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At Banner Health, the Focus Turns to the Evolution of Cybersecurity Threats and How to Stop Them

March 22, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal
Banner Health’s CISO discusses the cyber threat landscape, what can be done to prevent attacks and what is concerning him most these days.

At University Hospitals in Cleveland, MD and IT Leaders are Making Strides to Reduce Provider Burnout

March 21, 2018     Heather Landi
Cleveland-based University Hospitals has accelerated a partnership with the health system’s EHR vendor, Allscripts, to address EHR usability and workflow issues, with the aim of making the EHR system more user-friendly, seamless and interoperable.

PODCAST: Micky Tripathi on the Current Health IT Moment—and Exploring the World Ahead

March 20, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal
On this latest Healthcare Informatics podcast, notable health IT expert Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., talked about what he learned at HIMSS18, KLAS’ report on CommonWell and Carequality, Apple’s health records solution, and much more.

Massachusetts ‘Housing-First’ Approach Wins Population Health Prize

March 20, 2018     David Raths
On March 20, at the Population Health Colloquium in Philadelphia, the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance was named the winner of the 2018 Hearst Health Prize.

Rush University Medical Center Applies Analytics to Fine-Tune Clinical Documentation

March 19, 2018     David Raths
Physician burnout tied to dissatisfaction with EHR implementations can lead to inaccurate and incomplete documentation. That in turn can have financial, reputational and clinical repercussions. The Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, has spent the last few years applying analytics to address documentation issues.

Colorado’s Statewide HIE Leverages Data Exchange to Support At-Risk Youth

March 19, 2018     Mark Hagland
Late last month, CORHIO, the Denver-based, statewide health information exchange (HIE) in Colorado, announced that the state of Colorado would leverage its HIE capabilities to improve the care of the state’s at-risk youth

Should MIPS be Repealed and Replaced? Several Industry Leaders Weigh in on MedPAC’s Published Proposal

March 19, 2018     Heather Landi
In its March report to Congress, MedPAC, a policy advisory group, recommends repealing MIPS and replacing it with an alternative model of reimbursement. Several industry thought leaders weigh in on the implications of this recommendation and the future of MIPS.

Healthcare Innovation Leader David B. Nash, M.D. Shares His Perspectives on the Current Moment in Population Health

March 16, 2018     Mark Hagland
David Nash, M.D., one of the best-known pioneers in the world of population health management and related areas, shares his perspectives on the current moment in—and future prospects of—the population health management phenomenon

Penn Medicine’s Innovator Awards Story: A Standard Clinical iPhone Enhancing Patient Care

March 15, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal
Several years ago, providers at Penn Medicine began using mobile apps for a variety of reasons, including: to support better interaction among care teams, conveniently manage and monitor multiple patients, prioritize needs, and make treatment decisions.

Housing is Healthcare: How a PCMH is Caring for NYC’s Homeless Population

March 14, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal
A PCMH approach at Care for the Homeless has enabled the organization to improve access to care, increase care coordination, and enhance the quality of care for the city’s homeless population.

A Legal Primer on Using Electronic Health Data for Public Health Purposes

March 13, 2018     David Raths
A new report from the de Beaumont Foundation and Johns Hopkins University provides public health departments with a framework to allow them to request more real-time data from hospitals.

Michael McCoy, M.D. Shares His Perspectives on the Current Moment in Healthcare IT

March 13, 2018     Mark Hagland
Following the conclusion of the annual HIMSS Conference, Michael McCoy, M.D. shared with Healthcare Informatics his perspectives on the policy, industry, and technological cross-currents influencing the shift from volume to value in healthcare right now

Health Plan Leaders Discuss HIE Data and the Value Proposition for Payers

March 12, 2018     Heather Landi
During the HIMSS18 Conference in Las Vegas last week, health plan leaders shared how their organizations are leveraging HIE data to improve quality measures, care management and to address gaps in care.

Healthcare IT Leaders Share Learnings from Recent Hurricanes

March 9, 2018     Mark Hagland
Healthcare IT Leaders from Puerto Rico, Florida, and Texas shared insights on the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria—and what might be done to prepare for future hurricanes and other natural disasters

International Healthcare Leaders Share Perspectives on Common Challenges, Opportunities

March 9, 2018     Mark Hagland
At HIMSS18, international healthcare leaders shared the reality of vast commonalities in terms of the challenges facing healthcare systems around the world—and the potential for common strategies to address those challenges

HIMSS18 Day 4 Roundup: The Impact of What We’ve Learned at HIMSS

March 8, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal
Healthcare Informatics’ editorial team breaks down what you need to know from day four of HIMSS18.

EXCLUSIVE: John Fleming Settles into Government Role with Full Focus on Reducing M.D. Burden

March 8, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal
Dr. Fleming sat down with Healthcare Informatics to discuss his role in the government, where things stand on reducing clinician burden, and why he thinks patient empowerment is so important to fixing healthcare.

EXCLUSIVE: Allscripts’ CEO Paul Black on Interoperability, Cloud Technology and Bringing Machine Learning to the EHR

March 8, 2018     Heather Landi
Allscripts' CEO Paul Black talks about the company’s latest developments to incorporate machine learning into the EHR, interoperability efforts and how the company is helping providers and government and public health leaders address the opioid crisis.

Results of the 2018 HIMSS Leadership Survey Confirm CIOs’ Focus on Clinical Outcomes Improvement—and Cybersecurity

March 8, 2018     Mark Hagland
The results of the 2018 HIMSS U.S. Leadership and Workforce Survey confirm healthcare IT leaders’ focus on improving clinical outcomes and operations—while also intensifying cybersecurity and data privacy and security

HIMSS18 Day 3 Roundup: Federal HIT Leaders Outline Their Plan

March 7, 2018     Rajiv Leventhal
Healthcare Informatics’ editorial team breaks down what you need to know from day three of HIMSS18.

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