Magazine Issue | March 27, 2015

March/April 2015 HITO Issue

Source: Health IT Outcomes
From The Editor

Ken Congdon, Editor In Chief, Health IT OutcomesMy Hopes For Stage 3 MU

The ONC must ensure the MU criteria related to interoperability isn’t too vague or broad.

Cover Story

Telehealth Is About To Change Everything

Why 2015 may be the year telehealth finally goes mainstream and what providers can expect once it does.

Feature Articles

How Meaningful Is Meaningful Use?

Based on official statistics, the federal EHR incentive program known as Meaningful Use has been highly successful. However, many providers beg to differ.

Predictive Analytics: A Weapon To Slash Readmissions

New analytics technologies provide caregivers with the insight necessary to identify patients at risk of readmission prior to discharge, yielding a template for proactive intervention and personalized care.

Case Studies

Revenue Cycle Visibility Benefits Provider & Patients

Providence Memorial Hospital’s investment in revenue cycle outsourcing services provides visibility into payment trends that has reduced bad debt while improving patient satisfaction.

Eliminate Login Nightmares With Single Sign-On Technology

Munson Medical Center saved valuable clinician time and more than $500,000 by implementing virtual desktops and a single sign-on authentication and access management solution.

Ochsner’s ECM Overhaul

In an effort to achieve content consistency and enhance efficiency, Ochsner Health System replaced three document management systems with a single ECM solution.


Finding A Successful HIE Formula

HIE remains an elusive concept for many healthcare providers, but the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative believes it has a strategy for HIE success.

Executing A Large-Scale MDM Conversion Project

Balancing mobile communication and data security in healthcare is a challenge, especially when your mobile device landscape is vast and varied. Here’s how Intermountain Healthcare accomplishes this feat.