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Nurses not happy with hospital EHRs
Oct 20, 2014
Frustration with electronic health records has never been higher among RNs, with vast majorities complaining of poor workflows, bad communication and scant input on implementation decisions, a new survey shows.
[See also: RNs key to EHR improvement, says CIO]
Analytics project slashes sepsis deaths
Oct 20, 2014The folks at Penn Medicine know a little something about putting data analytics to work. After identifying three years ago that their sepsis mortality rates were higher than expected, they set out to do something about it by harnessing predictive analytics. And the results? They're impressive.
Delivering healthcare by drone
Oct 13, 2014
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?
Time for Action on 2015 Meaningful Use Reporting PeriodOct 17, 2014
As I’m sure many of you know by now, in early September, CMS and ONC issued a final rule offering providers flexibility to meet the Meaningful Use timeline for 2014. The Flexibility Rule, as it’s being publicly referred, did not … Continue reading
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