From companies created to operate in today's new value-based healthcare system to precision medicine, data analytics and interoperability, you can count on a healthcare IT landscape that is always in flux, thanks to new approaches driven by entrepreneurs who are adept at shaking thing
The cloud’s flexibility is appealing for workflow efficiency and innovation with sharing research, streamlining patient records and developing new payment models. Using a vendor offers more options but others have developed an in-house option.
A year-end poll from Black Book Market Research, which surveyed healthcare CEOs, CIOs and CFOs, predicts an uncertain year ahead for health IT as political, financial, clinical and business questions come into focus and shape hospital decision making.
The Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum took place in Los Angeles this past week: CIOs, CISOs and other infosec professionals gathered to discuss the building blocks to a sound security strategy – and talked a lot about the latest pressing threat: ransomware.
The steady drumbeat of data breaches and malware incidents so far this year has shed light on security issues plaguing many healthcare providers.
From accountable care to precision medicine, data analytics to interoperability, this running list keeps track of the profusion of IT startups leading the way toward big changes across healthcare.
2015 was the year of the healthcare data breach. It was also the year where those in charge of protecting data found their moment in the spotlight. As some of the most in-demand professionals around, chief information security officers are on the front lines of a challenging new era.
At the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Analytics Forum this past week, more than two dozen chief data officers, medical informaticists, pop health gurus and other analytics leaders offered some valuable bits of insight about turning patient data into concrete change.
Drawn from the "Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing" report put together earlier this spring by the HIMSS CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable, these 10 principles are meant to point the way toward smarter use of data by nurses and nurse informaticists.
With emphasis on big data and analytics growing in the healthcare realm these days, we highlight some of the data-driven geeks we're watching for potential breakthroughs in the years ahead.