InformationWeek 500 healthcare companies and hospitals are using technology in inventive ways to improve care. These innovations include a unique virtual reality system for burn victims, "Smart Rooms," and a customized program to track application and system performance problems. Take a quick peek at 10 of these IT initiatives in our slideshow.
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NewYork-Presbyterian uses Microsoft products, including Amalga and HealthVault, to help give clinicians faster access to patient information from disparate hospital systems. At the same time, they are using technology to engage patients in their care. The organization's MyNYP.org portal delivers a patient-controlled health record, while NYP mobile applications present key patient data to on-the-go providers to expedite decision-making and facilitate communication among team members. The goal is to provide data-driven, efficient care to patients from any NYP location.