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

Health Populi

I’m keen to learn where the industry is on that diffusion curve in putting health information and tools into the hands of consumers, patients and caregivers. I’ll give you four big reasons: The patient is expecting a consumer experience from health care. The patient is worried about privacy and data security. The patient is growing aware of her personal “data space.” ” The patient is a payor. The patient-consumer experience.

There Was Something For Everyone At HIMSS 2019


There were topics for everyone, including AI, wearables, telehealth, patient engagement, genomics, interoperability, and data & analytics, and Women in Health IT. Using AI and Chatbots to improve patient experience. Patient engagement, RCM, genomics, deep learning among new tech at HIMSS19. Patient access is a compelling reason to move into cloud-based PACS.

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HIStalk Interviews Gabriel Orthous, CIO, Central Georgia Health Network

HIStalk Interviews

One is the clinical focus, the EMR perspective of workflow and patient-centered focused around clinical things that have to occur. 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. You’re bringing up a great point, which is point-of-care analytics and using technology and data to enhance workflows, patient experience, and the things that you just mentioned. Be patient.

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A guide to connected health device and remote patient monitoring vendors

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In an age when nearly everyone is digitally connected in some way – even many senior citizens, who are often characterized as technophobic – it only makes sense that the healthcare industry is seeing a lot of connected health devices and remote patient monitoring (RPM) technologies. They provide health measures of patients and transmit them back to providers – or in some cases are reported back to providers – to facilitate healthcare decisions from afar.