HITO Contributed Editorial

  1. Telepsychiatry: Advancing Connected Community Models

    The concept of “connected community” holds great potential for elevating and improving behavioral health outcomes for all patients. By Dr. James Varrell

  2. Avoid These Common HITRUST Compliance Mistake0073

    Healthcare data security is more important now than ever. The data breaches in healthcare totaled more than 16-million records in 2016 alone, and healthcare organizations remain an appealing target for hackers looking for sensitive information. By Jenifer Rees, Principal Quality Engineering Consultant and Andrew Hosch, security and development groups, Base2 Solutions

  3. HIE For Population Health Management: A Case Study

    HIE can step up its game from serving one healthcare organization or health system to becoming a population health management tool. Here’s how.

  4. Wearable Technology Can Enhance Long Term Patient Care

    Wearable technologies have been widely adopted by consumers to measure and track aspects of health. Bracelets can track steps and calorie burn; clothing can measure heart rate and VO2 levels. By Chris Holbert, CEO, SecuraTrac

  5. Change, Technology, And Physicians: Can The Value-Based Care Transformation Prevent Burnout?

    Fifty-one percent. More than half. A majority. By John Khoury, Pharm.D., Vice President, National Payor/Provider Strategy at Lumeris

  6. Public Enemy Number 1: Transforming Diabetes Care Through Telemedicine

    Diabetes remains one of healthcare's most pressing issues. The World Health Organization places it in the top four noncommunicable diseases requiring priority attention, and current trends and statistics are not encouraging. By Dustyn Williams, MD, co-founder/chief medical officer, DoseDr

  7. The Convergence Of Health And The Internet of Things A Revolution In Healthcare

    No matter how healthy you are, you can always get better and you can always get worse. Meanwhile, our medical system remains focused on intervening only after a person’s health declines. Current professional care is reactive rather than proactive and preventive care remains relatively “hit and miss.” By Dr. David Liepert

  8. 6 Security Considerations For FDA’s New Medical Device Pre-Cert Program

    In healthcare, the speed of innovation is more critical than in other industries. Lives depend on it. So the FDA’s recent decision to increase the pace of delivering new life-saving medical devices to market is a significant step. By Matt Clemens, Security Solutions Architect, Arxan

  9. Digital Transformation In Healthcare: Innovation Versus Regulation

    How do you innovate in an industry where heavy regulation seemingly rears its head at every corner? When you look at healthcare, one thing is clear: innovation refuses to be contained. By Mike Hughes, Principal Platform Evangelist, OutSystems

  10. Seeding The Cloud: Who Really Needs Infrastructure-as-a-Service?

    If you’re a small or midsize medical office – a clinic, a hospital, a medical practice – you should of course be mindful of IT. But you need to keep your mind on your patients. By Adam Stern, founder and CEO, Infinitely Virtual