The Johns Hopkins Hospital has launched the Judy Reitz Capacity Command Center, designed and built with GE Healthcare Partners and based on NASA’s command center. The Command Center utilizes systems engineering principles to manage patient flow, with the aim of increasing the amount of patients they can provide quality care for. Mary Margaret Jacobs, director… Read More
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A new survey from KLAS Research reveals a lack of confidence among health care providers when it comes to EMR interoperability.
The benefits of sharing personal health data far outweigh the security risks of doing so, according to Partners HealthCare’s Joseph Kvedar, MD, in a recent post on The cHealth Blog. With the proliferation of data breaches, many consumers are distrustful of healthcare providers’ cybersecurity practices. However, Kvedar argues that the improved outcomes that data sharing… Read More
Recently, Aetna announced a new partnership with Apple in which the insurer will leverage Apple Watch data in their development of new analytics-based care management programs.
Predictive analytics can improve patient outcomes through better care coordination in a number of ways: by preventing emergency room visits, providing in-home end-of-life care, and adding another layer of information to a caregiver’s decision-making.
A new study in the online journal Pediatrics has found that mHealth technology can mitigate ADHD symptoms in children by creating stronger lines of communication between parents and physicians, in turn leading to more effective medication management.
Health systems across the country have begun exploring new methods of communicating with deaf patients, most notably video remote interpreting technology
Some providers have begun outfitting patients with FitBits and other wearables to gather more data about them, in an effort to create a more complete patient profile.
Is lack of patient interest hindering adoption in health technology tools?
Sue Schade, MBA, LCHIME, FCHIME, FHIMSS, is a nationally recognized health IT leader and founding advisor at Next Wave Health Advisors, providing consulting, coaching and interim management services. Sue is currently serving as the interim chief information officer (CIO) at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. Sue spoke with NurseNavigation.com about the opportunities for healthcare providers to… Read More