Institute for Health Technology Transformation (IHT2)

By Anthony Brino 10:26 am September 08, 2014
The fear of breaches, subsequent fines and reputation loss are among the reasons why some healthcare technology leaders have been hesitant to embrace cloud-based technology writ large. They need not fear, but should be informed.
Naomi Fried, chief innovation officer at Boston Children's Hospital
By Eric Wicklund 09:45 am August 20, 2013
Naomi Fried, chief innovation officer at Boston Children's Hospital, was featured at the IHT2 Health IT Summit in Boston on May 7-8, where she talked about ways to incorporate innovation in day-to-day work and about specific initiatives at Boston Children's.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am August 15, 2013
Hank Fanberg sat on a stage in Denver this past July and confessed his concern. He was worried that many of his colleagues nationwide were still ill-prepared for what’s next in the march toward meaningful use. He wondered, he said, whether some organizations "really, truly grasp the magnitude of some of the changes" demanded by Stage 2.
Transparency
By Erin McCann 09:26 am May 21, 2013
Transparency is a touchy subject in healthcare. It's one of the last market strongholds desperately clutching to its principles of secrecy, and it won't go down without a fight. But many experts say this stands as one of many reasons the industry continues to drag its feet in the innovation arena.
By Mike Miliard 11:30 am March 20, 2013
With big data promising enormous clinical and financial rewards for healthcare, but posing just as many technical and strategic challenges, the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2) has published a study mapping the way forward for providers at the starting line.
By Eric Wicklund 09:54 am August 29, 2012
The proliferation of mobile medical devices means providers, payers and even patients are collecting more data than ever before. But do they know what to do with it?
By Bernie Monegain 02:13 pm April 24, 2012
Managing population health requires new skill sets, new infrastructures and automation, according to new research from the Institute for Health Technology Transformation.
By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am April 19, 2012
Caregivers who talk with the patient about their care before, during and after care tend to improve outcomes and avoid readmissions. Technology can help improve how it's done -- and documented.
By Eric Wicklund 04:31 pm September 30, 2011
Malcolm Gladwell describes it as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point,” or the moment when a cause or philosophy is embraced by the many instead of the few. It seems safe to say that telehealth hasn’t reached that point … yet. But would we know it if or when it arrives?
By Molly Merrill 10:08 am September 08, 2011
Seventy-five percent of individuals working at U.S. healthcare provider institutions use social media for professional purposes, according to a new survey.

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