Current Headlines

  1. Fire Department Leverages Telemedicine To Slash Admissions
    5/5/2015

    In Houston, first responders are able to use telemedicine to identify which 911 calls are real emergencies and which can be treated on the scene. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. What To Ask About Hybrid Clouds
    5/5/2015

    ScienceLogic provides key questions CIOs need to ask for hybrid cloud deployments. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. HIT Use Doubled Since 2012, Yet Providers Remain Pessimistic
    5/5/2015

    According to an Accenture survey, although the use of health IT has doubled in the past few years, fewer providers believe electronic health records improve treatment decisions. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Electronic Health Records May Not Improve Outcomes In Ischemic Stroke Patients
    5/4/2015

    Electronic health records may be necessary for a more high-tech and transparent health care system, but hospitals with electronic health records for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients when compared to similar hospitals without electronic health records, according to a study published recently in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

  5. CHA To Pilot Analytics To Target Triple Aim Goals
    5/4/2015

    The analytics pilot program is anticipated to help the Children’s Hospital Association’s 220 member hospitals enhance their comparative analytics. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Clinician Input Will Shape CDS Programs
    5/4/2015

    A new campaign from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University will use physician input to design computer based decision support programs. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Practice Fusion Launches EHR Initiatives
    5/4/2015

    The initiative will offer providers insight and clinical decision information for patient populations with respiratory conditions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Mercer Launches Tools To Help Employers Navigate The Complex Value-Based Care Landscape
    5/4/2015

    Mercer recently announced the launch of a suite of solutions to help employers navigate the growing market for value-based care,* one of the core strategies that will drive the transformation from a fee-for-service to a fee-for value health care delivery model.

  9. Geneia Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Partnership To Use Advanced Analytics To Improve The Quality And Cost Of Care For Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation Patients
    5/4/2015

    Geneia, a company of experienced healthcare change agents creating analytic and technology solutions to improve healthcare efficiencies, recently announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with Bedford Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (BNRC), to use Geneia’s advanced analytics solution coupled with its remote monitoring platform to improve the quality and lower the cost of patient care.

  10. HealthSpot Unveils New 2.0 Cloud-Based Software Platform And Data Integration
    5/4/2015

    HealthSpot Inc., a pioneer in patient and provider-driven healthcare technology, is pleased to return to the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) conference to showcase the latest upgrade to its consumer centric healthcare software solution in booth #1617.

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