SafeCare Cover Story
Read Now Softwaring SafeCare - A Relentless Commitment to Improving Healthcare Outcomes
Full, in-depth interview by Sarju Bharucha, JD, Editor-In-Chief, with The SafeCare Group's CEO and Chairman Yisrael M. Safeek, MD, MBA who is driving the industry in providing SaaS-based applications to help hospitals excel at CMS Reimbursement Programs, and Joint Commission OPPE.
Read Now HOSPITAL PATIENT SAFETY - It Rests On Communication
Linda Christmann, MD, MBA
To be sure, the electronic medical record has done a good job of making us typists instead of communicators. Communication has never been more important. Breakdowns in communication can be deadly, or may leave the patient with “physical, emotional, or financial” consequences.
ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS - Policy Challenges of Meaningful Use
David Randall, PhD
The U.S. Recovery Act of 2009 and the accompanying HITECH Act of 2009 provided an enormous financial boost toward adoption of electronic health records with over $34 Billion appropriated to fund provider information technology hardware and software solutions.
MEDICAL ROBOTICS – From Golem to Superhero
Giora Weisz, MD
In order to have a complete independent machine that does not need constant manipulation by a physician and can make some decisions, there is need to integrate high level of artificial intelligence.
BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE - For Whom the Bell Tolls?
Sven Van Poucke, MD
Michiel Thomeer, MD
Admir Hadzic MD, PhD
The health care sector generates bountiful data around the clock, which can paradoxically complicate our quest for information, knowledge, and ‘wisdom’.
IMPROVING RADIOLOGY QUALITY – Tracking Patient Specific Radiation Dose
Teresa Wu, MS, PhD
The number of children taking the CT scans could reach four million annually, with 50% of the examinations being potentially unnecessary.
MEASURING QUALITY OF CARE - What is Good Quality Healthcare Pt 4
Magne Nylenna, MD,
Oyvind Bjertnaes, PhD,
Ingrid Sperre Saunes,
Anne Karin Lindahl, MD, MHA
As a basis for hospital choice or as a tool for trust building, indicators may also be used to communicate with the customers/patient.