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Most Read Healthcare IT Today Articles in 2020

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Needless to say, 2020 has been a crazy year that will never be forgotten here at Healthcare IT Today. One of my favorite things to do as we move on to a new year is to look back at the past year.

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Is Being a CIO Harder Today than 20 Years Ago? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 60

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For the 60th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’ll be looking at the role of the CIO in healthcare and how it’s evolved over the last 20 years. Plus, we'll talk about some of the things that are still the same as a CIO in healthcare.

What’s Being Missed in Healthcare IT?

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Understatement of the Day: COVID-19 has overwhelmed healthcare. Turns out that this is a reality regardless of whether your healthcare organization has been hit by an influx of COVID-19 patients or not. I don’t know of any healthcare department that hasn’t had […].

CIO Podcast – Episode 3: Stephanie Lahr, MD on Physician CIO Leadership

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For the 3rd episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we’re sitting down with Dr. Stephanie Lahr, MD, CIO and CMIO at Monument Health. First, CIO of a community-based healthcare system in South Dakota that is part of the Mayo Clinic […].

Healthcare IT Today Virtual Meetups

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One of the things that hurt most about the cancellation of HIMSS20 was that it meant we wouldn’t be able to hold our various #HIMSS20 meetups. It’s always so educational to learn from our panel of experts and influencers and to learn from you in the audience.

Healthcare Cyberattackers Keep Outsmarting Healthcare IT Providers

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New research suggests that despite extensive efforts to turn the tide, healthcare organizations continue to struggle with fending off cyberattackers, in part due to a dramatic shortage of security talent for hire.

Health IT Predictions for 2021 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 53

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For the 53rd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’ll be making predictions on what we can expect from health IT in 2021. As we put 2020 in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look ahead to 2021. What will happen with health IT conferences in 2021?

Which EHR Phase Are We In? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 47

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For the 47th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the various phases of EHR (or EMR if you prefer). As we look at the current EMR and EHR market, we see healthcare organizations across nearly all 4 phases.

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Stop Information Blocking – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 57

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For the 57th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about information blocking. In this episode, we dive into the topic of information blocking including why it’s so controversial. Do we even need it?

Health Care Technology Leadership in the Midst of COVID-19

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Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC #HealthIT Bridgette Duffy Coronavirus COVID-19 Esther Choo Health Care Leadership Hospital Healthcare IT Lakshman Swamy Liz Boehm Physician Burnout Saykara VoceraThe world is facing a viral pandemic, and news coverage has reflected public anxiety and confusion.

Why Isn’t RPM Exploding Like Telehealth Video Visits? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 55

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For the 55th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re going asking the question “Why Isn’t RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) exploding like telehealth video visits?

Healthcare Beefs – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 43

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For the 43rd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re getting a few things off our chest in an episode we’re calling “Healthcare Beefs.” The post Healthcare Beefs - Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 43 first appeared on Healthcare IT Today.

The Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Organizations – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 45

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For the 45th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the financial impact of COVID-19 on healthcare organizations. Needless to say, healthcare has taken a big financial hit from COVID-19 and the shutdown of elective procedures.

Four Types of Healthcare IT Systems and Their Integration Challenges

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Health care certainly falls into that category, teeming as it is with systems to deal with scheduling, resource allocation, billing, security, and–of course–patient information. At work, most of us rely on a grab-bag of computer systems.

Is Healthcare Social Media Dead? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 42

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For the 42nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re asking the question, “Is Healthcare Social Media Dead?” As Colin and I spend way too much time on social […] Many parts of healthcare social media are changing quickly.

Healthcare IT Today Search Engine Q&A

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A few months ago, we dipped into the various COVID-19 searches that were being done to find Healthcare IT Today and offered answers and commentary on what people were searching.

Online Scheduling, Patient Check-in, and Consumer Choice – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 56

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For the 56th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Online Scheduling, Patient Check-in, and Consumer Choice. No doubt the pandemic and the social distancing requirements have pushed these topics to the forefront of every healthcare organizations minds.

Hidden Dangers in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 30

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For the 30th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing another edition of Buy or Sell. Here's a quick summary of the buy or sell items discussed: * Buy or Sell: EHR Vendor Consolidation is a Threat to Healthcare Stability. *

Healthcare Inequality – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 40

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For the 40th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about healthcare inequality. Sadly, there are a whole lot of directions we could have taken this discussion and so we’ll no doubt discuss it more in the future. What Can Health IT Companies Do?

How Do You Better Enable Your Remote Workforce? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 37

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For the 37th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about how to better enable your Remote Workforce. Plus, in a first for our podcast, we have a guest host, Susmit Pal, Healthcare Field Director at Dell Technologies.

COVID-19 + Return to Work – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 44

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For the 44th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the return to work amidst COVID-19. They’ve since dialed it back a little, but they are still pushing to have their employees return to the office in Madison.

The Good, the Bad, and the Messy in 2020 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 52

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For the 52nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the The Good, the Bad, and the Messy in 2020. We’re taking a look back at the year that was 2020 in healthcare IT. What a year it’s been. What a year it's been.

Thanksgiving Gratitude – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 50

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For the 50th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re sharing gratitude with the healthcare IT community. Plus, it made since to pair it with the season of gratitude we know as Thanksgiving. It's been a hard year for so many.

Retro Tech Cool – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 39

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For the 39th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the retro technologies that are still popular in healthcare. We dive into why many of these technologies are still popular.

Permanent Changes to Healthcare Because of COVID-19 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 34

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For the 34th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Permanent Changes to Healthcare Because of COVID-19. Is anything in healthcare the same since COVID-19? The question is, which of these changes to healthcare are going to be permanent?

Is Health IT a Contributor to or a Solution for Staff Burnout? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 58

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For the 58th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about burnout and health IT’s role in staff burnout. We all know that burnout has become a major issue in healthcare. The ironic part is that some point to health IT as the problem (ie.

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Healthcare IT Today Survey: Consumerism And Use Of Patient-Generated Data Are Lasting Trends

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Consumerism and the use of patient-generated data are no fads, but rather a lasting change to the healthcare landscape, according to a new survey conducted by Healthcare IT Today of our readers.

COVID-19 Vaccine Tech Tracking and Marketing – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 51

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For the 51st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the COVID-19 Vaccine. Obviously, being a healthcare IT publication, we’re not going to dive into any of the clinical details of the vaccine.

#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.

Interoperability We Don’t Talk About – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 54

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For the 54th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re going shed some light on the areas of healthcare interoperability that don’t get talked about enough. Many people in healthcare talk ad nauseum about clinical healthcare interoperability.

Feel the Rush – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 38

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For the 38th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re feeling the rush. No, it’s probably not what you’re thinking. This is especially true in health IT with the COVID-19 pandemic. No, it's probably not what you're thinking.

The Battle for Telehealth: EHR vs Third Party – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 46

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For the 46th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the battle for telehealth. Plus, we talk about telehealth investment and whether we think it will continue.

Insights from Recent Health IT Virtual Events – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 49

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For the 49th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about a number of virtual events we’ve attended and some of the insights coming out of those events. One of the advantages of virtual health IT conferences is that we can easily attend all of them.

Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling – Leadership During COVID-19

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Being a healthcare leader right now is downright ridiculous. C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Regulations Black Lives Matter COVID-19 Face the Nation healthcare capacity Healthcare Regulations Michael Dowling Northwell Health racial bias

Technologies in the Spotlight Because of COVID-19 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 32

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For the 32nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about technologies that are in the spotlight because of COVID-19. In this episode, Colin and I wanted to dive into a number […] COVID-19 has brought a lot of things in healthcare to light.

Leadership, Telehealth Reimbursement, RPM, and Diversity – Insights from #MPEC20

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Although, in this case, it’s going to be a broader potpourri of topics that we found […]. Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Revenue Cycle Management Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Dr Tasha Eurich Healthcare Diversity Healthcare Leadership MGMA MGMA 2020 MPEC20 RPM Telehealth

Finger Pointing is Easy in Healthcare IT

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I’ve regularly talked about how in healthcare there’s always a reason available not to do something. Basically, if there’s something you don’t want to do, you can come up with a reason not to do it. It’s sad, but […]. Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Dev Ops LTPAC CMIO Finger Pointing Healthcare Governance Healthcare Leadership NVIDIA Pure Storage

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.

Healthcare’s New Digital Front Doors – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 41

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For the 41st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the new digital front doors of healthcare. We previously introduced the idea of the 2 new digital front doors of healthcare.