Innovation Pulse

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.
hospitals can beat hackers
By Tom Sullivan 11:26 am August 21, 2017
Security frameworks and threat intelligence sharing already exist that hospitals can put to work to defeat cybercriminals.
social determinants of health
By Tom Sullivan 10:29 am August 14, 2017
San Mateo County Health System incorporated social determinants of health into its patient records to reduce ‘epistrophic’ events among its vulnerable population.

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