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At a Senate Committee on Finance Hearing Wednesday, industry officials testified that though electronic health record systems are doing well in improving healthcare quality, there's a long way to go for the technology to be optimal.
Technology's role in helping hospitals to create positive patient experiences often boils down to one core truth: communication is key. With that in mind, officials at both Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center and the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers have been able to boost patient satisfaction by improving communications processes for both providers and patients.
Contrary to what many in the health IT industry think, National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari said he does not see the transition to ICD-10 as disruptive to the Meaningful Use process.
Patients at the Cleveland Clinic now have enhanced online access to their electronic medical records, thanks to a decision by the hospital to increase transparency via its patient portal.
Addressing a packed room at the Health Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., this week, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park emphasized the importance of federal efforts to engage patients in their own healthcare.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services released an updated action plan to combat infections acquired during the course of receiving healthcare services.
The U.S. is not alone when it comes to electronic health record system challenges: Canadian hospitals also are experiencing data access and workflow efficiency issues, according to a new report from HIMSS Analytics.
The U.S. is in the midst of a "data-powered revolution in healthcare" that is improving the industry "from the ground up," according to Obama administration Chief Technology Officer Todd Park.
Intermountain Healthcare is launching a system that will allow it to measure and report patients' cumulative radiation exposure from image examinations.