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A Breakdown of 2013 Hospital Quality Issues (Part 1 of 2)

January 10, 2013

Cheryl Clark over at HealthLeaders Media conveniently outlines the “Top 10 Quality Issues of 2013.” Below is an overview of the first five on her list, but we highly recommend that you read the entire article for a deeper understanding of the issues discussed. It can be found here. 1.) Cracking HACs Beginning Oct. 1, […]

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Are EHRs Really Successful?

December 20, 2012

One of the main topics we cover in HCE is the implementation of electronic health records (EHR). So, naturally, a recent article published in InformationWeek under the headline “’Not One Successful EHR System in Whole World’” caught our eyes. Reporter Neil Versel writes, “While federal health IT officials were touting the perceived successes of their […]

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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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