• HIMSS15 Provides Both Clarity & Confusion

    Interoperability and Population Health Management were once again the hottest topics at the health IT industry’s largest conference. The event helped to clarify efforts in one of these areas while muddling the messages delivered in the other.


In this podcast, Sean Murphy, VP, HSBU HIPAA/Information Security Officer for Leidos Health discusses if HIPAA compliance is the main reason why information security in the healthcare space is so challenging, or if there are other factors that make data security tougher.

In this podcast, Barry P. Chaiken, MD, MPH, Infor CMIO and former HIMSS Chair details the key technology applications Infor has it developed for the healthcare industry, as well as how healthcare operational and administrative systems have had to evolve to help providers manage the unprecedented changes they face today.

In this podcast, PerfectServe CEO Terry Edwards offers up an overview of his company and the key announcements it made at HIMSS. He also notes the importance of streamlining all communication under one secure and unified mobile platform as many healthcare providers begin to focus their mobile clinical communications efforts on implementing secure messaging solutions.

In this podcast, Anthony Deighton, CTO and David Bolton, Senior Director Global for Qlik talked about where are we today in terms of our ability to use Big Data to support initiatives like population health management and value-based care and, how with so much data available today, Qlik is helping providers make sense of it all and take action based on it.

In this podcast, ClearDATA CTO Matt Ferrari details what ClearData does, as well as what new products, services, and announcements they are promoting at HIMSS. Ferrari also explains what healthcare providers need to do to ensure their data (and their patients’ data) is protected and secure and the role the cloud should play in this process.

In this podcast, Dr. Brian Levy, VP of Global Clinical Operations for Wolters Kluwer Health Language explains what Health Language’s Enterprise Terminology Management platform is and why it’s important to healthcare providers.

In this podcast, Sue Murphy, Director of Patient Experience and Engagement for the University of Chicago Medicine, discusses how the implementation of Vocera’s platform has improved the patient experience at Chicago Medicine and how big the implementation was in terms of people and facilities.

In this podcast, Michael Lovett, Executive VP and General Manager for NextGen explains his role with and a brief overview of the company before describing NextGen product developments, enhancements, and announcements unveiled at HIMSS.


Steps You Can Take To Help Your Healthcare IT Clients Prepare For ICD-10 Wolters Kluwer Roundtables Offer Insight, Discussion At HIMSS15

Join Wolters Kluwer at HIMSS15 to learn more about clinical decision support, CPOE, informatics, and more with their educational sessions and roundtable discussions. By Katie Wike, contributing writer






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  • Cari McLean is a Social Media Strategist for HIMSS specializing in building relationships with audiences by creating engaging content and social media experiences that drive business outcomes. Cari recently took time to sit with Todd Schnick, host of Health IT Voices, to discuss HIMSS15 being held April 12-16 in Chicago. In particular, Cari discussed the role social media plays at HIMSS - both at the conference and year round.

  • Ken Congdon, Editor In Chief at Health IT Outcomes, will be speaking at HIMSS15  about driving health IT ROI with data analytics. Ken will walk attendees through a series of provider case studies showing how to leverage data analytics to maximize payback from their health IT investments. He also took time recently to talk with Todd Schnick, host of Health IT Voices, about his presentation and  the role of EHRs and technology in successfully achieving Meaningful Use.