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 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
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
HIMSS adds event for attendees to compete for prizes while managing personal wellness through use of activity tracker By Wendy Grafius, contributing writer
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.
Carole Ireland, director of sales, point of care for Barco, was at HIMSS demonstrating CareConnex, Barco’s interactive, secure solution that delivers a positive patient experience, education, and clinical access.
In this podcast, Jonathan Nasser, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer for Crystal Run Healthcare details his organizations 10-year partnership with NextGen. Nasser also details how Crystal Run (a large multi-specialty practice with more than 250 physicians over 15 locations) shares patient data and leverages the EHR to manage chronic needs patients, identify high-risk patients, and generally do a better job managing these critical parts of your patient population.
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.
7signal Sapphire is the only WLAN performance assurance and optimization solution that allows network managers to optimize Wi-FI networks using meaningful metrics with quality of service from the end-user point of view. This "horizontal" approach differs essentially from traditional "vertical" network management approaches that combine data from network elements.
Alere Connect president/CEO Kent Dicks was at HIMSS discussing how Alere’s focus on remote patient diagnostics, wellness, health analytics, HIE, and remote patient monitoring are impacting healthcare. Dicks also demonstrated Alere HomeLink solution.
Will Hornor, director of marketing for Rubbermaid Healthcare, spoke about why carts were added to the Rubbermaid line, as well as how Rubbermaid’s carts are helping make nurses more efficient and able to provide better care.