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Health Information Technology

Advances in health care technology are streamlining health care delivery. Electronic medical records (EMR systems) and other IT advances are boosting efficiency for organizations worldwide, but not without challenges. How can we best harness evolving health information technology?

How WeChat Helps Generate Patients’ Trust at Jiahui Health - Feng Ge Talk Still

New Marketplace

How WeChat Helps Generate Patients’ Trust

It doesn’t matter if you are American or Chinese. Everyone wants good health care. The CEO for Jiahui Health in Shanghai describes the private health system’s creation of a closed-end digital and in-person health care ecosystem anchored in trust.

Convenient Care Has Been Good Overall for the Health Care Industry

New Marketplace

New Marketplace Survey: Convenient Care — Opportunity, Threat, or Both?

A survey of the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council shows conflicting views about both the value of convenient care and what respondents’ organizations should do.

Screenshot from the NewYork Quality Care Chronic Condition Dashboard

Leadership

Success in a Hospital-Integrated Accountable Care Organization

How NewYork Quality Care achieved shared savings — by strengthening collaboration, enhancing care management with telehealth, and transparently sharing performance data.

Epic OB Hemorrhage PPH Risk Assessment Tool and Alerts at PSJH - Preventing Maternal Death

Care Redesign

Improving Maternal Safety Through an EMR Risk Assessment

After a mother died of postpartum hemorrhage, Providence St. Joseph Health made organization-wide changes to prevent future maternal deaths and injuries.

Health 2.0: Decoupling Geography from Health Care - Amy Compton-Phillips Access to Care Talk Still

New Marketplace

Health 2.0: Decoupling Geography from Health Care

Resolving the mismatch between where patients are and where care is offered.

Evolution of Health Care in China - Delivering Public Benefit at Enormous Scale - David Cook talk still

New Marketplace

China’s Health Care: Public Benefit, Enormous Scale

Though demand for health services in China has outpaced the development of management systems to provide those services, China has the goal, the means, and the commitment to change health care.

The Assessment of Care Tool - Consisting of Six Visual Analog Scales Corresponding with the IOM Six Dimensions of Perfect Care

Care Redesign

Real-Time Pursuit of Outcomes That Matter to Patients

A simple and affordable tool to use at the point of care to drive value creation within clinical microsystems.

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Patient Engagement

Engaging Patients Using Digital Technology — Learning from Other Industries

Providers can benefit patients and disrupt health care by learning from the experience of other industries.

Six Modest Proposals for Health Care Measurement - Ari Robicsek Talk Still

Care Redesign

Six Modest Proposals for Health Care Measurement

From measuring only what matters with the “give a darn” test to warnings about the streetlight effect and risk adjustment, here are six proposals for refining health care measurement.

Mission Hospital Virtual Sitter - Drawing of the Virtual Bed Zone and Rails

Patient Engagement

Reducing Inpatient Falls and Injury Rates by Integrating New Technology with Workflow Redesign

How Mission Hospital scaled a virtual sitter pilot and reduced unassisted falls by 44% and fall-related injuries by 40%.

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