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.
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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.
Imprivata invited Bruce Hall, CIO of Augusta Health Care, to speak about desktop virtualization and the importance it plays in running an efficient practice. Hall explains the problem Augusta was facing, how Imprivata helped provide a solution, and the results the collaboration yielded.
Amcom Software's VP, product strategy, Brian Edds spoke about what Amcom - a provide of healthcare communication solutions - is hoping to achieve by attending HIMSS. Edds also highlights Amcom's line of solutions and how they can help providers same time and money.
Jeffrey Zavaleta, MD – CMO of Graphium Health – was at HIMSS to discuss Graphium’s EHR designed to optimize existing workflows utilizing mobility provided by Motion Computing. Zavaleta explains how that mobility is enhancing the patient experience without them even knowing it.
Jeff Reedy, CEO, uses this opportunity to explain how 7signal is making Wi-Fi reliable in enterprises such as hospitals. Specifically, Reedy touches on 7signal's solution, a system that looks at the network from an application and user perspective using a system of strategically-placed sensors.
In this video, Amtelco's VP, sales, Michael Friedel discusses the role 1Call plays in healthcare, as well as what solutions 1Call offers. Friedel also offers detail on how 1Call can help providers engage customers and provide a more satisfactory experience to those calling in.