Hospital & Physicians

How patients really want to communicate with doctors

The answer lies in existing tools that are already widely used and known for simplicity, according to new research. Whether youre working to improve patient experience, engagement or activation, the range of technologies for communicating with patients is expanding, which can make it harder to pick the most effective one.So, heres a tip. Physicians and

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Surge in Addiction Closing the Gap Between Physical and Behavioral Health Care

By David Conejo, CEO, Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services The statistics are terrifying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35-64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The group with

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Treating 22,000 addicts: Fixing the need for a fix–bridging the IT Gap between physical and behavioral healthcare. The statistics are terrifying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day.

Treating 22,000 addicts: Fixing the need for a fix–bridging the IT Gap between physical and behavioral healthcare David Conejo, CEO, Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 The statistics are terrifying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76

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HIMSS19 RoundupNew AI tools to address physician burnout; Sharing an Uber in a crowded town

Providence St. Joseph Health, the Renton, Washington-based health system operating across seven states, is leveraging artificial intelligence to alleviate physician burnout by reducing the time doctors spend documenting in the EHR.Speaking at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition on Monday, Aaron Martin, the health systems chief digital officer,

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At HIMSS19, Cerner unveils AI tool to fight physician burnout

Cerner today has debuted at HIMSS19 Chart Assist, a new AI-enabled workflow, to join a suite of systems designed to reduce physician burnout, enhance the clinicians experience and increase productivity.Cerners suite of AI-enabled systems goes beyond traditional processing and focuses on user efficiency to identify gaps and inconsistencies within the patient record, the vendor explained.These

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RMCHCS approved to build medicine residency program

Training program will focus on Native Americans and rural residents By William Madaras For the Sun Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services announced Jan. 28 that it received approval to build a family medicine residency program from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The ACGME monitors and sets U.S. professional educational standards in preparing

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New residency program may be answer to staff turnover

BY BILL DONOVAN SPECIAL TO THE TIMES 2/7/2019 LOS ANGELES — A new residency program now being planned by officials of the Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital may help solve one of the biggest problems in the medical field in this area — the high turnover of doctors and nurses in both the private and public

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Scribes improve emergency physicians productivity

A multicentre randomised trial in Australia demonstrated that the use of scribes improved emergency physicians productivity, particularly during primary consultations, and decreased patients emergency department length of stay. In addition, financial analysis based on gains in productivity and throughput supports implementation of scribes.A medical scribe helps the physician by doing clerical tasks such as documenting

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PerfectServe acquires AI scheduling technology for physicians, mobile patient engagement tool

This morning PerfectServe, a Tennessee-based medical communication and collaboration platform, announced two new acquisitions in the digital health space. The first is CareWire, which is a mobile patient communication platform. The second is Lightning Bolt Solutions, an artificial intelligence-run physician shift scheduling technology designed for hospital and healthcare system. CareWire can enable texting between patients

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Treating 22,000 Addicts by Bridging the IT Gap Between Physical and Behavioral Health Care

By David Conejo, CEO, Rehoboth McKinley Christian HealthCare Services The statistics are terrifying. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35-64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The group with the

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