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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VIDEOS FROM HIMSS14
Motorola Improves Patient Experience
Motorola senior account manager, healthcare Paul Czerwinski spoke at HIMSS about how Motorola is focusing on improving patient outcomes, patient experiences, and increasing operational efficiency within hospital systems. Czerwinski also demonstrates two of Motorola’s newest solutions.
GE Healthcare Offers Integrated Care
GE Healthcare’s director of marketing, integrated care, Tim Caver, was at HIMSS discussing the transition in healthcare from volume based to value based. Caver explains how GE Healthcare has reorganized its portfolio to stay ahead of the curve.
Manage, Access, And Share Critical Patient Information
Dell™ Cloud Clinical WebAccess is part of Dell’s Unified Clinical Archive, a portfolio of solutions that includes on-premise and cloud-enabled archiving. These storage platforms make it easy to manage, access and share critical patient information.
Philips Creates Better Outcomes, Workflows
Jereon Tas, CEO, healthcare informatics, solutions & services for Philips Healthcare, was at HIMSS to discuss how Philips assists providers to create better patient outcomes, as well as better workflows to support those outcomes. Tas also touches on Philips strength on both the healthcare and consumer spaces and how consumers benefit from that.
St. Vincent’s Hospital: Finding Visibility, Flexibility, And Control With MaaS360
In this case study from MaaS360 by Fiberlink we take a look at St. Vincent’s Hospital as it is experiencing rapid proliferation of unsecured, unmanaged smartphones and tablet devices that have the potential to compromise sensitive patient information.
Using Mobile Thermal Printers In Home Healthcare
Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter services more than 4,000 patients per year in their homes, extended care, and inpatient hospice facilities. As a vital part of a large geographic community, Midwest CareCenter has delivered palliative and hospice care to the patient for more than three decades.
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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.