The Digitalization of Healthcare: Improving the Outlook of The Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

By Andriana Moskovska, content curator and contributor, every technological advancement, we’re working toward a mostly digitized healthcare system. The article The Digitalization of Healthcare: Improving the Outlook of The Industry appeared first on Editorial Andriana Moskovska Digitalization of Healthcare FitBit IoT personalized careThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

One-Size Fits Few: How Personalized Healthcare Improves Medication Adherence

Electronic Health Reporter

Studies unanimously show the negative effects medication non-adherence has on clinical outcomes and healthcare costs. The article One-Size Fits Few: How Personalized Healthcare Improves Medication Adherence appeared first on This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kim Huynh and Esther Ketelaars, health and life sciences experts, PA Consulting.


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The Transportation Effect In Healthcare: Improving Population Health Through Better Access To Care

Electronic Health Reporter

The buzz around social determinants of health (SDoH) is making waves across the healthcare industry. The article The Transportation Effect In Healthcare: Improving Population Health Through Better Access To Care appeared first on This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Hants Williams, director of clinical operations, VirtualHealth.

Cloud Technologies in Healthcare: Improving Access to Care at Lower Costs

Healthcare IT Today

SVP and Global Head of Healthcare at Infosys. The healthcare industry has been among those at the fore when it comes to cloud adoption. The following is a guest article by Venky Ananth,?SVP

Institute for Healthcare Improvement: 5 considerations for making home healthcare safer


As more healthcare shifts into patients' homes, it's crucial to address the unique safety risks posed in that setting, and a new report from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement offers several solutions to address those concerns

How can healthcare improve care for high-need, high-risk patients? Just ask them


They asked the patients themselves how doctors and healthcare systems can best meet their needs and, in the process, cut costs While lots of studies have focused on how to manage high-need, high-cost patients, researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York decided to take a different approach.

Use Cases and Project Plans are not Enough – A CIO’s guide to Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Healthcare IT Today

When many of us started in healthcare IT, it was before the days of pervasive Electronic Medical Records. The largest employer in Kansas City wasn’t Cerner. Paper ruled the day in hospitals.

The Conversation Project

Medicine and Technology

Have you heard of the Conversation Project that involves a collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)? IHI Institute for Healthcare ImprovementThe Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.

Are We Further Along with Interoperability Than We Think?

Healthcare IT Today

The inability to easily exchange medical data is holding back healthcare improvements and innovation. Thankfully there has been concerted effort recently from governments, vendors, standards bodies, and healthcare organizations to address this.

Executive Spotlight—Don Berwick on how federal health policy is 'backpedaling'


Don Berwick, former CMS administrator and co-founder of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, sat down with FierceHealthcare to discuss the current health policy landscape

IHI 2018: Former CMS administrator Don Berwick on why healthcare can't afford to accept inequality anymore


Addressing the social determinants of health will require providers to consider some uncomfortable personal questions, according to Institute for Healthcare Improvement founder and former CMS administrator Don Berwick

Boston Children’s Hospital partners with Premier to improve supply chain


Boston Children’s Hospital announced a new partnership with healthcare improvement company Premier as a step in streamlining management of its supply chain

Major players begin meeting today in effort to make healthcare safer for patients


The Institute for Healthcare Improvement has convened some of healthcare's heavy hitters to accelerate improvements to patient safety, including taking on medical errors, the co-chairs tell FierceHealthcare

Healthcare Trend Watch — In Healthcare, We Need More Joy in Work


The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is embracing the issue of burnout and calling on the industry to aim for a higher goal—not just the absence of burnout but actually the presence of joy in the workplace

ZDoggMD: It's time for healthcare to look to version 3.0


Healthcare has had its problems and it’s time to evolve again, according to Zubin Damania, M.D., Damania was one of several keynote speakers at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s National Forum this week better known as ZDoggMD on social media.

How to Improve Population Health with Telehealth & RPM

Health Recovery

At its core, it focuses on delivering the right type of care to specific patient groups, ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes and lower costs. In this framework, there are three main areas of improvement tied to optimizing performance of healthcare systems: Patient care experience.

Dr. Burnout – The 2021 Medscape Physician Burnout & Suicide Report

Health Populi

When the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) developed the concept of the Triple Aim in 2007, it was founded on three pillars: enhancing patient experience, improving population health, and lowering per capita health care costs. Physicians in the U.S.

AMA, Brigham and Women's, Joint Commission target equity, quality & safety

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

health systems approach their quality improvement and patient safety practices with health equity top of mind. Eight initial health systems will work together on ensuring that awareness of health equity is better embedded in their respective healthcare delivery practices, according to AMA.

Genentech’s Look Into the Mirror of Health Inequities

Health Populi

’ So, we undertook a landmark study to elevate the perspectives of these medically disenfranchised individuals and reveal how this long-standing inequity impacts their relationships with the healthcare system as a whole.”

TransUnion Reveals the Home Economics and Social Determinants of COVID-19

Health Populi

Today, 7th May 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that about 3.17 million jobs were lost in the nation in the last week. This calculated to an unemployment rate of 15.5%, an increase of 3.1% points from the previous week.

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

Enzyme Health

Blog Login Sign Up Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals Enzyme Health Team February 13, 2019 Want to add some telemedicine content to your podcast queue? We’ve compiled a list of the top healthcare podcasts that cover telehealth and the best telemedicine episodes from popular and more obscure podcasts. Best Telehealth Podcast Series Conversations on Healthcare [link] Conversations on Healthcare is a show from WESU 88.1

Fostering Solidarity on the Front Lines Through Stories

Society for Participatory Medicine

Healthcare workers’ perspectives are critical to creating a shared vision of health care that better prepares us for the future and is more responsive to our collective needs and values. Principles for Making Healthcare Performance Measurement More Patient-Centered.

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Power Duo Approach to Physician Burnout, Cost Optimization, and More


Healthcare payers and providers aim toward a common pinnacle goal: to promote better health outcomes. In this blog, I explore how intelligent automation (or IA) and advanced analytics intersect to support healthcare’s aims. Improve provider experience.

The Death of Old-School Telehealth


Let’s just say it: Telemedicine is booming in today’s healthcare landscape. What was once seen as a special option for rural communities is now available to everyone, thanks to advanced telemedicine solutions that help healthcare delivery teams offer quality care to patients all over the world. At the other end, Generation Z and Millennials are looking for the same speed and convenience from healthcare that they get from Uber, Amazon, and Lyft.

Health informatics and why participatory healthcare is key to its future

Society for Participatory Medicine

Prolog from Dr. Sands: I trained in clinical informatics because of my belief that we needed to better empower healthcare professionals with information technology so they could take better care of patients, and spent many years creating and implementing these tools.

The Complete Comprehensive Guide to Remote Patient Monitoring

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

In terms of advancement of technology, healthcare is one of the rapidly evolving industries, especially when the COVID-19 pandemic started. AI/ML streamlines and automates clinical workflows through data analytics, and empower healthcare providers with actionable insights.


The ‘Teslarization’ of Healthcare

Lloyd Price

A slew of exciting healthcare dedicated technologies is now in the market to monitor our health and fitness, but there is a much more exciting revolution around the corner. The logic of turning an everyday consumer essential into a healthcare platform is a well-trodden path.

Gail Phillips: My journey to the Society for Participatory Medicine

Society for Participatory Medicine

The theme of the conference Democratizing Healthcare! Presently, as a Healthcare Advocate, I am very much interested in the concept of empowerment. According to John Hopkins Medicine, the complexity of the healthcare system has given rise to a new professional: the patient advocate. . As a Professional Healthcare Advocate, I am a member of a local advocacy group called the Massachusetts Healthcare Advocates (MAHCA). Gail Phillips, Phillips Healthcare Advocate.

Report: Telehealth Adoption ‘May Help Drive Transition’ to Value-Based Care

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A new report from URAC, a self-described independent, nonprofit, third-party healthcare quality validator based in Washington, D.C., describes the growth of telehealth adoption in the United States as potentially helping to drive the transition to value-based healthcare — an idea that’s long been expressed by experts in digital care delivery. Specifically, they note, the telehealth adoption has been shown to: Expand access to healthcare.

Care Delivery Beyond the Walls of the Doctor’s Office — Celebrated at This Year’s IHI Summit

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

For the past three days, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement held its 15 th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community here in Washington, DC. What if, instead of going to a doctor’s appointment, the clinic actually came to you? That’s right. Not just the doctor. The clinic. This isn’t your grandfather’s version of a house call. What we’re talking about here is a whole new animal.

Former Cleveland Clinic CEO becomes Vice President of Healthcare for Google Cloud

Lloyd Price

In healthcare circles, there’s been a lot of talk over the years about the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim, a framework with three broad goals: improving the patient experience of care; improving the health of populations; and reducing the per capita cost of health care. That’s led some observers to suggest a Quadruple Aim: improving the work experience of clinicians and staff.

Join the IHI #InnovationRelay Twitter chat on Wed

Medicine and Technology

This summer, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is holding an IHI Innovation Relay and you can join the Twitter chat on Wed 7/30 at 1 pm ET to learn more about how to pioneer answers to persistent problems in health care. Let’s design an approach of a hospital/health care system to interact with the community to improve the social determinants of health. •1:30–2

Data Integration and Analytics Solutions at HIMSS18


Healthcare organizations that want to make more informed and better clinical and business decisions need to not only integrate their data but be able to turn that data into insights. Our healthcare leadership team will once again be in attendance at this year’s HIMSS conference and we are excited to discuss real-world data integration and analytics solutions. Improving Transitions of Care for High-Risk Patients . Cloud-Based Data Solution Improves Patient Care.

Bluetooth in healthcare provides improved connectivity

Serona Health

However, this is only the tip of the healthcare iceberg. The next, vital steps to success in this market segment are reducing the cost and improving the interoperability of mobile devices. These steps will change the scale of the healthcare market by multiple orders of magnitude. In our youth, healthcare may involve information about the way we play and our social interactions. Bluetooth technology provides the platform for the innovation we need in healthcare.

Patient Engagement: More Bark than Bite? Let’s Get to Work!

Society for Participatory Medicine

Despite all the encouraging signs of this movement’s progress, I assert that in the area of healthcare where patient engagement is most vital – the real-time relationship between a patient and their clinicians, now – progress has been spotty. It turned out that the smaller dose was still enough to be effective, and the next day Michael’s kidney labs finally turned around and started improving! The center sits in the epicenter of healthcare reform and improvement in the U.S.,

Patient Safety Improvement with a National Health Record


Patient Safety is the result of practices and policies that healthcare organizations employ to protect patients from preventable harm. All of this would contribute to improved treatment and reduced complication caused by the current localized electronic collection of data.

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Meaningful Measures – Meaningful Change or Meaningless Hype?


I embrace the fact that it forces and challenges me to adapt which allows personal and professional growth, but I hate the disruption it causes to my “known,” especially when that “known” took me forever to figure out…such as healthcare quality measures! Meaningful Measures is in response to the fact that the healthcare industry was being required to report on countless measures, most of which were redundant and provided minimal value to providers or their patients.