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
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.
Rubbermaid Showcases Mobile Nurse Station
Rubbermaid Healthcare senior manager, product marketing Steve Torbett demonstrated Rubbermaid’s CareLink Mobile Nurse Station, one of the only products on the market with an embedded control computer.
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.
Imprivata Adds Clinical Collaboration To Arsenal
Imprivata SVP, customer experience Carina Edwards talked about what is being done by Imprivata to secure communications between clinicians.
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.
Kodak Alaris Launches Solutions
Jody Miller, director, healthcare solutions, Kodak Alaris was at HIMSS to explain new products offered by Kodak Alaris, as well as review existing offerings. Miller addresses the gaps and challenges in healthcare and how Kodak Alaris is helping close those gaps.
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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.