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Here are the IT Initiatives One Hospital Implemented to Support Both Providers and Patients

January 5, 2016
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Eddy Stephens, vice president and chief information officer at Infirmary Health in Mobile, Ala., discusses the various initiatives that created an IT infrastructure capable of supporting both providers and patients.        

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El Camino Switches to New EHR Platform

September 19, 2014
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Greg Walton, chief information officer at El Camino Hospital in Silicon Valley, Calif., talks about the process and challenges behind switching all departments over to the Epic EHR platform. (Photo courtesy of Mike Ichikawa)

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UPMC CIO Predicts Healthcare IT Trends

April 9, 2013

UPMC is one of the most successful and prominent healthcare providers in the country. Located in Pittsburgh, Pa., this “$10-billion nonprofit company…crosses many lines in healthcare–it’s a huge care provider, a 2-million–member insurance company, a research institution, employer of 55,000 people, and even an investor in technology companies,” Chris Murphy writes at InformationWeek. Murphy interviewed […]

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Cloud Technology Helps Hospitals Focus on Use Rather Than Maintenance

November 29, 2012

Although some healthcare executives have major reservations about cloud-computing technology—reservations that include issues with regulatory compliance, security, privacy, and service-level agreements—many health systems and hospitals are embracing the cloud for the opportunities it presents, Scott Mace writes over at HealthLeaders Media. One healthcare organization that has adopted cloud technology to great effect is the University […]

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