Change-Ahead The Value Of Change Management

It’s 2020. A new year and new decade have arrived and they’re ushering in a greater desire for change—traditionally a thing many hospitals and health systems fear rather than embrace. The truth of the matter is, the technology needed to address many of the industry’s challenges (surprise billing, physician burnout, etc.) already exists in large measure. These advancements come with the potential to drive down costs and improve the patient experience.

  • 5 Ways MedTech Can Prevent, Treat The Flu

    Despite the many advances of modern medicine, the flu remains a challenge for healthcare — causing sickness, hospital stays and even death throughout the country every year. This year, there have already been as many as 18 million illnesses, 210,000 hospitalizations and 17,000 deaths reported.

  • What Is Cloud Faxing And Why Are More Healthcare Providers Using It?

    While other industries have progressed by sending information through more updated methods, the healthcare sector is still heavily reliant on faxing. However, even with faxing, some healthcare professionals and brands have evolved to include a newer method: cloud faxing.

  • FDA Approves AI-Based Heart Failure Screening Method

    Heart failure is a growing problem in the United States. In 2017, heart failure was responsible for one out of every eight deaths in the country, with the condition costing the nation upwards of $30 billion, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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  • Healthcare’s Unique Challenge: Managing Employee Spend

    Healthcare facilities nationwide face increasing pressure to reduce costs across their organization. Providing patient care is the top priority. For that reason, healthcare executives take advantage of cost savings opportunities within administrative spend to reinvest in critical business areas. These reinvestment efforts enable them to provide better quality care.

  • Vitality Health Services — The Search For A Secure Place To Store Data

    Technology has rapidly changed the chiropractic industry. Less than 5 years ago, only a handful of large chiropractic practices could afford X-ray machines. With the advancement in radiological equipment technology, the cost of this equipment has decreased significantly. Patients are also asking for a quicker turnaround on X-ray diagnostics, forcing their chiropractic care professionals to invest in this technology located on-premises.

  • The Importance Of A Software Development Partner For SMEs

    Small and Medium Enterprises add up to a significant percentage of the new private sector companies all over the world. Over the years, the enterprises belonging of this sector that have stood out and emerged as leaders in world economy have had atleast 2 things in common - relentless focus on the fundamentals of their businesses and an uncanny knack for identifying and riding on a market/technological wave.

  • The Relevance Of Middleware In Digital Health

    Middleware has long been an asset in healthcare IT. Its continued impact has the opportunity to change the future of healthcare. Many consider middleware to be the "glue" that allows different software programs to work together, enabling interoperability. Middleware helps users solve the challenges of heterogeneity and distribution, sitting above operating systems and networking software but below specific applications. 

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Health IT Outcomes covers all technology solutions that impact the productivity, efficiency, patient care, and cash flow of a healthcare facility — from the latest electronic health record software (EHR), healthcare information exchange (HIE), healthcare information management Software (HIM), healthcare document management, healthcare business intelligence software, healthcare revenue cycle management software, point of care (POC) EMR (electronic medical record) and HIM (health information management) software to point-of-care solutions and medical imaging systems. The site features a comprehensive buyer's guide, daily health IT news updates on the latest technologies, contributed articles from leading healthcare industry analysts and vendors, and original success stories that highlight how leading healthcare facilities are implementing technology solutions with maximum return.

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    The long-anticipated Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry has been released by the HHS Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force, and with it comes clear, prescriptive recommendations on protecting your organization from the growing risk of cyber-attacks.

  • The True ROI Of SSO And VDI

    To protect PHI, healthcare organizations often build a system of usernames and complex passwords. But why are we still relying on usernames and passwords when solutions such as single sign-on (SSO) have a measurable benefit of giving time back to clinicians, which is everything in healthcare. That time saved –amounting to hours per week – can now be spent with patients, increasing both patient and clinician satisfaction.

  • Improving Patient Outcomes With Smartphones: UW Medicine Valley Medical Center’s Story

    UW Medicine’s Valley Medical Center dramatically improved patient outcomes after moving to a smartphone-based platform for clinical communication and alarm and alert notification.

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