Susan Morse

Susan Morse is Associate Editor of Healthcare Finance. You can follow her at @susanmorseHFN

Google cloud
By Susan Morse 08:34 am February 22, 2018
Google Cloud has two booths, with one location in the HIMSS Innovation Lab, and its speakers will address a range of topics, including interoperability and security.
By Susan Morse 11:05 am February 15, 2018
While nearly half of clinical trials lack the participation to succeed, the hospital is deploying artificial intelligence to identify candidates and, in so doing, protect its investment.
population health

Renee Broadbent, associate vice president of population health technology and strategy at UMass Memorial, speaking at an April 2017 event in Boston.

By Susan Morse 10:46 am February 15, 2018
The best population health management program is built on data and supported by robust operations that can scale up to meet the organization’s needs.
AI in healthcare

Last year the showroom floor hosted talks and demos. New this year the Solutions Lab, in Booth 14000-1409, will host interactive sessions to find practical solutions.

By Susan Morse 09:46 am February 07, 2018
The speciality exhibit will feature a dedicated room for attendees to ask questions and get ‘upfront and personal’ on pressing issues.
cvs aetna
By Susan Morse 02:19 pm February 02, 2018
The request extends the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period for the acquisition, but CVS Health continues to expect the deal will be completed in the second half of 2018, according to an SEC filing.
Secure communications enhance clinical care
By Susan Morse 12:48 pm February 02, 2018
The Hospital for Special Surgery began working last year to centralize the call center management and to move messages from pagers to a secure cell phone.
Allina Health

Credit: Allina Health

By Susan Morse 10:22 am January 31, 2018
By examining data on care variation and outcomes, the health system was able to reduce the length of stay for cardiovascular care, saving money.
CMS meaningful use requirements
By Susan Morse 04:07 pm January 29, 2018
The QualityNet Secure Portal, or QNet streamlines data submission methods to make it easier for eligible hospitals and CAH’s to report.
multimedia radiology reports

A screenshot of the Carestream multimedia radiology report. Credit: YouTube 

By Susan Morse 01:41 pm January 29, 2018
The organizations use voice recognition and artificial intelligence to build interactive reports that include more elements than simply what a clinician adds, such as images, charts and graphs.
health IT investments

The new report speculates Change Healthcare may file for an IPO in 2018.

By Susan Morse 03:31 pm January 26, 2018
Last year was a blockbuster year for health IT, according to the semi-annual health IT market review from Healthcare Growth Partners.

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