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Precise Documentation Matters

Accurate Clinical Documentation Requires Ongoing Communication Gathering, analyzing and acting on accurate data is critical for providing high quality care. It’s also increasingly critical for ensu

  • December 03, 2015|
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Health IT Knowledge: A Top Priority

What Does Your CHRO Need to Know About Technology? You May Be Surprised Health IT expertise is not just an expectation of those in IT roles anymore; today, more healthcare organizations are saying th

  • December 02, 2015|
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Nurses Take On Technology

A New Role for Nurses as a Technology Partner Nurses have a lot to bring to the table when it comes to making effective and meaningful use of the EHR data that many hospitals have now been gathering

  • December 02, 2015|
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Leadership Can Influence Innovation

Healthcare CEOs Can Serve as Role Models for Innovation Dramatic changes in healthcare, driven by technology that enables new forms of interactions that no longer require synchronous meetings between

  • December 01, 2015|
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Battling Behavior for Patient Engagement

Creating “Forcing Functions” To Boost Patient Engagement Despite ready access to sophisticated technologies, providers continue to be frustrated with lack of patient adherence to treatment plans.

  • November 30, 2015|
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Comprehensive Strategy a Must for Health IT

CIOs Need a Seat at the Strategy Table IT is not, or shouldn't be, an island in the healthcare environment, embarking on strategies of its own. The work of IT, as is true of other support functions,

  • November 27, 2015|
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Transforming Care: Are You Seeing the Big Picture?

Healthcare Leaders: Now is the Time to “Think Big” Are your healthcare leaders thinking small or thinking big? Maureen Bisognano, president and CEO of the IHI, posed this question recently in a s

  • November 26, 2015|
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Health IT: A Patient’s View

Have You Walked a Mile in Their Shoes? The experiences of this reporter—and patient—demonstrate that technology-enabled healthcare service delivery can work, and may even work more efficiently an

  • November 19, 2015|
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For Health IT, Existence Doesn’t Equate With Usage

If You Build It Will They Come? Maybe Not! A study of 2800 nephrology patients in Pennsylvania, designed to assess EHR portal use, found interesting disparities between those who used the portal and

  • November 18, 2015|
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How Productive is Predictive Medicine?

Leveraging Analytics to Decrease Wait Times—Even Hospital Visits Predictive medicine offers a means of improving patient care by relying on data about individual patients to actually predict if, an

  • November 17, 2015|
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