Last month, Pivot Point Consulting released a report on trends in hiring, staffing, and work-hours trends among health IT professionals, providing a glimpse of the major trends affecting the HIT job market
Phillip Kohanski, M.D., chief of radiology at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, shares his perspectives on his organization’s journey around the use of external teleradiology services
Wage inequality compared to male colleagues, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main barriers faced by women working in the technology field, according to a new survey by global technology association ISACA.
During HIMSS17, industry stakeholders spoke with me about health IT innovation, and they also shared their insights about this year’s conference from their specific perspectives, and with their particular priorities in mind.
In two different panel discussions on Tuesday at HIMSS17, six different current and former CMIOs shared their perspectives on what CMIOs need in order to be successful at their jobs—and what they need to bring to them to begin with
In a fireside chat at HIMSS17, journalism luminary Dan Rather discussed key leadership qualities and gave his thoughts on the current relationship between the national media and the Trump administration.
I was fascinated to read a recent Scientific American article that looked at how early Tibetans figured out how to use fire strategically to improve their chances of survival—and how such insights might speak to the current moment in healthcare
Cincinnati Children’s was recently recognized with Stage 7 revalidation on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM), due, in large part, to the innovative use of information technology by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical...
Clinical and IT executive leaders at Mercy Health are now successfully integrating population health analytics into the clinical workflow to significantly facilitate the work of identifying high-risk patients and improving care coordination.
Norris Cochran has been tapped to serve as Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) following the departure of former HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell as part of the ongoing Trump Administration transition.
Due to its use of RFID technology to improve patient care and outcomes, New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital (NYPBMH) has received acute care Stage 7 revalidation on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM).
As President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as the United States’ 45th president at noon today, there has been an ongoing administration shuffle as agency leaders have stepped down as part of the presidential transition.
St. Louis-based Mercy, the fifth largest Catholic health care system in the nation operating hospitals in four states, was named a 2016 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Enterprise Davies Award recipient this month for achieving...
A day after he announced his impending retirement, HIMSS’ president and CEO, Steve Lieber, reflects on his 16-plus years at the helm of the organization, and on what the future holds—for HIMSS and for healthcare
As the pace of change across healthcare accelerates seemingly by the day, the pioneers of U.S.—and international—healthcare, are showing that transformational change is not only possible—it’s happening now
Innovation is taking place across the U.S. healthcare system these days. Is your team creating recognition-worthy innovation in your organization? If so, it’s time to submit an entry to the Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, and let us know about it!