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Four ways West Corporation is helping providers engage with their patients
"Patient engagement" may not be new, but it certainly requires new ways of thinking about healthcare services.
West helps providers and patients engage effectively
Providers and payers may end up doing most of the work of healthcare reform, but non-traditional players are going to make some real contributions, too.
IBM Care Management leads the way to patient-centered care
Clinical data may provide the key to a patient's health, but comprehensive care plans require other data, as well.
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Why Should Doctors Care About Big Data
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.
Successful Medication Reconciliation Hinges on Access to Patient's Medication History
Health Care Systems, Inc. is leveraging an electronic medication history service to help provider organizations improve patient safety.
Survey: Decision Support Has Positive Impact on Outcomes
Clinical decision support surveillance software has had a significant positive impact on clinical outcomes, according to recent KLAS survey
Report Explores EDIS Patient Safety Concerns
A new paper in the Annals of Emergency Medicine illustrates patient safety issues associated with emergency department information systems
Man of the Month: Jack Needleman
Disruptive Women nominated a "May Man of the Month" who has focused his research on improving the work environment for nurses… the twist, he
Infection Preventionists Not Fully Leveraging IT, Study Says
Information technology holds great promise in the world of infection prevention, but professionals need to more fully embrace IT tools
Health leaders join RWJF to tackle hospital readmissions
RWJF spotlights innovators who improve patient care and reduce readmissions
AHA Chimes in on Health Information Technology Patient Safety Issues
In response to the ONC’s plan, the American Hospital Association offers up a few suggestions on health IT patient safety
Using Patient Pictures in EHRs Can Help Reduce Errors
Children’s Hospital Colorado finds that pictures imbedded in electronic health records are worth more than a 1000 words.
HIT Debates Data Entry Responsibilities
Members of the HIT policy committee squabbled over a measure in the Stage 2 meaningful use requirements.