Magazine Issue | October 31, 2014

November 2014 HITO Issue

Source: Health IT Outcomes
From The Editor

Ken Congdon, Editor In Chief, Health IT OutcomesA 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.

Feature Story

2014 Health IT Change Agents

These influential individuals and organizations are leading the charge for positive change in health IT.


Is Voice Recognition All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Two health providers share how voice recognition technology helps improve physician workflow, reduce turnaround time for documentation, streamline operations, and reduce operating costs.

Insights Into Implementing A Patient-Centered Medical Home

Considering a move to a patient-centered medical home environment? Read what providers making the transition have to say.

Case Studies

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.

Sentara Centralizes Storage, Cuts Costs With Enterprise Imaging

Enterprise imaging platform addresses explosive growth in digital image volumes.

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.

RCM Solution Much More Than HIPAA 5010 Fix

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health implemented a new revenue cycle management (RCM) suite to overcome HIPAA 5010 hurdles and received improved overall claims validation in the process.


Remote Patient Monitoring: A New Recipe For Success

CHRISTUS Health realizes a marked decrease in hospital readmissions and significant cost savings with RPM pilot.