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05-20-2015 | Patient Safety
"Patient engagement" may not be new, but it certainly requires new ways of thinking about healthcare services.
05-20-2015 | Patient Safety
Providers and payers may end up doing most of the work of healthcare reform, but non-traditional players are going to make some real contributions, too.
05-20-2015 | Patient Safety
Clinical data may provide the key to a patient's health, but comprehensive care plans require other data, as well.
10-22-2014 | Patient Safety
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10-9-2014 | Patient Safety
Robert Wachter, MD, coined the term 'hospitalist" and has some provocative things to say about quality and safety -- and the responsibility physicians have to embrace the promise of business and clinical intelligence.
04-9-2014 | Patient Safety
Health Care Systems, Inc. is leveraging an electronic medication history service to help provider organizations improve patient safety.
09-7-2013 | Patient Safety
Clinical decision support surveillance software has had a significant positive impact on clinical outcomes, according to recent KLAS survey
07-3-2013 | Patient Safety
A new paper in the Annals of Emergency Medicine illustrates patient safety issues associated with emergency department information systems
06-6-2013 | Patient Safety
Disruptive Women nominated a "May Man of the Month" who has focused his research on improving the work environment for nurses… the twist, he
02-21-2013 | Patient Safety
Information technology holds great promise in the world of infection prevention, but professionals need to more fully embrace IT tools
02-15-2013 | Patient Safety
RWJF spotlights innovators who improve patient care and reduce readmissions
02-9-2013 | Patient Safety
In response to the ONC’s plan, the American Hospital Association offers up a few suggestions on health IT patient safety
06-27-2012 | Patient Safety
Children’s Hospital Colorado finds that pictures imbedded in electronic health records are worth more than a 1000 words.
05-12-2012 | Patient Safety
Members of the HIT policy committee squabbled over a measure in the Stage 2 meaningful use requirements.