Business Intelligence (BI)

By Cliff Bleustein, MD 08:59 am February 10, 2014
While risk-based contracts account for only a small percentage of the current reimbursement arrangements for hospitals, recent events indicate that payment based on outcomes and cost will dominate in the coming years. Most of those models will increase the financial risk for hospitals.
By Cindy Thomas Wright 02:02 pm February 06, 2014
In just a few short weeks, 40,000 healthcare IT professionals will descend on the show floor in Orlando. With the final countdown on, here are a few simple reminders and things to consider as you head out the door.
By Neil DiBernardo 08:21 am January 09, 2014
Maximizing the pharmacy's impact through automation and effective medication management.
By Angela Dunn 09:01 am November 25, 2013
Here are five ways to find inspiration for healthcare innovation from other industries. These approaches may inspire you to adopt new knowledge, and think differently.
By Cindy Thomas Wright 09:21 am November 19, 2013
More than 1,000 companies exhibited at HIMSS13. Did you go? If you did, can you name 10 companies, or even 5, and describe their trade show exhibits? If you’re like most attendees, you can’t.
By Karin Ratchinsky 12:42 pm November 12, 2013
How can healthcare payers and providers, including, position themselves to come out on top as players scramble to be digitally relevant?
By Lois Krotz 09:45 am November 07, 2013
With sporting events, like the World Series, the Super Bowl, and the Olympics, there are clear winners and obvious leaders within the various competitions. However, in healthcare technology, the leaders are less obvious.
By John Halamka 09:05 am October 04, 2013
On October 1, I joined a panel at the CareFwd conference discussing the innovations needed in healthcare today. I highlighted five key areas.
patient portal
By Zachary Landman, MD 11:46 am September 26, 2013
The term “patient engagement” returns 565,000 Google search results in less than four-tenths of a second. In contrast, the term “physician engagement” returns roughly one tenth of the total number of results and most are related to hospital or healthcare management practices.
By Mark Norris 08:47 am July 30, 2013
Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) solve commonplace challenges by tracking valuable assets, staff, and patients on virtual maps, helping hospital employees and administrators save time.

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