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- January 27, 2015
Speaking to key healthcare industry stakeholders on Tuesday, Jan. 26, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced an ambitious plan to shift Medicare away from the fee-for-service payment model toward payment based on quality, value and cost-containment.
- July 22, 2015
I have always had an interest in programming and numbers. Back in high school, I used to develop programs to help my fellow students learn and practice mathematics. Upon choosing my major for University, I had a dilemma between medical school and computer & communication engineering.
- July 22, 2015
A practicing medical oncologist and computer enthusiast for over 30 years, I was initially excited about the potential for health information technology (health IT) to improve healthcare quality, until the implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) at my organization in 2006. I quickly realized that current generation EHR software was not properly designed or optimized to support clinical workflow.
- September 15, 2015
Sitting in the small seminar room, I introduced myself to the few people around me. We were all taking Dr. Nir Menachemi’s Health Information Technology and Policy course as part of our MPH, and we all came from different backgrounds – there were nurses, practicing physicians, medical students, social workers, and me.
- August 05, 2015
Years ago I started out as a transplant surgeon. Transplantation is one of the most regulated fields of medicine. Patient and graft survival data are publicly available and categorized by region and institution.
- March 11, 2015
HIMSS Government Relations Team provides the Clinical Informatics Communities with an update on Provider Engagement in Public Policy for 2015
- March 19, 2015
The much anticipated HIMSS15 Physicians' IT Symposium "The Journey from Data to Transforming Health" will set the stage for the rest of your experience at HIMSS15. Here are some suggestions to make the most of your HIMSS15 experience:
- July 01, 2003
This whitepaper describes work to “modify the traditional heuristic evaluation method of assessing software usability so that it can be applied to medical devices and used to evaluate the patient safety of those devices through the identification and assessment of usability problems.”
- December 01, 2013
This case study highlights the implementation of the Ask 3/Teach 3 program, which “is designed to encourage patients and caregivers to become engaged in the medication communication process as "partners."”
Preventing Medication Errors in Long-Term Care: Results and Evaluation of a Large Scale Web-based Error Reporting System
- August 01, 2007
This evaluation study explores the usability of a web-based reporting system tracking medication errors in long-term care settings in North Carolina.