What is working well in Healthcare IT?

Healthcare Guys

What is working well in Healthcare IT? Advantages of electronic medical records and benefits of health information technology. Benefits of e-prescribing

How Hospitals Are Beating the Healthcare IT Labor Shortage

HitPoint Blog

By any measure, superior IT departments with highly specialized staff have become an essential factor in the success of today’s healthcare industry. As this group continues to age it will need ever more care—and that means healthcare will need more workers.

A Perfect Storm in Healthcare IT: The Problem of Unmet Staffing Needs

HitPoint Blog

The healthcare IT job outlook is currently a maze of contradictions. Some good news: healthcare is driving jobs growth more than most industry sectors, at the rate of 35 thousand+ jobs per month so far in 2018. Many of these are healthcare IT jobs. Bad news: It is increasingly difficult to find high quality IT talent with expert levels of healthcare knowledge. Meantime, our 77 million baby boomers are deluging our healthcare providers.

Successfully Approaching M&As in Healthcare IT

Mobile Health Matters

Over the past couple of years, there have been around 200 merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in the healthcare IT space, driven by high enterprise value and the sheer size of the industry. Instead, go on the offense and own up to the challenges it currently faces.

Download Our EHR Implementation Guide & Help Make Your Doctors Happy

HitPoint Blog

Barely a week goes by without seeing a new report detailing physicians’ dissatisfaction with their hospitals’ IT systems. They require strong leadership and IT expertise, exhaustive planning, and detailed coordination both with the system vendor and all user stakeholders in order to complete them successfully. We hope it is useful! EHRs are the #1 target.

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MobiHealthNews and Healthcare IT News are going global — here's what you need to know

Mobi Health News

Breaking down the differences between HIMSS Media's publications

Why 2020 Will Be The M&A Tipping Point

Mobile Health Matters

Over a year ago, we predicted that 2019 would be the era of health IT M&A , with the transition to value-based care as a primary driver. The M&A activity in the first half of 2018 is proof of this momentum – healthcare-related M&A increased 23% compared to the second half of 2017.

Healthcare IT News has gone global: Here’s what you need to know

Healthcare Guys

A look at how both Healthcare IT News and sister site MobiHealthNews are now serving an international audience and what that means. With this exciting change brings a new era for Healthcare IT News and its sister site, MobiHealthNews, both of which are complimentary and have an international footprint.

NHIT Week 2018: The Impact of Power Management on Healthcare IT Innovation

Healthcare Guys

Healthcare IT professionals should take the necessary steps to re-create power management strategies that can support new technologies. this new era of digital healthcare innovation, one frequently overlooked key to success for healthcare IT organizations is effective power management.

Network Virtualization: the future of healthcare IT

Healthcare Guys

By making a plan and moving towards a sustainable IT model, your healthcare system will have the technology needed to help increase patient satisfaction and improve your bottom line. With the recent and ongoing changes to the healthcare landscape, maintaining an on-premises network simply is not the long-term answer for hospitals, clinics and institutions.

Healthcare IT: Where Did it Come From and Where is it Going?

Healthcare Informatics

Dan Brown's book, Origin, offers some interesting insight on where cognitive computing is taking healthcare IT

Ranking the Importance of SaMD — Software as a Medical Device

Medical Connectivity

While a risk matrix involving severity and probability is familiar to many, the SaMD matrix is different in that it addresses the significance of the state of health of the subject of the software and the importance of the information that the software would provide.

Ranking the Importance of SaMD — Software as a Medical Device

Medical Connectivity

While a risk matrix involving severity and probability is familiar to many, the SaMD matrix is different in that it addresses the significance of the state of health of the subject of the software and the importance of the information that the software would provide.

Five Steps to Picking the Right Partner to Succeed in Value-Based Care Delivery

Mobile Health Matters

When considering what solution and vendor to implement across a health system, avoid choosing technology for its own sake. Check the company’s history – It may seem obvious, but the length of time a vendor has been in the market provides context for their relative stability and expertise.

Blockchain in Healthcare: A Vehicle Towards Digital Health 2.0?

The Digital Health Corner

My goal is to continue writing as it is something I truly love to do. It is “an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way” [8] . The transparency, accuracy and efficiency of blockchain technology have made it attractive for its adoption by Wall Street. now that it has entered the digital world (albeit tepidly) via EHRs and IT support.

Collaborate for better care

CiscoHealth

Collaboration is changing the face of healthcare, enabling agile strategies like telemedicine, remote monitoring, care-team communication, and specialist engagement. Cisco collaboration solutions foster a streamlined, adaptable healthcare environment, empowering care teams, researchers, and patients to work together safely—on […].

Health Care Messaging and Orchestration — Systems of Action

Medical Connectivity

Collaborative — a RTHS uses a conversational user interface to engage clinicians, staff and patients within or across healthcare organizations. Unlike the generic IT meaning, in health care this was a term of art first coined by Michael McNeal of Emergin in the early to mid 2000s.

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The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

CiscoHealth

Healthcare cisco approach Health IT health IT solutions health solutions health tech health technology healthcare IT healthcare IT solutions healthcare solutions healthcare tech healthcare technology remote care telehealth telemedicine white paperOver the past few years, telehealth has become increasingly common across the continuum of care.

The most powerful women in healthcare I.T.: Thought Leaders

Healthcare Guys

Health Data Management is honoring 75 of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT. The awards are broken into three categories: thought leaders, provider/payer executives and CIOs/IT leaders. All 75 women will be honored at The Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT conference, which will be held May 12, 2016, in Boston. What follows is the list of thought leaders.

The The Five Biggest Areas of Opportunity for Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

Digital health is unquestionably becoming part of healthcare lexicon and fabric. The entrepreneurial enthusiasm for the healthcare space is evident by the volume of digital health incubators , medical school innovation centers, and angel investors. Though there has been significant sector investment, the road to success of adoption in the healthcare enterprise has been challenging. This should not however translate to “take my word for it” is all you need. Bring it!

Healthcare Consolidation: Opportunities for Digital Health Technology

The Digital Health Corner

Healthcare consolidation in the form of mergers and acquisitions has been taking place for a number of years. It is seen on both the provider and payer sides. In his testimony on healthcare market’s consolidation effects on quality, cost and access, Paul Ginsberg, Director of Public Policy at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics cites some key drivers of consolidation. Healthcare IT can play a major role in M & A for providers.

Healthcare Information Systems: Future of Information Technology in the Healthcare Sector

Electronic Health Reporter

Over the past few decades, healthcare information systems has been occupying an increasingly vital role in clinical and patient care and hospital operations across the globe. Editorial future of healthcare IT healthcare information systems IT trends Smita Deshmukh Transparency Market Researc

Five Ways Digital Technologies can Address Cancer

The Digital Health Corner

Getting more layered in complexity, the same cancer may experience genetic changes during its course. The convergence of social media and healthcare was both inevitable and beneficial for patients. Critics of digital technology in healthcare raise valid issues regarding accuracy and reliability of information, privacy and security, and patient safety. Hats off to those dreamers who make it possible!

Five Ways a Good Digital Health Registry Addresses Healthcare System Needs

The Digital Health Corner

It might be a universal issue which is discovered only after a prolonged period of exposure. It is also essential to all true value-based reimbursement models being discussed or implemented in health care. As one can see, registries performed with quality technologies can have profound effects on healthcare from many standpoints. Investment in digital tools which make Big Data come alive and transform it into relevant data can be helpful to all healthcare stakeholders.

Artificial Intelligence Expedites Clinical Trial Matching

Perficient

As new clinical trial studies emerge and medical literature is published, it is nearly impossible to stay on top of all the latest cancer care data due to the proliferation of new information, and it is increasingly more difficult to align a patient’s unique factors to all the matching trial options. With the growing need for this type of solution, it’s expected that more and more AI technology will emerge to meet various needs in healthcare.

Real-time diagnosis: Changing the game for breast cancer

CiscoHealth

2] When it comes to breast cancer, early diagnosis is […]. Healthcare breast cancer diagnostics Health IT health IT solutions health tech health technology healthcare IT solutions healthcare tech healthcare technology telehealth telemedicine vradYour mom, your sister, your friend…maybe even you—breast cancer touches all of our lives. In the U.S. alone, approximately 1 in 8 women will develop the disease during their lifetime.[1]

Meaningful Measures – Meaningful Change or Meaningless Hype?

Perficient

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!

Five Reasons why the FDA got it Right with Digital Health

The Digital Health Corner

The FDA recently announced its Digital Health Innovation Action Plan. Digital health differs significantly from drugs and traditional medical devices around which the FDA has developed its structure and policies over decades. The Action Plan is a major step in the right direction because it recognizes digital health’s unique attributes which span both IT and clinical arenas. This plan was both important and necessary.

Why CU Anschutz Medical Campus Migrated to Google Cloud

Perficient

Our healthcare team has been working with the University of Colorado over the past couple of years to overcome critical data challenges in healthcare… and the results are exciting. To address it, CCPM utilizes Health Data Compass, an enterprise health data warehouse.

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Black Book Awards Perficient Highest Client Satisfaction

Perficient

Perficient’s nationally recognized health sciences practice provides industry thought leadership, strategic consulting, and pragmatic technology solutions that help healthcare organizations transform and evolve with today’s consumer demands.

Welcome to Chaos: Using the Agile Manifesto in Healthcare

Perficient

In one of my previous blog posts , I discussed using the Cynefin framework for providing guidance in determining the type of healthcare project you will be managing and the best SDLC methodology to use for that project.

Insurers Say Automation is Needed for Operational Efficiency

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: It is vital to identify challenges holding back operational efficiency and the greatest opportunities for payers to improve. It is vital to identify challenges holding back operational efficiency and the greatest opportunities for payers to improve.

Healthcare Migration to the Cloud

Perficient

In my most recent blogs I discussed the potential cost savings and other benefits of alternative IT delivery models. In this blog I want to focus specifically on healthcare’s move to cloud based delivery which was one of the delivery models discussed. One thing I have learned in my almost 30 years in healthcare IT management and consulting is that, with rare exceptions, healthcare organizations are not the first to implement new technologies.

The Digital Revolution in Healthcare: 5 Trends in Action

Perficient

It’s no secret that technology has the grand potential to completely revolutionize how we approach healthcare. Actually, transforming the healthcare industry is much more challenging. Below are just a few of the top digital transformations that are taking a stronghold in healthcare. Artificial intelligence in healthcare is expected to reach $1,139.2 IBM Watson for Oncology is just one example of how cognitive computing continues to emerge in healthcare.

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The Digital Revolution in Healthcare: 5 Trends in Action

Perficient

It’s no secret that technology has the grand potential to completely revolutionize how we approach healthcare. Actually, transforming the healthcare industry is much more challenging. Below are just a few of the top digital transformations that are taking a stronghold in healthcare. Artificial intelligence in healthcare is expected to reach $1,139.2 IBM Watson for Oncology is just one example of how cognitive computing continues to emerge in healthcare.

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10 Challenges Facing Medical Device Cybersecurity

Perficient

Medical devices are no longer a stand-alone portion of the healthcare environment. IT and Clinical Engineering Collaboration. The post 10 Challenges Facing Medical Device Cybersecurity appeared first on Healthcare. Connected Health Healthcare connected health Cybersecurity healthcare IT medical devices

Five Digital Health Imperatives for Patient Safety

The Digital Health Corner

The most discussed issues in healthcare today are cost savings and access to care. Something which has received more attention in the past but has been surpassed by the aforementioned topics in both lay and healthcare policy press has been patient safety. Simply put, it is “…the prevention of errors and adverse effects to patients associated with health care.” healthcare worker hand washing ) and regulatory clinical requirements (ex. IT security.

Expert panel speaks about Hot Topics in Healthcare IT #HITCon13

Medicine and Technology

Here at the HIMSS Southern California Chapter Health IT conference (Twitter hashtag # HITcon13 ), an expert panel discussed some of the key hot topics in health IT. Hospitals and health systems are being graded by their level of adoption measured by the HIMSS Healthcare Analytic Adoption Model. We need to have a thorough understanding of these evolving technologies that are transforming healthcare so that we can use them effectively to improve patient care.

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Google’s New Eye Artificial Intelligence Algorithm

Perficient

Healthcare breakthroughs are happening on a daily occurrence in 2018. How it works. Why it works. The potential success of the Google algorithm is a stepping stone for exciting new technological healthcare advancements that will help patients quickly and effectively identify health risks. The algorithm didn’t outperform already existing medical procedures but in time the formula can be a major asset to healthcare practitioners.

Oracle Planning: Driver-based Rolling Forecast at #Kscope18

Perficient

Rolling forecasts in healthcare are challenging because Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are unique to each organization and market conditions are ever changing. KSCOPE18 Session: Case Study: Implementing one of its kind driver based rolling forecast model at MD Anderson Cancer Center using Hyperion Planning with ASO integration. Healthcare Oracle healthcare healthcare IT KSCOPE18 ODTUG

Dr. Kizer opening keynote at the HIMSS Southern CA Chapter Healthcare IT Conference #HITCon13

Medicine and Technology

I'm in Los Angeles at the California Endowment attending the HIMSS Southern California Chapter Annual Healthcare IT Conference today. The theme of the conference is around Healthcare Consumerism and the Twitter hashtag is #HITCon13. How do you define healthcare consumerism?

Amazon Healthcare: Momentum to Renovate American Healthcare

Perficient

Amazon came forward and announced it would begin to seek new ways to address and possibly reduce rising health care costs for its own employees. The potential dominant healthcare group would strive to better control costs and reduce spending on health insurance for the 840,000 employees working for them with the end goal being that other companies would join in on the healthcare plan as well.

Social Media and Healthcare: Creating a Healthy Relationship

BHM Healthcare Solutions

In the realm of healthcare, consumers are taking to Google and crowd-source review websites, such as Yelp, to learn about healthcare providers and find hospitals in their area. Remember, having a strong online presence is crucial for growth in the modern healthcare world.

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