Current Headlines

  1. Studies Blast PHI Security
    3/31/2015

    Healthcare is dead last in terms of security and that could mean costly consequences. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Tablets Enhance ICU Patient Experience
    3/31/2015

    Patients and family members who have received a tablet as a connection to their ICU staff and hospital report experiencing a better overall stay.By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Big Data Leveraged To Provide Big Savings
    3/31/2015

    Covenant saved a projected $1.8 million in savings using a population health solution. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. CHIME Announces National Patient ID Challenge
    3/30/2015

    CHIME has announced the winner of its National Patient ID Challenge will also be the winner of $1 million. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Blue Button Awareness Dwindles
    3/30/2015

    From 2013 to 2014, researchers noticed a decreased awareness among healthcare organizations of the VA’s Blue Button tool. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Facebook Ratings May Reflect True Quality Of Hospitals
    3/30/2015

    According to a recent study, Facebook users’ ratings of hospitals may be an accurate representation of the quality of care provided. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. HIMSS Analytics Announces Hyland, Creator Of OnBase As Certified Educator Of The EMRAM And A-EMRAM
    3/30/2015

    EMRAM and A-EMRAM are each an eight-step process that allows healthcare provider organizations to analyze their level of EMR adoption, chart accomplishments, and benchmark progress against other healthcare organizations across the country.

  8. New Wireless Vitals Solution From Welch Allyn Aligns With Population Health Management Objective
    3/30/2015

    The primary objective of population health management is to keep a patient population as healthy as possible, reducing the need for more expensive tests, procedures and office visits that add additional costs to the system.

  9. Thousands Volunteer For Apple ResearchKit Medical Research
    3/27/2015

    Apple’s program that will allow iPhone users to consent to medical research has already seen thousands volunteer to share data. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. HIEs Improved In 2014
    3/27/2015

    According to a report from The Louis W. Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation, HIEs improved in several areas in 2014, including data exchange. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

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