Magazine Issue | January 28, 2015

January/February 2015 HITO Issue

Source: Health IT Outcomes
From The Editor

Ken Congdon, Editor In Chief, Health IT OutcomesTelemedicine: The Next Big Thing In Health IT

The most promising aspect of telemedicine is the impact the technology can have on population health and patient care.

Feature Story

Moving Beyond The EHR

What technologies will shape the future of healthcare as the industry ventures into the looming “post-EHR era”?

Case Studies

Wireless Network Improves Hospital Communication

Deploying a new wireless network and using smartphones have helped Cornwall Community Hospital improve internal communication, raise patient satisfaction, and elevate employee productivity.

Building A Foundation For Effective Analytics

By creating a master data warehouse and longitudinal patient record, Memorial Health System has the pieces in place to improve patient care and cut costs using analytics.

Coordinating Care For Efficient, Effective Services Statewide

Care coordination software provides the State of Kansas with a framework to effectively share medical information and better support its mental health patients.


Patient-Generated Data Fuels Population Health Management

Think patient-generated data offers little clinical value? Think again. Palo Alto Medical Foundation is incorporating this data into its care plans, and it’s having a powerful impact on population health.

Achieving Stage 2 Meaningful Use Success

Providers that have met three consecutive years of Meaningful Use are now focused on engaging staff and leveraging smart technologies as they work to successfully meet Stage 2 criteria.


Avoiding Health Data Breaches

Health data is becoming a prime target for cybercriminals, and these healthcare providers are stepping up security efforts in response. Are you doing all you can to protect yourself from a data breach?