HealthEast Care System, the non-profit healthcare organization located in St. Paul, Minnesota, focuses on giving their patients safe access to their health information, reliable service, and affordable, high-quality care.
HealthEast Care System successfully deploys Epic in rapid time with the help of Imprivata security solutionsJuly 25, 2016
June 28, 2016
Did you know that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States?
Newly appointed ONC Health IT Policy Committee member Aaron Miri talks cybersecurity, interoperability, and positive patient identificationJune 23, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently appointed...
June 14, 2016
Over the last decade, healthcare has transitioned from an industry that is predominantly paper-based to one that is now becoming widely digital. With this massive movement, the patient and the patient’s medical record are at the heart of this transition.
Cambridge Health Alliance improves provider productivity and enhances patient satisfaction with EPCSJune 1, 2016
Healthcare technology is stuck in the past, disrupting the flow of work for healthcare providers, and taking valuable time away from patients.
Dr. Sean KellyMay 31, 2016
As the healthcare industry has moved from paper to electronic records for the past decade, hospitals have continuously had to meet increased federal regulations related to the use of electronic health records.
Better than a game of "telephone": Joint Commission allows secure text messaging for healthcare providersMay 4, 2016
Last week, the Joint Commission ended its ban on text messaging for healthcare providers, stating that practitioners may text orders as long as a secure text messaging platform is used. The ban prohibiting sending orders for care, treatment, and services via text messaging was initially...
May 2, 2016
Q&A with Michele Higgins, PharmD, MBA
Michele Higgins, PharmD, MBA, is the pharmacy informatics coordinator for Nebraska Methodist Health System in Omaha, Nebraska. Higgins’ experience, spanning over 20 years, includes implementing systems for automated dispensing cabinets, carousels...
John HallockApril 26, 2016
During HIMSS 2016, I had the opportunity to talk to one of the true leaders in healthcare technology, Craig Richardville, Carolinas HealthCare Systems’ Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer who was recently named CIO of the Year by CHIME and HIMSS.
April 19, 2016