Health IT News Features

  1. 6 Ways Technology Enables Better Healthcare Compliance

    Technology can make a big impact when it’s brought to bear on the right problems and presented with worthwhile challenges. That makes technology a perfect ally in the fight for a more effective, efficient, inclusive, and cost-effective healthcare industry.

  2. Top 3 Reasons Healthcare Organizations Should Upgrade Their IT Solutions

    Transitioning to newer technologies, like electronic health records, is poised to change care, however, healthcare professionals must overcome challenges to maintain communications without disruption to ensure patient safety and continued operation. That’s why it is important to ensure your organization has adequate foundational elements before undergoing a full digital transformation. Below, we’ve outlined the various situations where having an upgraded suite of office technology may benefit your healthcare organization.

  3. From Days To Minutes: Overcoming Costly Barriers To Efficient And Effective Patient Care

    By automating processes to better support bidirectional communication in vital clinical workflows, such as those associated with prior authorizations, both providers and payers can improve patient care while cutting significant administrative costs.

  4. Living On The Edge: How Hybrid Cloud Storage Solves Healthcare’s Data Challenges

    Data processing and other network activities must be moved closer to endpoints. By bringing edge computing into the mix, a hybrid storage-as-a-service approach can be created that can handle accessibility, scalability and regulatory obstacles, while still providing the benefits of the cloud.

  5. Open The Digital Front Door To Your Orthopedic Practice

    The digital revolution in healthcare has officially begun, with a host of new technologies that make access to care easier for patients leading the way. As the effects of this revolution take foot, specialty care groups—especially orthopedists—are feeling pressure to become more consumer-centric, notably by making their services more accessible. Many orthopedists are hesitant to create that type of ‘open door policy,’ however, and for good reason.

  6. In-Building Wireless Solutions For Hospitals

    As the wireless industry evolves toward 5G, indoor mobile communication is becoming more prominent in connecting people with one another and with information. Nowhere is that more important than in the healthcare industry. In a hospital, a reliable, high-speed indoor coverage network is essential—for EMS en route, surgeons in need of lab results, visiting doctors needing to communicate with their offices, and patients who want to stay in touch with their loved ones. 

  7. How’d You Meet Your Physician? Online!

    I think we all know that more and more people are meeting online. More than 40 percent of all dating relationships now start online. It is the number one way Americans meet partners. However, online relationships go beyond romance. The majority—57 percent—of teens (and many adults as well) report that they have made new platonic friends online. In addition, business/customer relationships also start online—and this includes the healthcare industry. In fact, one new study found that looking for healthcare information is the third most common online activity.

  8. The AI Advantage: How To Improve Palliative Care In A Value-Based World

    Battling with chronic life-limiting illness results in extreme pain, discomfort, and physical as well as mental stress. Even when there is no permanent cure available to treat the disease, palliative care can bring some respite to the patients. It can make a significant difference in enhancing end-of-life care quality by alleviating pain and managing uncomfortable symptoms.

  9. Turning Hype Into Measurable Results: Key Takeaways From The 2019 HFMA Annual Conference

    On June 23-26, the premier financial event for U.S. healthcare executives, the HFMA Annual Conference took place and the topic on everyone’s mind was automation and its impact on the revenue cycle.

  10. Spotlighting Third-Party Risk: How Healthcare Can Prepare For Today’s Cyberthreats

    In the past month, reports surfaced concerning a successful data breach that affected at least three health diagnostics companies: Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp and BioReference Laboratories Inc. It is estimated that more than 20 million patient names, dates of birth, addresses, phone numbers, credit cards and banking information were potentially exposed.