The Quest For Evidence At HIMSS14
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.
A look back at the sights and sounds of HIMSS14, from Keynote Speeches to the (really big) show floor By John Oncea, editor
HIMSS Examines mHealth Landscape
HIMSS releases results of Analytics Mobile Survey, focuses on six areas of mHIMSS Roadmap including New Care Models, Technology, ROI/Payment, Legal & Policy, Standards & Interoperability and Privacy & Security. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Adventurer Weihenmayer To Discuss ‘Turning Adversity Into Opportunity’ At HIMMS14
Despite losing his vision at 13, Weihenmayer become accomplished mountain climber, paraglider, skier, and kayaker; will discuss how to make the impossible possible. By Wendy Grafius, contributing writer
HIMSS14 Challenges Attendees To Manage Personal Health
HIMSS adds event for attendees to compete for prizes while managing personal wellness through use of activity tracker By Wendy Grafius, contributing writer
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CHIME And Next Wave CONNECT Form Partnership That Will Transform Collaborative Problem Solving In The Healthcare Industry
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.
Patient Mediated Exchange Demonstrated At HIMSS14
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 Introduces New Application And Integration Management Solvers (AIMS) Partner Program
Spectralink Corporation (“Spectralink”), a global leader in wireless solutions for the workplace, announced today its new AIMS Partner Program (Application Integration & Management Solvers).
ClinicSpectrum Introduces AutoCollectSpectrum At HIMSS14, Aiding Practices With Deductible Collection Under The ACA
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 And Actian Join Forces To Improve Healthcare Productivity, Profitability, And Patient Care With Big Data Science
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.
VIDEOS FROM HIMSS14
Cost Fears Not Slowing Wireless Growth In Healthcare
As healthcare organizations develop strategies to comply with federal mandates and succeed in the new environment, wireless is one of the emerging technologies that can enable organizations to meet their clinical and business objectives, especially in this era of having to do more with a finite set of resources.
Zebra Leaves Healthcare Footprint
Andy Tippet, healthcare practice lead, North America for Zebra Technologies, attended HIMSS to deliver Zebra’s message to attendees: Proven Solutions. Positive Outcomes. Tippet explains Zebra’s role in healthcare and the solutions it provides, all with the goal helping its partners driving better outcomes.
Does Android Dream Of Enterprise Adoption
This white paper from MaaS360 by Fiberlink discusses the effect of the Android operating system on IT staffs as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is quickly growing.
Greenway Helps Improve Outcomes
Greenway brought Brock Morris, CIO and Josephine Young, COO, of Pediatric Associates to HIMSS to speak to the solutions Greenway offered their practice. Morris and Young note that Greenway’s solutions have helped Pediatric Associates meet their goal of improved patient outcomes.
GE Healthcare Turns Insight Into Outcomes
Jan De Witte, president and CEO of GE Healthcare, spoke at HIMSS about the statement GE is making in the industry and how they are helping make to move from digitization to turning data into insight and, ultimately, outcomes.
GE Healthcare's Vision
As VP & GM, solution and product management for GE Healthcare, Dr. Michael Dahlweid was at attending HIMSS to speak about connecting productivity with care and how we are in the midst of a shift from a performance-based to value-based payment principle. Dahlweid explains how GE Healthcare is playing a role in that shift and what solutions it has to offer.