Tampa General gains clinical and operational rewards with its command center

Tampa General gains clinical and operational rewards with its command center

Tampa General Hospital faced high occupancy levels, increasing patient volumes, and higher acuities – beds were filled with more patients who were also sicker. THE PROBLEM To meet the needs of the community, the organization needed to transform its operations to increase access to the health system, including emergency department, inpatient, and procedural services. This … Read more

Samsung Medical Center achieves EMRAM Stage 6

Samsung Medical Center achieves EMRAM Stage 6

Samsung Medical Center is the latest hospital in Asia-Pacific to achieve Stage 6 accreditation for the HIMSS Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model. The EMRAM assesses the adoption and maturity of a health facility’s EMR capabilities.  WHY IT MATTERS During the validation, HIMSS commended SMC for its health information system, highlighting its wide use of computerised … Read more

OpenNotes, Lipitz Center launch coalition for care partner engagement

OpenNotes, Lipitz Center launch coalition for care partner engagement

OpenNotes and The Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have launched the Coalition for Care Partners to strengthen healthcare’s capacity to systematically identify, engage and support care partners effectively through existing patient portals.  WHY IT MATTERS Care partners often take the reins of patient … Read more