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As we focus this month on the promise and potential of digital transformation across healthcare, it's encouraging enough to take stock of the huge advances that have already been made in the past decade of the post-EHR era. But...
Health and care systems are changing rapidly. These changes are in part being driven by the pathway redesign that accompanies digital transformation but there are other significant factors that are being brought into play. Medicine itself is changing,...
Cynthia Sikina, vice president of Financial Services with consulting firm Afia, works with healthcare systems to expand the company’s service offerings, not by having a technology background, but in being able to accurately translate a client’s needs to...
The nonprofit Joint Commission announced the release of the Direct Data Submission Platform (DDSP), which will provide hospitals with near real-time quality metrics. WHY IT MATTERS The platform will make clinical quality language-based eCQMs available to providers in an execution...
CLEVELAND – At the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Forum on Wednesday, Sabina Mujanovic, patient advocate at Texas Health Resources, described her own trip through the tangled phone tree that patients were expected to navigate when hoping...
Nashville-based HCA Healthcare announced the launch of Sepsis Prediction and Optimization of Therapy (SPOT), an algorithm driven, real-time system to more quickly identify patients with sepsis. WHY IT MATTERS Created using data from millions of hospitalizations, SPOT continuously monitors vital...
In a world of sophisticated attacks, complex networks, high financial stakes and layers of regulation, healthcare systems can no longer afford to go it alone when it comes to cybersecurity. "We can't operate as individuals," said Greg Conti, senior...
Cone Health, a Greensboro, North Carolina-based multi-hospital health system with 150 locations, had a telemedicine system in place for more than 12 years. THE PROBLEM This technology did not update to meet the needs of Cone’s tele-ICU unit and there...
A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Informatics takes aim at the notion that lackluster user experience is an essential part of electronic health record usage. Instead, it emphasizes the importance of thoughtful education and training processes,...
More than €250,000 will be put into the telehealth project ‘TeleSchwindelTriage’ from Bavaria over the next two and a half years, Bavaria's health minister Melanie Huml announced in Munich at the beginning of May, to help detect strokes...

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