At a time when physicians and nurses are more pressured than ever before to communicate effectively with one another over patient care matters, clinician and IT leaders at Advocate Health Care in the Chicago area have made breakthroughs in streamlining those communications
Paul Chang, M.D., of the University of Chicago Medical Center argues that imaging informatics needs to embrace human-machine cybernetic collaborative workflow orchestration to improve both quality and efficiency.
Chad Ellimoottil, M.D., and his colleagues at the University of Michigan/Michigan Medicine have been listening--really listening--to patients enrolled in their urology video visit program--and are making use of what they're hearing
Healthcare has and will continue to look at and learn from other industries about the advantages and lessons learned from the use of blockchain. While blockchain may have originated in the finance world, its attributes have applicability in healthcare.
Although marketing healthcare services to consumers was once considered taboo and unethical, some leading health systems are now realizing the importance in doing so.
At the ATLAS conference, thought leaders discussed the current health policy landscape and how patient access, evolving care delivery models, and innovation all could be impacted.
Leaders at UW Medicine Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington, have implemented new technology and processes to improve communication among physicians and nurses
In this 15-minute podcast, consultant Michael Abrams discusses what he’s seeing and hearing as it relates to clinician readiness for MACRA, and what advice he’s offering clients who are still feeling uneasy about the QPP.
The current president of the American Medical Association, David Barbe, M.D., discusses the challenges and opportunities around physician outcomes reporting under MACRA/MIPS—and what healthcare IT leaders can do to collaborate with physician leaders
Quality of care through optimized performance is today’s mantra in healthcare. It underpins our industry’s pursuit of the Triple Aim: to improve the experience of care, improve the health of populations and reduce per capita costs of healthcare.1 Achieving these three interdependent goals relies heavily on managing chronic conditions for our nation’s Medicare patient population.
Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., discussed the impact of the Epic interoperability news, what’s specifically unique about it, and more wide-ranging interoperability issues at hand.
At New York City-based NYU Langone Health, healthcare senior executive leaders are leveraging technologies like intelligent automation and machine learning to improve care quality and operational efficiency while also striving to enhance the patient experience.
Epic Systems has announced a new solution that aims to allow patients to grant access to their data to any providers who have internet access—even if they don’t have EHRs.
A pioneering multispecialty medical group based in New Jersey is expanding its reach across the country, through its management company, bringing its innovations to healthcare markets in Arizona and Oregon
In order to address transformative issues in the healthcare industry, healthcare provider organizations and payers need to be agile, need to drive disruption utilizing technology, and need to be more analytically-driven organizations.
As the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute funds more comparative clinical effectiveness research studies, informatics researchers are developing new tools to identify and recruit potential patients and gather data.
In Part 2 of this story on AI in healthcare, experts discuss the biggest challenges that in exist in this space today, and if doctors fear that they might one day be replaced.
Following up on the recent release of their cybersecurity report, HIMSS leaders arranged for a roundtable-style discussion between HIMSS senior director of health IS Rod Piechowski, and reporters
Mac McMillan, CEO and co-founder of CynergisTek, shares his perspectives on the evolving role of the healthcare CISO and the skills and expertise that every CISO should have to be effective, and why that goes beyond just technical expertise in security.
Deb Bass, CEO of the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII), shared insights on the opportunities (and challenges) facing health information exchanges in the present moment in U.S. healthcare