Blog posts tagged with Open Systems

  • How to evaluate patient education strategies

    Tina Joros
    September 19, 2017

    When re-evaluating patient education, it is important to not only consider technology, such as the electronic health record (EHR), but also the quality of the educational content. Practices should ask themselves these questions. Read more…

  • Introducing our new podcast series: Allscripts On Call

    Ann Marie Beasley
    September 15, 2017

    Allscripts On Call will share insights on industry trends, help tell our clients’ stories and introduce new voices to the conversation. Read more…

  • Quality care in a nutshell

    Jennifer Bolduc MD
    August 31, 2017

    Methodist Hospital of Southern California is achieving exceptional performance in patient safety. Chief Medical Officer and Patient Safety Officer Dr. Bala Chandrasekhar said, “Patients essentially want three things from their hospitals: don’t hurt me, heal me and be nice to me. And they want them in that order.” Read more…

  • A pharmacist’s perspective on prior authorizations

    Tom Pasquariello PharmD
    August 24, 2017

    As a pharmacist, I often have the unfortunate duty of breaking the news that prescriptions may be delayed by prior authorizations. Technology will be part of the solution. Read more…

  • How one hospital successfully overhauled care management

    Paul Black
    August 22, 2017

    Care coordination is at the epicenter of the healthcare industry’s shift to value-based care. Holyoke Medical Center (Holyoke, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) successfully redesigned its function to a more unified approach that improved care coordination ratings within just six months. Read more…

  • Online scheduling improves patient engagement, satisfaction

    Kim South
    August 16, 2017

    Some health systems are ahead of the curve and are successfully offering scheduling and other options that help enable patients to take control of their health. In a recent success story, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group (San Diego, California, U.S.A.) shares its experience with the Allscripts FollowMyHealth® patient engagement platform. Read more…

  • 12 megatrends shaping healthcare 2

    Ann Marie Beasley
    August 11, 2017

    What are the megatrends affecting healthcare today? University Hospitals CEO Thomas F. Zenty, III, shared his insights at Allscripts Client Experience (ACE), our annual user conference, in Chicago. Read more…

  • Top 6 tips from the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity report

    Jeremy Maxwell
    August 01, 2017

    The Health Care Industry Cybersecurity (HCIC) Task Force recently released recommendations for the industry. What does it mean for healthcare providers? Here are the top six things you can do to improve cybersecurity today and in the future. Read more…

  • 5 care coordination findings you should know 1

    Paul Black
    July 27, 2017

    Value-based care is here to stay, and care coordination is key to success. After several years of evaluating risk-based arrangements, what does the evidence tell us about what's working? Here are five key findings. Read more…

  • On a quest for quality: The episodic care journey

    Jim Brulé
    July 20, 2017

    As the government reforms the healthcare delivery system, three flavors of programs are emerging to move to value-based payments. Take a closer look at the episodic care journey with a video and interactive tool. Read more…

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