Karl Poterack, M.D. spoke at the Health IT Summit in Minneapolis about the role of clinical informatics in standardizing physician practice—and moving the needle forward on clinical performance improvement
As opioid overdoses continue to claim more lives, the New Jersey Hospital Association and its Health Research and Educational Trust announced a $1.5 million investment in an emergency department tracking tool for hospitals statewide to better monitor opioid...
As medical researchers writing in The New England Journal of Medicine are documenting, shifting some patients from normal inpatient stays to observation stays, is turning out to be a far more complicated proposition than meets the eye
Connecticut has joined just a handful of states that have passed electronic prescribing mandates. Hartford Health’s CMIO discusses the process in having to meet the requirement and the results that have been gained.
Healthcare Informatics caught up recently with Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., who has been busy spreading the gospel of the Geisinger approach to healthcare delivery innovation, U.S. healthcare system-wide
Healthcare CIOs rate patient matching among their highest priorities, but are still unaware of the magnitude of the patient matching problem—both within their own institutions and between partner organizations.
On Wednesday at the World Health Care Congress in Washington, D.C., HHS Secretary Alex Azar offered attendees a conceptual map of the new healthcare, at least from the standpoint of federal healthcare policy
Hospitals are not adhering to Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience (SAFER) recommendations, according to a study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
During a webinar sponsored by the CHIME Opioid Task Force, executive leaders at the Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System outlined a multifaceted, data-driven initiative by health system leaders to address the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania.