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When someone would call out “code purple” over the loudspeaker at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, OK, the staff would mobilize. They would...

HMT February 5, 2016 newsletter: Flint doctor used Epic to identify water contamination, Telemedicine advances outpacing laws

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HMT February 4, 2016 newsletter: Memos show Shkreli bragging about drug price hike, What do physicians hate about EHRs?

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January / February Articles

Welcome to the first issue of HMT for 2016! It being the season for resolutions and predictions, I feel obliged to offer my take...

Exercise your power options; Light and easy on nurses and IT; Get keyless access and auto-relock; Act on mobile operational intelligence; No. 1 entry-level workstation updated; Keep your info agile and accessible

2015 Best In KLAS: Medical Equipment; ‘Supertank’ printer wins big-time design distinction; Survey uncovers insurers least trusted by doctors; Dissatisfaction with EDIS usability widespread; A room of one’s own cuts HAIs

The long-awaited road to true healthcare IT system interoperability is being implemented at Good Samaritan in Indiana, enabling the 232-bed community healthcare facility to...

Some say follow your passion. I agree, but at the same time, I wouldn’t have found my passion had I not first followed the...

The United States Congress, with the passage of the HITECH Act in 2009, forever changed the face of medical information delivery. Despite the ubiquitous...

The key to creating a healthcare environment that patients want to keep coming back to is found in two words: patient engagement. Patient engagement is...

Improving patient experience and engagement are the top priorities for every hospital, health system, and doctor’s office in the country. In order to maximize...

Clinicians objectively measure. We implement improvement processes. Then we measure again. We do all this with the aim of increasing value: improving clinical outcomes,...

Since its creation as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Meaningful Use has grabbed healthcare IT headlines every few...

When someone would call out “code purple” over the loudspeaker at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, OK, the staff would mobilize. They would...

The pages of HMT cover a wide variety of topics, from healthcare policy to EMRs, to wearable devices and trendy health gizmos. As such,...

CMS provides first-look numbers; It took three years and a posse …; $25B and counting; It’s great to be independent; One in 10 call it ‘failure’; The present and future of coding, Improve clinical documentation on the fly; ICD-10 success for the long run; Fast, simple, and accurate documentation,