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). Someone from HIMSS leadership told me that over 42,000 people had shown up and they were expecting closer to 45,000.

Making Healthcare Interoperability a Reality with Drew Ivan from Lyniate

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare interoperability, as we call it, has been a challenge for a long time. However, we’ve known that it is much less of a technical challenge and more of a business challenge. To better understand where healthcare interoperability […].

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Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. In the seventh annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc., Editorial interoperability Stoltenberg Consulting value-based care

HHS Releases the Information Blocking and Interoperability Final Rule (21st Century Cures Act)

Healthcare IT Today

As expected, HHS together with CMS and ONC have released the 21st Century Cures Act Final rule that most people have been calling the Information Blocking rule and/or the Interoperability Final rule.

Looking Back at the Last Decade of Health IT – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 26

Healthcare IT Today

For the 26th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, and we’re taking a look back at the last decade of Health IT. Hard to believe that it’s almost 2020, but as we enter the new decade join us as we look back. Data Blocking & Interoperability.

Healthcare Value Unbounded

Healthcare IT Today

Creating a high-value conversation about Healthcare with Kathleen Aller at the Healthcare Leadership Conference by InterSystems.

Can Google “Restore the Joy of Caregiving”?

Healthcare IT Today

It’s a sentiment I’ve heard over and over from people who think that Google or Apple could enter healthcare and finally make the software a joy. That’s quite an ambitious question.

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HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) To Investigate Google

Healthcare IT Today

The HHS Office for Civil Rights is investigating whether Google met HIPAA requirements when it pulled together millions of patient records when working with the Ascension health system.

Patient Transfers to Post-Acute Care Rely Largely on Outdated Manual Methods, Hindering Optimal Care

Healthcare IT Today

While electronic health records are commonplace today in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, a new study reveals surprising statistics when it comes to transferring patient data between these facilities.

Survey Points to Payer, Provider Differences In Health Data Strategies, But Also Much Common Ground

Healthcare IT Today

Results from a new healthcare industry survey suggest that while payers and providers are somewhat at odds when it comes to data management, their strategies still have much in common. It draws on responses from 445 healthcare leaders […].

Wedging Out: Improving Quality and Reducing Costs of Caring for Expensive, Niche Populations

Healthcare IT Today

Health plans, accountable care organizations (ACOs), medical homes, and other risk-bearing entities are at a critical juncture: they must achieve “value” at a time when healthcare is facing enormous challenges. The following is a guest article by Adam Sabloff, CEO and Founder, VirtualHealth.

SNF Setback: Acute Care Providers Share Limited Data when Transferring Patients to Post-Acute Care

Healthcare IT Today

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It’s Time for Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities to Break Down Patient Data Silos

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Sean Vandeweerd, Sr. Product Manager, PointClickCare Technologies Inc. Our healthcare system is approaching a critical time in which an aging population will bring baby boomers into hospitals and post-acute care facilities in record numbers.

In Survey, Many Healthcare Execs Unfamiliar With New Health Data Access And Sharing Rules

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey concludes that many health IT executives are not too familiar with new federal regulations which, among other things, require that patients have more access to their health records and forbid providers from hampering health data sharing across networks.

CMS Doubling Down on Health IT; Patients

CMS.gov

CMS Doubling Down on Health IT; Patients. GDP, making it more difficult with each passing year for CMS to ensure healthcare to not only its beneficiaries of today, but generations of beneficiaries in the future. It is the system that has become the centerpiece of policy debates, and it is the system that has become more about sustaining itself than serving patients. We are evaluating the data we have and how best to apply it to our mission.

Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

My excuse for speaking with Ed was HIMSS’ recent recognition of the Cleveland Clinic with a Davies Award (read all about it at the link). Beyond discussing what led to this recent accolade — for which Ed credits the team, also noting that most of the work was done before his arrival at Cleveland Clinic — it is always interesting to hear what he has to say about health IT. First: The goal is to align IT and clinical teams on the front end.

Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

My excuse for speaking with Ed was HIMSS’ recent recognition of the Cleveland Clinic with a Davies Award (read all about it at the link). It’s all about focusing on the building blocks, rather than the ultimate goal, in order to better be able to do the work to reach that goal.

Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

My excuse for speaking with Ed was HIMSS’ recent recognition of the Cleveland Clinic with a Davies Award (read all about it at the link). It’s all about focusing on the building blocks, rather than the ultimate goal, in order to better be able to do the work to reach that goal.

Workforce development: Your organization is only as strong as its people

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In the month of July, we'll speak to experts about how they're managing their workforces – not just clinicians, but IT departments, data scientists, care managers, back office staff and others. Interoperability: Health IT's hardest problem is (finally) at an inflection point.

Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

My excuse for speaking with Ed was HIMSS’ recent recognition of the Cleveland Clinic with a Davies Award (read all about it at the link). Beyond discussing what led to this recent accolade — for which Ed credits the team, also noting that most of the work was done before his arrival at Cleveland Clinic — it is always interesting to hear what he has to say about health IT. First: The goal is to align IT and clinical teams on the front end.

Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

My excuse for speaking with Ed was HIMSS’ recent recognition of the Cleveland Clinic with a Davies Award (read all about it at the link). Beyond discussing what led to this recent accolade — for which Ed credits the team, also noting that most of the work was done before his arrival at Cleveland Clinic — it is always interesting to hear what he has to say about health IT. First: The goal is to align IT and clinical teams on the front end.

Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

My excuse for speaking with Ed was HIMSS’ recent recognition of the Cleveland Clinic with a Davies Award (read all about it at the link). Beyond discussing what led to this recent accolade — for which Ed credits the team, also noting that most of the work was done before his arrival at Cleveland Clinic — it is always interesting to hear what he has to say about health IT. First: The goal is to align IT and clinical teams on the front end.

Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

My excuse for speaking with Ed was HIMSS’ recent recognition of the Cleveland Clinic with a Davies Award (read all about it at the link). Beyond discussing what led to this recent accolade — for which Ed credits the team, also noting that most of the work was done before his arrival at Cleveland Clinic — it is always interesting to hear what he has to say about health IT. First: The goal is to align IT and clinical teams on the front end.

Ruchin Kansal and Strategic Partnerships: To Go Far, Go Together – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

It’s a crucial time in healthcare, and the fragmentation that is a hallmark of the US healthcare system has brought many participants to a point of frustration, and has created an opportunity for new entrants like the tech giants (Amazon, Apple, Google etc.) Ruchin calls it “The 80-80 rule.”

Ruchin Kansal and Strategic Partnerships: To Go Far, Go Together – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

It’s a crucial time in healthcare, and the fragmentation that is a hallmark of the US healthcare system has brought many participants to a point of frustration, and has created an opportunity for new entrants like the tech giants (Amazon, Apple, Google etc.) Ruchin calls it “The 80-80 rule.”

Ruchin Kansal and Strategic Partnerships: To Go Far, Go Together – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

It’s a crucial time in healthcare, and the fragmentation that is a hallmark of the US healthcare system has brought many participants to a point of frustration, and has created an opportunity for new entrants like the tech giants (Amazon, Apple, Google etc.) Ruchin calls it “The 80-80 rule.”

Ruchin Kansal and Strategic Partnerships: To Go Far, Go Together – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

It’s a crucial time in healthcare, and the fragmentation that is a hallmark of the US healthcare system has brought many participants to a point of frustration, and has created an opportunity for new entrants like the tech giants (Amazon, Apple, Google etc.) Ruchin calls it “The 80-80 rule.”

Top Healthcare & Life Sciences Resources for Technology Workers

Perficient

At Perficient, we focus on the healthcare consumer experience, working with organizations to design and implement solutions that enable interoperability, leverage key data insights, and improve consumer experiences and quality of care. . Healthcare IT News . Fierce Health IT .

4 Reasons to Attend HIMSS18 – First-Time Attendee Perspective

Perficient

The annual conference is the leading information and technology experience for the field of healthcare bringing together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. 5 days of world class education featuring 300+ sessions on a variety of topics across healthcare including connected health, cybersecurity, data analytics, innovation, interoperability, population health, precision medicine and more.