Physician News

St. Mary’s Health Named Georgia’s Large Hospital of the Year

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The Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals named St. Mary’s Health Care System (Athens, GA) the 2015 Large Hospital of the Year for the third time in the organization’s history.


HCA CMO Elected to National Academy of Medicine

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The National Academy of Medicine elected Jonathan B. Perlin, CMO, of HCA (Nashville, TN) to its diverse field of professionals — one of the highest honors in the healthcare industry. Under Dr. Perlin’s leadership, HCA participated in a REDUCE MRSA study, resulting in a 44 percent reduction in infections.


MEDITECH On The Road Events Makes Final Stops to Sunny California

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The MEDITECH On The Road Events (MORE) wrapped up its 2015 tour with final stops to Monterey and Marina del Rey, Calif., Nov. 17 and Nov. 19.


This Thanksgiving, Celebrate National Family Health History Day

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Make health a topic of conversation this holiday. As Americans come together to give thanks and feast, the Surgeon General encourages them to talk about health conditions (like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes) that may run in their families.


MEDITECH’s Lead Physician Informaticist Talks Population Health at AMIA Symposium

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At the AMIA 2015 Annual Symposium (Nov. 14-18), MEDITECH’s Lead Physician Informaticist, Steve Jones, MD, led a roundtable discussion explaining how integrated disease registries are a critical component of chronic disease management.


Top 4 Takeaways from MEDITECH’s 2015 Physician and CIO Forum

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Over 380 attendees from around the globe attended MEDITECH’s recent Physician and CIO Forum. The event brought together our clinical and executive communities. What did these two audiences get out of it? Here’s a look at four of the biggest takeaways.


3 Ways Physicians Can Engage Patients on Social Media

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In a recent Forbes article, “Doctors Using Social Media To Reach The New Consumers Of Healthcare,” cardiologist and on-air medical expert for North Carolina’s NBC-affiliate WNCN, Dr. Kevin Campbell, MD, FACC, gave tips on how physicians can use social media networks to engage their patients and build stronger relationships. 

 


John Halamka to Speak at MEDITECH’s 2015 Physician and CIO Forum

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This year’s Physician and CIO Forum will feature healthcare thought leader John Halamka, MD, CMIO at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) (Boston, MA).


Celebrate Canadian Patient Safety Week Online

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October 26 - 30 marks the 10th annual Canadian Patient Safety Week (CPSW), which recognizes healthcare professionals for their efforts to improve and promote patient safety.


MEDITECH Celebrates Healthcare Quality Week

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October 18 - 24 is Healthcare Quality Week! At MEDITECH, there’s nothing more important to us than providing solutions that improve patient outcomes and the quality of care.

 

 


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