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Health Information Technology

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

Transparency Initiatives Are Maturing But Have Far to Go

New Marketplace

New Marketplace Survey: A Slow Path to Transparency for Patients

There is national momentum to empower patients with actionable health care information. But how well is the health care industry faring with this push to improve patient-facing transparency?

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Care Redesign

Subscribing to Your Patients — Reimagining the Future of Electronic Health Records

Rather than searching EHRs to check on patients, what would it be like to instead subscribe to Ms. Jones in room 328?

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Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being — Part 2

A public health expert discusses the scientific, technological, and financial foundations needed to modernize the social services infrastructure and address social determinants of health.

PROs Associated with Better Top-Box Satisfaction Scores at UPMC

Patient Engagement

Better Physician Ratings from Discussing PROs with Patients

A UPMC study demonstrates the value of PROs, but finds that physicians need to discuss that information with patients during visits.

Artificial Intelligence AI Technologies - 5 Approaches to Augmentation of Health Care Decision-Making

Care Redesign

Artificial Intelligence and the Augmentation of Health Care Decision-Making

Artificial intelligence is most likely to improve health care by augmenting the work of human clinicians.

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New Marketplace

Big Data on Social Determinants: Improved Health and Unaddressed Privacy Concerns

The use of psychographic data by health systems and health plans could provoke a backlash if not done with patient consent.

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Leadership

Interprofessional Collaboration for a Health System in Crisis

To overcome current failures within our health systems, we need to improve interprofessional education and collaboration.

New Marketplace

The Unrealized Potential of EMRs: Interoperability and the Opportunity for Disruption

NEJM Catalyst hosted clinical and business leaders, along with the originator of “disruptive innovation,” to consider the user frustration, high cost, and lack of interoperability of electronic medical records.

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New Marketplace

The Unrealized Potential of EMRs: Why They Fall Short and the Unexpected Source of a Solution

NEJM Catalyst hosted clinical and business leaders, along with the originator of “disruptive innovation,” to consider the user frustration, high cost, and lack of interoperability of electronic medical records.

Patient Outcomes Stratified by Low, Moderate, and High-Risk HEART Score

Care Redesign

Improving Emergency Department Care for Low-Risk Chest Pain

How Kaiser Permanente Southern California improved ED standard of practice for possible acute coronary syndrome by adopting an evidence-based clinical decision tool.

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