend on it.

Can Telehealth Slow the Traffic Between Nursing Homes, Emergency Departments?

December 6, 2018  |  David Raths
Telehealth There are 1.3 million transfers from skilled nursing facilities to emergency rooms each year, and CMS estimates that two-thirds of those are avoidable. Could telehealth be part of the solution?

Intermountain CMIO Stan Huff on the Need for Greater Interoperability: “We’re Killing Too Many People”

December 6, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Interoperability Longtime Intermountain CMIO Stan Huff, M.D., recently chatted with Healthcare Informatics about all things interoperability, including the different types of data exchange that exist today, the...

How One Community Hospital is Leveraging AI to Bolster Its Care Pathways Process

December 6, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
Analytics Flagler Hospital physician IT leaders are leveraging an AI platform to develop care pathways for acute and non-acute conditions and are seeing measurable improvements in patient outcomes, while lowering costs.

At UVM Health Network, Advancing an Integrated Health System’s Initiatives through Data Governance Strategies

December 5, 2018  |  Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief
Innovation At the Burlington, Vermont-based UVM Health Network, Leah Fullem is helping to lead data governance processes intended to speed the advancement of key IT strategies across the integrated health system

A Look into the Future with IDC Health Insights’ Mutaz Shegewi

December 3, 2018  |  David Raths, Contributing Editor
Innovation An interview with Mutaz Shegewi of IDC Health Insights about tech trends impacting healthcare over the next five years.

eBook: Say Hello to the Right Technology: A Guide to 2017 Connectivity Solutions

It can be hard for today’s businesses to create a truly integrated work environment. Having an infrastructure built on outdated technologies can further complicate the situation, resulting in a variety of business challenges that fall under four distinct categories:

Top Three 2019 Healthcare Cybersecurity Trends

December 3, 2018  |  Christian Aboujaoude, Industry Voice, Senior Director Enterprise Architecture, Scripps Health
Cybersecurity Inside this story are some of the biggest cybersecurity threat trends facing the healthcare industry for 2019, and some recommendations to combat them.

At RSNA 2018, An Intense Focus on Artificial Intelligence

November 29, 2018  |  Mark Hagland, Editor-in-Chief
Analytics Artificial intelligence solutions—and discussions—were everywhere at RSNA 2018 this week—with both interest and hype reaching new heights around AI applications in the radiology world

Amazon Launches Machine Learning Initiative to Mine Data from EHRs

November 29, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Analytics Continuing its aggressive push into healthcare, Amazon announced this week that it’s launching a machine learning service that will aim to mine data from electronic health records (EHRs).

RSNA 2018: Imaging’s Resurgence?

November 29, 2018  |  Joe Marion
IT Applications The latest buzz from the 2018 RSNA is all about Artificial Intelligence, as interest grows in terms of imaging informatics' role in healthcare IT

HHS Studying Modernization of Indian Health Services’ IT Platform

November 29, 2018  |  David Raths, Contributing Editor
EHR With so much focus on the modernization of health IT systems at the Veteran’s Administration and Department of Defense, there has been less attention paid to decisions that have to be made about IT systems in the Indian...

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Featured Commentary

Can Telehealth Slow the Traffic Between Nursing Homes, Emergency Departments?

Telehealth There are 1.3 million transfers from skilled nursing facilities to emergency rooms each year, and CMS estimates that two-thirds of those are avoidable. Could telehealth be part of the solution?

What Do Healthcare Delivery Innovation and the Product Barcode Have in Common? More Than You Might Think

Innovation Our Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program is open for submissions—with a world of possibilities for innovative teams across the industry

A Look into the Future with IDC Health Insights’ Mutaz Shegewi

Innovation An interview with Mutaz Shegewi of IDC Health Insights about tech trends impacting healthcare over the next five years.

RSNA 2018: Imaging’s Resurgence?

IT Applications The latest buzz from the 2018 RSNA is all about Artificial Intelligence, as interest grows in terms of imaging informatics' role in healthcare IT
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