Hospitals today are filled with a mix of communication systems including pagers, telephones, and desktop paging systems. Some of this technology is 20..
Interoperability is a major buzz word in healthcare this year. Interoperability comprises the individuals, systems and processes that want to create,..
Nurses are the hub of patient care coordination and communication within the walls of hospitals and healthcare facilities. We are always amazed at the..
5 years after their initial 2011 opinion that the texting of orders had no place in hospitals or healthcare, the Joint Commission issued a revised ruling..
In the beginning, there was the hospital: an institution which grew from a need to provide medicine and care and promote health and wellness to the..
What would healthcare information management and health IT workflow look like today if we focused on automated workflows first, and data second?..
Finally, the era of modern web services has arrived to healthcare—and the next step is a doozy. If you haven’t heard much about FHIR (Fast Healthcare..
A number of thought-provoking articles lately have observed the (relatively) sluggish adoption rates that secure messaging solutions face in healthcare,..
The popularity and proliferation of health information technology (HIT) has led to the following quandary: how do we keep all that vital, personal..
As part of a five-part series on task and workflow interoperability for a health IT publication, one particular area of healthcare IT caught my eye:..
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” - George Bernard Shaw
There has been a recent surge in adoption of secure text messaging solutions within healthcare. Pagers and non-secured SMS messaging solutions are being..