Search Tag: electronic records

Enterprise Imaging

Switching Paper to Electronic Records Lessen Patient Wait Times for Pre-operative Breast Procedures

2021 20 Sep

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, Massachusetts) reported in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology that switching from a paper to an electronic process speed up pre-operative breast procedures,translating into meaningful gains. Specifically, this switch saved a mean of 8.3 minutes of wait time per visit. Although these savings... Read more

IT Management

Bold IT Healthcare Leaders Needed

2016 19 Jan

Financial constraints have hindered implementation of electronic records, interoperable systems and patient access in many countries and within many acute hospitals, according to John Rayner, Regional Director – Europe and Latin America, HIMSS Analytics. He points out that the vast majority of health economies are tasked with creating comprehensive... Read more

IT Management

Michael Thick Joins IMS MAXIMS

2015 16 Jun

Renowned health informatics leader Michael Thick has appointed as chief medical officer (CMO) and chief clinical information officer (CCIO) of electronic patient record software pioneer IMS MAXIMS. Well known for his position as chief clinical officer on the National Programme for Information Technology, he has been instrumental across various successful... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Study Will Evaluate Order Entry Errors

2014 29 Sep

A team of patient safety experts at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine is embarking on a study to see if there are ways in which patient safety can be improved and risks minimised through the reduction of computer provider order entry (CPOE) errors. Entering orders into the wrong patient’s computer record can result... Read more