Analytics

By Russell Leftwich, MD 03:44 pm January 19, 2018
While last year was focused on capturing useful data, now we need to draw insights from that data across the entire care continuum.
healthcare innovative partnerships

Innovative and even surprising partnerships like that of CVS and Aetna in 2017,  will generate new requirements and adjustments that will further change the healthcare landscape in 2018.

By Mike Restuccia 10:13 am January 19, 2018
Chief information officer Mike Restuccia revisits past predictions and builds on recent developments on what's ahead for the new year. 
2017 Cybersecurity Developments
By Lee Kim 11:38 am December 29, 2017
The healthcare sector is improving its cybersecurity practices but as a whole, much more needs to be done.
value-driven healthcare
By Jacques Mulder 04:12 pm November 07, 2017
If value-based care is to take shape, it’s critical that providers actively engage with patients to help them better understand the true cost of care.
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By LexisNexis 09:08 am June 19, 2017
If there’s one point a recent session at America’s Health Insurance Plans Institute & Expo 2017 brought home, it’s that if providers and payers are going to manage their members as a population, they need to start by knowing them individually.
medical devices

Sue Schade believes that making IT work for patients – and all players – get rid of ‘frenemies’ attitude.

By Sue Schade 03:49 pm June 16, 2017
Feeding data directly from a medical device into medical records has reduced errors, improved patient safety and increased caregiver efficiency.
AI machine learning workflow HIMSS17
By Charles Webster, MD 07:21 am February 15, 2017
Charles Webster, MD, MSIE, MSIS (a HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador and @wareFLO on Twitter) researched which vendor is showing what, and where on the show floor. The final part of his series focuses on container and microservices orchestration technology.
AI machine learning workflow HIMSS17
By Charles Webster, MD 07:27 am February 14, 2017
Charles Webster, MD, MSIE, MSIS (a HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador and @wareFLO on Twitter) comprehensively researched which vendor is showing what, and where, on the show floor. Part two in his three-part series focuses on the fascinating connection between workflow and conversational user interfaces and chatbots. 
AI machine learning workflow HIMSS17
By Charles Webster, MD 07:11 am February 13, 2017
Charles Webster, MD, (a HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador and @wareFLO on Twitter) comprehensively researched which vendor is showing what, and where, on the show floor. Part one in his three-part series focuses on the workflow technology increasingly powering data science and machine learning. 

"The best way to think about data is to picture it as the middle layer in a three-part hierarchy that depicts the climb between care delivery and customer engagement," according to Cain Brothers.

By Brian Ahier 01:59 pm February 06, 2017
"Data is the currency of the next century," says Brian Ahier. And nowhere are health data and data management processes discussed, analyzed and examined more than at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition.

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