The Great ACO Experiment
Are ACOs the answer? Five Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs share their perspectives on the positives, negatives, progress, and long-term sustainability of the program.
Are Your EMR’s Document Management Features Enough?
Aurora Health Care decides to use a separate document management program to handle the 50,000 pages per day the organization generates.
How To Make Huge Cuts To Document Scanning Expenses
Baptist Health uses e-signature capture to reduce manual scanning by up to 4,000 documents daily.
Eliminating Costly Medical Errors With Bar Code Scanning
Children’s Medical Center in Dallas continues to upgrade its handheld scanners used during medication administration.
Taking The Ego Out Of EMR Implementation
Ego can derail an EMR implementation, but communication, honesty, and a strong physician champion can ensure success.
Integrating A Private HIE With Myriad EMRs
Becoming part of a national public HIE is fraught with challenges. One facility has opted to implement a private HIE for more standardized sharing of patient information.
A Mobile Cart Balancing Act
While experimenting with tablets, smartphones, and other medical devices, this regional hospital believes mobile carts are still crucial to its mobility initiatives. The key is ensuring that each tool provides value to clinicians and patients.