Tag Archives: finds

EHR satisfaction higher at hospitals with top adoption model, analysis finds

Brief Published Feb. 21, 2019 Dive Brief: Hospitals that achieve Stage 7 of the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) have happier physicians, greater personalization of EHRs and better teamwork among clinicians and IT personnel, according to a new report by HIMSS Analytics and KLAS’ Arch Collaborative. Among Stage 7 hospitals, 41% of physicians report… Read More »

Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Human papillomavirus (HPV) is easily transmitted during sex, but it is unlikely to be passed by the hands, Canadian researchers report. The virus, which infects the skin and genitals, is a cause of several types of cancer in both men and women, including cervical cancer, as well as… Read More »

EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »