Clinical decision support encompasses a variety of electronic tools at the point of care to facilitate decision-making on the part of clinicians. These include electronic order sets, patient alerts, and evidence-based medicine protocols. Stories here encompass the design, creation and implementation of clinical decision support tools as well as the benefits and pitfalls of using them.
An ambitious project led by Northwestern University researcher Abel Kho, M.D., will try to establish quality guidelines for heart health in primary care practices in southeastern Wisconsin, northeastern Illinois, including Chicago, and northern Indiana.
Based on data from more than 500 user reviews, G2 Crowd recently ranked the top 20 business intelligence platforms for Summit 2015. Heres a look at the rankings. This presentation originated at Information Management magazine.
Fitbit Inc. surged in its trading debut, after heavy demand for the companys initial public offering led it to boost the size of the deal.
How has business intelligence evolved this year, and what does that mean to your organization? Here are 10 BI trends worth tracking, care of Tableau Software. This presentation originated at Information Management, a SourceMedia publication.
A Birmingham, Ala.-based startup's lightweight bedside clinical decision support technology is garnering plenty of attention from health system decision makers and the state's entrepreneurial community.
The age of consumer empowerment has arrived in the healthcare industry. Medical patients are now acting like informed customers. They're using digital and mobile technology to research doctors and become more informed healthcare choices.
Fitbit Inc., the maker of wearable devices that collect data on exercise and sleep patterns, is seeking to raise as much as $478 million in an initial public offering.
The global mobile health market, valued at $10.5 billion in 2014, is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 33.5 percent between 2015 and 2020, according to a new report by Allied Market Research.
The impact of operational issues on the launch and expansion of data analytics initiatives will be the focus of a track of sessions to be offered during Health Data Managements upcoming Healthcare Analytics Symposium.
J. Bryan Bennett, predictive analytics curriculum subject matter expert and an adjunct professor at Northwestern University, has signed on to lead a workshop at Health Data Managements Healthcare Analytics Symposium that will focus on the implementation and application of new technologies within healthcare organizations.
As part of the 21st Century Cures Acts proposed reform of regulations governing health software, Representatives Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Gene Green (D-Tex.) have reintroduced a new version of the Sensible Oversight for Technology which Advances Regulatory Efficiency (SOFTWARE) Act. Whether the version is an improvement is up for debate.
By monitoring patients in transit to trauma centers, an automated system that analyzes vital signs could significantly improve the ability to diagnose patients with life-threatening bleeding before they arrive at the hospital.
Telemedicine vendor REACH Health recently released results of a benchmark survey on the state of the telemedicine industry in the United States. The 233 survey respondents represented physicians and nurses, administrators, coordinators and other stakeholders, sharing their views about priorities, objectives and challenges, program models, management structures, settings of care, and their telemedicine platforms. Here is a summary of findings.
By a voice vote, the House Energy and Commerce health subcommittee on Thursday approved the latest draft of its 21st Century Cures Act and forwarded it to the full committee for consideration. While the subcommittee says the proposed bipartisan legislation is the product of more than a year of listening to healthcare stakeholders across the country, the bill has detractors who feel that members of Congress have not been paying attention to their concerns.
Anybody can predict the future. The real trick is predicting the future correctly -- using predictive analytics. Here are ways to succeed from analytics vendor Rapid Insight Inc. This presentation originated at Information Management magazine.