Intensive care units, seeking to reduce avoidable deaths, can harness big data to identify trends that may increase patient risks, according to the Wall Street Journal.
As the shift to value-based payment models picks up steam, this factor alone isn't enough to fundamentally change the way care is delivered, Duncan Maru, M.D., Ph.D., writes in a piece for Harvard Business Review.
Hospitals' access to credit is unlikely to change significantly in the new year, according to Healthcare Finance News.
Healthcare leaders dealing with fast-paced industry changes should follow a few key strategies, according to a Forbes opinion piece.
Paramedics can transmit EKGs ahead to cardiologists, who can marshal resources for the patient even before the ambulance arrives, thanks to technology from the San Diego Beacon Health Information...
Fueled by federal incentives, U.S. hospitals are growing more sophisticated in their use of EHR technology, according to HIMSS Analytics.
Use of a printed or computer-based decision tool significantly cut the inappropriate prescription of antibiotics for acute bronchitis in research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. But the resulting prescription rate remained way too high, according to an accompanying editorial.
Karen M. Cheung What is one of the leading healthcare institutions working on? Expanding. FierceHealthcare caught up with Cleveland Clinic President & CEO Toby Cosgrove, M.D., about
Wouldn't it be nice if Meaningful Use to go the way of the dinosaur? That's the sentiment Health IT consultant John Lynn, author of the EMR and HIPAA blog, who laments in that Meaningful Use
Transitioning over to ICD-10 could cost large hospitals between $2-5 million and up to $20 million for large systems, according to James Swanson, director of client services at Virtusa, an IT