How Medicine And Technology Change (And Save) Lives
How Medicine And Technology Change (And Save) Lives

New technology and software solutions are thrusting the medical industry forward at lightning speed. These state-of-the-art applications and advancements are not only saving lives but are helping people live healthier, happier and longer than at any time in history.

  • 4 Ways Hospitals Use Clinical Surveillance To Improve Patient Safety

    Patient safety problems, from hospital-acquired infections to medical errors, occur much too frequently. This year, 800 hospitals will incur reimbursement penalties from Medicare because of high rates of infections and patient injuries, and a recent Johns Hopkins study found that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. after heart disease and cancer.

  • Why Are Healthcare Leaders Taking Note Of The PCMH Care Model?

    For every 100 physicians in the US, 32 are PCPs. However, for every 100 patients in the US, 52 patients visit a PCP each month. Add to that the lack of streamlined communication channels between primary care providers and specialists which often results in gaps in care.

  • Why Healthcare Needs Private Optical Networks

    For at least the past 10 years, healthcare providers have invested in tools that utilize computing and information technology to better control patient outcomes. Several large hospital systems in the U.S. have reported meaningful improvements in metrics such as length of inpatient hospital stays, need for post-operative antibiotics and 30-day re-admissions. These positive outcomes are credited to the increased use of predictive analytics that model patient scenarios as part of a real-time connected healthcare system (RTHS). A cornerstone of the RTHS is connectivity among patients, healthcare providers as well as devices and systems that generate, process and store real-time data.

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    Vocera empowers care teams through intelligent, real-time communication. We enable communication and coordination across the patient’s Healthcare experience. Vocera helps care team members reach the right person at the right time, on the right device, with the right information, in the right place, anywhere.

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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.

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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  • Leveraging The HHS Cybersecurity Report

    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.

  • The True ROI Of SSO And VDI
    The True ROI Of SSO And VDI

    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.

  • Improving Patient Outcomes With Smartphones: UW Medicine Valley Medical Center’s Story
    Improving Patient Outcomes With Smartphones: UW Medicine Valley Medical Center’s Story

    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.

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Adverse Event Reporting: Avoiding Common Pitfalls June 11 - 11, 2019
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Chief Nursing Officer Summit 2019 September 16 - 17, 2019
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Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit 2019 September 16 - 17, 2019
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