Blog posts tagged with hospitals & health systems

  • Saving time and simplifying tasks for housekeepers and transporters

    Samantha Purnell
    September 21, 2018

    Housekeeping and transport staff are often overlooked when it comes to equipping them with the latest technologies that increase efficiency. Sunnybrook Hospital adopted the mobile app for Allscripts Patient Flow® designed specifically for housekeepers and transporters. Read more…

  • How health IT is turning the tide against sepsis

    Salman Naqvi, MD, MPH
    September 12, 2018

    Sepsis contributes to one out of every three hospital deaths. An electronic health record (EHR) system that is constantly monitoring and evaluating patient data can help clinicians more quickly identify the condition and intervene earlier with treatment. Read more…

  • How to increase adoption of machine learning in healthcare

    Fatima Paruk, MD, MPH
    September 11, 2018

    Electronic health record (EHR) vendors can build trust by practicing good habits that will take machine learning to the next level in clinical decision support. Read more…

  • 7 engaging podcasts from Allscripts On Call

    Ann Marie Beasley
    September 06, 2018

    About a year ago we launched the Allscripts On Call podcast. Here is a list of seven popular episodes that highlight key challenges facing healthcare and how industry leaders navigate them for maximum success. Read more…

  • Going beyond the portal

    Raj Toleti
    August 30, 2018

    Portals must meet today’s healthcare consumers where most live: on their phones. Here are ways health systems can change their decades-old default approaches to boost patient engagement. Read more…

  • Sharpening clinical decision support with machine learning

    Fatima Paruk
    August 28, 2018

    Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning hold promise for the future of health IT. One of the most exciting applications for machine learning is how it can transform clinical decision support. Read more…

  • How providers should prepare for the final rule from CMS

    Debbie McKay
    August 23, 2018

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) released a proposed rule for the Physician Fee Schedule in July. Even though the rule is not yet final, this blog covers six actions that physicians should take now to prepare. Read more…

  • The internet of things and its role in U.S. healthcare

    John Hluboky
    August 21, 2018

    The trend of connected devices – otherwise known as the internet of things – is becoming more prevalent in healthcare. Unfortunately, the improvements these connected devices provide also introduce new security risks. Read more…

  • 7 costs to consider when weighing in-house vs. remote hosting

    Jon Wolk
    August 17, 2018

    Healthcare organizations should count all the costs when evaluating the possibility of partnering with a vendor for remote-hosted solutions, instead of keeping the responsibility in-house. Read more…

  • 4 keys to achieving digital maturity

    Steve Brain
    August 15, 2018

    The UK’s Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH) has a patient-centered approach that guides every aspect of the organization. In just a few short years, LHCH has become 99.9% paperless, been ranked Third in Cheshire and Merseyside for digital maturity, and was rated “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission, a first for a specialty Trust. Read more…

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