A clear sense of urgency to gather actionable health data that improves care and cuts costs was on display at this year’s HIMSS conference. Here are a few of my key observations and takeaways from the event.
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Next Wave CONNECT, provider of the first healthcare industry-specific enterprise social networking solution, recently announced that the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has formalized plans to partner with Next Wave CONNECT, giving CHIME members and CHIME Foundation representatives a new way to collaborate with their peers from across the industry.
At this year’s HIMSS Annual Conference, the National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) will join the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and the Federal Health Architecture (FHA) in the Interoperability Showcase, offering demonstrations of real-world scenarios in which patients use Personal Health Records (PHRs) and Direct messaging to communicate with healthcare providers in a scalable and trustworthy way, empowering them to be in control of their health information.
Spectralink Corporation (“Spectralink”), a global leader in wireless solutions for the workplace, announced today its new AIMS Partner Program (Application Integration & Management Solvers).
ClinicSpectrum, leaders in hybrid workflow solutions consisting of both an innovative software suite and back-office operations, recently announced the introduction of its latest offering, AutoCollectSpectrum.
Opera Solutions, LLC, a global leader in Big Data, machine learning, and advanced analytics, has expanded its alliance with Actian Corporation in order to deliver the latest Big Data innovations to healthcare organizations looking to lower costs, improve profitability and maximize patient outcomes.
Imprivata invited Bruce Hall, CIO of Augusta Health Care, to speak about desktop virtualization and the importance it plays in running an efficient practice. Hall explains the problem Augusta was facing, how Imprivata helped provide a solution, and the results the collaboration yielded.
For more than a decade, hospitals have used mobile computer carts or wall-mounts as "the access point" to the EMR. As technology and the products that support technology in the EMR movement continue to evolve at a rapid pace, the challenge continues to grow for selecting solutions that not only work for today's use, but will make a seamless transition into your organization's future plans.
Jeff Reedy, CEO, uses this opportunity to explain how 7signal is making Wi-Fi reliable in enterprises such as hospitals. Specifically, Reedy touches on 7signal's solution, a system that looks at the network from an application and user perspective using a system of strategically-placed sensors.
As science and technology progresses, one of the biggest challenges is to reduce hospital errors as much as possible.
HEALTHEC senior VP and COO Tom Gregorio and Anthony Akosa, VP, medical affairs spoke about the rise of HEALTHEC from a claims clearing house to a multi-faceted company able to assist with the integration of clinical data and help engage patients effectively.
Anton/Bauer VP of sales Patrick Ney used HIMSS to discuss its new battery system. Anton/Bauer’s solution is set apart due to its innovative shape and ability to be hot swapped and disinfected simply and efficiently.