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A busy week for Stage 7 hospitals
Healthcare IT News : October 22, 2014, 11:20 am
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences was announced as the latest HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 award winner on Wednesday. It's the most recent provider to climb the ladder toward complete EMR maturity in the past week.
IBM teams with UM on analytics project
Healthcare IT News : October 22, 2014, 10:58 am
With its sights set on leveraging predictive analytics in the clinical setting, IBM has teamed up with a mobility solutions provider to develop an early warning system for critically ill patients.
VDI as a BYOD strategy: pros and cons
Healthcare IT News : October 22, 2014, 10:50 am
Wes Wright, chief information officer of Seattle Children's Hospital, had a couple big reasons for embracing a virtual desktop infrastructure strategy for the 323-bed tertiary care facility. "Speed and ubiquity," he says. But soon he found a bonus.
[See also: BYOD tips: Keep it simple, be nimble]
The difference between User Stories and Software Requirements Specifications
Healthcare IT News : October 22, 2014, 9:31 am
It was on February, 2001, when seventeen practitioners formed what was called The Agile Manifesto. It seems that since then, we started to hear of the term User Story, although, as will be shown below, it seems that the term appeared before that date.
The questions that may pop-up on someone’s head are, is the User Story just a fancy name for the user requirement? Or, it is actually a new mindset of thinking in the way of dealing with user requirements?
Ebola case puts focus on health IT needs
Healthcare IT News : October 22, 2014, 7:45 am
The Ebola cases in the United States, despite their limited numbers, have generated considerable discussion and anxiety. The discussion has included health IT because of the initial assertion that the Dallas hospital electronic health record led to the first U.S. Ebola case being sent home. The assertion was subsequently refuted, but it initiated conversation about whether the EHR was really to blame and, eventually, how EHRs might lean forward and help in such circumstances.