The Middle East's investment in healthcare over the past 10 years has prepared it to meet patient needs and leverage its digital transformation to fight COVID-19, says Lina Shadid, health industries lead at PwC Middle East.
By HIMSS TV 11:54 am January 08, 2021
From electronic case reporting to PDMP to disaster response, Jay Nakashima, executive director of eHealth Exchange, says he's optimistic as network architecture improves and public-private data sharing efforts make progress.
Optum, Change join forces while Haven pulls the plug; patient engagement tools can speed vaccine rollout
By HIMSS TV 09:43 am January 08, 2021
This week's top stories include Optum and Change creating a healthcare powerhouse; Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase's joint venture calling it quits; and patient engagement tech's role in streamlining the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
E Ink's Digital Paper technology frees up nurses and ensures patient data is accurate and up to date while improving the patient experience, says Stanley Chiang, the company's director of strategic partnership.
Pure Storage VP Josh Gluck says not only does Pure bake security into its products, it partners with data protection vendors to ensure its products work hand in hand with those that healthcare organizations are already using.
Health Catalyst Chief Data Scientist Jason Jones says augmented intelligence, not artificial intelligence, is especially important when building predictive models that improve, not drive, health disparities.
By HIMSS TV 06:00 am December 30, 2020
Patients and providers should work as a team to ensure accuracy in health records and diagnosing, says PocketHealth Chief Patient Officer Dave deBronkart.
By HIMSS TV 07:51 am December 29, 2020
Dr. Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, says big data is going to be transformative, as ONC and CMS rules move healthcare from a gated interaction to digitally transparent clinical care.
The complexity of managing security tools across multiple platforms is challenging, so there's an urgency to unify security processes and controls across all environments, says Pritesh Parekh, chief trust and security officer at Virtustream.
By HIMSS TV 06:00 am December 23, 2020
Dr. Afzal Chaudhry, CMIO at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, says it's when you have that embodiment of technology fully embedded in the workflow that you start to see real benefits.
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