6 Health IT Companies with Amazing Perks

In the competitive Health IT talent market, perks matter. In fact, a majority of job seekers say benefits and perks are among their top considerations before accepting a job, while 4 in 5 people  say they would prefer new perks over a pay raise. We scanned the healthcare IT landscape for a few companies that go above […]

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How to Become a Speaker at Health IT Conferences

If you’ve ever sat through a speech or presentation at a health IT conference and thought to yourself, ‘I could do that,’ you’re right—you could. From large national events like HIMSS and Epic UGM to smaller local meetups, organizers of these events are always looking for speakers with specialized expertise. Sharing your knowledge with your […]

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Patient Electronic Access to Medical Records, Providers Rises Significantly

The paper medical record isn’t dead—yet, but a new report says the vast majority of U.S. hospitals now offer online access to medical records. A July 2016 TrendWatch brief from the American Hospital Association (AHA) shows 92 percent of hospitals in 2015 offered patient’s online viewing of their medical records, compared to 43 percent in […]

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What is Epic Rover?

Epic Rover is a mobile app from Epic Systems that allows clinicians to record documentation and conduct barcode validation at the point of care, typically the patient bedside. As an extension to workstation-based barcoding, Rover facilitates barcoded medication administration (BCMA), using a device-mounted scanner to ensure positive identification of patient, medication, and clinician. Available for […]

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Nominate Your Favorite Health IT Blogs of 2016

Just how many blogs and bloggers are there worldwide? No one really knows, but estimates are in the 100s of millions, including several million who may live in their parents' basements. Well, honestly, we don't have the time or resources to read millions of blogs so we're asking for your help. We want you to […]

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16 Ways the Patient Experience is Going Digital

No patient wants to spend time in a hospital. But making the patient experience more comfortable, efficient and enjoyable through design and technology is a major focus for healthcare institutions these days. Some of the changes are simple—like putting more electrical outlets and USB ports in patient rooms for charging mobile devices. Others require investment […]

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6 Takeaways From The Salesforce 2016 Connected Patient Report

Increasingly tech savvy healthcare consumers are embracing wearable devices and telemedicine, and want to interact with their physicians using modern technology. Still, a new survey, commissioned by Salesforce, finds most interact and communicate with their providers through traditional channels—in person and by phone. The survey of 1,700 insured adults was conducted online by Harris Poll […]

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