Newsletter | May 2, 2019

05.02.19 -- Why HIT Is Important For Fighting The Opioid Crisis

Featured Articles
How Alarm And Alert Management Reduced Alarm Interruptions By 54%
Case Study | Vocera Communications

Clinical leadership at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital listened closely to staff feedback and quickly realized they needed to find a way to reduce the nuisance and nonactionable alarm notifications. The objective of the next-generation solution was to send secondary patient monitor alarm notifications only when nurses were outside the visual and audible range of the primary patient monitor.

Big Data, Automation, And Outsourcing: The Key To Provider's Profitability
Guest Column | By Alyssa Rapp, Surgical Solutions

Hospitals are grappling with tighter profit margins each year. As expenses outpace revenue, hospitals nationwide are seeking ways to cut costs without sacrificing their quality of care.

Why HIT Is Important For Fighting The Opioid Crisis
Guest Column | By Kayla Matthews, Productivity Bytes

The opioid crisis is a widespread problem in the United States and elsewhere. However, HIT is helping us make strides toward conquering it.

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4 Ways 5G Tech Could Impact Medical Facilities
Guest Column | By Kayla Matthews, Productivity Bytes

The 5G network is coming, and even though people don't have widespread access to it yet, they typically have a strong sense that it could forever change how they use the internet and connected technologies. At the industry level, organizations are also anticipating how this technology could improve their operations. Here are four ways it may impact healthcare.

  WEDI 2019 Spring Conference — May 20 To 22 In San Diego, California

Focusing on “Policy, Progress, Impact!” #WEDISpring will bring together the brightest health IT minds for high-level discussions around best practices, emerging trends, and case studies of timely topics impacting healthcare including FHIR, interoperability, prior authorization, regulatory initiatives, and more. Register today!

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