ARTICLES BY KEN CONGDON
Cardiac Device Technology Cuts ER Length Of Stay
By leveraging medical device data management technology, UC San Diego Medical Center was able to accelerate diagnoses for its cardiac patients and reduce the overall length of stay in its ER by 92 minutes.
Hospital Drives Clinical Excellence With Gamification
Inova Fairfax Medical Center is using a mobile, game-based platform to improve the continuing medical education of its clinical staff.
A Call For Better Health IT
Whether technology played a part in Duncan’s Ebola misdiagnosis may still be in question, but what can no longer be ignored is the fact that health IT has to get better.
2014 Health IT Change Agents
These influential individuals and organizations are leading the charge for positive change in health IT.
Analytics Improve Cardiac Diagnosis, Speed, And Accuracy
In a recent pilot study, cardiac specialists have started leveraging data analytics technology to differentiate two commonly misdiagnosed cardiac conditions and improve diagnosis accuracy.
The ICD-10 Deadline That Wasn’t
The latest delay will prompt healthcare providers to put ICD-10 on the back burner and focus instead on more pressing initiatives like Meaningful Use.
Electronic Documentation Optimizes Surgery Referrals
Using HIPAA-compliant electronic document exchange, Scripps Mercy Surgery Pavilion improved referral accuracy and staff productivity.
Community Hospitals: What’s Your Health IT Move?
According to our fourth annual Community Hospital Health IT Survey, MU is creating a new breed of unique challenges for small, rural hospitals — challenges that may require drastic changes to address.
The Great HealthKit Betrayal
Editor In Chief Ken Congdon explains why the health IT industry shouldn’t be surprised or disappointed that Apple’s big iPhone and smartwatch launch ignored HealthKit.
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UPCOMING INDUSTRY EVENTS
24th World Congress on Pediatrics, Neonatology & Primary Care
October 19 - 20, 2020