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
Philips Faces Challenges On Care Floor
John Powers, senior field marketing manager for Philips Healthcare, discussed how Philips is facing the challenges on the general care floor with early warning scoring.
DocumentReader Displaces Underperforming Technology At Healthcare BPO
A leading business process outsourcing firm (BPO) that focuses on the healthcare space contacted A2iA regarding the automatic routing, or indexing, of medical documents, including handwritten physicians’ notes, clinical documentation, and complex requisition forms. Although the BPO was already utilizing a classification engine, they were not satisfied with its performance.
Masimo Expands Health IT Offerings
Paul Jansen, executive VP, marketing & clinical development, Masimo spoke at about the role Masimo plays in healthcare and its expanding offerings. Jansen discusses the impact these offerings will have on health IT.
Home Health Ready For A Tech Revolution
In this Q&A, Dave Crist, VP of Brother Mobile Solutions outlines the key challenges facing home health agencies today and how the latest mobile technologies can help.
Augusta Health Sees Results With Imprivata
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.
Anton/Bauer Releases New Battery System
Anton/Bauer VP of sales Patrick Ney used HIMSS to discuss its new battery system. Anton/Bauer’s solution is set apart due to its innovative shape and ability to be hot swapped and disinfected simply and efficiently.
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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.