News & Commentary
Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in November 2012
IT Tools Help Turn Research Into Clinical Practice
News  |  11/30/2012  | 
Federally sponsored apps aim to harness EHRs to jumpstart medical research in community practice.
Safety, Technology, Anger And Hope
Commentary  |  11/30/2012  | 
America's patient safety record is a source of embarrassment that angers both clinicians and patients. The right IT tools can help mitigate the danger to life and limb.
Intermountain Floats Medical Images On Dell/Siemens Cloud
News  |  11/26/2012  | 
Vendor-neutral approach expands access to multiple picture archiving and communications systems while reducing costs.
Hospitals Turn To Software To Track Patients
News  |  11/21/2012  | 
Patient flow software improves efficiency and patient satisfaction by reducing patient wait times and speeding bed turnarounds.
6 HIE Vendors: How They Measure Up
Slideshows  |  11/20/2012  | 
Not all health information exchanges have successfully bridged the interoperability gap. A recent KLAS report on HIE vendors evaluated how well they deliver on their promises.
Accountable Care Organizations Struggle With Health IT Infrastructure
News  |  11/19/2012  | 
Lack of integrated systems, fragmentation of third-party applications for population health management hamper many accountable care organizations.
Healthcare Experts Propose EHR Safety Guidelines
News  |  11/16/2012  | 
Framework aims to reduce electronic health records system errors that obstruct patient safety.
5 Healthcare Tools To Boost Patient Involvement
Slideshows  |  11/7/2012  | 
The 2012 Connected Health Symposium showcased a myriad of engagement tools that promote innovation and improve patient compliance.
Mobile Power Will Re-Energize Medical Care
News  |  11/7/2012  | 
Consumer, patient engagement, and provider-specific apps will dramatically change the way patient care is delivered--if stakeholders can overcome the obstacles.
National Health Information Exchange: Why The Delay?
Commentary  |  11/5/2012  | 
Hurricane Sandy took many lives and caused billions of dollars in damage. But so does a healthcare system that still refuses to embrace interoperability.
Healthcare Experts Balance Patient-Reported Data Promise, Problems
News  |  11/5/2012  | 
Patient questionnaires can detect problems clinicians miss, but it's still hard to integrate the data into electronic health records systems, say American Medical Informatics Association conference panelists.
IBM's Watson Hits Medical School
News  |  11/2/2012  | 
Famous supercomputer will interact with students and doctors at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University to learn medical concepts -- then it might do some teaching.
Big Data Analytics: Where's The ROI?
Commentary  |  11/1/2012  | 
Not everyone is impressed with the latest health IT megatrend. At least one prominent critic says payment reform should take precedence.


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