Feature Articles

  1. Vitality Health Services — The Search For A Secure Place To Store Data
    8/15/2019

    Technology has rapidly changed the chiropractic industry. Less than 5 years ago, only a handful of large chiropractic practices could afford X-ray machines. With the advancement in radiological equipment technology, the cost of this equipment has decreased significantly. Patients are also asking for a quicker turnaround on X-ray diagnostics, forcing their chiropractic care professionals to invest in this technology located on-premises.

  2. The Importance Of A Software Development Partner For SMEs
    6/26/2019

    Small and Medium Enterprises add up to a significant percentage of the new private sector companies all over the world. Over the years, the enterprises belonging of this sector that have stood out and emerged as leaders in world economy have had atleast 2 things in common - relentless focus on the fundamentals of their businesses and an uncanny knack for identifying and riding on a market/technological wave.

  3. The Relevance Of Middleware In Digital Health
    6/26/2019

    Middleware has long been an asset in healthcare IT. Its continued impact has the opportunity to change the future of healthcare. Many consider middleware to be the "glue" that allows different software programs to work together, enabling interoperability. Middleware helps users solve the challenges of heterogeneity and distribution, sitting above operating systems and networking software but below specific applications. 

  4. Technology And Clinician Cognitive Overload – Easing The Pain
    6/17/2019

    HIMSS Analytics surveyed 323 clinical and IT leaders at HIMSS19 and online to find out how prevalent clinician cognitive overload is, which healthcare technologies are contributing to it most, and how to solve the problem. We discovered that leaders view minimizing cognitive burden as important to organizational success, and that technology in and of itself is not the root cause of the problem.

  5. Clinician Cognitive Load: Read The CNO Perspective
    6/17/2019

    Nurses make mistakes every day due to cognitive overload. Nurse leaders have a responsibility to recognize signs of cognitive overload in clinicians and take active measures to reduce cognitive burden and its consequences. Reducing cognitive burden for nurses helps create a more satisfying work environment and fosters well-being and retention. This is a report about understanding the problem and how to take specific, achievable steps to solve it.

  6. Paris Community Hospital Employs Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) At The Edge To Treat IT Management Complexity, Reduce Costs, And Improve Client Services
    4/25/2019

    Paris Community Hospital was seeking to simplify the management of its IT assets and reduce the time and effort expended on maintaining the environment. With an IT department of four staff to manage 500 machines, the organization was finding it difficult to provide timely and efficient service to users.

  7. Hands-Free Communication Solution Helps Decrease 'Left With-Out Being Seen' Rate By 69.5%; Improves HCAHPS Scores 44.7%
    2/28/2019

    Hardin memorial health accelerates care, improves critical workflows and boosts patient satisfaction.

  8. Informed Hope: Hardwiring Compassion In Healthcare
    10/19/2018

    With the growing number of “check lists” and mounting pressures to improve quality, safety, efficiency and performance, it is easy for healthcare providers to lose sight of an essential part of medicine – compassion.

  9. Measurable Improvement To Hospital Communications – Pediatric Quality & Safety Article
    10/19/2018

    A recently released article in the Journal of Pediatric Quality and Safety shows the independent research results of an observational study on how to reduce the time nurses and physicians spend on communication tasks that take them away from patient care in a critical care environment.

  10. Real-Time Healthcare Analytics: Monitor, Predict, Nudge, Act
    10/19/2018

    It was a Monday night, the busiest time in the ED. The ED charge nurse received an alert on her Vocera smartphone app. The alert was from Qventus, which predicts operational bottlenecks and recommends course corrections. The alert was telling the charge nurse that the ED was going to have a surge of patients in two hours. Qventus predicted this with machine learning based on the current census in the ED, historical admit and discharge times, the practice patterns of the clinicians currently working in the ED, and the current queue and expected turnaround times for diagnostic tests.