Hospital & Physicians

Hyperconvergence Streamlines Hospital Sign-On, Workflows and ROI

For hospitals looking to speed digital transformation and simultaneously simplify IT organization and management isnt that everyone? hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions are proving to be a panacea.Fueled by growing adoption of digital storage solutions, the healthcare market is set to see the greatest rise in HCI systems, according to a recent Transparency Market Report. This

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Change Technology And Physicians Can The Value-Based Care Transformation Prevent Burnout

Fifty-one percent. More than half. A majority.Thats how many physicians reported feeling burnout in 2017 according to Medscapes annual survey. And, its a sizeable increase from 40 percent just four years earlier in 2013.How did burnout become such a sweeping epidemic?There are plenty of contributing factors. Policy changes, changing workflows, ICD-10, new payment models, general

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New startup Doctella aims to help hospitals build their own apps

Billed as a “digital health studio,” the newly-launched Doctella aims to help healthcare organizations develop patient-facing apps quickly, easily and inexpensively.Doctella CEO Amer Haider who co-founded Doctella with his brother, Brigham & Women’s Hospital surgeon and public health researcher Adil Haider, MD, and Peter Pronovost, MD, director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and

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Doctors Can Help Patients Earlier Thanks to Noninvasive Sensors

Sensor-based and wearable monitoring technologies promise to aid chronic-care management.Accurate and consistent monitoring remains one of the biggest challenges for physicians who care for chronically ill patients, especially older populations. But what if doctors and clinicians could use automated technology to more easily track patient activity and stop episodic problems before they start?Researchers at the

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Impact of Scribes on Physician Satisfaction, Patient Satisfaction, and Charting Efficiency

PURPOSE Scribes are increasingly being used in clinical practice despite a lack of high-quality evidence regarding their effects. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of medical scribes on physician satisfaction, patient satisfaction, and charting efficiency. Scribes drafted all relevant documentation, which was reviewed by the physician before attestation and signing.

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MedStar Health develops virtual reality training program for emergency, trauma physicians

Hospitals are experimenting with virtual reality programs in a number of areas, and a District of Columbia health system will debut this fall a program aimed at improving training for emergency physicians.MedStar Health’s Institute for Innovation will unveil its Trauma:Yellow virtual reality program next month at a conference for emergency doctors. The simulation was built

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