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.

In a nutshell: technology and progress in health IT

KevinMD

We have a new electronic medical health record system at our hospital. It was introduced with what I believe is a short and ineffective training program for physicians followed by a far too short on-location use of experts to help the doctors and nurses learn the new system.

HIMSS 2019: The Mainstreaming of Health IT, from Jim Cramer to Opioid Risk Scores

Health Populi

At that moment in the Twitterverse, it occurred to me that health IT as a consumer-facing industry was beginning to mainstream in America. Cramer’s pronouncement led to a tweetstorm where hundreds of tweeters in and outside of health/care talked back and with Cramer.

Health IT leadership shakeup

Morning eHealth

Baby steps for FCC’s telehealth pilot — BadRabbit strikes 4 hospitals

Featured Health IT Job: IT Applications Manager

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the IT Applications Manager position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

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.

OMB holds health IT's future

Morning eHealth

CFR 42 Part 2 still up in the air — Immigration rule could lead to corrupt EHRs

Health IT Startup: MedTrainer

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Health IT Startup: Somatix

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Health IT Startup: DocuTAP

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Harnessing Early Adopters in Health IT

Mobile Health Matters

Part of the thrill of working in health IT comes from bringing something more than just a cool widget to market. And, as part of the development process, we seek to partner with health systems to address their specific challenges. Is Being an Early Adopter Worth It?

Health IT Startup: Health Wizz

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Health Wizz is an electronic file cabinet for your health records on your smartphone. Elevator pitch It’s our body, it’s our data. […].

Health IT Startup: Datica

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Health IT implementation best practices

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HIT Best Practices Series This 20-part series examines in-depth what it takes to deploy today's most necessary technology and tools, with expert advice from IT pros who are leading the charge.

Health IT Start Up: Akiri

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Founders’ story The American Medical Association (AMA) believes that one of the biggest challenges in healthcare today is securing, sharing, and using trusted health data in real time.

Health IT Startup: Relatient

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Elevator pitch By helping organizations automate patient-centered outreach and messaging, Relatient helps practices, hospitals and health systems facilitate more compliant, and ultimately healthier, patient populations.

December's heavy health IT agenda

Morning eHealth

Getting All of Us into All of Us — Holiday interoperability gathering at White House

Health IT Startup: Ivenix

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Health IT Startup: Intiva Health

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Intiva Health is the first truly integrated career platform for healthcare professionals. It redefines the medical credentialing process by making it faster, more efficient and more secure.

Health IT Startup: SnapNurse

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Electronic medical record interoperability is a total mess

KevinMD

Just the other day, while I was in the middle of seeing a morning schedule full of patients, I opened one patient's chart and was thrilled to see a whole bunch of new icons in Chart Review in the electronic health record that I had never seen before. Tech Health IT Primary Care

Health IT Startup: YourDoctors.Online

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Could patients be their own scribes?

KevinMD

Tech Emergency Medicine Health ITOne day while on shift in the emergency department, I looked out into the waiting room at the dozens of people waiting to be seen. Many had been waiting for hours. Some looked bored. Others appeared agitated by the long wait time.

Health IT Startup: Intiva Health

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Intiva Health is the first truly integrated career platform for healthcare professionals. It redefines the medical credentialing process by making it faster, more efficient and more secure.

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?

Health IT Startup: Verato

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Harnessing Early Adopters in Health IT

HiTech Answers

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HIMSS Analytics looks at top health IT priorities in Europe

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Hospital IT executives in Europe share many of the same priorities and face many similar challenges as CIOs in other regions of the globe, including the United States, according to the HIMSS Analytics Annual European eHealth Survey 2018 released on Wednesday.

Health IT Trends for 2019

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article Health IT Trends for 2019 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial 2bPrecise Beyond Limits Catalyst Investors Digital Defense Elsevier FDNA Frontive Greenway Health PA Consulting Point B Management Consultants PreparedHealth Qventus Shadow Foundry Shivom Updonx VisualDxHealthcare technology continues to proliferate the sector, the developments almost too many to track.

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.

How telemedicine can help patients and solve physician burnout

KevinMD

Because so many doctors were wary of it, I started to get licensed in multiple states, and now, I have 15 state licenses. Tech Health IT Mobile health Primary CareI have been practicing telemedicine successfully for four years.

Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

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NHIT Week: Six Leaders Reflect on the Value of Health IT

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Columns Featured Health IT Trends Integration Interoperability Patient Engagement Telehealth StarBridge Advisors Sue Schade

What physicians can learn from anthropologists

KevinMD

Since the passing of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act in 2009, it has been said that health tech would dramatically revolutionize health care and the patient experience. Tech Health IT Public Health & Policy

Health IT Startup: Greenlight Guru

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Featured Health IT Job: Epic ASAP Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic ASAP Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

Health IT Startup: Beyond Limits

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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).

How non-video telehealth can be a cure for overprescribing antibiotics

KevinMD

When Dr. Fleming found penicillin mold in his Petri dishes in 1928, he had no idea of the impact he — and it — would have on global health. Penicillin and the antibiotic revolution that it triggered have saved countless lives and change world history.

Death by 1,000 clicks: Where electronic health records went wrong

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The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine. Tech Health ITThe 47-year-old Vermont attorney turned innkeeper visited her local doctor at the Stowe Family Practice twice about the problem in late November 2012, but got little relief. Two months later, […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.