Complaints about waiting for hours at primary care clinics and specialists’ offices are only getting worse – and long wait times can prove costly to healthcare providers. Here are small fixes that will be a worthwhile investment.
UnityPoint Health is daunted with healthcare analytics challenges similar to those faced by most healthcare providers: tabular reported ‘insights’ buried in seventeen versions of Excel documents floating electronically around the organization, originally created by someone no longer working here.
In this interview from HIMSS, Dr. Andrew Mellin, Chief Medical Officer at Spok discusses communication and collaboration platforms and how they extend the EHR. He also addresses how enterprise communications can improve physician satisfaction.
Billions of pages of fax were sent last year containing protected health information and fax continues to dominate PHI sharing. In this interview, Brian Lennstrom of OpenText and Erica Neher of Kno2 discuss how health systems can transition to a more secure digital form of information exchange and how this will help them on the path to interoperability.