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 Exclusive Living Case Studies 

Data leads the way to solving patient throughput problems

 By HMT on April 27, 2015

Tracking solves patient throughput problems....


Update #4: How self-service check-in works in the real world

 By HMT Staff on March 20, 2015

The final update of the Consortium Living Case Study series...


 Guest Blog 

Consumer-driven healthcare demands business agility

 By Suresh Chandrasekaran, Senior Vice President, Denodo Technologies on January 30, 2015

Suresh Chandrasekaran, Senior Vice President, Denodo TechnologiesThe healthcare industry is undergoing an upheaval...


 May's Thought Leader 

The Rx for better care: Undistracted doctors

 By Jonathon Dreyer on March 26, 2015

Silence. At one point or another, we all crave it. No email. No texts. No buzzing, honking or chiming notifications every time there is a new update, a faster commute route or an upcoming meeting. We talk about “unplugging” like we’re intrepid adventurers carefully planning an expedition to a far-away place, weighing approaches, reading best practices, talking to others who...



 HMT News  

TeleTracking to collaborate with NAHTM, set patient transportation standards

TeleTracking Technologies recently announced a partnership with the National Association of Healthcare Transport Management...

Xplornet Communications plans to bring broadband to rural Canada

Xplornet Communications, a rural Internet provider in Canada, is pleased to announce that it has acquired 42 blocks of 2500 MHz...

Dr. Karen Salvo nominated as HHS secretary, to possibly leave role at ONC

President Obama announced his intent to nominate the Director of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information...

Vocera and Rock Health connect leaders to transform the healthcare experience

Vocera Communications announced it will co-host an Innovation Showcase with Rock Health, a seed and early stage venture fund that...

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 HIT Leader Insights 

Turning down the noise: Hospital Sisters Health System reduces alert fatigue

 By Joshua Schmees, System Pharmacist of Informatics and Automation Services, Hospital Sisters Health System and Maggie Wong, PharmD, BCPS PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Resident, Hospital Sisters Health System, May 21, 2015

When our hospital system implemented clinical decision support (CDS) in the computerized provider order entry (CPOE) system in a few years ago, leaders and clinicians were expecting to experience an improved CDS environment. However, we quickly realized that medication alert fatigue could affect the entire clinical quality improvement initiative at Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS)....

How can Big Data be leveraged for better clinical and drug decisions?

 By Sandeep Joon, Assistant VP, Life Sciences, CitiusTech, May 1, 2015

The evolving healthcare space provides us with a few unique opportunities where organizations can leverage healthcare big data to drive greater efficiencies in quality and cost....