Like restaurants, hotels, and movies, hospitals will be judged prominently on a star-rating system, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) latest announcement.
The era of clinical genomics is upon us. In yesterday's compelling HIMSS15 E-Session, the question was raised: What will it take for hospitals and physicians to be ready?
Elekta introduced Elekta Healthcare Analytics, a solution for accelerating data analysis for clinical and operational decision-making, at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s 2015 conference (HIMSS15).
Partners HealthCare announced a new partnership with Samsung Electronics at HIMSS15 to develop new personalized digital and mobile solutions for health and wellness.
TigerText announced the launch of TigerText for the Apple Watch, a secure enterprise messaging app that allows users to securely send and receive messages to anyone within their organization in a hands-free fashion.
IDC Health Insights estimates an annual growth rate of 8-11% in the analytics market--placing analytics among one of the top areas of spending growth in healthcare in this decade.
In the HIMSS15 E-Session, Managing Patient Information during a Mass Casualty Incident, Jonathan Teich and Adam Landman discuss the importance of information technology when handling MCIs--based on what they learned at Brigham and Women's Hospital after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.
Royal Philips announced the results of a new healthcare IT spend survey. They learned that enhanced electronic medical record (EMR) functionality and clinical improvements will be the focus of healthcare information technology investments in 2015.
ReelDx's medvid.io APIs now available to developers to integrate HIPAA-compliant video creation, storage, and sharing with any healthcare application.
Fernando Velasco, CHIO of Texas Health Resources, and Maggie Lohnes from Sound Informatics, discuss the quality management ecosystem--and how healthcare organizations can best navigate the ever-evolving quality management maze.
Sectra has launched a new pathology solution for storing, viewing and sharing digital pathology images.
Informatics nurses bring continue to bring great value to the use of clinical systems and technologies at their healthcare organizations, according to the 2015 HIMSS Impact of the Informatics Nurse Survey.
Philips announced its new mobile application, CareEvent, which transforms smartphones into a valuable clinical tool for nurses and caregivers who are constantly on the go within the hospital.
HIMSS Analytics announced a new Stage 7 revalidation process for the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM).
Surescripts will implement its National Record Locator Service with leading electronic health record (EHR) vendors--allowing more than 480,000 providers to locate and exchange patient health records stored in any healthcare location across the country.