Hospital management & administration

How HIT is rapidly evolving to meet new treatment patterns

As anticipation mounts for HIMSS18, technology is shifting to meet new priorities and a variety of entry points for consumers who are seeking care. New requirements for implementing HIT systems are changing as new health IT priorities and procedures emerge. Convergence in the healthcare sector is accelerating the need for interoperability, not just for EHRs,

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Will HIMSS Reveal How IoT and Apps Flip the Traditional Office Visit?

By Special Guest Dr. Donald Voltz, Medical Director of the Main Operating Room, at the Aultman Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology February 21, 2018 Healthcare is evolving quickly and HIMSS 18 will offer a broad range of healthcare issues to explore. Healthcare IoT is changing long standing practices and protocols. New requirements are driving health IT

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Hospitals 3 Digital Corners You May Be Cutting

The move from volume (fee-for-service) to value (value-based payment) and the growth in importance of outcomes and measurement are significantly impacting how providers share information with each other. Providers must be able to access health information across the continuum of care, as well as track and report health events amongst a network of providers. The

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Hospitals Ransomware targets

You may not notice this every day, but hospitals and medical devices are constantly under attack.One would expect hospitals to have robust cybersecurity strategies, however, many enterprises are still using outdated solutions. Lack of budget, resources and complicated infrastructure make hospital networks a challenge to protect. Consequently, they operate under less-than-ideal circumstances when it comes

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The Role of Technology in Remedying Clinician Burnout

Burnout represents a significant and persistent threat to the well-being of clinicians. As health industry CEOs including Mayo Clinics John Noseworthy and Cleveland Clinics Toby Cosgrove have written, the problem has become so widespread that many consider it a national health crisis.Causes of burnout among clinicians include working in isolation, more performance measurement (such as

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Hospital Impact—Now’s the time to move to a decentralized care delivery model

Hospitals are in trouble. Why? Because the conventional wisdom on how to respond to the transition from fee-for-service to value-based payment programs does not seem to be working. Consultants insist that consolidation of independent hospitals into regional integrated systems, employing physicians and assuming more financial risk will lead to success. But the results so far are

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Ephraim Zagelbaum’s CONFERENCES 2018

The Top Ten Conferences You or Your Staff Need to Attend in 2018 ● NASL 2018 Winter Legislative & Regulatory Conference February 5-7 Washington, DC The National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL) is a trade association that represents the legislative and regulatory interests of many different companies and supplies. This conference

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5 things healthcare organizations need to consider before embracing BYOD

Bring your own device (BYOD) programs offer healthcare organizations considerable benefits, but they also come with significant risks. In this guest post, Brad Spannbauer, senior director of product management and HIPAA privacy & compliance officer at an internet services provider, details the potential pitfalls healthcare facilities should consider before adopting a BYOD program.

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