Clinical

Confused man at laptop
By Bernie Monegain 04:14 am October 16, 2015
Hospital chief information officers are still figuring out what the final rules for Stage 2 and Stage 3 meaningful use will mean for them. The message from fellow CIOs at the CHIME Fall Forum: "We feel your pain."
Opposing sides
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am October 15, 2015
There are generally "two camps" when it comes to appreciating predictive analytics in healthcare, says Sriram Vishwanath, professor of data science and informatics at UT Austin: the overconfident and the skeptical. Both could learn a lesson about its capabilities and limitations.
Depression
By Mike Miliard 10:48 am October 15, 2015
We've heard often lately that for population health to truly live up to its promise, behavioral health data will need to be much better integrated into the care process. But in their current state, at least, EHRs still might not be the best tools to help.
Pam McNutt
By Bernie Monegain 06:31 am October 15, 2015
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, with its more than 1,700 members, gets down to work today at its CHIME15 Fall CIO Forum.
Illustration of people
By Mike Miliard 10:31 am October 14, 2015
Geisinger Health System, a longtime leader in value-based care delivery, has enlisted Cerner to help broaden its population health capabilities, deploying its HealtheIntent platform for cloud-based analytics.
Meredith Phillips
By Erin McCann 08:00 am October 14, 2015
After Henry Ford reported three HIPAA breaches back in 2010 and 2011, involving theft or loss of unencrypted devices or computers, it realized something big had to happen.
CISO rock stars
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am October 14, 2015
Chief information security officers have the hottest job in healthcare right now, and they're poised to be among its highest paid executives. Here are six leading the charge.
Doctor and patient
By Eric Wicklund 07:38 am October 14, 2015
Doctors need to listen to what their patients are saying and feeling -- and treat those additions to the electronic health record with the same value as any quality improvement program.
HIMSS Board Chair Dana Alexander, RN
By Bernie Monegain 08:24 am October 12, 2015
HIMSS Board Chair Dana Alexander, RN, describes herself as someone who has always been eager to embrace change, and also as someone who's always known healthcare was the right field for her.
Future technology
By Bernie Monegain 10:37 am October 08, 2015
Imagine the state of healthcare and healthcare information technology in five years. What will it look like? Will healthcare provide more -- or less -- value? Will care be better coordinated? Will patients be more engaged? What about interoperability?

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