Population health initiatives
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm March 07, 2018
Terri Steinberg, MD, chief health information officer at Christiana Care, said the health system has notched some big wins in a short time through smart use of technology, care coordination and analytics.
HIMSS Immunization Integration Program
By Tom Sullivan 01:51 pm March 07, 2018
Vendors participating in an initiative to improve the accuracy of immunization data sharing between public and private healthcare organizations include an interface engine and billing tools.
workplace wellness

On Monday, a panel at the Personal Connected Health Alliance’s Innovation Leaders Summit at HIMSS18 shared their ideas about how wearable technology is leading to record engagement and motivation for employee populations.

By Jonah Comstock 01:40 pm March 07, 2018
Leaders from UnitedHealthcare, Fitbit and Castlight agree that wearable technology is having a dramatic effect on employee motivation.
Patient engagement vendors at HIMSS18
By Bill Siwicki 01:01 pm March 07, 2018
Docent Health and mPulse Mobile team, Fujitsu America debuts a cloud-based platform, and Wellpepper to disseminate Mayo Clinic care plans.
healthcare payment models

Principal Healthcare Strategy at TransUnion, Jonathan Wiik, talked about the cost of healthcare for patients at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:27 pm March 07, 2018
TransUnion’s Jonathan Wiik weighed in on study released at HIMSS18 that shows Americans can’t afford their healthcare now, and it will get worse.
AHIP CMS interoperability

Marilyn Tavenner, America’s Health Insurance Plans CEO, speaking at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Susan Morse 12:11 pm March 07, 2018
But while she agreed claims data should be available to patients, the devil’s in the details.
Artificial intelligence applications

Mayo Clinic Chief Information officer Christopher Ross answers questions about the future of AI at HIMSS18 on Tuesday.

By Laura Lovett 11:56 am March 07, 2018
AI is already working in decision support, clinical trials and hospital operations but curation of the data from experts is still important.
ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am March 07, 2018
The National Coordinator explains how ONC is approaching 21st Century Cures, TEFCA, info blocking, EHR usability, the power of smartphones to drive interoperability and more.
By Tom Sullivan 11:17 am March 07, 2018
The electronic health record vendor is working on a version that would run on monitors such as Microsoft Surface and feature four distinct panels to help doctors make decisions.
Judy Faulkner Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 08:05 pm March 06, 2018
The Epic chief is homing in on social determinants as she works on creating truly “comprehensive” platforms.

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