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Stanford Hospital Trims Use of Blood Supplies 

Stanford Hospital reduces its use of red blood cells by nearly 25 percent after building a pop-up window into their CPOE system which outlines the guidelines on blood use and asks the physician to explain the reason for the request.

IBM Partner Puts Big Data To Work At Seattle Children’s Hospital

Seattle Children’s Hospital reports significant performance improvements after integrating ten disparate data sources into a single, analytics-driven business intelligence system running in an optimized big data environment.

Doctors embrace the digital workplace

In Canada, 56 per cent of physicians have switched to electronic medical records, up from 23 per cent in 2006.

HIMSS Analytics Honors Legacy Health’s Hospitals and Ambulatory Clinics with Stage 7 Award

Six Legacy Health hospitals and their ambulatory clinics in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA have achieved HIMSS Stage 7 designation. Legacy Health runs Epic in both the acute and ambulatory environments.

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