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Why Leading Hospitals Are Practicing IT Automation
Why Leading Hospitals Are Practicing IT Automation

Hospitals and other healthcare organizations are reaping the benefits of IT Automation for a number of business, operational and data management processes. For instance, IT Automation can provide functionality that enables building workflows faster and more reliably, improving coordination of disparate technologies and tools used by various internal departments, third party providers and vendors, and provides a cohesive approach with increased efficiency.

  • Predictive Analytics Support Patient Goals Of Care For Individuals With Advanced Illness
    Predictive Analytics Support Patient Goals Of Care For Individuals With Advanced Illness

    Thanks to an ambitious Health and Human Services timeline that hopes to see 90 percent of traditional Medicare payments transformed into value-based reimbursement, healthcare payers, particularly Medicare Advantage plans, are relying more heavily upon population health and data analytics to track, forecast and improve patient outcomes.

  • Where Should Healthcare Data Be Stored In 2018 — And Beyond?
    Where Should Healthcare Data Be Stored In 2018 — And Beyond?

    New technologies offer leaps in healthcare capabilities, but the resulting explosion of data leads to new maladies to cure.

  • Hospitals: 3 Digital Corners You May Be Cutting
    Hospitals: 3 Digital Corners You May Be Cutting

    The move from volume (fee-for-service) to value (value-based payment) and the growth in importance of outcomes and measurement are significantly impacting how providers share information with each other. Providers must be able to access health information across the continuum of care, as well as track and report health events amongst a network of providers. The FDA recently launched its Digital Health Innovation Action Plan, which reimagines the agency’s approach to digital health products and innovation, to promote greater access and improved public health.

  • Why Healthcare Is A Top Target For Hackers
    Why Healthcare Is A Top Target For Hackers

    The healthcare field is currently in a precarious position. New technologies promise to improve care and increase the success of outcomes with far greater consistency. But those same technologies create vulnerabilities and invite cyberthreats that put every one of those agendas in jeopardy. U.S. Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights believes the final number of cyberattacks in 2017 will far outpace 2016’s figure.

  • What Healthcare Facilities Are Failing To Prioritize
    What Healthcare Facilities Are Failing To Prioritize

    From wall mounts, to patient e-tablets to flexible and configurable medical carts and telemedicine solutions, innovative medical furniture is supporting the technology transforming healthcare every day. The challenge lies in integrating this new equipment and technology into caregiver workflows throughout the hospital. Many facilities were built decades before the advent of electronic health records (EHRs) and were not designed to accommodate these high-tech, digital solutions and the equipment personalized to help enhance caregiver health and caregiving.

  • Technology-Enabled TCM: Making The Most Of 30-Day Transitional Care Windows
    Technology-Enabled TCM: Making The Most Of 30-Day Transitional Care Windows

    The hospital discharge process places patients in a precarious and perilous position. Industry data overwhelmingly backs this reality, fueling national initiatives to improve the outlook on readmissions and adverse events.

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