Smartphones and tablets are among the mobile technologies in focus, which can be combined with telehealth video conferencing and healthcare wearables, as well as the deployment of electronic health record-based patient portals.
The more than two-dozen participants chosen to move on to Stage 1 of the challenge include Accenture, Geisinger, IBM, Mayo Clinic, Merck, Northrop Grumman and others.
Among other successes, the health system surpassed its first-year revenue goals ($3.6 million versus $3.1 million) through a combination of quality improvements and shared savings.
As the most recent health IT vendor to partner with a rideshare company, Cerner will embed access to Uber's non-emergency transport within the EHR workflow.
Longtime telemedicine pioneers from the provider and vendor sides see a near-term future of more efficient care, and describe a longer-term view of "virtualist centers in what were formerly known as hospitals."
A new report from EY shows how health systems need to embrace AI, social, mobile, analytics, cloud and sensor technologies to unlock the potential of their data.
The decision support tool brings holistic data to the clinical team via predictive analytic modeling, while also automating all the data points to help clinicians make optimal interventions.
For its most recent big healthcare hire, Google has recruited former National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Karen DeSalvo to serve as its first chief health officer.
On average, physician-led ACOs produced almost 7 times the amount of Medicare savings per beneficiary than hospital-led ACOs.
OnMed's stations offer high definition video and audio capabilities, which allow for real-time consultations with a doctor or advanced practice provider.