Healthcare IT

CHLA Completes Conversion of ED from Paper to Electronic

March 12, 2015
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Dr. Sajjad Yacoob, chief medical information officer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in Los Angeles, Calif., reviews the initiative that enabled CHLA to complete the conversion of its emergency department from paper to fully electronic.  

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St. Joseph Health Understands the Importance of Change Management

September 17, 2014
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Darrin Montalvo, president of integrated services at St. Joseph Health in Irvine, Calif., discusses the importance of change management when implementing clinical-systems initiatives.  

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How Technology Will Ease the Physician-Shortage Crisis

November 20, 2013
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The future of health care is here, and it is technology. As alluded to in a previous article, many experts believe technology is one of the solutions to the physician-shortage crisis, and a recently released Health Affairs study backs this up. The study found that if 30 percent of community-based physicians’ offices had a fully […]

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Healthcare IT Will Only Get More Complex in New Year

January 3, 2013

The end of an old year brings with it numerous end-of-year lists for all areas of our culture, and healthcare is no exception.  An article from ZDNet outlines five expected 2013 IT trends in healthcare, many of which will probably affect your organization. First, there’s “the continuing growth of ER.” As reporter Denise Amrich writes, […]

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Healthcare Management Systems: Thomas M. Stephenson, President & CEO

November 1, 2010

Companies in the business of providing IT products and services to the medical community are acutely aware of the oncoming rush to have their offerings certified for “Meaningful Use” under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), which includes billions of dollars in Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments to providers and hospitals for […]

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