Its Quality Improvement Awards recognize the nation’s health centers. Its Advancing Health IT for Quality Awards recognize health centers that used HIT or telehealth services to increase [...]
India’s Jehangir Clinical Development Centre to join Clinerion’s global network of partner hospitals
Jehangir Hospital, a 350-bed hospital in Pune, India, along with its research arm Jehangir Clinical Development Centre (JCDC), last week announced that it will join Clinerion’s Patient [...]
Once deployed, GPs in the area will be able to order tests electronically from the trust's laboratories.
The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council has developed a guide to building a robust cybersecurity workforce, offering four suggestions for developing skills.
Nearly a quarter of health system decision-makers are looking to invest in artificial and robotic process automation in the next two years, but more than half were unable to name an AI or RPA vendor.
Overlake Medical Center & Clinics has, among other things, embedded Washington State prescription monitoring program database access into the EHR, changed the Epic nursing workflow sheet for [...]
The new network, beginning with a pilot focused on cardiovascular disease, aims to help researchers in life sciences, pharmaceuticals and healthcare have easier access to aggregated data.
Known as the ‘Father of FHIR’ and an experienced healthcare interoperability consultant, Grahame Grieve is FHIR Product Director at HL7 International. He has a background in [...]
In collaboration with Premier, the company will work with LifeBridge Health, Riverside Health and St. Luke's University Health Network to develop new machine learning algorithms for personalized care.
This is the first major drug development agreement signed by clinical artificial intelligence vendor Sensyne Health since its IPO.
Pointellis is a fully connected data infrastructure that facilitates handoffs of information between unaffiliated entities such as hospitals, laboratories and logistics centers.
Healthcare leaders trying to determine where their efforts fall on an industrywide digital health continuum have an online tool to aid assessments. Completing the self-administered assessment [...]
Universal Health Services runs more than 15,000 tests per day to ensure that patient-critical applications and records are available for physicians and clinicians.
The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services has confirmed 1,417 TB medication doses from 35 unique patients, saved $21,255 in staff time, saved $3,457 in gasoline, and cut 700 hours [...]
Day Zero Diagnostics’ algorithm, ksim, promises to deliver a faster, more scalable, high-resolution approach for identifying hospital-acquired infection outbreaks, the company said.
The vendor’s research team will work on the Houston-based provider organization’s campus with medical staff, scientists and engineers to develop non-surgical medical robotics systems.
At North Suburban Cardiology Associates in Stoneham, Massachusetts, there were several gaps in the group’s ambulatory ECG monitoring capability. Holter monitors, event monitors and mobile [...]
As more than 200 health systems have signed on with the patient empowerment movement, population health, patient safety and quality improvement gains are apparent.
A study in Health Affairs finds that strategies for managing how in-basket messages are generated and presented could improve the job satisfaction of frontline clinical staff.
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The EDie software will enable members of the Kentucky Hospital Association to coordinate care with each other, and with skilled nursing facilities and other clinics statewide. It could also offer [...]
FotoFinder showcased its systems for video dermatoscopy earlier this month.
German company presents digital solutions to improve early detection of skin cancer at Milan congress
FotoFinder showcased its systems for video dermatoscopy earlier this month.
In 2015, UCSF School of Nursing Professor Audrey Lyndon described what a burned-out clinician looks like. “Imagine an emotionally exhausted clinician,” she writes, “overwhelmed [...]
To bolster the effort, Philips pathology technology will be deployed across the Mount Sinai Health System to support greater efficiency and help improve patient care.
At the HIMSS Machine Learning & AI event, Dr. Anthony Chang, chief intelligence and innovation officer at CHOC Children's, cleared up some common misconceptions.
The largest U.S.-based genetics study – 500,000 samples drawn from Intermountain Health’s patient population – aims to improve precision medicine.
It will be the first and most comprehensive data hub in multiple myeloma designed to speed the delivery of precision-based treatment to every patient.
Use of an inhaler-connected sensor helped push the average number of COPD-related hospital trips down to an average of 2.2, compared to the year prior to study enrollment when the average was 3.4 [...]
They have created a series of video education and engagement tools to assist healthcare staff and clinicians dealing with opioid addiction.
Northwestern University and Google have partnered to use AI technology to spot cancer earlier.
For Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network, higher follow-up rates mean fewer patients retiring to the hospital after discharge, meaning a reduction in avoidable emergency department admissions and [...]
Precision medicine and clinical trial matching specialist Massive Bio is partnering with the initiative. Massive Bio’s precision medicine approach is based on a genetic understanding of the [...]
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The RESTful application programming interface can support HL7, CCDA, RDBMS, CSV and X12 for data extraction aggregation into a standardized format.
Following the successful pilot phase of a telemedical emergency doctor system deployed in Aachen at the Western border of Germany, the telemedical support of rescue forces is now to be extended [...]
“In a surgical environment where one minute of OR time is worth $37, the improvements that we’re achieving on a daily basis have a big impact to our efficiency and bottom line,” [...]
Provider EMIS has now activated the automated system under instruction from NHS Digital.
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.
Real-time notifications have allowed the case managers to follow-up with more patients during their hospital stay and engage members. It’s also made for more accurate contact information.
In May, the annual meeting of internists in Germany took place in Wiesbaden - and was attended by around 8,300 physicians and experts, as well as 2,000 patients.
Its new InterQual 2019 technology offers support for "hospital at home" care models, the company says.
eHealth NSW in Australia has announced that it will be working with a number of industry partners to enhance the safety and quality of patient care, with clinicians at one of the state’s [...]
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, [...]
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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.
Three in four clinicians say they think artificial intelligence can facilitate improvements in workflow efficiency and quality assurance in pathology, a new survey shows.
eHealth NSW has been established as a distinct organisation within the New South Wales (NSW) Ministry of Health in Australia to provide statewide leadership on the shape, delivery and management [...]
For the month of April, we'll look at this trend from a variety of angles, including how hospitals, pharma organizations and payers can treat patients as customers, and how these healthcare [...]
And in another AI collaboration announced this week, Siemens Healthineers is partnering with Intel to explore how machine learning can improve cardiac MRI diagnostics.
Blood is a precious commodity nationwide and notably wasted. At University of Missouri Health Care, the mean red blood cell transfusion rate is now 22.4 percent below the original baseline rate. [...]
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.
The creation of the Burke Mental Health Emergency Center, which focuses on telemedicine, gives rural healthcare organizations and law enforcement new choices where few used to exist.
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EmblemHealth CEO Karen Ignagni says the effort gives a glimpse into the next-generation of population health.
A new study found that clinicians using VR tech could reach targeted vessels faster than today’s standard approach.
The health system co-designed a platform that provides multifactorial data analysis and direct-to-physician communication, as well as continuing education material.
A group of Kiwi clinicians with a passion for technology driving changes in healthcare has created a Clinical Informatics Leadership Network. The new network is being supported logistically and [...]
Hutt Valley District Health Board (DHB) is using robots to process the 24,000 e-referrals it receives every year. Hutt Valley DHB is based in Lower Hutt, and covers an area including Upper Hutt, [...]
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.
A participant cohort assessment add-on allows staff to harness the power of data within the EHR, homing in on a more focused count of potential participants who could meet study criteria.
The imaging technology, which integrates with many other systems, enables more efficient same-day care, streamlined screen real estate and exam open speed improvements.
The health information management group said it will disseminate standardized, electronic query templates and educational guidance for physicians, CDI and HIM professionals to help clarify [...]
At the federally qualified health center and patient-centered medical home, telehealth technology has changed the way primary care physicians deliver care.
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 organizations will work together to evaluate real-world evidence from patient datasets to help regulatory decision making.
A backlogged queue of eye center patients, most for diabetic screenings, dropped from 14,000 to 3,000 within a year of implementation of the technology.
The product features a camera to increase time to diagnosis, company says.
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Dr NT Cheung has been the Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority (HA) for the past 26 years. The HA is a statutory body established under the Hospital [...]
It's being touted as the first use of network analysis as a method to examine the relationships between common symptoms suffered by a large group of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
The integrated service will pinpoint high performing sites for conducting clinical trials, the companies said.
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 [...]
Bumrungrad International partners with BC Platforms to offer personalised healthcare solutions for patients
Last week, BC Platforms, an MIT Whitehead project spinoff which specialises in powerful genomic data management and analysis solutions, announced that it will be providing its genomics platform [...]
AMAX unveils two AI-powered healthcare platforms, VitalConnect enhances wearable biosensor data, and PointClickCare connects acute and post-acute care providers.
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 provider of case management services to various Indiana Medicaid programs linked family caregivers with remote coaches to relieve caregiver burden and improve outcomes.
An antibiotic prescribing app developed at Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) has improved doctors’ adherence to prescribing guidelines. Developed by the DHB’s Infection [...]
How an interdisciplinary kaizen group within CDC is charting a roadmap for future metrics to improve population health and provider satisfaction.
The ANA integrates its educational programs in one information system to design better offerings and help learners. Health systems can learn from the group's experience.
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.
Digital Sample Manager leverages distributed ledger technology to bring improved visibility, transparency and tracking to the chain of custody in clinical trials.
The medical device integration tool can deliver data to clinicians within Epic’s workflow.
The provider organization created the position of reading room coordinator who relieves the resident or radiologists from administrative tasks so they can concentrate on reading the imaging exam.
Partners HealthCare researchers show how they mine override comments to detect areas where clinical decision support systems could be improved.
Telemedicine technology has reduced patient no-shows by 50 percent, limited new patient wait times to less than 48 hours, and saved $150,000 in overhead in six months.
With EHR frustrations at a boiling point and physician burnout at epidemic levels, it's time to rethink the way IT is designed, developed and deployed to better enable a human touch, says one [...]
The top award from HIMSS was given for the community health center’s efforts surrounding health IT and screening for colorectal cancer.