Five key focus areas for building a consumer-centric healthcare organizationHere’s how to take consumer-centricity more seriously as expectations increase.
Medication adherence: High tech still needs a personal touchWhere do the capabilities of healthcare technology end and the need for the human hand begin to deliver top value for managed care executives?
Point-of-care testing opens door to new patient-care modelCLIA-waived tests may be the next big thing.
Bridging pharmacy automation and EMRsAs hospitals and health systems consolidate, hospital pharmacy directors tackle interoperability between pharmacy automation and EMRs. Here are some of the issues.
ONC finalizes roadmap for interoperabilityA nationwide interoperability roadmap released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in January outlines a set of critical actions healthcare players need to take between now and 2024 to get to a fax machine-free future.
Modernizing the delivery of healthcare applicationsAn acute care facility replaces unproductive PCs with zero clients and no click access authentication, resulting in improved quality of care
(WEBINAR) ICD-10: Expert Views on PreparationThe ICD-10 transition represents a major update to how providers get paid, impacting almost every aspect of service delivery, billing, claims processing and reimbursement.
Three operational changes that healthcare organizations can make to help reign in ever-rising healthcare costsHealthcare organizations can implement operational changes to control spiraling healthcare costs, which will account for nearly 20% of the country's GDP by 2021.
PODCAST: Path to EMR implementation remains a bumpy oneThe electronic medical record (EMR) has become a fact of life for many dermatologists while others are hesitant to change the way they have practiced and have resisted switching to this form of record keeping. Daniel Siegel, M.D., discusses the ramifications of EMR adoption and outlines the path toward adoption of this technology.
An EHR primerAn EHR should streamline the workflow of all who interact with it. The difficulties surrounding interoperability are the most significant obstacles to achieving a streamlined workflow.