Patient Engagement

There are 20 million military veterans in the U.S., and 4 million have service-connected disabilities, according to government statistics.

By Bernie Monegain 11:30 am February 24, 2017
By integrating Nuance's AI with Epic's EHR, they aim to make it a cinch for nation's veterans to make medical appointments using voice-driven interactions.

Michael Rutty, a legal subject matter expert at Actiance with Fox News contributor Kevin Campbell, MD, talking at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Tuesday.

By Henry Powderly 05:20 pm February 21, 2017
New legal precedents mean physicians should be very smart about leveraging platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
patient experience

Medfusion CEO Kimberly Labow

By Bill Siwicki 05:09 pm February 21, 2017
The deal brings patient self-scheduling technology to Medfusion’s product suite.

Behavior science "is the new wave of design," said Kyra Bobinet, MD, at the HIMSS17 UX Forum.

By Mike Miliard 10:10 am February 21, 2017
"Healthcare is late to the game in terms of user experience," said Lorraine Chapman, senior director of healthcare at Macadamian, a UX design and development firm, at HIMSS17 on Monday.

Lenovo and Orbit's voice assistant.

By Bill Siwicki 03:58 pm February 20, 2017
Collaboration meant to demonstrate how natural voice assistant technology can help patients be more fully engaged in their wellness at home.
Artificial intelligence HIMSS17

The Mabu Personal Healthcare Companion from Catalia Health

By Mike Miliard 10:22 am February 20, 2017
As AI and machine learning evolve and start to make their mark on healthcare, "we're not trying to replace the human interaction, we're trying to augment it," AI developer says.

The tech giant will also collaborate with Tribridge, System C & Graphnet Care Alliance and others. It also announced that telehealth provider MDLIVE and Premera will leverage its AI chatbot.

By Jessica Davis 12:20 pm February 17, 2017
Microsoft and UPMC have partnered to improve healthcare delivery through a series of projects, Microsoft announced Thursday.
HIMSS17 Rasu Shrestha UPMC
By Tom Sullivan 07:37 am February 17, 2017
UPMC's Chief Innovation Officer says it's time to dig deeper into what matters, shares a pet peeve and recounts the first time U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra sent him a tweet.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:49 am February 16, 2017
Today, organizational population health management strategies typically focus on improved care coordination, communication and analytics. But there is a growing emphasis on consumer empowerment and access to promote person-centered care.
Lenovo Amazon Alexa HIMSS17

Tom Foley, director of worldwide health solutions strategy at Lenovo, said the company is expanding virtual care by integrating with Amazon Alexa. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:50 am February 16, 2017
A company executive discusses the innovative agreement with Amazon for virtual care.

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