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Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

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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.

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Five Of My Favorite Health IT Influencers Online

Healthcare IT Today

Recently, a research organization named GlobalData came out with its list of the top 10 HealthTech influencers for the fourth quarter of 2019.

How Does Health IT Enable Accountable Care? – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Travis Broome (@Travis_Broome) on the topic “How Does Health IT Enable Accountable Care?” We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/22 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Health IT Workarounds – Funny or Insanity?

Healthcare IT Today

It’s just unfortunate that all of those creative juices are spent on workarounds and not the core problems. While many of the health IT workarounds out there are about health IT people doing what they need to in order to get […]. Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT LTPAC Aaron Miri Dirk Stanley Health IT Workarounds Janae Sharp Lucia Savage

2020 Health IT Predictions – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 27

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For the 27th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re making predictions as to what you should expect to see in health IT in 2020. Last episode, it was fun to look back at the past decade of health IT.

Insight Before Spend: How to Properly Align Your 2020 Health IT Initiatives

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Healthcare IT resources are a particular area of leadership concern with increasing demands and […]. Healthcare IT 2020 Health IT Initiatives Health IT Governance Health IT Initiatives

Health IT Leaders Expect To Make Broad Use Of AI and Machine Learning Technology

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Pharmacy IT Has Much In Common with Health IT in Hospitals and Clinics, but More Robots

Healthcare IT Today

For those not familiar with the ASHP (I wasn’t before I attended), it’s the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. I recently had the opportunity to attend the ASHP conference in Las Vegas.

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.

Health IT Leaders choose MU, Consumerism and Cloud as Top Stories of Past Decade

Healthcare IT Today

We also saw the rise of patient portals, a movement towards value-based care, the implementation of a new billing code system and an explosion of health data. It’s hard to […].

Health IT and Marketing (Odd Couple?) – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 21

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For the 21st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Health IT and Marketing. Shouldn’t the CIO (IT) and CMO (Marketing) work together? Every hospital and health system has a marketing team and an IT team.

The Value of Coercion: How to Move Health IT Forward

Healthcare IT Today

Sometimes in life it’s just necessary to put one’s foot down. This lesson, which most of us have learned as teachers, managers, parents, and (sadly) the adult children of our own parents, applies sometimes to innovation in health IT. Administration Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring COVID-19 Pandemic telehealth telemedicine

Provider Adoption Across Clinical Technology Platforms – Why Is It Sometimes So Difficult?

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Experian acquires MyHealthDirect, strengthening leadership position in patient access and engagement

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Social Virtual Reality: Health, Healthcare, and Health IT! – #HITsm Chat Topic

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This week’s chat will be hosted by Chuck Webster (@wareFLO) on the topic “Social Virtual Reality: Health, Healthcare, and Health IT!” We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/11 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Healthcare Vendor or Strategic Partner? The choice is not as simple as many make it out to be….

Healthcare IT Today

Like many healthcare IT professionals, I am regularly bombarded with emails and phone calls from prospective vendors touting their wares. The following is a guest article by Troy Foster, Senior Manager of Communications Infrastructure.

7 Lessons Learned from the Career of Gus Malezis, CEO of Imprivata

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Medicare ACOs Improving Care Coordination With Health IT, But Still Have Work To Do

Healthcare IT Today

A recent study by the HHS Office of Inspector General suggests that Medicare ACOs coordinate care more effectively when they have the right health IT tools in place, particularly when ACO members share one EHR platform and have access to a robust HIE.

Patient Communication and Telehealth Greenspace – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 32

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For the 32nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Patient Communication and Telehealth Greenspace. Who would have known when we recorded this on March 2, 2020 that this topic would become so important thanks to COVID-19.

Healthcare Value Unbounded

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

Gender Workforce Equality Is Not Gender Pay Equality

Healthcare IT Today

In our recent 2020 Health IT Predictions podcast episode, we made a wide variety of predictions about what we can expect in healthcare and health IT. Administration C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT gender equality Health IT Pay Gap Health IT Wage Gap Hospital Pay Gap

3D Printing Emerges As Option For Addressing Healthcare Equipment Shortages

Healthcare IT Today

As the demand for healthcare equipment rises, manufacturers are struggling to meet the demand. In response, some are turning to 3D printing as an extra option for providing the supplies providers need.

Hidden Dangers in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 30

Healthcare IT Today

For the 30th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing another edition of Buy or Sell. For those not familiar with this format, we’ll offer up some health IT assertion and then Colin and John will discuss whether they’re buying or selling that assertion and why.

#HIMSS20 Preview – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 31

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For the 31st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing a preview of the upcoming HIMSS 2020 Annual conference happening in Orlando. For those not familiar with the event, it brings together 40-50k people from the health IT community and around 1300 health IT vendors.

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.

#HIMSS20 Mix Tape

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Healthcare Cybersecurity – Familiar and Unfamiliar Risks?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Andy Nieto, Global Healthcare Solutions Manager for Lenovo Health. As healthcare continues its digital transformation journey, providing care is becoming easier and more efficient for providers.

$200 Million COVID-19 Telehealth Program from FCC as Part of CARES Act

Healthcare IT Today

This weekend we covered some of the billions of healthcare funding that was included in the CARES Act. One area of CARES Act funding we didn’t highlight for healthcare was $200 million in COVID-19 Telehealth funding that will be administered by the FCC.

COVID-19 News: Updates From The Trenches

Healthcare IT Today

With news on the coronavirus (COVID-19) shifting almost daily, it’s hard to keep track of what’s worth following. Here at Healthcare IT Today, we’d like to help. Clinical, operational and technical information is pouring in at an unprecedented rate.

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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.

FREE COVID-19 Motivational Posters

Healthcare IT Today

It’s important to thank the people on the front lines. It is just as important to thank the people behind […]. Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 Gratitude COVID-19 Posters

5 Surprise Questions – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 28

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For the 28th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re trying out a new segment called 5 SURPRISE questions. In this segment Colin will ask John 5 questions and John will ask Colin 5 questions, but neither person knows what the other is going to ask until they ask it.

Bridging the Persistent Chasm Between Healthcare and IT

Healthcare IT Today

As an IT professional in healthcare, I learned a valuable lesson early in my career. While working for a medical device company, I was involved in the rollout of new IT functionality that introduced the concept of passively monitoring various sensors […].

Best Practices for Your Epic EHR Go-Live

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Why Cloud is Strategic and Challenging for Healthcare Organizations

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Cloud isn’t as complex or risky as we like to believe for healthcare, but it does have far-reaching impacts across IT, business, and clinical operations. The following is a guest article by Heather Haugen, PhD and Darshan Nandi from Atos.

Hot 2020 Health Information Management and Health Information Technology Topics

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into 2020, I reached out to a number of people in Health Information Management (HIM) and Health Information Technology (HIT) to hear their thoughts on these hot topics: Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), Privacy and Security of Health Information, Medical Coding Standards, and Patient Matching.

Consumerism: Good for Business, Bad for Health? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 29

Healthcare IT Today

For the 29th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about healthcare consumerism and if it’s Good for Business and Bad for Health? Are These Consumer Health Products Just Lipstick on a Pig of Do They Actually Solve a Problem?

Does Patient Experience Transformation Depend on Digital Transformation? – #HITsm Chat Topic

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Expansion of Medicare Coverage and Payment for Telehealth Visits During COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

CMS has announced the expansion of Medicare coverage and payment for telehealth and telemedicine visits.