Three patient care organizations have received the 2017 global Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for healthcare technology innovations that improve patient outcomes.
A study published online this week in Health Affairs offers some of the best analysis yet, based on survey data, around the accelerating pace of ACO development—and its numerous implications for healthcare IT leaders
Leaders at the Texas Hospital Association have been innovating around data analytics, supporting its advocacy leaders in communicating with state legislators, and also helping hospitals to improve their quality and cost outcomes
Two new analyses of U.S. healthcare market concentration hold many implications for CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CMIOs and other healthcare IT leaders, in terms of supporting usability, interoperability, and data security
More than 75 percent of C-level executive healthcare leaders believe that digital innovation is important to an organization’s long-term strategy, but more than half acknowledge that they are holding off on innovation due to lack of capital and fear of creating...
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
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
The New England Journal of Medicine hosts contrasting op-ed articles written by, on the one hand, the four most recent National Coordinators, and on the other, two outspoken industry leaders—with a surprising level of agreement on some important points
Nine months ago I had to have surgery. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) were not part of my follow-up care. A paper detailing Partners HealthCare's journey with PROMs details the challenges health systems have implementing them.
A new survey by LeanTaaS finds that, while the leaders of patient care organizations are attempting to leverage data and analytics to improve clinical and financial outcomes, they have not yet found EHR data to be effective in doing so