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Healthcare Informatics: Innovators’ Showcase

Healthcare Informatics is delighted to announce our new “Innovators’ Showcase,” designed to promote, highlight, and spread stories of innovation across health IT throughout the year.

Seemingly every day now, the leaders of one or another patient care organization are coming up with brilliant solutions to age-old problems, as they leave behind established ways of doing things and find new paths forward that involve the use of information technology to improve clinical, administrative, financial, or organizational performance. Similarly, on the health IT vendor side, solution providers are increasingly helping their clients in a myriad of ways related to improving patient outcomes.

The idea is quite simple: we at Healthcare Informatics want to showcase this innovation more and more, and truly bring forward your great stories of transformational change. Our new Innovators’ Showcase portal will include:

  • Profiles of past Innovator Awards Program winning teams, and semifinalist teams
  • Follow-ups to how those organizations are continuing to innovate today
  • Podcasts, articles, and commentary on innovation throughout the industry, to be displayed online and in print, based on your submissions
  • An Innovators Lab, serving as a directory listing of innovators in healthcare IT
  • Special recognition in Healthcare Informatics e-newsletters


We encourage you to use this opportunity to submit your stories of health IT innovation for editorial consideration. Let us know your story so can be a part of our Innovators’ Showcase!

 

 

 

More Innovators' Showcase

Summit Health: A Pioneering New Jersey Medical Group Expands its Reach Out West

September 14, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
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

Healthcare Informatics Exclusive: As Harvey Engulfs Houston, Texas HIE Leaders Move in to Help

August 29, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
As Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey continued to devastate Houston and southeast Texas, Texas HIE leaders moved ahead to support healthcare leaders caring for Texans imperiled by the storm—and at the same time, demonstrated the core value of HIE

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests $25M in Tech Incubator

August 21, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
New Jersey-based Hackensack Meridian Health has teamed up with the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJIT) to open a health incubator with a design similar to the reality show ”Shark Tank,” in which companies pitch healthcare innovation ideas to a panel of experts.

UC San Diego Health: Moving Its EHR to the Cloud, Strategically

August 17, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
Christopher Longhurst, M.D., CIO, and Adam Gold, CTO, of UC San Diego Health, explain why they’ve moved their EHR to the cloud—and what that move means in the broader context of the health system’s IT strategy

Home Remedies for Innovation Constipation

June 26, 2017  |  Dave Levin, M.D.
commentary
Healthcare is suffering from Innovation Constipation (IC). The signs and symptoms are everywhere with more appearing daily, and the problem is particularly acute in healthcare IT. The good news: there are home remedies for IC.

Two Major Health Systems Invest in Digital Prescribing Platform

June 15, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Pittsburgh-based UPMC Enterprises and Seattle-based Providence Health & Services are investing in Xealth, a digital healthcare startup whose platform enables physicians and clinicians to prescribe customized digital healthcare content, apps, and services.

St. Louis Healthcare Organizations Launch Innovation Lab

June 5, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Washington University School of Medicine and BJC HealthCare in St. Louis are teaming up launch an innovation lab with the aim to bring together a variety of healthcare stakeholders to find solutions to problems that prevent patients from receiving optimal care.

Getting Practical on Population Health: What Pioneers Are Learning Now

May 9, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
As even the most advanced patient care organizations in the U.S. continue to work through some of the thorny fundamental issues around how to begin leveraging data analytics to support population health efforts under risk-bearing contracts, industry experts...

Penn Medicine Receives ECRI Institute Award for Clinician Alert Platform

May 9, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
The Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation in Philadelphia, PA, has been awarded the 11th Health Devices Achievement Award from the ECRI Institute for developing a clinician alert app-development platform which improves health technology management and...

Innovative Direct Purchaser-Provider Contracting: a New Threat to Community Hospitals?

May 8, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
What do executives at Lowes home improvement and Johns Hopkins Medicine know? Healthcare and healthcare IT leaders in community hospitals need to consider emerging disruptors to their local markets—sometimes from very far away

At the World Health Care Congress, a Frank Discussion of Value-Based Care, Volume, and Consolidation

May 3, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
On day two of the World Health Care Congress, three industry leaders engaged in a probing discussion of the complexities of value-based purchasing, volume and care quality, and provider consolidation

At the World Health Care Congress, a Search for Transformational Triggers in U.S. Healthcare

May 1, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
article
Exactly which elements of the U.S. healthcare system can and should be changed to trigger improved outcomes and cost control? A panel of industry leaders discussed the possibilities, on the opening day of the World Health Care Congress, in Washington, D.C.

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