Not every healthcare provider has a chief experience officer, but more and more are finding that CXOs are key to enterprise-wide patient experience improvement and the alignment of quality, safety and performance strategies.
Conversations at HIMSS conferences in recent years have been largely dominated by meaningful use. This year, a great deal of talk was about going past MU and beginning to look at outcomes as opposed to process measures.
Marking its entry into the patient identification market, health IT security company Imprivata has acquired Tampa, Florida-based HT Systems, which develops technology for palm-vein-based biometric patient ID.
You've probably heard of it once or twice over the past few years. But it's a concept that still needs some more definition. Our columnist explains why she's not a fan of "patient engagement."
One year to the day that Reps. Fred Upton and Diana DeGette launched the 21st Century Cures initiative, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held a hearing Thursday to discuss draft legislation that in the future could mean more cures for more diseases for people across the country.
When Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, MD, challenged his staff to broaden its patient access reach, he went big. Really big. His goal? Connect with 200 million patients by 2020. Other providers are getting just as ambitious.
Attendees of the HX360 inaugural event at HIMSS15 offer perspectives on what the future of healthcare has in store. How do you see the future of healthcare evolving?
In a new white paper by the Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund, researchers examine how technology could help improve the health of children in poverty across the country.
At first glance, patient satisfaction surveys that are linked to hospital Medicare payments may seem great in theory. But tying hospital payments to subjective patient experience metrics may actually result in serious harm by diverting attention away from clinical outcomes.
The first developer to make an electronic health record exclusively for the iPad is now aiming to be the first choice for physicians and patients looking to make the most of their new Apple Watches.