Equashield introduces new robot with CSTD to protect workers preparing chemo drugs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Revenues for surgical, rehabilitation, and hospital robots will reach $2.8 billion in the same time span. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
AMA says mHealth principles provide important guidance for insurance coverage and payments. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are included in almost every 2017 trends article, and rightfully so. Much like electricity in the first half of the 20th century and the internet in the past 20 years, AI and machine learning are poised to transform our lives in ways which were unimaginable only 10 years ago.
VDI and single sign-on have improved efficiency at North Bend Medical Center and helped reduce IT support requirements.
The ONC must ensure the MU criteria related to interoperability isn’t too vague or broad.
Telemedicine offers a clear opportunity for healthcare providers to connect with patients in cost-effective, efficient, and engaging ways. Yet while telemedicine continues to grow, challenges to widespread adoption remain.
Providers that have met three consecutive years of Meaningful Use are now focused on engaging staff and leveraging smart technologies as they work to successfully meet Stage 2 criteria.
Laundry, food, marketing, telecom, and the hundreds of other purchased services that health systems spend billions of dollars on each year rarely get as much attention as medical/surgical and physician-preference supplies when it comes to evaluating savings opportunities. By Chris Heckler, CEO, Valify
Latest cyber-attacks show it’s time to mandate adoption of identity management, cybersecurity practices to better protect PHI. By Michael Magrath, Director of Business Development, Healthcare, VASCO Data Security
Value-based healthcare is patient-centric, meaning how patients feel about their own conditions — including quality of life and care satisfaction — should be integral parts of their healthcare data set. By Andrew Clement is the director of operations at OBERD
Revenue cycle management (RCM) is the lifeblood of any healthcare provider; however, inefficient workflows, poor training, frequent staff turnover, and the lack of actionable intelligence can lead to providers leaving revenue uncollected. Now there’s a growing trend affecting RCM — the cost shift to patients. By Leonard Wenyon, Vice President of Solutions at IKS Health
Change is the new normal in healthcare, which can come in many forms. Mergers and acquisitions, the formation of accountable care organizations and clinically integrated networks, having new groups of physicians arrive at a teaching hospital, or even the replacement of an EMR are just a few examples.
Bundled payments was one of the most discussed topics at the recent Caradigm Customer Summit, our annual gathering of industry leaders to share best practices in population health and information security.
It’s the moment that Medicare Part B clinicians and healthcare administrators have been waiting for. The final release of the MACRA Quality Payment Program! Health & Human Services released the rule amidst much publicity, a response to thousands of comments and industry feedback throughout the year.
The Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) draft has become a novel I can’t put down. Its 962 digital pages tell a compelling story on the future of healthcare metrics. One narrative I follow in particular, is the next generation of quality measurement that shifts the focus of healthcare analytics to the reporting of patient outcomes.
Solutionreach is a cloud-based platform built upon patient engagement technology, designed to help healthcare professionals eliminate the communication gaps that occur between their practice and their patients. The tools and services included with the platform focus on maintaining engaged relationships with each patient, all throughout the continuum of care.
Caradigm is a population health company dedicated to helping organizations improve care, reduce costs and manage risk. Caradigm analytics solutions provide insight into patients, populations and performance, enabling healthcare organizations to understand their clinical and financial risk and identify the actions needed to address it. Caradigm population health solutions enable teams to deliver the appropriate care to patients through effective coordination and patient engagement, helping to improve outcomes and financial results.
Connection has been trusted for more than 35 years to connect people with technology that enhances growth, elevates productivity, and empowers innovation. As a National Solutions Provider, our team includes experts who specialize in customized services and solutions for the healthcare market.
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Rapidly changing market dynamics have triggered a significant paradigm shift in healthcare organizations. Forward-thinking leaders embrace a dynamic process-of-care approach to improve patient experience and outcomes, replacing the more traditional point-of-care mindset.
Savvy healthcare organizations in need of greater IT infrastructure agility, performance, security, and compliance are exploring the benefits of public cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. The allure of on-demand cloud services combined with advances in cloud security have transformed the healthcare IT mindset from “Why move to the public cloud?” to “What should we move, how do we do it?”
Hear from Kathleen Kosztowny, an experienced project management consultant for EMR & HIS systems, as she shares the challenges one healthcare organization faced, the ‘decision tree’ which resulted, and how automation enabled a successful EMR/HIS migration.