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Provider leaders, on average, use 11 different technologies to shield their organization’s protected health information (PHI), a new survey revealed. Provider leaders, on average, use 11 different technologies to shield their organization’s protected health information (PHI), a new survey revealed. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) surveyed nearly 300 healthcare leaders across the […]

MMP (USA) announces Worldwide Business with kathy ireland exclusive interview with International Cancer Center. Dr. Eduardo Lovo, Executive Director & Chief of the Brain Radiosurgery Unit of ICC, explains, “We make the treatment of many types of cancer affordable and accessible to many patients who have no other recourse for treatment. By using the most […]

New data from Hill-Rom shows its hand-hygiene compliance system dramatically increases hand washing among hospital staff using the system. Analysis of more than 20 million instances of hand washing shows institutions using Hill-Rom’s Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution have achieved an average 226% improvement in compliance, with some institutions showing compliance by caregivers nearly tripled. Read […]

Inefficient and unclear communication between hospitals and nursing homes can complicate care, so researchers are looking to health information exchange to change that, according to research published at Applied Clinical Informatics. read more Read more from originating source…

CarePoint Health, a fully integrated healthcare system that provides quality, patient-focused healthcare to residents of the Hudson County region, and Fresenius North America, through its subsidiary Shiel Medical Laboratory, a reference laboratory offering clinical, anatomic pathology and molecular testing services to the greater New York and New Jersey area, today announced a strategic partnership. Read […]

0 With accountable care organizations eager to gather data about their patients from across regions, health information exchanges find themselves becoming more popular and offering up analytics services as well. While working on an article about the state of healthcare analytics for an upcoming issue of Healthcare Informatics, I had a chance the other day […]

Another challenge against the validity of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has gone by the wayside, with the Supreme Court upholding the legality of tax credits in federally run exchanges. Another challenge against the validity of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has gone by the wayside, with the Supreme Court upholding the legality of tax […]

There’s so much bad news about electronic health records, generally, that it’s refreshing to read about some positive developments this week. For one, it looks like health information exchanges (HIEs) are finally coming into their own. read more Read more from originating source…

Technology, business and clinical leaders have to work together to prioritize their needs, Vincent Vitali, chief information officer at La Rabida Childen’s Hospital in Chicago, says in an interview. read more Read more from originating source…

0 Sometimes in life, it takes a really long time to see tangible results for the efforts that we have put in. This couldn’t be more accurate when it comes to health information exchanges (HIEs). However, as new HIE research indicates, we could be getting closer. Two weeks ago, I finally completed the long, enduring […]

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