Nobody likes waiting. In the age of consumerism and instant gratification, when an Amazon package can be delivered to you within an hour or a stranger will pick you up and give you a ride in a matter of minutes through an app on your phone, waiting is the ultimate inconvenience. By Tom Cox, CEO, MyHealthDirect
The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a warning about the enormous threat antibiotic resistant “superbugs” pose to public health. By Diane Ratner, Senior Product Line Manager, DSS, Inc.
Document storage systems are becoming imperatives in healthcare, particularly as the industry changes in terms of legislation, privatization, and direct care measures. By Jesse Wood, CEO, eFileCabinet
Despite intense efforts and significant investments to implement EHRs, duplicate records continue to plague providers. Patient data matching functionalities within EHRs often lack the complexities to reconcile records from disparate and external systems. By Dan Cidon, Chief Technology Officer, NextGate
The recent outbreak of the Zika virus and its impact highlights the need for the world’s leading health organizations and governments to innovate using emerging technologies for tracking and preventing epidemics. By Harshal Shah, Senior Director, Healthcare, Persistent Systems
As part of a significant expansion and modernization of the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation was looking for a way to recognize and honor the many individuals and groups that contributed to the project’s success. By Greg Giordano, AIA, Director of Design & Strategy, Sensory Interactive
Metro Health’s motto is “expert care, made easy,” which the IT staff adopted for its approach to information technology. In an effort to provide higher quality and consistency of care across its network, Metro Health implemented an electronic health records system from Epic to provide EHR access from the hospital, neighborhood outpatient centers, and participating physicians.
For years, Imprivata has worked with – and learned from – our virtualization partners and hospital organizations around the world. And together, over the last five years, we have predicted that healthcare organizations would continue to adopt virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
Voalte develops smartphone solutions that simplify caregiver communication. Ranked number-one and named 2017 Category Leader in the Best in KLAS: Software & Services report for the Secure Communications Platform segment, Voalte is the only company to offer a comprehensive Mobile Communication Strategy that enables care teams inside and outside the hospital to access and exchange information securely.
Imprivata is a leading provider of authentication, access management and secure communications solutions that improve provider productivity for better focus on patient care. Imprivata’s solutions enable fast, secure access to clinical applications, support more effective communication and care coordination and increase workflow efficiency.
A2iA Corporation, Artificial Intelligence and Image Analysis, is a worldwide leading developer of natural handwriting recognition, Intelligent Word Recognition (IWR) and Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) technologies and products for the payment, mail, document and forms processing markets.
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.
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.
The long-anticipated Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry has been released by the HHS Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force, and with it comes clear, prescriptive recommendations on protecting your organization from the growing risk of cyber-attacks.
To protect PHI, healthcare organizations often build a system of usernames and complex passwords. But why are we still relying on usernames and passwords when solutions such as single sign-on (SSO) have a measurable benefit of giving time back to clinicians, which is everything in healthcare. That time saved –amounting to hours per week – can now be spent with patients, increasing both patient and clinician satisfaction.
UW Medicine’s Valley Medical Center dramatically improved patient outcomes after moving to a smartphone-based platform for clinical communication and alarm and alert notification.