Robert Hoyle Brown is an Associate Vice-President in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work and drives strategy and market outreach for Cognizant’s Business Process Services business unit.
High fees prohibit many patients from obtaining copies of their own electronic medical records. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
How the Trump administration could impact the healthcare industry. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Republican plan to impose higher border taxes would raise healthcare costs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
The transition to value-based payment thus far has predominantly focused on preventive care, patient engagement, and other ways to improve care quality to keep patients out of the hospital. By Brad Brooks, Chief Executive Officer, TigerText
It looks like ensuring complete data security in healthcare may be more challenging this year. According to the Ponemon Institute’s Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data, data breaches in the healthcare industry are continuing to grow in terms of volume, frequency, impact, and total cost. By Christopher Click, Sr. Healthcare Solutions Marketing Manager, Nuance Document Imaging
Every year, the HIMSS Annual Conference attracts over 40,000 health IT professionals from around the world who come to learn about the next big thing in healthcare technology. By Kyra Hagan, senior vice president and general manager, marketing and communications, Influence Health
Rising labor costs, a competitive hiring market, value-based payment models, and millennial worker expectations are rapidly changing the healthcare workforce landscape. By Alan Bateman, Director of Health Industry Workforce Management Strategy at Infor
Smartphones transformed healthcare communications, but thanks to a new trend called the “Converged Device,” they’re about to revolutionize care delivery. One all-purpose device replaces a belt-full of single-purpose devices. And beyond sheer convenience, the results are stark: better care, higher patient satisfaction, better outcomes.
We’ve all been there, filling out that pre-visit questionnaire on the clipboard with the borrowed pen, scribbling to get the task over with only to have to repeat it at another location or visit. By Jerry Rankin, Industry Strategy Director for Clinical Interoperability, Infor
This white paper from Midmark is the first in a series that defines the outpatient point of care ecosystem and examines how the key components that comprise it – such as interpersonal communication, patient education, patient and family conveyance, vitals acquisition, wait times, patientcaregiver interaction, and even data collection and documentation – have an impact on the patient experience.
A pre-surgical patient at an Israeli hospital remembers a complication from anaesthesia during a surgery 14 years ago that left her in the ICU for several days. Neither she nor her family remembers what the complication was, so the patient must undergo additional testing before her surgery can be scheduled.
Caradigm is a population health company dedicated to helping organizations improve care, reduce costs and manage risk. Caradigm analytics solutions provide insight into patients, populations and performance, enabling healthcare organizations to understand their clinical and financial risk and identify the actions needed to address it. Caradigm population health solutions enable teams to deliver the appropriate care to patients through effective coordination and patient engagement, helping to improve outcomes and financial results.
Health Language provides software, content, and consulting solutions that map, translate, update, and manage standard and enhanced clinical terminologies on an enterprise scale — enabling the information liquidity required to support healthcare’s toughest challenges, such as meaningful use, ICD-10, population health, analytics, ACOs, and semantic interoperability among systems.
Imprivata is a leading provider of authentication, access management and secure communications solutions that improve provider productivity for better focus on patient care. Imprivata’s solutions enable fast, secure access to clinical applications, support more effective communication and care coordination and increase workflow efficiency.
Health IT Outcomes is the premier information resource for today’s most pressing Health IT topics. Our mission is to provide healthcare providers with expert guidance on technology system selection, integration, project management, and change management.
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.
Rapidly changing market dynamics have triggered a significant paradigm shift in healthcare organizations. Forward-thinking leaders embrace a dynamic process-of-care approach to improve patient experience and outcomes, replacing the more traditional point-of-care mindset.
Savvy healthcare organizations in need of greater IT infrastructure agility, performance, security, and compliance are exploring the benefits of public cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. The allure of on-demand cloud services combined with advances in cloud security have transformed the healthcare IT mindset from “Why move to the public cloud?” to “What should we move, how do we do it?”
Hear from Kathleen Kosztowny, an experienced project management consultant for EMR & HIS systems, as she shares the challenges one healthcare organization faced, the ‘decision tree’ which resulted, and how automation enabled a successful EMR/HIS migration.