HIMSS18

AI, revenue cycle, patient engagement and more

Whether it is your revenue cycle, digital transformation or patient engagement efforts, work toward moving to the cloud or even machine learning and artificial intelligence, HIMSS Media has you covered on March 5 at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort. Industry leaders, trendsetters and those in the trenches will highlight their successes, lessons learned and more. Here's what you can expect.

Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit

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Why hospitals need standard best practices for talking to patients about money

by Beth Jones Sanborn

Texas Health Resources’ Patti Consolver said usually the biggest dissatisfier for a patient is when they feel misled or not fully informed prior to service.

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Inside Cleveland Clinic's remote rev cycle program

by Beth Jones Sanborn

Enabling employees to telecommute and perform patient pre-registration, scheduling and financial counseling has saved the system money and improved employee satisfaction.

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Hospitals gear up for big revenue cycle investments to boost infrastructure, consolidate operations

by Beth Jones Sanborn

New research suggests hospitals will subscribe to rev cycle management cloud services to increase flexibility among multiple users in next 5 years.

Cloud Computing Forum

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Amazon interested in longitudinal health records for analytics and pop health

by Mike Miliard

The tech giant said the cloud can serve as a home for patient records and enable a broader view at medical data to fuel value-based care.

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Here are the first steps to becoming a cloud-first hospital

by Tom Sullivan

Like so many IT projects, it starts with culture, according to David Chou, CIO of Children’s Mercy.

Digital and Connected Health Summit

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Digital health's promise lies in a good data management plan

by Dave Muoio

Unobtrusive monitoring of patients can make data management more efficient and useful.

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Technology with behavioral insight data can improve outcomes

by Laura Lovett

Penn Medicine’s David Asch, MD, believes there are good examples in the retail market that can be applied to healthcare. He'll be sharing his ideas at HIMSS18 connected Health event in Las Vegas.

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Simple usability is what matters most in human-centric healthcare product design

by Laura Lovett

Human-centric design thought leader at Battelle, Amy Schwartz, will be hosting a session at the Digital and Personal Connected Health Conference on March 5.

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Paying patients to take pills, it really works

by Jonah Comstock

Supported by a grant, the New York health system has seen success in the mobile app pilot with the startup Wellth.

Patient Engagement & Experience Summit

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Children's hospital shows what big-game patient experience looks like

by Mike Miliard

At HIMSS18, CMIO and nursing informaticist from UI Health Care show how bedside technology – and the love of a Big 10 football team – have boosted patient experience scores in a big way.

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Best tech tools to communicate with patients? Time for doctors to ask

by Bernie Monegain

Cultivating a strong relationship with patients can translate into higher satisfaction scores but there is a widespread failure to communicate about the most appropriate way to reach consumers.