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10-31-2014 | Privacy & Security
CISO Karl West explains the health system's process for evaluating all new mobile technologies based on a core architecture that involves a three-pronged system of controls.
10-23-2014 | Business Analytics
Penn Medicine put data and analytics to work and reduced its sepsis mortality rate from 17 percent at baseline to 13 percent today.
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.