Tag Archives: hospitals

Why analytics can offer a helping hand at safety net hospitals

Congress’ recent directive to Medicare to ease the burden of hospital readmission penalties on safety net hospitals that serve low-income patients was definitely a step in the right direction. After all, once patients with high social needs are discharged, there is much that’s outside the hospital’s control. It isn’t fair to penalize providers when they… Read More »

EHR satisfaction higher at hospitals with top adoption model, analysis finds

Brief Published Feb. 21, 2019 Dive Brief: Hospitals that achieve Stage 7 of the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) have happier physicians, greater personalization of EHRs and better teamwork among clinicians and IT personnel, according to a new report by HIMSS Analytics and KLAS’ Arch Collaborative. Among Stage 7 hospitals, 41% of physicians report… Read More »

Malaysia to implement EMR at 145 hospitals nationwide in the next three years

“In order to improve the country’s health service to a better level, the Ministry of Health is committed to ensuring that the electronic medical record system (EMR) can be realised within three years at 145 hospitals nationwide,” said Malaysian Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He spoke to the media after the Luncheon Talk at Menara… Read More »