Cloud-Based EMR Mitigates Risk, Improves Outcomes In Emergency Department

Mineral Area Regional Medical Center upgrades its information systems to better support caregivers in providing the highest quality of care. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  • SCOTUS Ruling Unites Nurses, PCP, And Specialists
    SCOTUS Ruling Unites Nurses, PCP, And Specialists

    Solidarity among segments of healthcare providers demonstrates opposition to Hobby Lobby ruling. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  • Nurse Fired After Posting ER Photos
    Nurse Fired After Posting ER Photos

    A New York City nurse was fired after using Instagram to share a photo of an empty trauma room that had been used to treat a man who was hit by a city subway train. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

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  • Hospital ‘Sees’ Old Data To Recoup ‘Blind’ A/R

    After welcoming Jewish Hospital into Mercy Health, revenue cycle administration identified DataArk® as the solution for properly managing pre-acquisition/legacy accounts receivable. Both finance and senior leadership teams would benefit from consistent cash collections and comprehensive reporting as a result.

  • Wireless Patient Monitoring Devices Solve Telecommunications Challenges

    When care providers at Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, the largest Home Care & Hospice agency in Maine, initially launched their telehealth program, they were quickly able to see positive results from utilizing Honeywell’s Genesis family of remote patient monitoring devices to track the daily vital signs of patients and streamline patient-acquired data into one internet-accessible clinical dashboard.

  • VNA Home Health Hospice Streamlines Patient Care Between Physicians And Home

    When home care providers at VNA Home Health Hospice (VNA) looked at ways to improve their already-successful telehealth program, they realized patient care could be improved by giving physicians the ability to monitor their patients’ health status, using VNA’s existing telehealth system.

  • Telehealth Products And Services Utilized With High Success In Telemedicine Efficacy Study

    In January of 2011, the St. Alexius Medical Center (SAMC) and the Great Plains Telehealth Resource and Assistance Center (gpTRAC) joined forces to evaluate the potential of a new telehealth program. Their goal was to determine whether they could improve access and care for their many patients with chronic conditions who live in rural areas. In order to determine its effectiveness, SAMC and gpTRAC worked together to develop research parameters by which to quantify the results of the program.

  • Are Your Forms Costing You? HSC, also known as the Hospital for Sick Children, is like most healthcare organizations feeling a strong push to go electronic. The hospital selected an EHR solution from HMS to address these initiatives in the clinical setting, however HSC had already identified another paper-laden challenge to address — preprinted forms.
  • Article: RFID In Clinical Trials With cost pressures hitting them, it becomes essential for companies to relook at their existing processes and identify areas where improvements are possible. The clinical trial process is as of now plagued with inefficiencies. These inefficiencies can be removed using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). By T S Rangarajan and Anand Vijaykumar, Tata Consultancy Services
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