Information Technology

Wyoming Medical Neighborhoods Bring Population Health to Rural Regions

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Dr. Phyllis Sherard, chief strategy officer and vice president of population health at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.; Greg Ohbar, interim director for business development and analysis; and Dr. Judith Ohla, analytics director for Cheyenne’s population health division, explore the Wyoming Medical Neighborhoods Initiative, a three-year, $14.2-million grant dedicated to bringing population health […]

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Sensiotec’s Virtual Medical Assistant Advances Data Collection

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Robert Arkin, founder and chief executive officer of Sensiotec in Atlanta, Ga., explains how his company’s virtual medical assistant will change and advance the way healthcare providers collect data.  

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CHLA Completes Conversion of ED from Paper to Electronic

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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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Zipnosis is Improving Access and Reducing Costs by Mobilizing Healthcare

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Jon Pearce, chief executive officer and co-founder of Zipnosis, which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., discusses his company’s technology and how he and his team are mobilizing care in a way that improves patient access while reducing costs.  

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Rural Virginia Gay Prioritizes the Implementation of EHR

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Mike Riege, chief executive officer of Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, Iowa, talks about his rural facility’s implementation of EHR, including the challenges and the obstacles he and his team overcame along the way.  

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Mount Sinai’s Long-Term EHR Strategy Pays Off

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Kristin Myers, vice president of IT, Epic clinical transformation, and iPMO at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, N.Y., explores the long-term strategic plan that successfully integrated EHR into the system and prepared it for the recent merger with Continuum Health Partners.  

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FastCommand Helps Hospitals Respond to Crisis Situations

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Kevin Foote, chief executive officer of FastHealth Corporation in Tuscaloosa, Ala., describes how his organization’s FastCommand Digital Disaster Response System can aid hospitals and healthcare groups in communicating effectively with the media and the public during a crisis situation, such as the ongoing Ebola threat.  

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Center for Connected Health Engages Patients Using Smartphone Technology

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Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar, founder and director of the Center for Connected Health, which is affiliated with Partners HealthCare, in Boston, Mass., discusses the various ways in which he and his team are engaging patients through the use of smartphone technology.  

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El Camino Switches to New EHR Platform

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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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College of St. Scholastica Provides Well-Rounded Education to Future EHR End-Users (Part 2 of 2)

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In this edition of the Healthcare Executive Talks podcast, we continue our conversation with Ryan Sandefer, HIM department chair at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. This time around, we discuss the impact rapidly changing EHR technology is having on the academic industry accreditation standards for EHR curriculum.

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