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10-22-2014 | Patient Safety
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10-18-2014 | Mobile Health
The FCC is seeking a coordinator to help foster the development and deployment of new medical area body network devices.
10-15-2014 | Mobile Health
The Ascom Myco is designed around the needs of the nurse, from its size, weight and toughness to the presentation of information and the management of clinical workflows.
10-13-2014 | Mobile Health
Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms and other forms of "virtual visits" or self-care tools) lead to a collective "stumbling over lines" with unfortunate consequences?
10-9-2014 | Patient Safety
Robert Wachter, MD, coined the term 'hospitalist" and has some provocative things to say about quality and safety -- and the responsibility physicians have to embrace the promise of business and clinical intelligence.
The Cleveland Clinic has set its sights on the broad range of multispecialty images generated across the health system.
10-1-2014 | Mobile Health
Ascom Myco is a new purpose-built smartphone for healthcare. Together with Ascom Unite middleware, nurse call systems and 3rd party apps, Ascom Myco is an important factor when solving the equation of coping with limited resources and high demands on quality of care.
09-30-2014 | Workforce Development
Employees make it clear that it takes a lot more than money to create a great hospital IT department.
09-26-2014 | Business Analytics
At IBM's Health and Social Programs Summit in October, Farhana Alarakhiya, Smarter Care's director, will explain the past and project the future of the company's groundbreaking initiative.
The American Medical Association has developed eight usability priorities for future versions of EHRs, which it hopes will spur more efficient use of the technology.