Personal health records represent a faster, more patient-friendly method for health information exchange than actual HIE solutions, according to David Mendelson (pictured), a professor of radiology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.
A new clinical decision support platform created by providers at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York aims to help doctors personalize the prescription process for their patients.
Image sharing through the cloud reduces costs while improving care at breast centers, according to a presentation given at the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC) annual conference last week in Las Vegas.
A bevy of "young bloods" in health IT are taking on more responsibility and making more enterprise-level decisions, Health Data Management notes in a special report recognizing five under-35 clinicians, administrators and IT staff.
Identifying risk factors, such as age, nursing home residence, organ impairment and severe bacteremia, can reduce cases of fatal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus , according to research to be published in the July Emerging Infectious Diseases .
Hospitals are creating palliative care teams at a breakneck pace, raising some questions about how they are affecting overall finances, reported the Associated Press.
Five prominent academic medical centers across the U.S. announced they've launched a program that allows patients to move radiological images from a cloud-based server to their personal health
Although they won't be staging the largest reported nurse strike in U.S. history , almost 10,000 unionized nurses at four New York hospitals are threatening to strike during the Christmas holiday,
Unnecessary tests ordered by physicians led to at least $6.8 billion worth of misplaced health spending, reports FiercePracticeManagement. A new study led by physicians from the Mount Sinai Medical
Hospitals, physicians, regional extension centers and others can avail themselves with a new online resource to help them deal with problems encountered while using electronic health record systems.