Blog posts tagged with hospitals & health systems

  • A response to Why Doctors Hate Their Computers

    Geoff Caplea, M.D., MBA
    November 14, 2018

    When physicians read Dr. Atul Gawande’s article in The New Yorker, “Why Doctors Hate Their Computers,” they will undoubtedly recognize many of the health IT challenges he identified. Dr. Gawande writes at length about how electronic health records (EHRs) and the process of digitizing healthcare have overburdened today’s physicians, driving a wedge between them and their patients. Read more…

  • A strong technology partnership helps deliver patient-centered care

    Nicole Faucher
    November 13, 2018

    Saint Anthony Hospital uses technology to help prioritize the needs of communities it serves. A recent case study features this forward-thinking hospital’s partnership with Allscripts Managed IT Services to help deliver healthcare that truly meets the needs of its patient population. Read more…

  • 7 things to know about the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

    Leigh Burchell
    November 08, 2018

    The CMS released the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule. This regulation includes changes to Medicare reimbursement policies that go into effect January 1, 2019. Here is a high-level overview of seven key provisions that physician practice providers should know about. Read more…

  • Lessons learned from EPR implementations in the UK 1

    Roberto Anello
    November 07, 2018

    Our clients are doing great work and, given the opportunity to connect with peers, they are eager to share insights and tips for success. Continuing that spirit of collaboration, we share some of their lessons learned from EPR implementations. Read more…

  • Uncovering Social Determinants of Health in your EHR data

    Fatima Paruk, M.D., MPH
    November 06, 2018

    Social, economic and environmental factors (SDoH) contribute significantly to health and well-being. They also can significantly affect healthcare expenditures, which is why more value-based payment models are focusing on SDoH. Read more…

  • How process interoperability is changing healthcare

    Mike McAfee
    November 02, 2018

    In a recent Allscripts On Call podcast series, Mike McAfee discusses the existing technology framework that can exceed patient expectations and overcome industry challenges. Here are a few of the highlights. Read more…

  • 4 ways to make better use of clinical data

    Libby Moore
    October 30, 2018

    The Pediatric Clinic is increasing efficiency and optimizing reimbursements through cleaner, more accurate data. Here are four ways the clinic uses Professional EHR and terminology solutions from IMO to make better use of its clinical data. Read more…

  • 5 key benefits of managed IT services

    Nicole Faucher
    October 25, 2018

    At Allscripts, we understand that it takes teamwork to transform healthcare. By working with our clients to offer skilled professionals, best practices and proven technology, our clients are accomplishing some great things. Read more…

  • How one hospital improved its tissue management processes

    Dr. Salman Naqvi
    October 24, 2018

    Health Central Hospital uses Allscripts Tissue Manager™ to carefully manage its surgical supply process through an inventory of tissue for hundreds of surgical procedures. Read more…

  • The last line of cyber-defense: a well-trained employee

    John Hluboky
    October 23, 2018

    Security awareness generally boils down to a few basic principles. Here are just a couple of ideas that may help improve security awareness training with only modest investments. Read more…

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