Colorectal Cancer Facts & Figures 2017-2019

October 2, 2017

Cancer is a disease characterized by the unchecked division and survival of abnormal cells. When this type of abnormal growth occurs in the colon or rectum, it is called colorectal cancer (CRC). The colon and rectum (colorectum), which combined are referred to as the large intestine, are the final part of the gastrointestinal (GI) system, which processes food for energy and rids the body of solid waste (fecal matter or stool).

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Healthcare Provider Network Saves $5 Million and Acquires In-House Archiving Skills

whitePaper | September 7, 2021

Numerous acquisitions and technology upgrades put many applications and associated data stores into a legacy state for a large, multi-state integrated healthcare provider network. The organization turned to Flatirons Digital Innovations (FDI) to help decommission those applications deemed most critical to save costs and eliminate risks associated with running aging legacy systems, while ensuring ongoing access to complete patient data.

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The State of Healthcare Performance Improvement

whitePaper | November 8, 2019

The report provides healthcare leaders with 4 actionable strategies, supported by successful practices that combine performance improvement tactics, technology and survey of hospital and health system leaders on the state of performance improvement and cost transformation efforts within their organizations.

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Reimagining healthcare IT for the next decade

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

In the decade since the HITECH Act was passed, first-generation electronic health record systems provided a foundation for innovations such as electronic prescribing, clinical decision support and predictive analytics. While usability and productivity issues with EHRs have been well documented, there are significant untapped opportunities to optimize the EHR and health IT. In this whitepaper, PatientKeeper outlines a vision for the future of health IT through the next decade, which includes New data-driven approaches that leverage the clinical information being captured by the EHR to improve patient outcomes and reduce physician burnout, Optimized communication between physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to produce better patient outcomes as efficiencies improve, Better interoperability to improve care coordination and inspire opportunities for ideas like telemedicine to alleviate physician shortages

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working together to improve health and social care for all

whitePaper | February 11, 2022

We are living through the greatest challenge our health and care system has ever faced. The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic caused an unprecedented external shock,

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Testing the EMR and Beyond

whitePaper | October 5, 2021

At every stage of a patient’s well-being, different forms of technology and software support the expansion of better healthcare. As the reliance on technology grows, ensuring that these lifesaving systems don’t break under the strain is imperative. To keep operations running smoothly, healthcare IT professionals must perform regular and exhaustive testing. Fortunately, the introduction of automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI) has made testing easier to deliver. In this eBook, you will discover how these technological developments help optimize processes, integrate workflows, and improve the performance of systems and medical devices.

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Artificial Intelligence Helps Clinicians Tell the Complete Patient Story

whitePaper | January 27, 2022

Missing secondary diagnoses can negatively impact patient outcomes and lead to costly readmissions. However, requiring staff to read over every patient’s chart for any additional diagnoses can contribute to burnout. Workflow-integrated, artificial intelligence (AI)-driven computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) systems help clinicians document and code all secondary diagnoses while still focusing on the primary clinical problem, enhancing documentation integrity and reducing readmissions and costs.Read how AI-driven CAPD solutions have helped healthcare organizations

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Akira is reimagining Canadian healthcare — we're changing how healthcare is delivered and empowering patients to be engaged and proactive about their health. Right Health combines virtual and face-to-face care to offer on-demand, accessible healthcare convenience at your fingertips. Akira is the technology platform within Right Health’s offering that provides you with an instant connection to great Canadian doctors, nurse practitioners, and more

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