Manhattan Research’s Monique Levy told providers at the ePharma Summit in New York City not to worry about wearables - smartphones are what your patients want. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
DoD Narrows Field For $11 Billion EHR Contract
Narrowing of solicitation notice knocks PwC and others out of the pool. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Majority Of Americans Want Health Apps, Wearables
The Fifth Annual "Pulse of Online Health" survey found two thirds of Americans are interested in apps to improve their health. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Top 10 EHR Vendors In Physician Offices Named
Epic still dominates, but other vendors are challenging. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
HEALTH IT OUTCOMES MAGAZINE CONTENT
Coordinating Care For Efficient, Effective Services Statewide
Care coordination software provides the State of Kansas with a framework to effectively share medical information and better support its mental health patients.
Building A Foundation For Effective Analytics
By creating a master data warehouse and longitudinal patient record, Memorial Health System has the pieces in place to improve patient care and cut costs using analytics.
Wireless Network Improves Hospital Communication
Deploying a new wireless network and using smartphones have helped Cornwall Community Hospital improve internal communication, raise patient satisfaction, and elevate employee productivity.
Achieving Stage 2 Meaningful Use Success
Providers that have met three consecutive years of Meaningful Use are now focused on engaging staff and leveraging smart technologies as they work to successfully meet Stage 2 criteria.
FROM THE EDITOR
Is Technology To Blame For Physician Burnout?
According to a recent Medscape survey, 46% of physicians say they are burned out. How much is the drive towards health IT adoption contributing to this epidemic?
Just when the Meaningful Use program was on life support, the ONC makes two key announcements that seem to have healthcare leaders rallying around the program (and the organization) once again.
A new Harris Poll suggests cost fears keep many people from visiting the doctor even if they are insured. This telling data is yet another illustration of the need for price transparency in healthcare.
As the prevalence of high-deductible health plans continue to rise, patient convenience will become more and more important. Small, independent health providers need to invest in the technologies necessary to cater to the most basic customer demands.
Healthcare gamification is generating a lot of hype, but little adoption. Why? It turns out most of today’s healthcare gamification apps aren’t games at all. This article provides some tips for improving gamification in healthcare.
5 Essential Questions When Selecting A Data Analytics Vendor
Although more than half of hospitals have invested in at least basic electronic health record (EHR) technology, we, in the US, are in the infancy of leveraging this data to improve care quality and reduce costs. Accessing this EHR information for analysis and delivering meaningful reports to providers and administrators is still not a reality for many organizations.
6 Ways Healthcare Will Change Over The Next 5 Years
Rarely a day passes without someone asking me where I think healthcare will be five years from now. I’m not a fortuneteller, but I do know a working crystal ball when I see one. And none work better than McKesson’s Better Health Tour events, where the thoughts shared by attendees offer important clues to health care’s future and how the industry will get there from here. By Andy Burtis, SVP of Corporate Marketing and Communications, McKesson Corporation
IT Innovations Disrupting EHRs Across The Healthcare Continuum
It is strange to discuss disrupting EHRs since their widespread adoption began only five years ago with the HITECH Act of 2009. In the last five years, there have been hospital and EHR adoption rate increases of almost 50 percent and 26 percent, according to the 2014 Report to Congress on Health IT Adoption.
Business Continuity Best Practices For Hospitals Affected By M&As
Last fall, a spate of major merger announcements between hospital systems in the United States was the latest charge in a broader trend of marriages between hospitals and healthcare systems across the country
Improved Care And Documentation Through Voice Technology
Properly documenting resident care at long- term and other healthcare facilities has become increasingly challenging. The level of documentation required by insurers, federal and state regulators, and accreditation organizations has increased the administrative burden on nurses, clinicians, and certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Time spent on these administrative tasks reduces the amount of time available for direct resident care, and results in rushed and often inaccurate documentation of activities of daily living (ADLs) and other data.
Predictive Analytics Reduces Readmissions And Advances The Quality Of Care
Imagine a standard of care where before the patient leaves the hospital, the institution already knows not just the patient's critical data, but has also taken actions in response to the data that further reduce the risk of readmission within the next thirty days.
CHIME Paves The Way To The Cloud
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the premier professional association for healthcare CIOs, paves the way to the cloud. Learn how Office 365, the first productivity stack of its kind, successfully connects and raises the bar for top healthcare executives.
Integrated Clinical And Financial Analytics Identifies And Quantifies Opportunities To Reduce Costs
Combining clinical and financial data to identify significant cost reductions.
Health Language provides software, content, and consulting solutions that map, translate, update, and manage standard and enhanced clinical terminologies on an enterprise scale — enabling the information liquidity required to support healthcare’s toughest challenges, such as meaningful use, ICD-10, population health, analytics, ACOs, and semantic interoperability among systems.
For over a decade, Covisint has been recognized as a pioneer in cloud computing, driving the digital shift in how industries and enterprises connect, engage, and collaborate to achieve optimum performance.
OpenText is the leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM). EIM enables organizations to grow the business, lower costs of operations, and reduce information governance and security related risks. OpenText focuses on the key drivers of business success to improve business insight, strengthen business impact, accelerate process velocity, address information governance and provide security.
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Health IT Outcomes is the premier information resource for today’s most pressing Health IT topics. Our mission is to provide healthcare providers with expert guidance on technology system selection, integration, project management, and change management. In addition to its online presence, Health IT Outcomes produces a bi-monthly print publication focused on peer-based content centered on best practices and implementation trends.
Health IT Outcomes covers all technology solutions that impact the productivity, efficiency, patient care, and cash flow of a healthcare facility — from the latest electronic health record software (EHR), healthcare information exchange (HIE), healthcare information management Software (HIM), healthcare document management, healthcare business intelligence software, healthcare revenue cycle management software, point of care (POC) EMR (electronic medical record) and HIM (health information management) software to point-of-care solutions and medical imaging systems. The site features a comprehensive buyer's guide, daily health IT news updates on the latest technologies, contributed articles from leading healthcare industry analysts and vendors, and original success stories that highlight how leading healthcare facilities are implementing technology solutions with maximum return.
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