Healthcare IT

Can Lean methodology help improve EHR documentation?

Mayo Clinic researchers write in an AHIMA report that the process improvement technique could be brought to bear on electronic health record efficiency. Clinical documentation improvement has been a major focus of many health systems’ value-based care initiatives. But getting to more efficient and more accurate charting, especially for providers using older electronic health record

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Zoeticx ProVizion Integrates Behavioral and Physical Health Data While Driving Hospital Revenue and Delivering Better Patient Care

Lessons from HIMSS 2018: The Need for Cloud, Killer Apps and Connectivity, But Are They Already Here?By Donald Voltz, MD, Aultman Hospital, department of anesthesiology, medical director of the main operating room, assistant professor of anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University and Northeast Ohio Medical University.Dr. Donald VoltzDr. Donald VoltzIn his HIMSS keynote address, Alphabets former

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Google interested in Nokia digital health unit

Google subsidiary Nest is reportedly interested in bidding for Nokias digital health division, which the Finnish company has decided is surplus to requirements after only two years.The unit is actually the wearables firm Withings, bought by Nokia in 2016 for $170 million.But after failing to find ways to integrate Withings products into its business, and

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30% of physician practices to replace their EHR within 3 years, Black Book says

Medical groups are seeking customizable and cloud-based systems and emerging technologies like speech-recognition capabilities. Physician practices are looking to improve their electronic health records and many are shopping around for more advanced tools, according a new report from Black Book Research which sees 30 percent of practices with a dozen or more docs expecting to

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Digital Transformation Tech Challenges For Healthcare Modernization

The healthcare industry is in the midst of a dramatic digital transformation, marked by a host of new back-end technologies that promise to modernize hospitals and lay the foundation for a truly digital workplace in the year ahead. Hospitals and healthcare systems are challenged with striking a delicate balance between running a smooth, efficient operation

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A Fresh Perspective On HIT

PatientKeeper recently named Christopher Maiona, M.D., as the companys new Chief Medical Officer. Maiona will serve as PatientKeepers senior clinical leader, and brings nearly 20 years of expertise in hospital medicine to the company, both as a practicing physician and as an executive at provider organizations.

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Zoeticx Apps Integrate Behavioral and Physical Healthcare While Driving Revenue and Patient Care

By Dr. Donald Voltz, Department of Anesthesiology at Aultman Hospital, where he serves as Medical Director of the Main Operating Room. In his HIMSS keynote address last month, Alphabet’s former executive chairman and now current technical advisor Eric Schmidt warned attendees that the “future of healthcare lies in the need for killer apps.” But he

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HIMSS 2018 biopsy: The call for “killer apps” in the cloud and connectivity, but are they already here?

Zoeticx Apps Enable Hospitals To Integrate Physical and Mental Health While Driving Revenue and Better Patient Care Written by Donald Voltz, MD, Aultman Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical Director of the Main Operating Room, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University and Northeast Ohio Medical University In his HIMSS keynote address, Alphabet’s former executive

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