CHA To Pilot Analytics To Target Triple Aim Goals

The analytics pilot program is anticipated to help the Children’s Hospital Association’s 220 member hospitals enhance their comparative analytics. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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  • Executing A Large-Scale MDM Conversion Project
    Executing A Large-Scale MDM Conversion Project

    Balancing mobile communication and data security in healthcare is a challenge, especially when your mobile device landscape is vast and varied. Here’s how Intermountain Healthcare accomplishes this feat.

  • Finding A Successful HIE Formula
    Finding A Successful HIE Formula

    HIE remains an elusive concept for many healthcare providers, but the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative believes it has a strategy for HIE success.

  • Ochsner’s ECM Overhaul
    Ochsner’s ECM Overhaul

    In an effort to achieve content consistency and enhance efficiency, Ochsner Health System replaced three document management systems with a single ECM solution.

  • Eliminate Login Nightmares With Single Sign-On Technology
    Eliminate Login Nightmares With Single Sign-On Technology

    Munson Medical Center saved valuable clinician time and more than $500,000 by implementing virtual desktops and a single sign-on authentication and access management solution.

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  • HIMSS15 Provides Both Clarity & Confusion
    HIMSS15 Provides Both Clarity & Confusion

    Interoperability and Population Health Management were once again the hottest topics at the health IT industry’s largest conference. The event helped to clarify efforts in one of these areas while muddling the messages delivered in the other.

The Problem With Consumerism In Healthcare

Many industry leaders championed a free market approach to healthcare during the 12th Annual World Health Care Congress last week. Here are a few key reasons why I don’t think this model is “the fix” our industry so desperately needs.

Is Technology To Blame For Physician Burnout?

According to a recent Medscape survey, 46% of physicians say they are burned out. How much is the drive towards health IT adoption contributing to this epidemic?

The ONC’s Olive Branch

Just when the Meaningful Use program was on life support, the ONC makes two key announcements that seem to have healthcare leaders rallying around the program (and the organization) once again.

The Future Of Healthcare Depends On Price Transparency

A new Harris Poll suggests cost fears keep many people from visiting the doctor even if they are insured. This telling data is yet another illustration of the need for price transparency in healthcare.

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  • 3 Steps To Find Hidden Time For Clinicians
    3 Steps To Find Hidden Time For Clinicians

    No one in healthcare has a minute to waste. This complexity consumes more “people energy” all the time. Often talking about improving EHR usability feels like discussing philanthropy while sinking into bankruptcy. It doesn’t seem to fit. By Dan Nikkel, ICE Technologies

  • Improving Care And Bolstering Revenue With The Gift Of Time
    Improving Care And Bolstering Revenue With The Gift Of Time

    In the highly competitive health system market, savvy hospitals are stepping up to make their resources go further and work harder, and are recovering their most valuable resource of all, time, in order to keep revenue flowing into their health system and keep patients and providers collaborative and happy. By Bill Reid, SVP of Product Management and Partners, SCI Solutions

  • Why You Should Move Your Practice To The Cloud
    Why You Should Move Your Practice To The Cloud

    Looking for medical software as a method for better managing your practice? It may be time to consider a program hosted in the cloud. By Zach Watson, content manager, TechnologyAdvice

  • The Boy Who Cried ICD-10
    The Boy Who Cried ICD-10

    The health IT industry has faced its fair share of ups and downs, starts and stops – particularly when it comes to the ICD-10 implementation. We are now moving ahead with the October 1 transition date and must stay focused on rolling out ICD-10 education to plans key stakeholders. By Bonnie Cassidy, senior director of health information management (HIM) innovation, Nuance Communications

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    Wolters Kluwer

    Wolters Kluwer is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Ovid®, Medknow, UpToDate®, Medi-Span®, Facts & Comparisons®, Pharmacy OneSource®, Lexicomp® and ProVation® Medical.

  • The SSI Group, Inc
    The SSI Group, Inc

    The SSI Group, Inc. (SSI) is a forward-thinking innovator that is powering the business of healthcare through improved flexibility, connectivity and integration. The company offers a single-vendor, end-to-end Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solution featuring front-end patient access; industry-leading, best-in-class billing and claims transmission; contract management, release of information and attachment processing; and an advanced analytics and business intelligence product suite.

  • Validic

    Validic is the healthcare industry's leading technology platform for convenient, easy data access to a world of mobile health and in-home devices, wearables and patient healthcare applications. By connecting its growing base of customers — that includes providers, payers, pharmaceutical companies, wellness companies and health IT vendors — to the continuously expanding list of digital health technologies, Validic enables healthcare companies to better coordinate care across their communities, improve their patient engagement strategies, enhance their remote patient monitoring capabilities, and more efficiently manage their patient populations.


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  • The Impact Of A Unified Communications Initiative On A Health System Revealed At HIMSS15
    The Impact Of A Unified Communications Initiative On A Health System Revealed At HIMSS15

    In this podcast, PerfectServe CEO Terry Edwards offers up an overview of his company and the key announcements it made at HIMSS. He also notes the importance of streamlining all communication under one secure and unified mobile platform as many healthcare providers begin to focus their mobile clinical communications efforts on implementing secure messaging solutions.

  • Challenges Providers Face When Aggregating And Analyzing Data Discussed At HIMSS15
    Challenges Providers Face When Aggregating And Analyzing Data Discussed At HIMSS15

    In this podcast, Validic co-founder Drew Schiller explains what his company does and how it fits into the overall healthcare ecosystem as well as provided background on the two substantial deals entered into with Cerner and Meditech.

  • Adding Predictive Analytics To The Mix Is Topic Of Discussion At HIMSS15
    Adding Predictive Analytics To The Mix Is Topic Of Discussion At HIMSS15

    In this podcast, Jyoti Kamal, Ph.D., Chief Data Scientist for Health Care DataWorks discusses Health Care DataWorks and her role with the company. Kamal explains what the intent was when the company was founded and how it has evolved since then. She also touched on Health Care DataWorks helps healthcare organizations not only with data integrations and analytics, but with predictive analytics as well.

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