Information Technology - September 2013
Survey is magazine's annual look at the growing range of information technology products and solutions from vendors who serve the behavioral health industry.
MedCityNews.com gathers five blog entries from National IT Week discussions
AHRQ Report offers tips on engaging patients, connecting data
There may not be a clear pay-off at first, but data is the key to trimming health care costs
White paper discusses the issues healthcare facilities face when implementing and integrating new technology.
Most visitors and patients said digital content enhanced the hospital experience
Planning and thorough security risk analysis needed
New platform will standardize information from patients, providers, locations and reimbursement codes
Clinical data from electronic health records seen as insufficient for analytic purposes
Preventative care, better quality, and decreased costs link to new technology
Watertown, N.Y., hospital streamlining how it manages and backs up data
10 questions for decision makers to ask before they invest
Geisinger, Intermountain are ahead of the curve managing health information.
Magazine survey polls hospitals and health systems regarding their IT initiatives
Most respondents in the study stated that they would rather walk barefoot over hot coals than have their data center go down
Once-optional features - including systems integration and handheld abilities - now standard.
Health information managers seeing new demand and new roles
Benefits of sharing and commenting on records within dedicated social networks discussed
DotMed.com proposes three questions to ask before you begin
Not all health data storage solutions are in the cloud in "conservative" strategy
Colorado hospital uses coded bracelets to monitor drugs, dosages, and timing
Health IT expert offers tips on balanced data governance
Zero-client terminals are taking there place
Small, rural U.S. hospitals not meeting electronic health record requirements
Lack of funding, financial incentives and penalties are sited as key obstacles to adoption
Cloud-hosted data harder to access for thieves, but easier for health care providers