06:33 am November 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) Connected-health initiatives that incorporate telemedicine, digital-health devices and remote-monitoring solutions are an increasingly popular and effective solution to keep patients healthy and out of clinical facilities.
01:09 pm May 28, 2014
Big data is not new. Organizations have been working with large data sets for many years. What is unprecedented, however, is the volume and velocity of data now being produced in healthcare due to the digitization of administrative, clinical and financial information in EHRs, billing and other IT systems.
11:53 am March 24, 2014
In 2013, Kaiser Permanente conducted 10.5 million patient-doctor visits via e-mail, telephone or video tools, and in a new report the organization discusses some of the ways those visits took place.
12:36 pm January 16, 2014
Implementing, institutionalizing and fully leveraging the EMR is a massive undertaking, and with it comes a host of other implications, five of which will drive the following major trends in 2014.
08:34 am November 21, 2012
I'm often asked if the use of EHRs diminish clinician-patient interactions in the exam room.
08:14 am October 03, 2012
For some of us, it will be hard not to take an increasingly vested interest in how our healthcare is administered considering the rapid changes sprung from the launch of The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act and subsequent meaningful use requirements.
08:38 am April 26, 2012
On Thursday, April 26, mHIMSS will tackle the issues head-on in a daylong virtual forum. “The Future of Mobile Technologies and mHealth: Staying Securely Connected” will run from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. ET and include several education sessions and an interactive exhibit hall.
08:32 am February 21, 2012
You want irony? Try this: the Kaiser Family Foundation reports that we women are the ones who make the health care choices for the kids in 8 out of 10 families. Yet women are far and away the minority gender in the world of health IT leaders. While this is by no means the definitive list, I’ve done some research on the women who ARE making...
09:07 am August 04, 2011
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the future of health information exchange (HIE)—what it will mean 10, 15 or even 20 years down the road. There is no question that providers recognize the importance of HIE, and realize in combination with EHRs that it will transform the practice of medicine.
09:39 am May 04, 2011
Research conducted by health provider Kaiser Permanente estimates that the use of electronic health records could lower carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 1.7 million tons across the U.S. population.