HIMSS 2019: The Mainstreaming of Health IT, from Jim Cramer to Opioid Risk Scores

Health Populi

Revenue cycle management (RCM) is a big HIMSS theme from providers’ points of view. Can we even imagine the bedfellows, strange or not, that will be collaborating for health-tech interoperability and consumer-facing care twelve months from now? On January 10, 2019, Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money recommended that Apple buy Epic, a market leader in EHRs.

There Was Something For Everyone At HIMSS 2019

Perficient

There were topics for everyone, including AI, wearables, telehealth, patient engagement, genomics, interoperability, and data & analytics, and Women in Health IT. AI, wearables, interoperability new products at HIMSS19. Patient engagement, RCM, genomics, deep learning among new tech at HIMSS19. With more than 45,000 in attendance this year, #HIMSS19 dared to enlighten us on what’s on the horizon in healthcare. This year’s conference was as expansive as ever.

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HIStalk Interviews Gabriel Orthous, CIO, Central Georgia Health Network

HIStalk Interviews

Usually those are part of a system of trying to identify CPT codes or ICD codes in order to get paid through a billing RCM model. Just clinical, just clinical plus RCM, clinical plus RCM plus post-adjudicated, social determinants, That’s when you start identifying the right populations and how to target things that are going to be part of your performance contracts. The problem with interoperability and intraoperability is that those files become convoluted quickly.

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