By Lenovo Health 11:27 am February 15, 2018
Technology is ubiquitous in today’s healthcare environment. Yet hospital and healthcare organizations’ struggle to make the most of their technology investment is equally pervasive.
By Lenovo Health 04:43 pm October 18, 2017
As the population ages, the demand for clinical care is rising rapidly. At the same time, the healthcare industry is dealing with a shortage of physicians and nurses. It’s a difficult equation, at best.
By Lenovo Health 09:43 am October 18, 2017
While it’s difficult to predict what will happen next in Washington, there is certainty around one thing. The industry needs to “move from volume to value-based care. Everyone is on the same page about that,” said Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs at HIMSS.
By Lenovo Health 09:46 am October 17, 2017
The Health Innovation Think Tank, Adoption and Policy at a Crossroads, held at the UPMC Center for Connected Medicine in Pittsburgh, on October 10th, discussed how healthcare organizations can truly embrace value-based care.
By Lenovo Health 09:04 am October 13, 2017
The Health Innovation ThinkTank, Adoption and Policy at a Crossroads brought together more than 50 healthcare thought leaders across the industry including care delivery systems, payer organizations and health IT innovators, to examine best practices.
By Lenovo Health 09:25 am June 30, 2017
Currently, the typical patient waits 29 days to see a physician, according to a recently released survey from Merritt Hawkins. And, it could get worse. The country is expected to experience a shortage of about 90,000 physicians by the year 2025, according to the American Academy of Medical Colleges.
By Lenovo Health 09:01 am June 29, 2017
The average patient with five chronic conditions typically will sit in front of a doctor for only 15 out of the 8,760 hours in a year.
By Lenovo Health 09:00 am June 28, 2017
There’s plenty of discourse and dissent about the future of healthcare in the United States. Value-based care, however, seems to be eliciting support from all corners, according to Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs, HIMSS.
By Lenovo Health 09:05 am June 27, 2017
HIThinkTank is a dynamic group of health industry leaders dedicated to leveraging their collective wisdom in an effort to share best practices and positively affect public policy.
By Lenovo Health 09:10 am April 03, 2017
Although most of the health industry has moved records and administrative processes from paper to digital, human error remains a costly issue. Implementing health IT solutions, particularly a unique health safety identifier (UHSI), can eliminate the ongoing challenges of duplicate records, patient identity theft and payment fraud.