Connected Health

HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:24 am January 17, 2017
The healthcare consultant discusses her followers’ most pressing issues, picks a health IT hero and reveals that very few people know her real first name. 
superbugs spectrometry

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus – MRSA – causes a range of illnesses, from skin and wound infections to pneumonia and bloodstream infections that can cause sepsis and death. Photo: CDC. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm January 16, 2017
Spectrometry, developed in the 1940s, has been re-engineered and is back in the spotlight with new uses.
Connected Health Experience HIMSS17
By Chris Nerney 08:02 am January 16, 2017
The show floor exhibit will focus on IoT, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring and next generation technologies. 
ONC FHIR app challenges
By Jack McCarthy 07:35 am January 16, 2017
National coordinator Vindell Washington said the apps are indicative of the progress and innovation that is possible on top of a digital health architecture. 
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:25 am January 13, 2017
The doctorpreneur also shared what is top of mind among her social media followers, and who her health IT hero is. 
Big data genomics fitness
By Patty Mechael 07:03 am January 13, 2017
Big data in healthcare has been seized on by major vendors and large health systems, particularly with incentives related to population health. In what ways does this movement support patients? Big data and analytics serve patients and people more broadly in several ways.
Nursing informatics HIMSS17 leadership
By Jack McCarthy 07:04 am January 12, 2017
The incoming flood of technologies and tactics informatics specialists and care teams can harness are opening new opportunities for nursing professionals to take on leadership roles. 
By Michael Birt 06:55 am January 12, 2017
Personal Connected Health Alliance senior advisor Michael Birt examines how good scientific research proves that connecting people to each other can increase health and longevity. 
Accenture QuiO smart injection
By Jack McCarthy 09:52 am January 11, 2017
QuiO garners the top spot for its smart injection devices and connected health software combination. 
PatientSafe population health HIMSS17

PatientSafe CEO Si Luo said healthcare executives are getting more savvy about what modern communications platforms should look like. 

By Tom Sullivan 07:08 am January 06, 2017
The new iteration will bring integration with Cisco and Avaya, a single app including various communications tools and clinical workflow features. 

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