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Nurses not happy with hospital EHRs
Healthcare IT News : October 20, 2014, 11:07 am
Frustration with electronic health records has never been higher among RNs, with vast majorities complaining of poor workflows, bad communication and scant input on implementation decisions, a new survey shows.
[See also: RNs key to EHR improvement, says CIO]
Analytics project slashes sepsis deaths
Healthcare IT News : October 20, 2014, 10:48 am
The folks at Penn Medicine know a little something about putting data analytics to work. After identifying three years ago that their sepsis mortality rates were higher than expected, they set out to do something about it by harnessing predictive analytics. And the results? They're impressive.
EHRs: The new lightning rod in healthcare
Healthcare IT News : October 20, 2014, 10:43 am
When Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital failed to diagnose the first known case of Ebola in the U.S., the hospital initially blamed its electronic health record (EHR). As it turned out, the problem was the humanware, not the software. The culprit was a mundane and all-too-common failure by people to communicate in a fast-paced and stressful medical setting.
Mobile docs get most from their EHRs
Healthcare IT News : October 20, 2014, 10:12 am
One of the takeaways of a recent survey conducted by Software Advice indicates that mHealth users are better at using electronic health records – and getting more out of them – than doctors who use PCs.
It may say as much about the type of person who uses mobile devices as it does about the state of EHR adoption in the U.S.
Defining an Enterprise Imaging Strategy and Choosing a VNA
Healthcare IT News : October 20, 2014, 9:44 am
(SPONSORED) In this video, Eric Rice, Mach7’s CTO, offers a quick summary of what to consider when defining an Enterprise Imaging Strategy and choosing a VNA and a VNA partner.