Information Technology

Larksfield Place Transitions to Automated Medication Dispensing

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As hospitals and other healthcare facilities rapidly change to meet new demands and implement technology, post-acute care and skilled nursing facilities have lagged, often because of legal and policy issues. Larksfield Place, a not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community, has implemented a major initiative to transform medication delivery. President and Chief Executive Officer Reg Hislop came […]

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

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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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Global Partnership Believes Telehealth is the Future of Healthcare

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The Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth began a decade ago with the mission of bringing healthcare to rural sections of its state. A little over two years ago, its reach began to expand beyond the United States and into such countries as Guatemala, Honduras, Zambia, and Nicaragua. Paula Guy, chief executive officer, said it was only […]

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PBOI Improves Revenue Cycles through Front-End Management

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In our last article on Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute (PBOI), which is located in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Brian Bizub, chief executive officer, discussed two groundbreaking initiatives: implementing a post-surgical DME program and opening commercial pharmacies in physician group practices. PBOI is the top orthopedic institute in the southeast and is spread across four locations […]

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Here’s How One West Virginia Healthcare System Centralized the IT Department

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Christopher C. Colenda, MD, MPH, president and chief executive officer of West Virginia United Health System in Fairmont, W.V., details the initiatives that centralized the organization’s IT department and systemized its capital investments.        

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Here’s How One Hospital Made Documentation Easier for Its Physicians

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Kshitij Saxena, MD, MHSA, chief medical information officer at Health Quest in LaGrangeville, N.Y., recounts the implementation of the Dynamic Documentation™ platform and how, when combined with the Nuance Dragon voice recognition system, it has optimized physician documentation across three Health Quest facilities.  

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Evolution1 Expands Its Exchange Offerings

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PODCAST : Jeff Young, chairman and CEO of Evolution1 in Fargo, N.D., discusses how his company expanded its ability to deliver defined contribution solutions to a variety of insurance exchanges.  

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Heritage Health Predictive Modeling Challenge Creates Community of Problem Solvers

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Dr. Richard Merkin, founder and chief executive officer of Heritage Provider Network in Marina del Rey, Calif., recounts the two-year, $3-million Heritage Health Prize Challenge in predictive modeling that was awarded to anyone who could develop an algorithm capable of predicting how many days a patient would spend in a hospital over the course of […]

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Ziering Medical Grows Reputation in Hair Restoration with Technology and Innovation

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Dr. Craig Ziering, Founder and Medical Director, Ziering Medical Previously regarded as an industry filled with gimmicks and overly priced potions that rarely delivered, hair restoration procedures have made huge advances in science and technology to become reputable, trusted options that offer quality results. Ziering Medical, based in Beverly Hills, Calif., but with offices throughout […]

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Adeptia’s Solutions are Transforming Healthcare IT

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Deepak Singh, president and chief technology officer (left), and Raman Singh, director of sales engineering (right), for Chicago-based Adeptia, offer several examples of how healthcare organizations around the country have improved their IT infrastructures by using the company’s solutions.

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