HITInfrastructure
  • ONC Proposed Rule ‘Turning Point’ for Healthcare Interoperability

    March 6, 2019 - The ONC proposed rule supporting the use of the Health Level Seven’s (HL7) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standards for healthcare application programming interfaces (APIs) is a “turning point” for healthcare interoperability, judged Intermountain Healthcare Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) Stan Huff.  As part of its recently released...

  • Hasty EHR Integration Would Likely Fail, Warns BI Lahey CEO

    March 5, 2019 - Failure would likely result from a hasty EHR integration effort, warned Kevin Tabb, president and CEO of Beth Israel (BI) Lahey Health, which was recently formed from the merger of Beth Israel Deaconess and Lahey Health. The merged organization has a “multitude” of different EHR systems. There is a homegrown system at the Longwood medical center; there is Epic at Lahey, its...

  • First U.S. Smart Medical District Upgrades IT Infrastructure

    February 26, 2019 - The Illinois Medical District and IGNITE CITIES, a tech consulting firm specializing in smart cities, have launched the first smart medical district in the United States designed to improve patient care through upgrading IT infrastructure and transportation. The smart medical district is located in Chicago’s West Side, where more than 40 healthcare organizations, including...

  • WellSpan Deploys Citrix Desktop Virtualization to Speed EHR Use

    February 15, 2019 - WellSpan Health has partnered with Citrix Systems, a provider of desktop virtualization and cloud computing, to deploy a digital workspace for its more than 1,500 doctors and clinicians to speed up access to WellSpan’s Epic EHR and other applications and data. WellSpan operates eight hospitals and has more than 19,000 employees and 170 patient care locations in central...


Today's Top Stories

Healthcare Data Analytics Having Big Effect on Clinical Workflows

Healthcare data analytics is having the biggest impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of clinical workflows, according to an annual survey of 185 healthcare leaders by HealthCare Executive Group and Change Healthcare. Around 30...

FDA Works to Improve Clinical Trials Collaboration, Data Sharing

The FDA is working with stakeholders to encourage the use of new technologies, infrastructure, and processes to improve clinical trial collaboration and data sharing, explained FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb in a March 14...

AMA: Clinical Decision Support One of Many Healthcare AI Uses

Clinical decision support is one of many potential healthcare AI uses, observed a recent American Medical Association (AMA) report. Other healthcare artificial intelligence uses include patient monitoring and coaching, automated devices...

Poor IT Infrastructure Limits Telehealth for Safety-Net Providers

Inadequate IT infrastructure is a significant barrier to telehealth adoption for safety-net providers, those who offer care access to underserved and disadvantaged populations, according to a new report from RAND. RAND interviewed...

UPMC’s Cloud-Based OS Boosts Healthcare Interoperability

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is investing in a cloud-based healthcare operating system (hcOS) to improve healthcare interoperability and break down data silos.   The downloadable operating system is designed to...

Healthcare Organizations Stymied by Health Data Analytics Tools

Healthcare organizations are frustrated by the number and heterogeneity of their health data analytics tools, according to a survey of 110 senior healthcare leaders by Dimensional Insight and HIMSS Analytics. Healthcare organizations are...

HHS Comes Up Short in Web Application, Network Security, says OIG

Eight HHS operating divisions were tested for web application and network security and found wanting, according to a recently released OIG report. The HHS divisions came up short in configuration management, access control, data input...

View all stories

X

Sign up for our free newsletter covering the latest IT technology for Hospitals:

Our privacy policy


no, thanks

Continue to site...