The dream of imaging informatics executives is to get CD-ROMs out of the workflow. But they are stubbornly persistent — like fax machines in physician offices.
The pace of disruption in healthcare is accelerating, but what does this mean for the future of healthcare? Is there an upside to disruption for healthcare organizations? Industry leaders parse the challenges, and the strategic opportunities.
Niam Yaraghi and I discuss TEFCA, the evolution of HIEs and where things stand today, and the government’s push for a market-oriented healthcare that is centered around patient empowerment.
Amid the announcement of a final rule around changes to the Medicare Advantage program, CMS Administrator Seema Verma hinted at data measurement changes that could touch on provider measures as well
Leaders at Penn Medicine initiated a project to leverage health IT to improve antibiotic prescribing, with the aim of delivering decision support within clinicians’ workflow, ensuring the right patient gets the right antibiotic at the right time.
The Denver-based Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) has been able to attain levels of HIE achievement that are mostly unparalleled throughout the U.S.
Drs. Nabil Chehade and David Kaelber of Cleveland’s MetroHealth System shared with HIT Summit-Cleveland attendees insights on their organization’s journey into value-based care delivery, including on the vital role of HIT
Following weeks of uncertainty and controversy surrounding David Shulkin, M.D., President Donald Trump finally dismissed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary yesterday.
For the project, the organization’s finance department collaborated with VBM physician champions to identify variations in care both internally and compared externally to benchmarked external institutions.
At the Health IT Summit in Cleveland, health IT leaders parsed some of the challenges around helping to guide clinicians and others forward around meeting the cybersecurity threats accelerating against patient care organizations
Leaders at Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska have been successful in leveraging mobile technology in order to improve plan member engagement around members’ care management
Thirteen chief information officers (CIOs) and chief information security officers (CISOs) of leading health systems convened in Chicago to discuss key challenges, best practice standards and collaborative opportunities in cybersecurity.
Ed Marx, CIO of the Cleveland Clinic organization, and a nationally recognized healthcare IT leader, urged the audience gathered for the Health IT Summit in Cleveland to be proactive in demonstrating leadership in their organizations
Over the past seven months, there have been a number of events that have upended top technology and cyber leadership at HHS, and some healthcare leaders and lawmakers are questioning the status of HHS’s cyber operations center, which launched just last June.
As healthcare evolves into a data-driven world, organizations are seeking health data analysts who understand how to interpret and provide value to data and analytics. AHIMA’s Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) credential holders have the power to spearhead these efforts. Oversight by professionals with the proper tools and knowledge to look at the “bigger picture” of healthcare data analytics is a must.
Natural language processing has the potential to help plug information gaps by unlocking the value in unstructured data. But health systems are still figuring out which use cases to apply it to.
Given the escalating number of attacks and increasing financial costs, the rate of cyber insurance adoption is somewhat surprising. There are three myths about cyber insurance that are keeping more businesses from adding these policies.
In New Jersey, Shore Quality Partners is succeeding as a clinically integrated network, through clear strategy and excellent execution—and successful leveraging of data and IT to support clinical transformation
Constance Sjoquist, the chief content officer at HLTH, shares her perspectives on what it is that the HLTH Conference’s leaders are hoping to bring to the industry in Las Vegas in May
Banner Health’s CISO discusses the cyber threat landscape, what can be done to prevent attacks and what is concerning him most these days.