Innovation Pulse

Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 07:02 am April 05, 2018
Doctors and clinicians should stake a voice in the blockchain discourse now because there are consequences for not doing so.
EHRs and AI
By Tom Sullivan 12:03 pm March 13, 2018
Leading electronic health record vendors at HIMSS18 signaled intentions to incorporate AI and machine learning into EHRs and other tools currently being developed.
amazon healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 10:00 am January 31, 2018
The entire ecosystem is changing, forcing smart CIOs to keep pace or face significant disruption.
white house banned words
By Tom Sullivan 01:30 pm December 18, 2017
Everyone working in healthcare will use those – and the five other words the CDC is banned from writing – no matter what.
AI in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 11:52 am December 13, 2017
Hospitals should look to automotive, search and business process management realms for lessons learned about artificial intelligence, machine learning and cognitive computing.
benefits of transforming bundles to episodes of care
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am December 05, 2017
With algorithms and analytics, first-moving health orgs are reaping alternative payment models to reduce readmissions, incentivize physicians to coordinate care and improve patient satisfaction.
patient experience
By Tom Sullivan 10:10 am October 16, 2017
Hospitals are beginning to think big about patient experience, which starts in people’s homes, communities and even workplaces.
EHR vendors and CHR
By Tom Sullivan 11:00 am October 13, 2017
Cerner, athenahealth and eClinicalWorks said they are incorporating new data types, such as social determinants, population health and precision medicine to make EHRs more “comprehensive.”
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum in Chicago Oct. 2.

By Tom Sullivan 09:53 am October 09, 2017
The potential to harness this data to both make people healthier and help hospitals and payers save money is enormous.
healthcare cybersecurity

Michael Figueroa, Executive Director of the Advanced Cyber Security Center, speaking at the HIMSS Security Forum in Boston Sept. 13.

By Tom Sullivan 12:02 pm September 15, 2017
Yes, health entities need to be held responsible for protecting patient data but public shaming isn’t making that happen. There’s a better way forward.

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