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Introduction – Using self-service kiosks with your check-in staff

I have been in healthcare for over 30 years, and I have seen first-hand how sick people often experience unnecessary anxiety during check-in. I...

Entry 1: The need for a common throughput language

I have been a nurse and Director with the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA, for over 20 years. We have six campuses in our...

Introduction – Seamless communication across the continuum of care

HMT editor’s note: We will trace the principles described below in action as we follow Vocera Communications’ projects and, over the next several months,...

Introduction – Witnessing down in the delta

Few states have the poor population health history of Mississippi. When it comes to the prevalence of obesity, physical inactivity and smoking, the Magnolia...

Introduction – The enterprise value of complete patient records

HMT editor’s note: We will trace the principles described below in action as we follow Hyland projects over the next several months. Over the...

Introduction – The role, and actual meaning, of analytics in healthcare

Like the phrase Big Data, the term analytics means different things to different audiences, and both appear frequently in vapid, buzzword-rich pronouncements about the...

Introduction – Giving the influencer his due

It goes without saying that everyone in healthcare generally has similar objectives. In short, we all seek better outcomes and higher quality of care...