Industry experts are agreed: most of the issues that have risen to the top of the list when it comes to IT security threats facing U.S. patient care organizations in the past year or so haven’t really changed; they’ve only intensified.
Healthcare Informatics recently interviewed Michael Blackman, M.D., chief medical officer of McKesson Enterprise Information Solutions, about the industry’s shift to value-based care, and how the vendor is best positioning itself.
I read with interest an op-ed article in The New England Journal of Medicine entitled “Accelerating Innovation in Health IT." In critiquing provider-based solutions development, did Dr. David Bates and his fellow researchers get it right?
Close to 70 percent of healthcare leaders report their organizations use patient engagement initiatives, yet many potential patient engagement programs have not been fully scaled and integrated into practice, according to a NEJM Catalyst Patient Engagement Survey.
Mark Werner, M.D. and Bob Schwyn of The Chartis Group share their perspectives on the plunge into risk-based contracting, among physician groups—and what the pioneers are learning about risk and about IT and data strategy
Eight of 10 hospital leaders believe the future of healthcare could be significantly improved through the use of predictive analytics, yet only 31 percent of hospitals have used the technology for more than a year, according to a recent Health Catalyst survey.
Consumers are open to technology-enabled healthcare, such as remote patient monitoring and telemedicine, but continue to have strong concerns about the quality of care and the security of their healthcare data, according to a recent consumer survey-based study.
Annamalai Ramanathan, who recently made the transition from IT leadership to general administrative leadership in a physician-governed organization, shares his perspectives on what non-IT leaders need from IT leaders these days
Mac McMillan, CEO of the CynergisTek consulting firm, offered healthcare IT leaders a bracing view of the panoply of data security challenges cresting, wave-like, against the virtual walls of U.S. patient care organizations
Like other programs of its type that have been emerging at hospitals and health systems around the country, the Cedars-Sinai Healthcare Accelerator program facilitates the advancement of health technology innovation to improve healthcare delivery.