Eighty-eight percent of small practices of six or less practitioners still aren't optimizing advanced EHR (electronic health record) tools such as patient engagement, secure messaging, decision support and electronic data sharing, according to the latest...
A report issued earlier this month by leaders at the University of Nebraska Medical Center looks at the cornhusker state’s physician shortage—with strong implications for the role of healthcare IT in the emerging healthcare system
Almost every U.S. hospital has implemented bar code medication administration (BCMA), but a new report found that only 34.5 percent fully meet all four requirements for deploying the technology effectively.
In Mercy’s submission for the 2018 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, organizational leaders outlined the key details behind the health system’s project, called “Using NLP on EHR notes in Heart Failure Patients.”
For the project, the organization’s finance department collaborated with VBM physician champions to identify variations in care both internally and compared externally to benchmarked external institutions.
A leader in the medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Lexington) has been involved in assisting a major federal healthcare research agency in developing new guidelines regarding the use of opioid maintenance therapies
Physician burnout tied to dissatisfaction with EHR implementations can lead to inaccurate and incomplete documentation. That in turn can have financial, reputational and clinical repercussions. The Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, has spent the last...
Late last month, CORHIO, the Denver-based, statewide health information exchange (HIE) in Colorado, announced that the state of Colorado would leverage its HIE capabilities to improve the care of the state’s at-risk youth
Georgia Hospital Health Services (GHHS), the shared services subsidiary of the Georgia Hospital Association, is planning to offer member hospitals access to a tool that gives clinicians additional patient safety and cost information directly in their work flow.
Dr. Fleming sat down with Healthcare Informatics to discuss his role in the government, where things stand on reducing clinician burden, and why he thinks patient empowerment is so important to fixing healthcare.
The results of the 2018 HIMSS U.S. Leadership and Workforce Survey confirm healthcare IT leaders’ focus on improving clinical outcomes and operations—while also intensifying cybersecurity and data privacy and security