HITO Contributed Editorial

  1. How To Increase Network Security And Productivity
    4/18/2017

    Healthcare is currently experiencing a number of high-profile technological advancements and, as a result, a renewed focus on increasing network security by restricting access to data. By Dean Wiech, managing director, Tools4ever

  2. The Doctor Is In: Managing The Digital Healthcare Loop
    4/17/2017

    Increased patient involvement, greater patient awareness of health issues, and heightened motivation for patients to lead healthier lifestyles; all this and more are among the boons of the digital mobile health revolution. By Yiftah Ben Aharon, Co-founder and CEO, GlucoMe

  3. Putting Patient Relationship Management First To Help Those With Chronic Care Needs
    4/13/2017

    Why practices don't need additional technology purchases or staff to enhance care with CCM. By Jim Higgins, CEO and founder, Solutionreach

  4. How Nintendo Therapy Can Improve Your Patient’s Mental Health
    4/12/2017

    If you’re a critic of video games and how they shape young minds, you might want to reconsider as new insights indicate video games may help a person’s mental health instead of harm it as has been argued in the past. These assertions are based on research conducted on Nintendo Therapy and other visual forms of therapy over the past decade.

  5. EHRs: What’s Next — An OR Manager’s Perspective
    4/10/2017

    Among today’s biggest trends are EHRs and business intelligence. We’re investing millions of dollars creating “data engines” that track patients throughout the continuum of care. By Ashley Walsh, MHA, Sr. Financial Analyst and former Perioperative Business Manager, Perioperative Services, UCHealth and Director, Client Services, LeanTaaS

  6. Transforming Healthcare Through Big Data
    4/7/2017

    Healthcare has entered an era of major data transformation spurred by the use of advanced analytics and Big Data technologies. The catalyst for this transformation includes both the move toward evidence-based medicine and value-based payments. By Carol McDonald, Solution Architect, MapR Technologies

  7. Tips For Selecting The Right Practice Management Software
    3/30/2017

    Practice Management Software (PMS) provides data visibility to the doctors and makes it easier for office staff to conduct regular tasks — it is an important tool to help hold the medical business together. But when it comes to choosing the right PMS, every practice has to consider its unique needs and navigate through the clutter before selecting a system that fits best. By Bhavesh Koladiya, SoftwareSuggest

  8. Improving Healthcare Providers’ Virtualization Experience Via Thin Clients
    3/29/2017

    Today’s healthcare professionals want the same easy mobility and secure computing environment workers in other industries want. By Simon Clephan, Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances, IGEL

  9. OCR Audits To Focus On Risk Assessments, Business Associates
    3/28/2017

    By any estimate, 2016 was a terrible year for healthcare data breaches and the numbers that back that claim up are staggering. By Manolito Jones, Healthcare Solutions Team Leader at LockPath

  10. How CIOs Land Starring Roles In Digital Transformation
    3/27/2017

    Healthcare organizations are focused on delivering high quality, high value experiences to its stakeholders. With the industry focus on patients at the center of care, there is an increasing need for digitizing the care continuum to ensure patients are getting the best treatment at all times. From launching applications that remind patients to take their medicines, to deploying software bots that automate backend administrative processes, technology is increasingly woven into the delivery and management of care.