How to Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Health Technology
Succeeding in sepsis: The transformation with mobile technology continues
Plymouth plans to go live with OpenEHR in next six months
HIT Think How EHRs can help in the battle against the opioid crisis
- The U.S. omnibus spending bill, passed in March, includes $4 billion to address the opioid crisis.
- All the key federal agencies under Health and Human Services (CDC, NIH, FDA, SAMSHA) are mobilized.
- Both the Senate and House are actively working on numerous bills that will direct actions related to preventing and treating opioid addiction.
Partnership Working – Advisory Series, April 2018
5 Ways Healthcare Can Defend Itself Against Orangeworm
FDA requests $100M to tap EHRs for evaluating medical products
How ‘-omics’ data can revamp treatment of diseases
mHealth Apps With CDS Can Help Doctors Make Quicker, Better Decisions
An analysis of an mHealth app developed by the CDC finds that it - and other properly evaluated apps - can help physicians make better decisions on ordering diagnostic and lab tests. And they can do it quicker and with more confidence.
Study: 9 in 10 Clinicians to Use Mobile Devices at Bedside by 2022
CMS floats proposal tying medical records sharing to Medicare participation
HIT Think Meaningful Use changes are only part of CMS’ proposed rule
Patients prefer the doctor without the computer, MD Anderson researchers find
CMS overhauls meaningful use EHR program, removes redundancies
HIT Think How healthcare organizations can become information-driven
APIs: A Path to Putting Patients at the Center
EHR Capabilities Impact Patient Satisfaction Levels, Report Finds
36% of administrators continue to struggle with EHR interoperability
- 36 percent of medical record administrators struggled with the exchange of patient health records to other healthcare providers with differing EHR platforms, a slight improvement from 41 percent in 2016.
- 24 percent of administrators were unable to use meaningful patient data they received electronically from outside sources not within a siloed EHR system.
Medical Device Security Should Be Focus for Healthcare Providers
While ransomware attacks on hospitals have caught the headlines, medical device security and supply chain risk should be of greater concern to healthcare providers, according to a recent report by Trend Micro and HITRUST.
CMS issues proposed rule to revamp Meaningful Use
Changing the game: Machine learning in healthcare
A game changer for EHRs
Comcast partners with Independence Health to create digital health company
AI: A data scientist explains how deep and shallow learning can work together to create cost savings
House committee to examine cybersecurity risks of legacy technology in healthcare
Wearables Can Enhance Practice, But Questions Remain
Pew: 5 ways EHRs contribute to patient harm — and 2 ways to fix it
Hacker group targets healthcare organizations through supply chain
Why providers need IT to achieve a ‘whole person' approach
Tullman: Livongo has traditionally been known as a company that helps people with diabetes. But if you look at our vision statement, we talk about empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives. And the reason our statement doesn't mention diabetes is because we have always understood that you can't treat people in silos. We've always realized that we had to treat the whole person because that's who we are as people. We're not a disease. We're not a diabetic. We're not a heart patient. We have to look at the whole person. We have to have that kind of approach.