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Cleveland Clinic Makes Same-Day Appointments a Reality

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?”

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STEADI in Epic to Prevent Falls

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.

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Lancaster First in the World to Integrate an EHR and Patient-Controlled Pain Med Pump

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.

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Pamela Arora Named CIO of the Year

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.

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Communication Key to Ensuring Breast Cancer Risk Identification

In Epic, family history screening questions drive risk score calculations that providers use to determine follow-up actions, including genetic testing.

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Using Telehealth for On-Demand Care

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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Tracking Alzheimer’s Data for Research and Risk Management

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.

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UCHealth Shares Provider Notes with Patients Enterprise-Wide

UCHealth shares notes from almost all departments—including inpatient units—with patients, making UCHealth the most comprehensive OpenNotes adopter to date.

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