EMR-EHR

Technology innovation provides a road map for consumers’ end-to-end healthcare journey

By Joseph Cacchione, MD, FACC, Executive Vice President, Clinical & Network Services, Ascension There is no question that healthcare has been lagging in technology innovation. However, consumer demand is driving transformation, pushing us toward implementation of more personalized, higher quality ...
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IT Strategies Promoting Patient Engagement Tools and Education

By Christina Perez, Network Operations, ACO & CIO, Tenet Healthcare In healthcare, when one thinks Patients and IT, we think Apps for fitness, calorie counting, and patient education tips but for many physicians they think Patient Portal. Physicians due to ...
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Transforming Revenue Cycle through Technology?

By Megan Zannetti, VP of Revenue Cycle, Graham Healthcare Group The healthcare industry is constantly changing in ways that healthcare providers cannot control. Changes in payor billing requirements and payment models, along with fluctuations in patient demographics and health conditions ...
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Advanced Beneficiary Notifications – the Final Frontier

 By Dr. Sarah Kramer, MD, CMIO, Yuma Regional Medical Center We live in an era of incredibly mature electronic health systems and decision support. While some technologies, such as block-chain and artificial intelligence have yet to show their full potential, ...
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Jet Fuel For Your Clinical Documentation Integrity Program

By Pamela Arora, SVP CIO and Katherine Lusk, Chief Health Information Management & Exchange Officer, Children's Health In 2012, Children’s HealthSM faced two significant environmental changes that held the potential to impact provider workflow vis-a-vis additional documentation requirements. And if ...
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The Secret to Successful EHR Adoption

By Beverly Jordan, Vice President and Chief Information and Transformation Officer, Baptist Memorial Health Care While electronic health records are mandated under the Affordable Care Act, the real key to making an EHR beneficial for everyone is understating how it works ...
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Attaining Frictionless Revenue Cycle Management

 By Venkat Bhamidipati, EVP & CFO, Providence St. Joseph Health When I joined Providence St. Joseph Health, one of the country's largest health systems, I understood health care to be a sector ripe for innovation. My expertise is not on ...
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Leveraging Revenue Cycle Technology to Enhance the Patient Experience

By Christopher Ault, VP, Revenue Cycle, Cooper University Health Care As healthcare continues to transform into a consumer-driven marketplace, it’s incumbent on every employee of every provider organization to understand how they can positively impact the patient experience at their ...
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Health System Engagement of Physicians and Treating Physicians

By Patrick A. Woodard, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer for IT, Renown Health One need not have read Dr. Atul Gawande's recent 9,000-word essay or visited a physicians’ lounge to know that doctors are not fans of the electronic medical ...
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Amer Saati, MD, MS, Physician Informaticist, Northwell Health

The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Population Health Management

By Amer Saati, MD, MS, Physician Informaticist, Northwell Health One of the new trends in health IT is the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare settings. It has been a black box to many healthcare professionals and front end ...
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In the Search of AI for Oncology

By Cagatay Culcuoglu MBA, Chief Technology Officer, Massive Bio Inc, and Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla MD MSEd, Chief Medical Officer, Massive Bio Inc, and Vice Chairman of Medical Oncology, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Several industries have been transforming by the implementation ...
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Are We Ready for the 2019 version of the Tricorder?

By Priya Radhakrishnan, Faculty Physician, Medical Director, Chief Academic Officer, HonorHealth When I was a kid, I was convinced that we would be beaming up as Scotty had shown us, instead of flying or driving. I was also certain that ...
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Reinventing Healthcare with Artificial Intelligence

By Sunil Kakade, Director Information Architecture & Dr. Umar Iqbal, CMIO, Dignity Health Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare is likely to evolve at a more rapid pace than any other type of technological advancement. AI thrives on data. Currently, the ...
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The Wonderful World of Post M&A in Healthcare

By Lynn Gibson, CTO/VP, CHRISTUS Health There seem to be two very different worlds in the pre and post-merger worlds that an organization goes through. It is the pre-merger discussion and the post-merger discussion. In the pre-merger, there will likely ...
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Health Data Cube – Implementation of a data pre-aggregation platform for improving information availability

By Dr. Omid Shabestari, Director of Health Analytics & Shea Jessee, Team Lead, Carilion Clinic What is the average number of medication orders per inpatient visit?  Where are the highest ratios occurring?  Is this unique to certain medications? Which providers ...
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What does blockchain have to offer to healthcare organizations?

By Roger Smith, PhD, CTO, Florida Hospital Nicholson Center Blockchain is a means of storing and exchanging data with vendors, partners, and patients that is strongly secure, verifiably accurate, and significantly more efficient than existing manual processes. It will become ...
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Searching for Truth in the Humble Progress Note

By Arun Mathews, CMO, Auburn and Covington Medical Centers, MultiCare Health System Some months ago, I read “Draft Number 4,” a collection of essays on writing by author John McPhee, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and professor of literature at Princeton ...
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Healthcare IT Needs to Get Out of ITs Own Way; Business as (Un)usual

By Will Conaway, CIO/VP, Prime Healthcare Leaders in healthcare IT are part of the problem. There, I said it. Any of my colleagues can tell you one of my best-known phrases is “Define the Problem.” Recently, I have noticed that ...
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Top of the Licensure Strategies to Better Manage an Aging Population

Top of the Licensure Strategies to Better Manage an Aging Population – a Lead Role for Nurses Empowered by Analytics

By Bridget McKenzie, Chief Nursing Officer and VP of Medical Management, Conifer Health Solutions People are living longer than ever, and as the baby boomers age, providing care to an exponentially larger, complex population will place a strain on the ...
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The EHR and Data: Making it work for Physicians and Patients

By Luis Saldaña, MD, MBA, FACEP, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Texas Health Resources We live in a world of big data, and voice recognition and understanding. It seems physicians are increasingly challenged by volumes of data while simultaneously being tasked ...
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From Predictive to Prescriptive Modeling

By Chad Konchak, AVP, Health IT, NorthShore University HealthSystem Healthcare to date has seen a tremendous advance in the use of predictive modeling. However, while we have advanced with these abilities, we have also encountered a new problem: with each ...
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How Technology Enabled ROI is Transforming Clinical Revenue Integrity

By Jeff Gartland, President, Clinical Revenue Integrity Solutions, Ciox Health Medical records are thought to contain some of the most sensitive and in-demand data. These records include information the patient provides, medical history, examination results, diagnoses, and treatment plans–all of ...
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Understanding Healthcare Evolution

By Creagh Milford, DO, MPH, CMO, Healthcare Highways The Democratization of Medicine Physicians, like other professionals in this Era of Amazon reviews, are finding themselves inundated with questions generated by the wealth of information available to patients via internet searches, ...
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