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  • Improving Patient Engagement through Mobile Health Technology

    Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

    Is mobile health really as disruptive a force as it’s portrayed to be? Can healthcare providers leverage its innovate capabilities today to deliver better quality of care? Whether or not you agree with these questions, things do need to be changed in order to adopt mobile health inside healthcare provider organizations.

  • Implementing A Data Governance Model Designed to Scale

    Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EST, 12:00 p.m. CST

    “Better data is everyone’s job” is a bold statement.  At UPMC, this philosophy is precisely what drives their data governance initiative.  As the largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC is committed to delivering superior medical service to its millions of patients, and maximizing the value of their data assets is critical to their ongoing success. 

  • iHT2 Research Webinar: Enterprise Imaging Strategies for Mergers and Acquisitions

    Monday, November 16, 2015, 3:00 p.m. EST, 2:00 p.m. CST

    With hospital mergers on the upswing healthcare executives and IT managers must grapple with the manifold challenges of integrating or replacing various clinical systems. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is forcing the industry to focus on better clinical pathways, including ways to integrate clinical content such as the Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) and imaging archives from disparate facilities or clinics into the EHR.

  • Case Study: Improving Patient Care by Modernizing the IT Network

    Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

    Over the past several years, the healthcare industry has seen dramatic changes in regard to technology adoption. Today, hospitals and other healthcare organizations are increasingly looking to revamp the way clinicians work and the way patients are treated. At the heart of this change is the need to modernize their IT networks. 

  • Enhancing and Optimizing Your EMR for Usability and Long-Term Value - Presented by Doug Thompson of the Advisory Board

    Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

    Many organizations have implemented basic EMR capabilities, but can still do more to maximize value from their EMR-related efforts and investments. Whether your organization has been using an EMR for years or just implemented a system, optimizing this essential tool is an ongoing challenge.

    This webinar will outline the keys to long-term EMR optimization: leadership, measurement and innovation. Find out how integrating a content management strategy can help you cope with growing volumes of content.

  • Health Information Overload: Getting Discrete Clinical Data Out of PDF Attachments and into the EMR

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

    On average physicians see 25 patients per day, spending around 15 minutes per encounter. With such a tight schedule there’s little time during the day to prepare for each patient visit. Precious minutes tick away as physicians scroll through lists of PDF attachments and sift through pages of unstructured text looking for the bits of clinically-actionable information. 

  • Leveraging Managed Storage & Cloud-Based Replication: 3 Keys to Success

    Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 3:00 p.m. EDT, 2:00 p.m. CDT

    From electronic records and emails to medical images and diagnostic test results, data storage needs are growing exponentially for healthcare organizations of all sizes.  According to business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, picture archiving and communication system (PACS) storage alone is growing at an annual rate of 20 percent in the U.S.  Is your organization’s IT infrastructure capable of keeping up?

  • The Patient Experience: Utilizing Data to Improve Care, Increase Efficiencies, and Provide Value

    Thursday, August 20, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

    While health care providers are challenged with providing quality care while controlling expenses, there are tactics available to effectively reach and engage patients. These tactics are not as straight forward though as you might think. Focusing your approach around big data analytics and the theory that one size does not fit all is a good place to start.  

  • Leveraging Social Strategies to Help Put the “Patient’’ in Patient Engagement

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

    Patient Engagement is every Provider’s new “highest priority,” but to date, much of the focus has been on driving patients to portals as a means to engage.  Innovative providers are moving the focus to other arenas including social channels in order to engage people where they are spending their time.     

  • Charting New Terrain: A Roadmap for mHealth Privacy & Security

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 1:00 p.m. EDT, 12:00 p.m. CDT

    mHealth is both innovative and disruptive, and is coming like a fast moving avalanche that grows as it moves forward.  mHealth is no longer just about mobile devices or the challenges around corporately provided versus personal devices, but now includes the exponentially growing number of wearable technologies and now even some are suggesting ingestibles.