How Hospitals Are Beating the Healthcare IT Labor Shortage

Phoenix Health Systems

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.

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.

Healthcare IT Integration Market Trends 2024

Healthcare Guys

Healthcare IT integration is a consortium of IT and healthcare sector and involves the application of latest IT solutions to monitor people’s health, perform secured exchange of their electronic data and provide economical healthcare solutions

Download Our EHR Implementation Guide & Help Make Your Doctors Happy

Phoenix Health Systems

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

Phoenix Health Systems

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.

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

Harnessing the Power of Human Capital: Enabling Transformation for Healthcare IT Initiatives through Effective Project and Change Management

Electronic Health Reporter

Healthcare organizations are scrambling to harness the potential of digital technology to transform their business and gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. Editorial change management Grant Thornton health IT implementation

Successfully Approaching M&As in Healthcare IT

HiTech Answers

By Angela Pierce - 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. The post Successfully Approaching M&As in Healthcare IT appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.

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.

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

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

Healthcare IT Market by Product & Geography – Global Forecast 2021

Healthcare Guys

[430 Pages Report] The healthcare IT market is projected to reach USD 280.25 Billion by 2021 from USD 134.25 Billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 15.9% during the forecast period.

Why We’re Excited for NASCO Converge 2019

Perficient

NASCO is a Blue-owned organization, dedicated to helping Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans across the nation build a better healthcare system through collaboration. Perficient is excited to be a Diamond Sponsor, once again, and to support NASCO and its attendees at this event.

Positive Physician Outlook for AI in Diagnostics

Perficient

As artificial intelligence (AI) emerges in healthcare around the world, more studies and reports are being produced around the (well-deserved) hype. Results from the study indicate positive views on the use of AI in healthcare. Click below to learn more about AI in healthcare.

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.

Barriers to Healthcare Data Standardization

Perficient

There are numerous obstacles in making healthcare data useful for downstream analysis for decision making. There may be no bigger challenge than taking data that has been captured from disparate healthcare EMR systems and cleansing and normalizing them into something uniform for consumption. It is important to understand why data could be non-standard to determine what to do about it. Sources has note or comment fields that are by its nature non standard.

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Digital and AI Are Top Health Priorities In 2019, but EHRs Continue To Dominate IT Spend

Electronic Health Reporter

Damo Consulting, a healthcare growth and digital transformation advisory firm based in Chicago, recently released its third annual Healthcare IT Demand Survey report. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

The Top Ten Symptoms of a Very Sick Service Desk

Phoenix Health Systems

If your hospital is suffering from at least two of the following pain points — because of IT service desk (help desk) issues — it’s time to review your IT support practices, procedures, service levels, and overall user satisfaction. These issues are not just painful; they can dangerously threaten the quality of your patients’ healthcare. Physicians and other clinical staff cannot afford the operational risks of poor IT service desk support.

Customer Care in Healthcare: A Trend That Moves the Needle

Perficient

Whether it’s online, in-person, or multichannel, customer experience (CX) is a key differentiator for any businesses – and healthcare organizations are no exception. The healthcare industry will need to stay on top of key driving consumer care trends and emerging technologies, as a new level of service and engagement has become the norm. Interest in using virtual reality for healthcare is also growing sharply, with 37% of U.S.

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 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!

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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TechTarget Discusses AI Traction in Healthcare with Perficient

Perficient

TechTarget recently featured two Perficient Chief Strategists in an article that discusses the momentum of AI in healthcare. The article highlights perspectives on how AI automation can enhance and expedite healthcare processes while holding to an elevated standard of care. According to Christine, Perficient first became interested in exploring AI opportunities “because it’s a natural progression of our data and analytics capabilities.”

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.

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.

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Juliet Silver

Perficient

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. It’s no surprise that today’s healthcare organizations face some significant challenges. As a Chief Strategist, you’re considered an expert in healthcare.

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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!

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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