Sometimes real change in health care comes not from innovating or redesigning existing models of care, but from considering a problem from a completely new point of view. One solution that fits this description and is currently gaining traction around the nation is Community Paramedicine, a care delivery model that leverages the untapped resource of […]
Although the cardiology IT market is improving, providers still can’t identify one vendor that successfully offers integration, functionality, and comprehensive modules, according to a new report from KLAS — Cardiology IT 2012: Fitting the Pieces Together. In the study, McKesson, Merge, Philips, and Siemens were named top-tier vendors in terms of the combination of adoption […]
Although the labor and delivery market has historically been dominated by best-of-breed systems because of their focus on clinical functionality, increasing demand for integration is changing the game, according to a new KLAS report — Labor and Delivery 2012: Pursuing Interoperable Functionality. The study found that the need for interoperability among many providers has knocked […]
Thirty percent of respondents are considering replacing their cardiovascular information system (CVIS) because of frustrations with product functionality and integration, according to a new report from KLAS — Cardiology IT: Has the industry missed a beat? The high percentage is indicative of poor performance from most vendors in the space, according to KLAS.
Jackson-based University of Mississippi Health Care (UMHC) has activated Philips VISICU eICU Program “to enhance care of the critically ill in rural communities of Mississippi.” The program will connect off-site UMHC critical care physicians and nurses to ICU patients and their bedside care teams. The remote eICU team monitors patient conditions to alert bedside staff […]