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
Cleveland Clinic, Dell Partner To Provide Solutions
Cleveland Clinic associate CIO Mitchel Krieger, MD, FACS, MMCi, was attending HIMSS on behalf of Dell to discuss MyPractice Healthcare Solutions, a collaboration that speaks to the Cleveland Clinic’s core mission. Krieger details the EHR system MyPractice Healthcare Solutions uses, as well as the impact it has had on healthcare.
Is Android Enterprise-Ready?
The ability to remotely manage an install base of devices running the Android™ OS is the foundation of Honeywell’s approach to solving the associated business concerns. Currently, there are multiple third party companies that focus on building remote management and security solutions for Android™.
Turning The ICD-10 Transition Challenge Into An Operational Advantage
Rather than seeing the industry’s transition to ICD-10 as a burden, providers may be missing an opportunity to “accentuate the positive” and use the transition to improve their organization’s performance under the new coding system.
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.
OpenText Helps Manage Unstructured Data
Greg Horton, director of product marketing for OpenText, spoke at HIMSS about how OpenText manages unstructured data, as well as its information exchange solutions. Horton also touched on the role OpenText plays in simplifying the EHR.
Accelerate EMR Application Development Using Imaging Tools
This white paper from Accusoft takes a look at the value of adding third-party tools for handling images to your current EMR system. Third-party tools allow you to add advanced features while speeding up development, thus reducing costs and getting your product to market sooner.
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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.