CIO Digest: Improving Medical Imaging Workflow and Collaboration

Value-based care, which ties quality and other metrics to reimbursement, is reshaping healthcare. For radiology departments, the challenge is complicated by the inherent limits of imaging technologies. PACS was created to increase volume—not manage other metrics. Radiology needs new IT solutions for medical imaging to help drive quality, improve outcomes and patient satisfaction, and reduce costs. Change Healthcare surveyed CIO members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) to identify their top concerns. The results? Two-fifths of CIOs said their imaging IT solutions needed systemwide improvements to make it easier to distribute, view, and manage images. The CIOs

CIO Digest: Optimizing EHR Utilization

Healthcare systems have made major investments into electronic health records (EHRs). Getting the most value out of these systems is a top priority for CIOs, according to a Change Healthcare ...

How to Improve Healthcare IT Cybersecurity

Cybercriminals are increasingly sophisticated. Many recent, concerning breaches of healthcare data prove that health systems are a tempting target for hackers. Health systems are the custodians ...

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