By Abhinav Shashank – When the concept of a digital hospital came into the picture, the initial goal was to shift physician practices from a paper-based approach to a more flexible electronic health record systems.
By Brian Biggs – Hospital information systems (HIS) are at the core of digital transformation initiatives at hospitals and health care organisations around the world. Digitisation of health records and integration with departmental and financial hospital systems has led to…
By Benjamin Kanter – On April 15, 2019, Notre Dame cathedral, the iconic and beloved monument, burned and was nearly lost in its entirety despite an enormously complex and expensive fire alarm system built exclusively to prevent such a disaster.
By John Kupice – As we enter boldly into 2019, hospitals find themselves in a somewhat precarious environment of rising costs, declining reimbursements, and shrinking margins. What is the impact and what trends are we likely to see in the year ahead?
By Brian Stone – Healthcare IT security pros face the important and difficult task of keeping patients’ sensitive data secure. This type of data is a prime target for cybercriminals, since health records contain more personal data points than, say, credit card data and cannot just be reissued if a breach occurs.
Who doesn’t like a good list? Whether you are on it, know someone on it, or aspire to be on it, you always want to read the list. Here are some of the top lists in the healthcare industry from 2018.
A year ago, the buzz swirled on how the role of the incumbent executive-in-charge of healthcare IT systems was quickly evolving from a position focused on providing infrastructure, applications and analytics support to the organization, into an overall strategic business leader.
Who doesn’t like a good list? Whether you are on it, know someone on it, or aspire to be on it, you always want to read the list. From the latest health mobile app technology to the top healthIT stories here are 10 top 10 lists I think deserve sharing.
By Shefali Luthra – It’s 4 p.m., and if you’re a hospital patient, that could be one of the most critical times of the day. Your doctor’s shift just ended, and someone new will take over your care. How these professionals communicate could have major repercussions for your recovery. Those shift changes, also known as handoffs, are prime opportunities for key information about a patient’s condition to get lost in the shuffle.
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