Top patient safety pain points and where to focus improvement efforts
Many healthcare organizations are working to improve patient safety but serious challenges remain.
Human factors need to play bigger role in EHR design and implementation, AMA says
In an effort to assess how electronic health records are actually used by physicians, researchers from American Medical Association and MedStar Health took a look at clinical workflows at four health systems – two that use Cerner and two that use Epic.
VA extends cancer initiative with IBM to leverage Watson
HIT Think Why a holistic view of patient data is crucial in pop health
AI software helps rule out Alzheimer’s disease from scans
EHRs can improve patient safety - if they're optimized well
ECRI to host unplugged AHRQ clinical guidelines
Transferred patients fare better when hospitals communicate more, study finds
Only 23% of healthcare providers measure their consumer relationship, study shows
Analysis: Healthcare Ransomware Attacks Decline in First Half of 2018
Don Rucker: Evaluation and Management codes not working in EHR era
EHR performance standards needed to ensure usability, safety
HIT Think Fostering a culture that supports evidence-based practice
Track patients with barcodes in tech revolution, urges Matt Hancock
IDC and Gartner on blockchain: What CIOs should be doing now
Many mHealth Apps for Mental Health Aren’t Offering Sound Advice
Researchers at the University of Sydney have found that many popular mHealth apps designed to help people with mental health concerns aren't giving the right device on how and when to seek treatment.
Epic, Cerner make up 50% of hospital EHR market share, ONC data shows
Why cybersecurity incidents are up 32% from last year
Health Catalyst offers predictive suite for patient safety
HIT Think How cloud computing is changing the role of the CIO
LabCorp goes down after network breach, putting millions of patient records at risk
Opioid epidemic: UNC Health Care to integrate Epic EHR with state's PDMP
Plan will allow pharmacist documentation to be available via EHRs, easing transfer of information
Government adviser leaves controversial NHS data scheme for private sector
Health Plan Victims of Healthcare Data Breaches Surge 1,000%
The total number of individuals impacted by healthcare data breaches at health plans surged by more than 1,000 percent in the first five months of 2018, according to Fortified Health Security’s 2018 Mid-Year Horizon Report.
Ransomware attacks drop as organizations raise defenses
Text messaging helps VA trim missed appointments
Bimodal IT Key to Unlocking Innovation in the Age of EMRs
How do you ensure the reliability, scalability, performance, and dependability of your EMR/EHR and innovate at the same time?
Social determinants of health gain traction as UnitedHealthcare and Intermountain build new programs
Next-gen clinical decision support tools: Analytics and health data in the EHR workflow
Should researchers studying EHRs contact patients if they find a problem? Patients weigh in
Using encryption to help fight data breaches
- By Nick Jovanovic
- Jul 13, 2018