Healthcare News & Insights

Benefits of e-prescribing for hospitals

Many hospitals have switched to using e-prescribing for patient medications. If your hospital hasn’t gotten on board, this may be the time to change your prescribing practices. 

New guidance sheds light on EHR security, vendor selection

These days, hospital leaders need to be worried about more than just their facilities’ cybersecurity. They also need to think about how securely their business associates (BAs) – particularly electronic health records (EHR) vendors – are storing patients’ personal data. 

IT interoperability: Future outlook for hospitals

One of the biggest challenges for hospitals with electronic health records (EHR) systems has been interoperability. It’s rare for different EHRs to transmit patient information seamlessly, although that was a key selling point for digitizing medical records.

Keys to improving patient experience

Giving patients a quality experience when they come to your facility will take help from your entire staff — and even your technology. 

Personalized medicine: Future of health care

More and more, electronic health records (EHR) systems are being used to provide patients with personalized health care. In this guest post, Asha Saxena, president and CEO of a data management firm, gives hospital executives a rundown of the benefits, drawbacks and requirements of using technology for personalized medicine. 

Health IT goals your hospital must meet

Do you know what IT improvements your hospital needs to make down the line? The feds just released a list of health IT goals that’ll help hospitals guide any future changes.

EHRs & secure messaging boost patient safety

There’s more research showing that electronic health records (EHR) systems and healthcare IT upgrades help keep hospital patients safe.

Your nurses may hate your hospital’s EHR: Here’s why

While most talk about electronic health record (EHR) systems has centered on doctors’ troubles with adapting to them, hospital nurses are also having major difficulties with EHRs.

How do hospitals fare with EHR adoption?

Hospitals have come a long way toward adopting electronic health records (EHR) systems, but there’s still progress to be made, according to the results of a new study.

Physician resistance to EHR systems and how to overcome it

Hospitals face a number of challenges when they implement a new electronic health records (EHR) system. One of them is often getting doctors on board with the new system. Due to this and other issues, facilities may struggle to maintain productivity at first.