When patients call Cleveland Clinic, they hear a simple but powerful greeting: “Thank you for calling Cleveland Clinic. Would you like to be seen today?”
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.
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.
Over the past few decades, researchers have identified many common risk factors that can double or halve a person’s chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
UCHealth shares notes from almost all departments—including inpatient units—with patients, making UCHealth the most comprehensive OpenNotes adopter to date.
David B. Nash