It’s common for providers to recommend exercise to their patients, but at organizations like Kaiser Permanente and Greenville Health System, doctors are actually prescribing it.
As part of a three-year quality initiative, Cincinnati Children's created 18 registries in Epic to manage patients with chronic conditions, such as sickle cell disease and asthma.
For every 5,000 providers who adopt the CDC’s fall risk screening program, organizations could prevent 1 million falls and save $3.5 billion in direct medical costs over 5 years.
Heart failure patients at Mercy receive the care they need up to 3 hours quicker, an achievement that won Mercy the HIMSS Davies award.
The world’s first-ever integration between an EHR and a patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pump is now live at Lancaster, which developed the integration in conjunction with Epic.
CHIME and HIMSS have awarded the 2016 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year designation to Pamela Arora, the CIO of Children’s Health in Dallas.
In Epic, family history screening questions drive risk score calculations that providers use to determine follow-up actions, including genetic testing.
According to an HIS Technology report, about 7 million patients are expected to use telemedicine by 2018, compared to about 350,000 users in 2013.
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