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IT Management

HIMSS Pop Health Forum 2017

2017 11 Aug

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IT Management

Interim CIOs - The Important Role They Play

2017 22 May

For a Chief Information Officer serving in an interim capacity, one major task he/she needs to focus on is assisting with the successful CIO search. There are also a number of things the interim CIO can do to help address a range of issues that currently challenge healthcare CIOs. These challenges include:  How to improve patient engagement given the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient Engagement and Profit Improvement

2017 03 Apr

Cost is always an important issue in healthcare, and a new report from Press Ganey shows hospitals with better patient experience scores also reaped financial benefits. See Also: Why Don’t We Introduce Patients Into Healthcare Management?Press Ganey’s annual “Strategic Insights” report examined patient experience scores, care quality data and other... Read more

IT Management

Population Health Requires Engagement of C-suite, Patients

2016 31 Aug

Population health requires buy-in from senior administrators and acceptance from patients. The University of Chicago Medicine has been quite successful in engaging patients and providing them with a great experience while meeting the demands of a value-based system. According to Debra Albert, RN, chief nursing officer and senior vice president of patient... Read more

Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 25 Aug

HOW TO DEFINE, MEASURE, AND INCREASE POSITIVE AND REIMBURSABLE PATIENT CARE OUTCOMES Due to increasing cost pressure, established remuneration models for healthcare services are changing all around the world. As part of the move toward value-based care, patient outcomes are entering the spotlight. Thus, hospital managers face the challenge of improving... Read more

Executive Health Management

3 Ways to Catalyse Healthcare Improvement

2016 07 Feb

Innovations are key to improving quality of care and lowering costs. Some innovations that work in one context, however, may not work in another. A Viewpoint article appearing in JAMA discusses how implementation science can be used as a framework for planning innovations in healthcare delivery.1. A Framework Based on Implementation ScienceImplementation... Read more

ICU Management

MyICU App Introduced

2015 11 Nov

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), in Boston, USA, has launched a new app, MyICU, that serves as a communication tool to better engage ICU patients and family members in decisions. The app can be accessed from the dedicated iPad in each ICU room, or remotely via a smartphone or home computer, using a secure login. The online tool allows users... Read more

IT Management

Mayo Clinic and Hootsuite: Staff Social Media Training

2015 06 Sep

Mayo Clinic has partnered with Hootsuite to expand the healthcare group's social media education programme. Through this partnership, the two organisations will offer online and in-person educational tools to help healthcare professionals throughout the world learn how to connect with patients via different social media platforms, such as Facebook,... Read more

IT Management

Can EHR Portals Follow Pet Records Model?

2015 01 Sep

Using health IT systems is one way to enhance patient engagement with their own health and wellness. For example, healthcare providers implement patient portals and secure messaging tools that enable patients to view their medical records, request prescriptions and medication refills, access lab results, and communicate with their doctors.The Centers... Read more