Last month, leaders at the Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier Inc. released a report on the potential for clinical performance improvement in ICUs in U.S. healthcare, outlining tremendous opportunities for systemic improvement in hospitals
Luis Saldaña, M.D., CMIO, and Mary Beth Mitchell, R.N., CNIO, at Texas Health Resources, shared with the HIT Summit-Dallas audience the advances they’ve made towards transforming their health system into a high-reliability organization
New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation’s leaders have been able to boast very impressive results from their organization’s MSSP work--results that offer hope for leaders from all types of patient care organizations
Things continue to move forward at UT Southwestern, where an extraordinary Ambulatory Quality Outcomes initiative snared its leaders the first-place award in Healthcare Informatics’ 2016 Innovator Awards Program
Mary Beth Mitchell, R.N., chief nursing informatics officer (CNIO) at Texas Health Resources, based in Arlington, Texas, details the health system's strategic initiatives supporting its shift to becoming a high reliability organization.
Two new analyses of U.S. healthcare market concentration hold many implications for CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CMIOs and other healthcare IT leaders, in terms of supporting usability, interoperability, and data security
At a time when physicians and nurses are more pressured than ever before to communicate effectively with one another over patient care matters, clinician and IT leaders at Advocate Health Care in the Chicago area have made breakthroughs in streamlining those...
A new survey on technology utilization in nursing education has found a significant increase in the use of virtual simulation and other new technologies, according to global information services company Wolters Kluwer Health.
As Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey continued to devastate Houston and southeast Texas, Texas HIE leaders moved ahead to support healthcare leaders caring for Texans imperiled by the storm—and at the same time, demonstrated the core value of HIE
A team of writers, in a New England Journal of Medicine “Perspective” op-ed, articulates the dangerous potential ahead for a truly unprecedented type of attack on patient care organizations—the possibility of direct manipulations of patient data