Sunday, November 28, 2021
Development of the real-time health system is a multifaceted, overarching objective, and it is driving many of the decisions and investments healthcare organizations make. Clinical mobility, including the communication and collaboration on which patient care depends, is intrinsic to real-time care delivery. Clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) solutions enable clinicians to access the information and…
Interoperability is of growing importance in healthcare as more patient data is collected and as new rules and regulations require increased transparency and ease of access to this data. Healthcare leaders discussed this trend at the recent CHIME21 Fall Forum. Experts shared the ways that technology integration with the electronic health record is improving workflows…
What makes a smart hospital so smart? You might think it’s the use of artificial intelligence and virtual care services, or strategic investments in IT infrastructure. Ultimately, however, the leaders at these healthcare organizations share one important trait: a commitment to technological innovation when it promises to positively affect patient care. In a roundtable discussion,…
From patient questionnaires to Internet of Medical Things devices, healthcare systems collect, store and rely on massive streams of data to deliver care, especially as they undergo digital transformations. In North Carolina, Chapel Hill-based UNC Health responded to the pandemic in 2020 by deploying new telemedicine capabilities, an online symptom-checker chatbot and automated models to…
Clinical communication and collaboration tools enable the efficient flow of information in a healthcare setting. HIPAA-compliant phone and text communication is a critical component, but CC&C tools have evolved to automate other time-sensitive types of information sharing, including nurse call alarms, alerts from remote monitoring devices and notifications from electronic health records. “Organizations are leaning…
Interoperability is of growing importance in healthcare as more patient data is collected and as new rules and regulations require increased transparency and ease of access to this data. Healthcare leaders discussed this trend at the recent CHIME21 Fall Forum. Experts shared the ways that technology integration with the electronic health record is improving workflows…
Security should be a priority for any organization, but it takes on extra significance in a healthcare setting. In this excerpt from a recent CDW Tech Talk webcast, learn how healthcare organizations grapple with protecting sensitive patient data. REGISTER: Enjoy these live conversations every Tuesday. Register for the full series with one click.

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