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Hospital CIOs: How to approach hiring your staff
USING STANDARD TEXTING APPS
LEARN WHERE YOUR HOSPITAL MAY BE GOING WRONG WHEN IT COMES TO USING STANDARD TEXTING APPS
The majority of hospital communications are related to patient care, and messages are often critical in nature. Missing a text buried in a private inbox or not being able to send one quickly to the right on-call provider in the directory can compromise patient safety.
A Preview of the Six Mistakes:
9 STRATEGIES FOR LEVERAGING BIG DATA IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
The health care industry can potentially realize $300 billion in annual value by leveraging big data according to a 2011 McKinsey report. To successfully achieve this value, the healthcare industry must identify and establish best practices to manage big data since healthcare data is rarely standardized.
IT struggles to innovate
It seems that it’s virtually impossible for IT to meet all business demands with current budgets, resources, and approaches. But the business keeps changing and IT needs to respond rapidly and innovate in order to stay relevant to the organization.
Why does IT struggle to innovate?
Convergence of Big Data and EHR Infographic
THE CONVERGENCE OF BIG DATA AND EHR INFOGRAPHIC
“In the next 10 years, data science and software will do more for medicine than all of the biological sciences together,” said venture capitalist Vinod Khosla. Data science holds great promise for patient health, but patient data is only actionable in so far as it is digital. This is where Electronic Health Records (EHRs) come in. By 2019, the majority of physicians will have adopted a basic EHR system, and with good reason, too. EHRs may reduce outpatient care costs by 3 percent.
MORE RESPONSIBLE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
TOP TIPS: MORE RESPONSIBLE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
By Charlotte Marshall
You’d think that in today’s customer-focused economy most companies would try to avoid deliberately ignoring customer concerns. Yet a new study from Iron Mountain* reveals that over half (57%) of UK firms do exactly that with customer communications that arrive on paper. Many organisations seem happy to wait until their customer grows sufficiently frustrated to pick up the phone or send an email to ask why nothing has happened.
So what can organisations do to tackle paper enquiries in an increasingly digital world? Here are my top tips for ensuring a gradual evolution to more responsible information management.