FLSA overtime rule affects an estimated 200,000 hospital workers and 300,000 healthcare workers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Reflexion Health introduces VERA to empower patients and improve outcomes. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Jiff data shows there is great promise for the inclusion of wearable devices in the workplace. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Revenues for surgical, rehabilitation, and hospital robots will reach $2.8 billion in the same time span. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
VDI and single sign-on have improved efficiency at North Bend Medical Center and helped reduce IT support requirements.
The ONC must ensure the MU criteria related to interoperability isn’t too vague or broad.
Telemedicine offers a clear opportunity for healthcare providers to connect with patients in cost-effective, efficient, and engaging ways. Yet while telemedicine continues to grow, challenges to widespread adoption remain.
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.
In healthcare, the term Big Data doesn’t really capture the immensity of information being gathered and shared. For example, the HCA enterprise data warehouse now contains more than 28 petabytes of data. By Rochell Pierce, senior vice president of market development, Aegis Health Group
One of the positive changes brought on by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) is replacing the current Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on Medicare cards with a new Medicare Beneficiary Identification (MBI) code. By Crystal Ewing, Manager of Data Integrity, ZirMed
Laundry, food, marketing, telecom, and the hundreds of other purchased services that health systems spend billions of dollars on each year rarely get as much attention as medical/surgical and physician-preference supplies when it comes to evaluating savings opportunities. By Chris Heckler, CEO, Valify
Latest cyber-attacks show it’s time to mandate adoption of identity management, cybersecurity practices to better protect PHI. By Michael Magrath, Director of Business Development, Healthcare, VASCO Data Security
Change is the new normal in healthcare, which can come in many forms. Mergers and acquisitions, the formation of accountable care organizations and clinically integrated networks, having new groups of physicians arrive at a teaching hospital, or even the replacement of an EMR are just a few examples.
Bundled payments was one of the most discussed topics at the recent Caradigm Customer Summit, our annual gathering of industry leaders to share best practices in population health and information security.
It’s the moment that Medicare Part B clinicians and healthcare administrators have been waiting for. The final release of the MACRA Quality Payment Program! Health & Human Services released the rule amidst much publicity, a response to thousands of comments and industry feedback throughout the year.
The Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) draft has become a novel I can’t put down. Its 962 digital pages tell a compelling story on the future of healthcare metrics. One narrative I follow in particular, is the next generation of quality measurement that shifts the focus of healthcare analytics to the reporting of patient outcomes.
Consistent, high-quality patient care requires evidence-based content incorporated into the care process. Elsevier integrates more than 100 years of world-class clinical knowledge into provider workflows, making it accessible to providers and their patients where and when they need it.
Everbridge provides a unified critical communication suite that helps clients be better prepared, make better decisions, and respond quickly and confidently during disruptive events. When an incident happens, whether it’s a natural disaster or an IT service outage, we automate communications to ensure that the right messages get to the right people at the right time.
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Rapidly changing market dynamics have triggered a significant paradigm shift in healthcare organizations. Forward-thinking leaders embrace a dynamic process-of-care approach to improve patient experience and outcomes, replacing the more traditional point-of-care mindset.
Savvy healthcare organizations in need of greater IT infrastructure agility, performance, security, and compliance are exploring the benefits of public cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. The allure of on-demand cloud services combined with advances in cloud security have transformed the healthcare IT mindset from “Why move to the public cloud?” to “What should we move, how do we do it?”
Hear from Kathleen Kosztowny, an experienced project management consultant for EMR & HIS systems, as she shares the challenges one healthcare organization faced, the ‘decision tree’ which resulted, and how automation enabled a successful EMR/HIS migration.