Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

I was in Las Vegas at HIMSS this last week, which, for the uninitiated, is a veritable orgy of health information technology (HIT). It’s a long way from 1998, I’ll tell you.

Health IT Startup: Verato

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Health IT Startup: SnapNurse

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Health IT Startup: YourDoctors.Online

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Nudging Patients to Use EHRs: Moving Toward a Tipping Point for Consumer Health IT

Health Populi

patients were offered online access to their health records by providers or insurers, and one-half of them accessed the EHR at least once in the last year. So why don’t patients use online health records yet? Half of U.S.

Health IT Startup: Shivom

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article Health IT Startup: Shivom appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Unlocking the genomic code to usher in a new era of medical technology.

Part Two: Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

Mobile Health Matters

The healthcare IT industry enters 2018 with a lot of potential, along with the need to overcome structures that have historically stunted progress. What is on our health IT wish list?

Tweets at Lunch with Paul Krugman – Health IT Meets Economics

Health Populi

It tickles me to look at Rise Global’s list of the Top 100 Influential Economists : since the advent of this social media influencer list was first published, Krugman has always been #1; I have hovered between the high 30s to the mid-50s (this week I’m #45).

Part One: A Look Back on Health IT in 2017

Mobile Health Matters

As we enter a new year, it is important to celebrate the industry’s successes in 2017, and reflect on the ways these changes, incidents, and regulations both pushed health IT forward and established a foundation for 2018.

Trump opioid plan has health IT goodies

Morning eHealth

CMS lays out genetic test reimbursement plan — Health IT safety groups seek government help

Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

HiTech Answers

By Mobile Health Matters - The healthcare IT industry enters 2018 with a lot of potential, along with the need to overcome structures that have historically stunted progress. What is on our health IT wish list? The post Our 2018 Health IT Wish List appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Angela Pierce Aparna Bala Health IT Innovation Interoperability Mobile Health Matters Nancy Pratt

Health IT experts waiting for more on cloud pledge

Morning eHealth

Conflict of interest watch — NYU to offer free med school tuition

Health IT groups happy with the omnibus

Morning eHealth

Verma previews Medicare agenda — Calls for MACRA reform fall on deaf ears

Nurse-Physician Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Health IT to Improve Patient Outcomes

Mobile Health Matters

As health systems focused on ensuring doctors had access to state-of-the-art health IT to monitor their patients when they couldn’t be at the bedside, the quality of tools and pace of adoption for nursing solutions did not keep up.

I didn’t become a physician to do data entry

KevinMD

The trouble began when I needed to open the electronic health record (EHR) system for the tenth time that day. Tech Cardiology Health IT Hospital-Based MedicineEHRs have significantly changed the way we practice medicine.

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A Leading CHIO Discusses the VA’s Progress on Health IT Innovation

Healthcare Informatics

chief health information officer at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, details how the VHA is leveraging health IT to change the way patients experience medical care and to improve health outcomes Francine Sandrow, M.D.,

House Subcommittee Advances Health IT Opioid Bills

Healthcare Informatics

The House Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee on Wednesday passed a slate of bills aimed at addressing the nation’s opioid crisis, and many of the bills involved electronic health records (EHRs) and telemedicine. The bills will now go to the full committee for a vote

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Life without the feds in health IT safety

Morning eHealth

Shulkin safe? — SEC cracks down on Theranos’s Holmes

Verily's Dr. Josh Mandel looks back at the birth of SMART Health IT

Mobi Health News

Now the Health IT lead at Alphabet subsidiary Verily, Dr. Joshua Mandel was part of the team that created SMART Health IT, the open, standards-based platform that many health developers now use to build apps. But all that started when he got sick of some grunt work he was assigned as a medical student

Next-gen health IT consulting: Moving into post-EHR era

Healthcare Guys

Consultants weigh in on what hospitals should expect from them as healthcare moves beyond digitization and into the age of consumerism. Healthcare information technology is evolving in many ways, and quickly so.

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Health IT Now Forms Opioid Safety Alliance with Tech-Centric Agenda

Healthcare Informatics

Health IT Now has launched its Opioid Safety Alliance with the aim to advance technology-enabled solutions to combat the scourge of opioid misuse

Telehealth Talk: Resources for Advancing Health IT and Quality (Episode 20)

Telehealth Blog

Episode 20 features Matt Quinn, Senior Advisor of Health Technology, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Listen as Mr. Quinn discusses resources for advancing health IT and Quality through HRSA. HRSA’s involvement with health IT and quality.

Technology ought to save lives. So why aren’t we using it better?

KevinMD

health care system. If technology is to be used to improve the patient-doctor relationship, its systems should be designed by physicians who understand these needs, not by regulators and health care conglomerates for whom business objectives are paramount. Tech Health IT

HRSA Telehealth Resource Center Program Wins 2018 Federal Health IT Innovation Award

Telehealth Blog

HRSA’s Telehealth Resource Center (TRC) Program was one of the 2018 Federal Health IT Innovation Awards Winners! Twenty-six of the top applications from CMS, HRSA, FDA, USDA, HHS, VA, and DHA were selected as the 2018 Federal Health IT Innov ation Award Winners !

Physicians must reclaim the medical record

KevinMD

Tech American College of Physicians Health IT Primary CareA guest column by the American College of Physicians , exclusive to KevinMD.com. I recently saw a new patient who came to our practice following a lengthy hospitalization.

A new digital divide is keeping older adults from accessing digital health

KevinMD

The digital divide used to be about who had internet access and who didn't, with broad implications for every aspect of life — especially health care. But digital health innovation is growing rapidly, with projections showing a $536.6 Tech Geriatrics Health IT Mobile health

Better Late Than Early? The First Mover Disadvantage

Digital Health

I have some nasty bronchitis thing and it sucks. Consumer Engagement Digital Health Healthcare Information Technology Innovation brad hirsch david shaywitz digital health Grand Rounds health IT healthcare technology Owen Tripp signalpath Tech TonicsI’m sick. There is nothing worse than a sick healthcare industry person. We are the worst patients ever because we know all the things that can go wrong and we know all the ways we can make ourselves worse.

Healthcare’s Profits Will Be Dramatically Redistributed as Care Shifts to Consumers: Accenture

Health Populi

Observing the influx of new flavors of entrants like Amazon and Google, start-ups like Iora Health, Oscar and FetchMD, begs the question: how will legacy healthcare system players fare?

Digital Health: Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venditor, To Infinity and Beyond!

Digital Health

The digital health rocket seems to have gotten supercharged lately, at least when it comes to fundraising. billion (Rock Health’s count) or $2.5 billion (Startup Health’s count) was plowed into digital health companies […]. Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venditor. That is my official blog post foreshadowing. Depending on who you ask, either $1.62 billion (Mercom) or $2.8

Get ready for National Health IT Week #NHITWeek

Medicine and Technology

Sept 16-20 is National Health IT Week. You can follow updates on Twitter by using #NHITWeek This year's theme for the Blog Carnival is "the Value of Health IT." Also, don't miss these " 9 Ways to Leverage Social Media for National Health IT Week ".

A Look Back on Health IT in 2017

HiTech Answers

By Mobile Health Matters - 2017 was a roller-coaster ride for healthcare, marked by exciting innovation, damaging cyberattacks, periods of lulls and disruptive change. The post A Look Back on Health IT in 2017 appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Angela Pierce Aparna Bala Mobile Health Matters Nancy Pratt

Value Comes to Healthcare: But Whose Value Is It?

Health Populi

But whose value is it, anyway? Three reports published in the past few weeks give us some useful perspective on that question, woven together in today’s Health Populi blog. health system that can result from value-based payment regimes.

CMS Issues Guidance to States on Using Health IT to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Healthcare Informatics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued guidance to state Medicaid programs emphasizing the role of health IT in addressing the opioid crisis and highlighting funding sources for telemedicine and prescription drug monitoring programs

How to Make Healthcare More Intelligent and Trustworthy: Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2018

Health Populi

The proliferation and evolution of digital technologies in health care have the potential to do good or harm, depending on their application. Doing good and abstaining from doing harm can engender trust between patients, providers, and other stakeholders in health.

The intensity of EMR warnings: Who do they really help?

KevinMD

It’s hard to imagine today’s millennials and younger folks being transfixed, as we were, with the deep television dramas of our day. Tech Gastroenterology Health IT

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Rural Health IT Workforce Program

Medicine and Technology

Want to improve health care in rural communities? Be a part of the Rural Health IT Workforce Program. government health it rural health

Health IT Issues that Deserve a Second Read – January 2018

HiTech Answers

The post Health IT Issues that Deserve a Second Read – January 2018 appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology Anshu Jindal Art Gross Dr. Nick van Terheyden Jeffrey Shuren Kayla Matthews Lee Horner Matthew Fisher Mobile Health Matters Nancy Pratt Sarianne Gruber Scott Gottlieb MD Top Guest PostsThe thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today.

Doctors should start watching more science fiction. Here’s why.

KevinMD

I often say that electronic health records (EHRs) is like Skynet in the Terminator. Tech Health IT Hospital-Based Medicine Practice Management Primary Care

Why blockchain technology might replace today’s EHRs

KevinMD

Physicians have a love-hate relationship with the electronic health record (EHR). Tech Health ITOn the one hand, doctors know they can't provide the best possible medical care without them. And on the other, today's EHR systems are cumbersome, clunky and slow physicians down.

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Study Finds Health IT Adoption Has Positive Effect on Medical Outcomes

Healthcare Informatics

In a recently published study, two healthcare researchers analyzed the effect of the adoption of health information technology on medical outcomes since 2011