Healthcare IT

Healthcare leaders across the US and throughout the world agree that investment in healthcare information technology can improve coordination of care, increase care quality, reduce overhead costs and guard against treatment and medication errors. Efforts are underway at the state and federal levels to implement a broad array of IT improvements.
Changing the EHR from a Liability to an Asset to Reduce Physician Burnout includes more than a dozen practical EHR optimization techniques an organization can take to improve the usability of the EHR and its associated workflows to reduce the adminis
MHA, ONL and others are strongly supporting a bill that would authorize Massachusetts to join 31 other states that have adopted the national Nurse Licensure Compact.
Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) has announced the winners of its first annual “MHQP Patient Experience Awards,” which recognizes primary care practices that perform highest on MHQP’s annual survey.
Numerous studies have identified electronic health records (EHRs) as being the cause of great physician dissatisfaction and burn out with their jobs. Doctors feel that the requirements to use EHRs cuts into their personal interaction with patients an
The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA), has launched a newly re-designed and updated website.
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciates the opportunity to offer comments on the many bills highlighted below.
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The state has informed quality improvement specialists at hospitals of a new web-friendly URL for the MassHealth Quality Exchange (MassQEX). The MassQEX is used for the electronic submission of measures data required as part of the MassHealth Acute H
The state has informed quality improvement specialists at hospitals of a new web-friendly URL for the MassHealth Quality Exchange (MassQEX). The MassQEX is used for the electronic submission of measures data required as part of the MassHealth Acute H

Resources

Click on the link below for the MMS-MHA Joint Task Force on Physician Burnout and Reliant Medical Group white paper on EHR best practices to reduce clinician burnout (April 2019).

Click on the link below for the MMS/HSPH/MHA report on physician burnout (January 2019).


Click on the link below to see The Massachusetts Behavioral Health System Report: Implications of Mandated Nurse Staffing Ratios (August 2018).