Profile of Michelle McNickleAssociate Editor of InformationWeek Healthcare
News & Commentary Posts: 69
Articles by Michelle McNickle
posted in November 2012
Government agencies, including Health and Human Services, do a poor job of following federal IT investment guidelines, reports Government Accountability Office.
National Football League taps into eClinicalWorks electronic health record (EHR) system to coordinate care, better diagnose concussions and other game-related injuries.
Using unified Web and mobile apps, KBCoreSM collects and analyzes information to improve reporting and promote patient safety, winning the Office of National Coordinator's challenge.
Average satisfaction scores drop four points as consumers demand more from hospital and healthcare system websites, Forsee study finds.
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.
Report suggests ACOs may improve quality of care and drive down costs, but analysis calls that conclusion into question.
Office of Health Affairs teams with Accenture Federal Services to gather information from Facebook and Twitter to protect against disease outbreaks and bioterrorist attacks.
ZweenaHealth looks to Facebook and Twitter to encourage consumer education, engagement and ownership of personal health records.
Castle + Anderson's new SimMon app links two tablets to simulate a remote-controlled patient monitoring system, offering medical training in the trenches.
Inaccurate patient information, mobile distractions and med device interoperability are putting patients at risk, says recent report from ECRI.
Office of the National Coordinator seeks graphic designers who can redesign printed Blue Button patient records and make the documents more doctor friendly.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services doles out $7.7 billion in incentive payments so far -- while experts remind that the ultimate goal is better patient care.
The 2012 Connected Health Symposium showcased a myriad of engagement tools that promote innovation and improve patient compliance.
Deloitte hopes to spark innovation and "open new horizons" in its healthcare division with the acquisition of clinical intelligence vendor.
KLAS reviews mobile digital X-ray vendors, finds excellent image quality, but trouble transferring data to picture archiving and communications systems.