Innovation is taking place across the U.S. healthcare system these days. Is your team creating recognition-worthy innovation in your organization? If so, it’s time to submit an entry to the Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, and let us know about it!
The clinical practice of radiology is on the verge of transformation—and so is the policy, payment, business, and operational landscape of radiologic practice in the U.S., as radiologist thought leaders noted during RSNA 2016
I wish I could be sanguine about the possibility that the Republicans are likely to repeal most elements of the Affordable Care Act. But I can’t, because for me, it’s personal. I buy health insurance through the exchange.
The results of a new, 11-nation study of healthcare consumers, are shedding light on some of the challenges—and opportunities facing the U.S. healthcare system—along with opportunities for IT leaders
I’ve been absorbed lately in an intriguing book called “The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong”—and thinking about its conclusions in the context of the current moment in healthcare
I recommend several steps in explaining a hiatus and a big absence from the HCIT workforce.
The results of last week’s presidential election were extremely unexpected to many. But now it’s time to ensure that value-based healthcare and health IT stay on track.
CIOs at CHIME16 noted the importance of healthcare C-suite leadership and the alignment of business and information technology goals.
Drs. Patrick Tellez and Denise Gomez and their colleagues at North County Health Services offer a great example of how IT can be leveraged ingeniously to improve care delivery and access to indigent patients
The impending start of the huge new Quality Payment System is going to be a bombshell event for physicians—and their lack of preparedness for it will put unprecedented pressure on CIOs, CMIOs, and other healthcare IT leaders
The family health history tool in use at Intermountain Healthcare creates a message in FHIR and sends it to a web-based risk service, which examines the pedigree and sends back a risk score. The Intermountain family health history tool sends the pedigree and risk data to the Cerner EHR using FHIR.
Speakers at an HL7 genomics policy conference describe how difficult it is for providers to make sense of genomics lab results without related clinical decision support.
Could clinicians subscribe to real-time public health clinical decision support 'knowledge nuggets' from within their EHR workflow?
The 3 main stake holders (Strategy, Clinical, and IT)must come together to create an effective imaging IT solution for multi-facility IDN's
Initial responses to the release of the MACRA final rule have mostly been positive—and in any case point to more to-do’s on the to-do lists of healthcare IT leaders
Two new studies published in Health Affairs raise questions about some of the policy assumptions underlying the Medicare program’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program
Who is better at medical diagnosis? Will machines take over from humans?
It was fascinating to read a new analysis from Commonwealth Fund researchers that looked at differences between commercial and government-sponsored ACOs in terms of making progress in key areas around accountable care development
A recent conversation with the notable Dr. Farzad Mostashari left me further pondering one of the core issues in health IT right now.
A discussion at the Health IT Summit-New York probed some truly exciting potentialities around policy, payment, clinical, and technological changes that could transform U.S. healthcare delivery