Adjustments on how the healthcare industry collects data on medical errors, especially those that lead to patient death, must be a "collaborative effort," Institute for Healthcare Improvement Vice President Frank Federico tells FierceHealthcare in an exclusive interview.
In this FierceHealthIT special report, hospital IT leaders speak about their organization's security culture, their greatest security challenges, how they are keeping employees educated and more.
As they discussed their health policy priorities Tuesday at the American Hospital Association's annual conference, two top officials in the Obama administration emphasized the federal government wants to collaborate with healthcare leaders as it strives to transform the delivery system.
WASHINGTON, DC--With a healthcare industry striving to reinvent itself and the country in the midst of an election "unlike any in recent history," hospital leaders must embrace change to solidify their institutions' vital roles in their communities, leaders said Monday at the American Hospital Association's annual meeting in the District of Columbia.
Three years ago Boston-based Care at Hand, a mobile early warning system for elderly home care, was chosen out of 400 start-ups for a three-year entrepreneurship program supported by StartUp Health...
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Michele Tagliati, M.D., director of the Movement Disorders Program in the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai, tells FierceMobileHealthcare in an interview that he believes data logger technology may be a game-changer for treatment and management of Parkinson's disease.
In this special report, FierceHealthcare examines best practices for care coordination to ensure patients receive the right care, in the right place and at the right time.
An orthopaedic clinic must pay $750,000 after a potential HIPAA violation in which it gave protected health information to a third party without a business associate agreement in place.
For Christiana Care CHIO Terri Steinberg, the key to successful population health management is balance in three areas: people to run the program, analytics to offer real-time updates and a robust electronic health record system. Without one area stabilized, the others are likely to falter.