EHR market impacts how hospitals invest in HIT

EHR market impacts how hospitals invest in HIT A new report from Frost and Sullivan predicts a change in how hospitals invest in health IT is coming as a result of a maturing EHR market. EHR Intelligence reports the recent shift in the hospital EHR market reflects transformations in healthcare consolidation and reimbursement. “Hospitals understand…

Quality of indications improve with computerized physician order entry

Quality of indications improve with computerized physician order entry The use of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) in typical inpatient settings increases the quality of imaging indications and improves overall communication among clinicians and radiologists, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Many prominent…

Healthcare orgs. still doing minimum on patient engagement, report says

Healthcare orgs. still doing minimum on patient engagement, report says A new research report, from the Boston-based Chilmark Research, indicates healthcare organizations have yet to fully develop and adopt patient engagement technologies. After interviewing various industry stakeholders, researchers say that healthcare organizations are doing the “bare minimum” when it comes to digital, between-visit or post-discharge…