Search Tag: EHR

Executive Health Management

How-to-make-ehrs-smarter-and-safer

2022 19 Jul

Computer-based patient records were declared an essential technology for healthcare in 1991 by the National Academies. It was believed that patient records would support patient care, improve quality of care, enhance the productivity of healthcare professionals, reduce administrative costs, support clinical research and accommodate future developments...Read more

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5-ways-big-data-can-benefit-the-healthcare-industry

2021 10 Nov

Vlad Vahromovs is an accomplished tech executive with over 15 years of executive leadership experience delivering cutting-edge solutions to industry giants, He is the CEO of Intellectsoft , the technology partner of Fortune 500 companies including EY, Nestle, and Jaguar. Vlad holds modern courses degrees from Stanford and Erasmus University Rotterdam....Read more

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The-future-is-digital

2020 09 Mar

The debate about Artificial Intelligence (AI) versus healthcare personnel shows no sign of abating. While we can safely say that the role of physicians is not under any serious threat from technology, AI will be critical in managing data for more efficient diagnosis, workflow and patient care. ‘The Future is Digital’ offers exciting views on data...Read more

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The-reuse-of-health-data-governance-and-trust-as-catalysers-for-quality

2020 29 Jan

Summary: The European Institute’s for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD) total quality approach to data: four governance pillars designed to boost the quality of learning health systems and research to advance personalised medicine. The value of the massively growing health data volumes to advance healthcare and clinical research is beyond...Read more

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Patient-trust-needed-for-healthcare-data-success

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Health data holds the promise of healing a plethora of healthcare operational woes. Saluscoop looks at how we can make data work for provider and patient.   More and More Data for a Healthier Society   We are experiencing a period of data explosion: the digitalisation of health records, the increasing use of smartphones, portable...Read more

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Finance-skills-gap-governance-addressing-cio-challenges-1

2019 26 Aug

Summary: With finance, skills and strategy all obstacles for the healthcare CIOs, two HIT professionals weigh in on the way forward.   When we look at the challenges facing any digital team, each one is multi-faceted coming with a chronicle of the yesteryear and a vision of the future. Considering the issues ahead, we look at some common problems...Read more

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Personalised-medicine-the-road-ahead

2019 22 May

How can healthcare accelerate the implementation of the science?   Where is Personalised Medicine (PM) already improving the lives of patients and what is needed to make it the standard of care across multiple conditions?     What’s your brief at the PMC?   I have a science and genetics background and bring scientific...Read more

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Let-doctors-be-doctors-it-s-about-time

2019 27 Mar

LetDoctorsBeDoctors.com is a forum for healthcare professionals that allows them to communicate their vision for the future of Electronic Health Records (EHRs). (Watch video at end of article) The objective is for healthcare professionals to share their frustrations and concerns about EHR as well as make recommendations. It is believed that by...Read more

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Human-factor-approaches-improving-emr-usability-and-satisfaction

2018 22 Sep

The EMR does not have to fail The much-maligned Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is not necessarily a tool which leads to physician burnout. The KLAS Arch Collaborative shows that proper training, personalisation and teamwork can optimise the use of this digital tool without stress and frustration. (For the purposes of this report, the terms...Read more

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Big-data-in-healthcare

2018 24 Apr

Data abounds in healthcare, and the amount of health data is bound to increase at a more rapid pace in the next several years – 48 percent growth annually based on estimates by research firm IDC. However, given the lack of interconnectivity between systems (apparent in the EHR world as well as within MCOs), sloppy data accumulation, as well as a host...Read more

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Help-or-hindrance-ehrs-and-admin-cost-reductions

2018 27 Feb

Despite huge investments in healthcare IT, EHR systems in particular, hospitals have not benefited much in terms of improving administrative efficiency. Electronic health records were supposed to bring down administrative costs but, as a new study in JAMA suggests, they may not be getting the job done. Administrative costs accounted for much as a...Read more

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Reasons-to-attend-healthcare-workforce-planning-summit

2017 12 May

 “The primary reason for doing workforce planning is Economics. If done well, workforce planning will increase productivity, cut labour costs, and dramatically cut time-to-market because you’ll have the right number of people, with the right skills, in the right places, at the right time.” (Sullivan J 2002)   In HealthCare, the perfect storm is...Read more

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Healthcare-workforce-planning-summit

2017 18 May

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Ehr-leading-to-burnout

2016 06 Jul

The expansion of the electronic environment in healthcare is coming at a cost. According to a national study of physicians led by Mayo Clinic, the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and digital physician order entry is leading to increased professional burnout and lower job satisfaction. “Electronic health records hold great promise...Read more

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Improving-health-information-exchange-in-the-er

2015 10 Aug

An article published in Annals of Emergency Medicine offers guidance on maximising the value of health information exchange (HIE) in emergency departments. The report lists five primary and seven secondary recommendations made by an emergency physician-led workgroup to improve HIE in the emergency room. "HIE helps emergency physicians — who usually...Read more

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Better-resource-management-minimises-weekend-mortality

2015 03 Aug

Since several studies have now shown that patients admitted to hospitals during the weekend are more likely to die and have serious complications, researchers from Loyola University Health System have devised strategies that could help reduce the "weekend effect." The study conducted by Loyola researchers focuses on factors that could reduce the length...Read more

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Medical-documentation-fair-return-on-time-investment

2015 09 Mar

The documentation of patient information can occupy as much as half of a clinician’s working day, despite scant evidence that all of the collected information is valuable. Many medical records departments continue to use paper charts, which are more convenient for documenting a patient’s story. Hospitals which have transitioned to electronic medical...Read more

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Ucla-big-data-computing-center-of-excellence

2014 14 Oct

UCLA is set to establish a Center of Excellence for Big Data Computing under an $11 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The UCLA centre, part of an initial $32 million outlay for the $656 million Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative, will formulate new strategies for harnessing complex biomedical data sets known as...Read more

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Access-to-e-health-data-outweighs-privacy

2014 24 Jun

For half of UK patients with chronic medical conditions, the ability to access and control their health data online takes precedence over privacy risks associated with electronic health records. An Accenture Patient Engagement Survey conducted between 21 February and 16 March 2014 polled 519 healthy people and 500 individuals in the UK...Read more