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  November 1, 2011 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

Taking IT to the Patient is a Strategic Move

Gienna Shaw

"So, what do you do for a living?" How healthcare IT professionals answer that classic cocktail party question can make a difference in how happy they are. It also impacts other areas that are important to any organization, but critical in healthcare, from patient experience and customer loyalty, to quality of care to long-term sustainable growth. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

How Tele-Navigation Reduces Admissions, Cuts ED Costs

A New Mexico provider finds that patient navigators can improve care and slash costs by diverting non-emergent patients from the emergency department, helping them obtain primary care, and providing guidance on appropriate use of the ED. >>>

Healthcare Innovation Advice for Technology Leaders

Innovation and change—from the challenge of working in a disruption-averse industry to the changes that healthcare will face in coming years—are coming, whether CIOs and other healthcare leaders want to face it or not. >>>

6 Steps to Creating a Connected Health Program

A successful connected health program between patients and healthcare organizations involves a lot of preparation. In fact, the planning begins well before even the pilot program. Here are six steps from Partners Healthcare's Center for Connected Health. >>>



News Headlines

Few hospitals qualify for digital funds

The New York Times, November 1, 2011

EHR training: Are your doctors fully prepped?

InformationWeek, November 1, 2011

CHIME: Life after CPOE, EHR go-live

CMIO, November 1, 2011

Sports medicine said to overuse MRI's

The New York Times, October 31, 2011

Q&A: Blumenthal talks EHRs, healthcare reform

InformationWeek, October 28, 2011

Big rig full of cadavers excites doctors

San Jose Mercury News, October 27, 2011



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Multimedia/Events

Winning With Value-Based Purchasing

Date: November 17, 2011
About: Value-based purchasing (VBP) brings real financial implications in the amount of CMS payment at risk, quality penalties, and the investments required to avoid those penalties. The stability of your future finances depends on your ability to successfully implement VBP. Join us for a 60-minute audio conference with VBP experts from Aurora Health Care and Premier. >>>


Webcast: Battle-Tested Tactics for Key Internal Marketing Initiatives

Date: November 8, 2011
About: In this 90-minute Webcast, benefit from lessons learned from Catholic Health Initiatives’ communication campaign for EHR implementation, and learn what your service lines can mean for marketing opportunities. >>>


Rounds: The Business and Clinical Path to Medical Home

Date: November 11, 2011
About: Attend on-site or
participate via live simulcast. Live from host St. Joseph Health System—reaching the vision of patient–centered medical home requires strong links between hospital and physician to achieve best patient outcomes. Join us for the dialogue in a special, complimentary Rounds, sponsored by RelayHealth.
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From HealthLeaders Magazine

Patient Engagement Takes Physician Leadership

As providers become increasingly accountable for healthcare outcomes, patient engagement grows in significance. Individuals should take responsibility for their health, but what role do the providers play in turning consumers of care into partners in care? >>>

 

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Treating Patient as Partner


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