Technologies to give physicians the ability see PDMP data within their EHR workflows are enabling them to spot doctor shoppers and make smarter prescriptions, says KLAS.
Technologies to give physicians the ability see PDMP data within their EHR workflows are enabling them to spot doctor shoppers and make smarter prescriptions, says KLAS.
Even five years after go-live, many health systems aren't realizing the full value of their electronic health records, says a new Chartis Group report. Gaining clinical and financial ROI depends [...]
Deloitte's view of the future: empowered consumers taking advantage of open, secure platforms that intermingle disparate information for care coordination and wellness "nudges." Now we just need [...]
With health and care systems being subjected to significant changes associated with digital transformation, Charles Alessi and Richard Barker explore their implications for the future of medical care.
Diagnosis and treatment of disease and antibiotic-resistant bacteria is complex and challenging for small hospitals, who could care for patients with remote help from top-tier infectious disease [...]
A better clinician experience makes for higher-quality patient care, according to a new report from KLAS' Arch Collaborative, which makes the case for bigger investment in end-user education.
Patients were frustrated with the outpatient registration process, but a web-based approach with online questionnaires boosted check-in rates and satisfaction scores.
Even as EHRs, telemedicine and AI continue to transform clinical practice, certain core human qualities – civility, respect, empathy, collaboration – are "what make us valuable."
Too many well-meaning providers are "yessing" themselves into serious overwork, putting their health and their patients' health at risk, says one doctor who learned that the hard way – and [...]
"We're all looking to accomplish a lot," said Press Ganey's CEO at the HIMSS and Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit. "But without the right organization and understanding, we'll collapse [...]
Its new InterQual 2019 technology offers support for "hospital at home" care models, the company says.
A large-scale EHR implementation in Denmark has faced some resistance from clinical staff; medical doctors found it difficult and time consuming to input data by typing. A pilot project with [...]
The two-state health system will leverage technology from from Advanced ICU Care, as well as the clinical expertise of its advanced practice providers, intensivists and nurses.
The academic medical center and the physician-owned malpractice insurer will explore how AI can be integrated into the workflows of frontline clinicians to reduce errors, boost quality and safety [...]
The EHR vendor revealed in an SEC filing that the company it acquired in 2018 is being probed for potential HIPAA and anti-kickback violations.
Despite one senator's hope to move deliberately with rulemakings and not repeat some errors of meaningful use, National Coordinator Donald Rucker said delays only lengthen the time that consumers [...]
There have been more 771 million exchanges using the DirectTrust network since it was first launched, and new use cases, beyond just referrals and care coordination, are boosting its growth.
More and more health systems are taking steps to "fully unleash nurse innovators at the leadership level," a new report shows, tapping their specialized expertise for technology deployment, [...]
The MediLedger project, led by San Francisco blockchain startup Chronicled, is focused on leveraging DLT for more efficient healthcare contract reconciliation and chargeback processes.
The research firm says 2018 was the busiest in recent years for EHR market flux, and recent purchasing decisions show an evolution in the electronic health record landscape.
Dr. Sebastian Krolop, a physician, economist and technology consultant, will help chart worldwide plans and policies for HIMSS. He says he's focused on member experience and enabling more [...]
As health systems merge, the need to reconcile data sets from disparate EHR systems for population health and quality improvement is critical, and artificial intelligence can help, the company says.
The vendor, which focuses on small and rural healthcare providers, is interested in a suite of tools for chronic care management and aggregation of clinical and personal health data.
As the cloud IT company continues its post-acquisition merger with Virence health, the consolidation means job losses for some 200 employees.
Real-time location systems can enable big gains in quality, safety and cost-efficiency – but deployments are complex and require clear role definitions and enthusiastic buy-in from an array [...]
Frost & Sullivan says the healthcare security space is set for big growth as hospitals recognize new vulnerabilities and vendors innovate their products and pricing models.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT made interoperability news on several fronts Friday: granting a much-requested 30-day extension for public comments on its proposed data [...]
Hospitals and health systems are seeing their clinical and operational processes reshaped by the same forces as the rest of the economy, says Deloitte: AI and robotics, automation, [...]
A new survey from the American Telemedicine Association assesses the current state of data exchange standards for remote care and offers best practices for health systems looking to capitalize on [...]
The pharma company will leverage Concerto's artificial intelligence-powered analytics capabilities to gain better oncology insights.
Despite some halting progress with cybersecurity readiness, healthcare is still lacking in many key areas, according to a new progress report from the consultancy CynergisTek.
AMIA CEO Doug Fridsma says healthcare should simplify its approach to data exchange: keeping a laser focus on worthwhile use cases, sharing first and standardizing later, while also taking some [...]
From brain-computer interfaces to nanorobotics, a new report from Frost & Sullivan explores leading edge developments and disruptive tech.
InterSystems HealthShare VP Don Woodlock explains some recent examples of how customers are putting the technology to work improving pop health outcomes and increasing revenue.
More than 60 percent of payers and providers say they plan to increase their analytics budgets by 15 percent or more, according to a new report from the Society of Actuaries.
The vendor, one of the first to use the new version of the HL7 standard, is also offering advice for how providers can take advantage of the spec for better interoperability.
And in another AI collaboration announced this week, Siemens Healthineers is partnering with Intel to explore how machine learning can improve cardiac MRI diagnostics.
The National Coordinator talks 21st Century Cures, information blocking, Apple, consumerism, FHIR, open APIs and new business models he sees emerging amid the "overarching theme of human choice [...]
A new KLAS and Arch Collaborative report finds that RNs generally like their electronic health records more than physicians, perhaps offering hints at improved usability.
HIPAA is inextricably linked to patient privacy, but building a trusted, long-term patient relationship goes beyond HIPAA compliance and requires a deeper commitment to keep patient PHI safe and [...]
In partnership with Hasso Plattner Institute, the New York health system will devote new resources to advancing biomedical and digital engineering, AI, machine learning and more.
The lights, deployed at UC San Diego Health by BIOS, help with circadian entrainment to boost staff alertness and its wavelengths can improve visual check-ups for elderly patients, the company says.
The CMS Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge stems from the Trump administration's recent call to boost AI innovation in the U.S.
The insurance group says it's supportive of more data sharing, but says CMS' timeline for API-enabled access is too aggressive.
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.
The health system will invest $5.5 million in new network security improvements and shell out $2 million for class action claims after the hack exposed the data of 4.5 million patients.
Whether it's after-hours coverage at skilled nursing facilities or connected tools for home health monitoring, remote care technology is reaching maturation just when it will be needed most.
A new report from Chilmark research finds more health systems broadening their applications of data tools, and putting them to work for initiatives beyond value-based care.
The CEO of the Alliance for Better Health and former deputy national coordinator talks EHR and interoperability challenges, the need for ROI, physicians' changing roles and why "social [...]
Israeli infusion system specialist Q Core Medical has opened a new European hub in Marseille, France, to capitalise on growing demand for its smart pumps in both hospital and ambulatory care [...]
The company will help the academic medical center build out its Medicare Advantage plan, as well as developing new AI-powered diagnostics, clinical pathways and more.
A new survey with the HealthCare Executive Group sees trends such as consumerism and social determinants forcing providers and payers to fundamentally rethink how care is delivered and reimbursed.
Analysts see a best-of-breed strategy finding favor, with companies such as Xenex, Ecolab and VigiLanz preferred over Epic and Cerner for their innovative approaches to patient safety surveillance.
The research firm's big takeaway from Orlando this past month: Newly empowered patients and the proliferation of data they bring will boost the business case for exchange – and have [...]
Given high levels of physician burnout and widespread disdain for EHRs, physicians actually have mixed feelings about EHRs, data and analytics.
The famed digital health pioneer talks about his new book, Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again. The potential is immense, he says, but the U.S. needs a plan.
The company has more than 200 healthcare clients, with more than 84,000 mobile devices on its platform connecting some 220,000 providers with voice, alarm and text capabilities.
The Center for Clinical Artificial Intelligence, created by Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Analytics, will innovate new advances and applications for AI and machine learning in healthcare.
Working with a cardiac monitoring platform from Eko, the health system is validating algorithms to help more accurately screen for valvular damage with a digital stethoscope.
Despite understanding the big ROI that can come from supply chain analytics, too many health systems aren't efficiently or effectively making use of their operational insights, a new study shows..
More than a year after it was first announced, the joint venture between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase finally has a new moniker. The company will be called Haven.
A new focus group from CHIME and LexisNexis Risk Solutions finds that technology execs' priorities vary widely depending on the maturity of their IT infrastructure.
At the Food and Drug Administration, the physician and venture investor promoted policies focused on innovating approaches to population health, opioids, chronic disease, AI and precision medicine.
Analytics usage for major decision making varies widely across hospitals and health systems, and still often happens in a siloed or ad hoc way, according to a new study from HIMSS Analytics
Physician informaticists adjusted workflow, optimized EHR documentation and built new tools to improve depression screening, diagnosis and management.
A new partnership with Holon Health enables real-time push of key patient information to network providers, regardless of their IT system, cluing them in to data they need to tackle care [...]
The machine learning algorithm can also help with screening for diabetic macular edema, a boon for patients in a country where physicians are in short supply.
A new report sees hospitals and diagnostic labs becoming the biggest adopters of digital pathology tools – and says vendors can boost their chances of approval and commercialization by [...]
The online resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services gives healthcare providers and communities better visibility into controlled substance prescribing patterns.
The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association's Opioid Crisis Task Force has created what it calls "ideal minimum data set" to get physicians the right information to enable safer EPCS.
Hospitals that reach the pinnacle of the HIMSS Analytics' EMR Adoption Model have more satisfied docs, more widespread personalization of EHRs and better teamwork between clinicians, according to [...]
At HIMSS19, ONC Chief Don Rucker joined panel discussions on information sharing led by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.
Could 2019 be the year where distributed ledger technology transcends its early hype and enters into its "plateau of productivity" phase? At least one expert thinks so.
The EHR vendor’s founder also discusses the state of interoperability, cloud computing and today’s sticking points in health IT.
Experts from Microsoft, AMA and Cleveland Clinic weigh the serious considerations that must be addressed as AI and machine learning increasingly embed themselves in clinical and consumer [...]
The agency is dealing with interoperability and cybersecurity, just like everyone – but add to those hurdles a vast and work-intensive EHR overhaul, stringent budgetary requirements and [...]
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no [...]
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality [...]
Veradigm, the EHR vendor's payer and life sciences division, will help with encrypted transfer of health data for the purposes of underwriting policies.
A national database of usability and safety issues, and enforcement of basic design and UX standards, are just two ways the promise of the past decade can be realized.
Imaging informatics will be ripe for transformation in the years ahead as precision analytics, AI, deep learning, and 3D printing are brought to bear.
The vendor will also show how its technology can help improve the patient experience, enable ease of use for the clinicians who interact with its EHRs and boost operating margins for health [...]
CommonWell Health Alliance on Tuesday announced the new CommonWell Connector program, which offers access to the data exchange network for care providers and electronic health records who may not [...]
How one open source tool can help solve some of the biggest challenges for communities and health organization looking to leverage multiple data sources for population health.
GA4GH, with more than 500 healthcare and IT members, works to create frameworks and standards to enable voluntary and secure sharing of genomic and precision medicine data.
Aprima, which this week earned Best in KLAS ranking in the Small Practice Ambulatory EHR/PM category, also develops rev cycle tech for providers.
Iatric hopes to use Haystack's behavioral analytics technology to offer hospitals insights that drive operational efficiencies and safeguard data privacy.
The EHR vendor wins best Overall Software Suite and in other other categories, while Impact Advisors and Premier score top marks for Overall IT Services and Management Consulting firms, respectively.
As suicides increase and the opioid crisis continues, Congress, HHS and others need to do more to enable data sharing for at-risk patients.
Candidates for the role should be able to share electronic health record best practices with DoD, oversee change management and training efforts and monitor budgets, officials say.
Even as EHR vendor-driven networks gain maturity and scope, older and more traditional health information exchanges still have a lot of critical value to bring to the table, one expert says.
A new report from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy explores some of the policy changes that should be made to enable safer and more effective deployment of artificial intelligence in [...]
The business of healthcare is changing. IT should have the confidence and ready state strategy to meet the needs of their population health and community outreach departments.
AI will be key to the high-intensity modeling needed for personalized care – and New Zealand is offering a unique test bed for the development of new approaches.
Thanks to consumerism in the healthcare industry, providers are looking to improve patient experience and satisfaction in their care. HIMSS19 attendees who are focused on this topic for their [...]
The health system takes a practical approach, building analytics dashboards for nurses to enable proactive quality improvement.
The companies will use Azure to expand and develop new platforms and networks for digital health, care management and patient engagement – and compete against companies such as Amazon.
While accountable care may be shifting some spending priorities, too few health systems of any type are thinking enough about how future changes will decide their IT needs, says Deloitte.
The health system's Physician Services Group worked with IT leadership to help aggregate EHR prescribing data and make it available to its providers.
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