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I Believe They Are Getting A Little Ahead Of Themselves With This One. Needs A Bit More Planning.

This article appeared a day or so ago.GP support for mandatory 'paperless' prescriptions Antony Scholefield | 23 June, 2017A call to phase out paper-based prescriptions has been backed by one of the RACGP's e-Health experts.Integrated...Show More Summary

AusHealthIT Poll Number 376 – Results – 25th June, 2017.

Here are the results of the poll.The myHR Has Been Operational For 5 Years. How Do You Rate It So Far?A Great Success Saving Many Lives 1% (2) So So 0% (0) Could Have Done A Lot Better 4% (7) An Expensive Disaster 94% (176) It Is Still Too Early To Tell 1% (2) I Have No Idea 1% (1) Total votes: 188 The numbers speak for themselves. Show More Summary

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 24th June, 2017.

Here are a few I came across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration...Show More Summary

KLAS Report: TeleTracking, Epic Takes Lead in Patient Flow Performance

A recent KLAS report reveals that TeleTracking and Epic are market leaders in managing the patient flow of patients. Managing the flow of patients in an acute care setting is one of the more complicated challenges confronting providers today. Providers who were interviewed by KLAS reveal that TeleTracking leads every vendor in overall satisfaction of... Read More

A Few Ideas Are Starting To Emerge To Assist With EHR Frustrations. A Good Thing.

This appeared a few days ago:Why doctors hate electronic records — and what could change thatBy Dominic Fracassa June 12, 2017 Updated: June 12, 2017 3:19pm The health care industrial complex has spent billions of dollars and untoldShow More Summary

I Wonder What Is Going On With The ADHA's Openness. Becoming Closed I Guess!

I thought I would have a look to see what the new ADHA Board Minutes had to tell us. Sadly the latest minutes were rather old. (Captured 2:45 pm 23/6/2017) ------ Board PapersThe intent of the Board is to publish as many Board documents as is feasible. Show More Summary

6 Medication Reconciliation Challenges for Hospital Executives to Watch

A new survey released today reveals that hospitals need true partnerships with their technology providers to successfully close any gaps around driving improved medication reconciliation and patient safety. The survey of hospital CIOs,...Show More Summary

University of Chicago Medicine, Tempus Partner on Personalized Pancreatic Cancer Project

Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. It has a five-year survival rate of just nine percent. Lack of effective treatments and early detection methods contribute to this grim prognosis. Personalized approaches to match a patient’s genomic information to therapies have led to improvements in treatment of other... Read More

The Macro View – Health, Financial And Political News Relevant To E-Health And The Health Sector In General.

June 22, 2017 Edition.Internationally this week has been all about Trump and the various investigations that are running and seemingly meaning there is very little progress being made legislatively.In Australia we suddenly seem to have...Show More Summary

Why Now Is The Time For Healthcare To Tap The Sharing Economy

Editor’s Note: David Goldsmith is the Chief Strategy Officer at WEGO Health, a a mission-driven company connecting healthcare with the experience, skills and insights of patient leaders. WEGO Health identifies patient influencers through...Show More Summary

A Good Reminder Of The Basics Of System Implementation. Great Read.

This appeared a little while ago.What Health Systems, Hospitals, and Physicians Need to Know About Implementing Electronic Health RecordsRobert M. PearlJune 15, 2017 A decade ago, Kaiser Permanente installed the nation’s most comprehensive electronic health record (EHR). Show More Summary

Carolinas Healthcare System to Implement Cerner’s Population Health Management Platform

Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) has selected Cerner to implement their HealtheIntent population health management platform. The implementation will coordinate and manage care for its more than 12 million patient interactions each year across its health system and clinically integrated network, Carolinas Physician Alliance (CPA). Show More Summary

Patientco Integrates With Epic’s EHR to Improve Patient Payment Experience

Patientco, a cloud-based patient payment platform for health systems is integrating with Epic’s EHR to improve the patient payment experience. The integration will provide robust payment functionality, automated workflows, and payment processing through Epic solutions, including MyChart. Show More Summary

Access Governance, Role-Based Access Control and HIPAA Compliance

Editor’s Note: Dean Wiech is the Managing Director of Tools4ever, a global provider of access management and governance solutions. Dean has worked with healthcare organizations, educational institutions, municipalities for more thanShow More Summary

Ayasdi Launches New AI Platform That Turns Health Systems Into AI App Incubators

Ayasdi, a provider of machine intelligence software and AI apps, has announced the release of Ayasdi Envision, a new framework enabling health systems to become AI app incubators.  Starting today, health systems will be able to easily build their own apps on top of an enterprise-class Artificial Intelligence platform. The Envision framework will enable healthcare... Read More

Aged Care Seems To Be Starting To Move On The Technology Front. A Good Thing I Suspect

This press release appeared last week:13 June 2017Aged care Technology Roadmap to support consumer choice and controlThe Technology Roadmap for Aged Care in Australia released today by the Aged Care Industry Technology Council (ACIITC)...Show More Summary

CirrusMD Lands $7M to Expand Text-First Virtual Care Model

CirrusMD, a Denver, CO-based telehealth startup has raised $7M in Series A funding led by Colorado Impact Fund. The round also included participation from Bootstrap Incubation, Three Leaf Ventures, Rockies Venture Fund, Service Provider Capital, Sand Hill Angels, and New York Angels. Show More Summary

MatrixCare Acquires Long-Term Care EHR Vendor SigmaCare

MatrixCare, a provider of long-term care software and technology has acquired Sigma Care, a New York City-based EHR vendor for the long-term, post-acute care market. The senior care market EHR provider currently serves over 12,000 facility-based care settings and over 2,000 home care agency offices throughout the US. Financial terms of the acquisition were not... Read More

Biotricity Awarded Ethics Approval to Validate Mobile Wireless Fetal Monitoring

Biotricity, Inc., a provider of biometric remote monitoring solutions has been awarded ethics approval to conduct a study that will investigate and validate a mobile wireless fetal heart rate variability (HRV) monitor. Conducted at Rockyview...Show More Summary

Keeping Telemedicine HIPAA Compliant

Editor’s Note: Brady Ranum is VP of Products and Strategy at Dizzion, a cloud delivered desktop and end user computing solutions provider.  The healthcare industry is currently experiencing two major trends that are on a potentially dangerous collision course: the rise of telemedicine (and the corresponding increase in remote workers) and a spike in healthcare data... Read More

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