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   12 hours 22 min ago
The HIMSS Analytics Certified program was created to increase collaboration with organizations across the globe who offer the best tools and/or services that enhance organizational efficiencies, improve patient outcomes and elevate the usage of the models that drive these positive changes. Certified organization, VertitechIT, was able to leverage the program to identify and provide solutions for improving upon Temple Health's unified communications and collaboration platform.
   4 days 12 hours ago
To address their challenges, Union Hospital used the big bang adoption method to implement their new EMR and work toward a paperless state. A multidisciplinary team executed the instant changeover.
   4 days 12 hours ago
UCLA Health faculty satisfaction increased from 79% in 2013 to 84% in 2016. The implementation of CareConnect resulted in safer, more effective, timelier, more efficient, more equitable health care.
   Jul. 01, 2019
To earn payments from Medi-Cal, SCVMC had to reduce the readmission rate by a full 1% in one year. In order to accomplish this goal, they needed to create robust improvement plans, including a plan...
   Jun. 26, 2019
A significant challenge faced by healthcare organizations in recent years has been navigating quality measurement and reporting systems to ensure smooth transitions for patients and the organization...
   Jun. 19, 2019
Rochester Regional Health developed an internal strategy to form objectives and optimize their process to reduce infections. Striking a balance between goals was key to success — they aimed to reduce...
   Jun. 17, 2019
In order to continue delivering the highest quality of care possible, Novant Health needed to consolidate their numerous EMR systems into a single, integrated electronic chart system that would meet...
   Jun. 14, 2019
For Nemours, the challenge of achieving Stage 7 re-validation was the implementation of barcode scanning for administration of blood products. Prior to the Blood Product Administration (BPAM) project...
   Jun. 04, 2019
HIMSS Analytics will be hosting a live webinar on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10am EST to provide an overview and explore the new Digital Imaging Adoption Model (DIAM).
   May. 15, 2019
In their journey to Stage 7 on the Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity, Rush University Medical Center demonstrated the ability to stream data in real- time from many sources, process it, and...
   May. 05, 2019
HIMSS Analytics hosted a webinar to discuss the Infrastructure Adoption Model joined by Cisco, VertitechIT, Markham Stouffville Hospital and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.