Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 9/8/15

September 7, 2015 Headlines No Comments

What Are a Hospital’s Costs? Utah System Is Trying to Learn

The New York Times covers efforts by the University of Utah Health Care to use data analytics to calculate the cost of the care per minute in each care area, as well as across various procedures and conditions. The team has already cut $200,000 per year in unnecessary lab tests and reduced costs associated with bypass surgeries by 30 percent.

Care.data on hold again

In England, the NHS’s electronic patient data sharing program Care.data has been suspended just ahead of its pilot program launch. Concerns over the wording used on the patient consent and opt out form was the reason for the delay.

Kentucky receives nearly $1m a year for next four years to combat prescription drug abuse, heroin

The CDC issues a four-year, $4 million grant to Kentucky to help it integrate its prescription drug monitoring program with EHRs being used by hospitals in the state.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only


HIStalk Featured Sponsors

     







Subscribe to Updates

Search


Loading

Text Ads


Report News and Rumors

No title

Anonymous online form
E-mail
Rumor line: 801.HIT.NEWS

Tweets

Archives

Founding Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments

  • Hoo boy...: I wonder if you'll look back on this comment one day and feel a tiny fraction of the embarrassment I feel for you now....
  • Greg Park: What ignorance indeed Galileo~...
  • AC: Let's see 98% of scientists agree that the climate change is largely man-made. Could they be wrong, yes? What's the chan...
  • Galileo Galilei: Must call you out on the derogatory comment you slipped into the sun eclipse item, whereby you included people who diffe...
  • GolferNot: I agree with your golf tactics - whacking little white balls is very satisfying especially if you shout the name of a pe...

Sponsor Quick Links