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   12 hours 54 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.
   Mar. 01, 2019
Performing approximately 190,000 surgical procedures annually, Mercy's second-leading expense in the acute care hospital setting was surgical supplies. Leaders at Mercy found that determining...
   Feb. 27, 2019
Despite being a global leader in education, research and clinical care, Loma Linda had a challenge: The mortality and morbidity rates of MRSA-infected patients was higher than the national benchmark...
   Feb. 14, 2019
HIMSS Analytics - with the support of the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and the European Society of Medical Imaging Informatics (EUSOMII...
   Jan. 07, 2019
Telehealth involves the use of telecommunication technologies or specially designed medical devices for long-distance clinical healthcare, education and administration. With the ability to transfer...
   Dec. 31, 2018
The healthcare industry trends have been widely varied over the past year, from major mergers and acquisitions to an increased focus on security and data breaches. Using the HIMSS Analytics Logic...
   Dec. 17, 2018
Healthcare workforce management is a critical function of any hospital. With a complex range of employees across departments, specialties, locations and qualifications healthcare organizations need...
   Dec. 14, 2018
Prior to Stage 7 validation, Lehigh Valley Health Network was struggling to understand and combat a high mortality rate in their organization, due to the large number of sepsis patients they were...
   Dec. 03, 2018
For over 50 years, the annual HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition has brought together professionals from around the world to learn about and showcase the latest healthcare information...