Focus on Digital Transformation

Digital transformation: Healthcare making progress but much work remains

The system is digitized. Time to look at what comes next.

With some 95 percent of healthcare providers having deployed EHRs, the healthcare system is officially digital. The new frontier? Connectivity that enables clinicians, researchers, executives to put that data to work.

During May, we'll dive into digital transformation by interviewing experts and talking to professionals on the front lines about what's really happening today and what hospital executives need to be doing right now.

What you need to know

How a pop health platform helped one ACO prevent 98 strokes and 39 heart attacks in less than a year

The Arizona Care Network serves hundreds of thousands of patients throughout the state.

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Arizona Care Network’s IT-infused approach to population health has helped the accountable...
By Bill Siwicki |
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Driving better outcomes for Health Innovation Manchester's population is at the heart of the...
By HIMSS TV |
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Patients are equipped with Bluetooth-enabled tablets that record biometrics information.
By Nathan Eddy |
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Driving better outcomes for Health Innovation Manchester's population is at the heart of the...
By HIMSS TV |
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Technologies to give physicians the ability see PDMP data within their EHR workflows are enabling...
By Mike Miliard |
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The elite corps of chief digital officers emerging today are both business-minded and tech-savvy...
By Nathan Eddy |
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Deloitte's view of the future: empowered consumers taking advantage of open, secure platforms...
By Mike Miliard |
Perioperative system helps surgery department transform OR utilization
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“In a surgical environment where one minute of OR time is worth $37, the improvements that we...
By Bill Siwicki |
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With health and care systems being subjected to significant changes associated with digital...

Rima Abdel-Massih, MD, director of tele-ID services at UPMC, will serve as chief medical offer at ID Connect.

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Diagnosis and treatment of disease and antibiotic-resistant bacteria is complex and challenging for...
By Mike Miliard |
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The open source Penn AI is a self-service tool designed to accelerate biomedical research.
By Nathan Eddy |
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SPOT platform uses algorithms to pinpoint critical data points in EHRs, the system says.
By Nathan Eddy |
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A better clinician experience makes for higher-quality patient care, according to a new report from...
By Mike Miliard |
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Patient experience is more than just patient satisfaction surveys, claims Cleveland Clinic Chief...
By HIMSS TV |
New telemedicine and monitoring systems give Cone Health ICU caregivers more views and data

Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital.

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With a customized build, physicians and nurses have only the most important and the most recent...
By Bill Siwicki |
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Frost & Sullivan research found hospitals focusing on collaboration to improve security and...
By Nathan Eddy |
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The nonprofit group is joining with six state medical societies to incentivize practicing...
By Benjamin Harris |
Care coordination network enables Aspire Health to best deploy case managers
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Real-time notifications have allowed the case managers to follow up with more patients during their...
By Bill Siwicki |
Implementation best practices: Going live with new imaging tech
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Four imaging technology experts offer healthcare CIOs and other executives and health IT workers...
By Bill Siwicki |
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Patients were frustrated with the outpatient registration process, but a web-based approach with...
By Mike Miliard |

Toby Cosgrove, an executive advisor to Google, and Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Adrienne Boissy at the Patient Experience Summit. 

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Cosgrove said hospitals have to up their game to harness emerging technologies.
By Tom Sullivan |

Geoff Colvin speaks Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Patient Experience Summit

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Even as EHRs, telemedicine and AI continue to transform clinical practice, certain core human...
By Mike Miliard |
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Speakers and attendees at Patient Experience Summit 2019 discuss ways providers can operationalize...
By HIMSS TV |
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Jonah Comstock, editor in chief of MobiHealthNews, shares observations from the Patient Experience...
By HIMSS TV |
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Denise Hines, Chief Americas Officer at HIMSS, talks about the need for healthcare IT to take a...
By HIMSS TV |

Press Ganey CEO Joe Greskoviak speaks with Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Adrienne Boissy, MD

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"We're all looking to accomplish a lot," said Press Ganey's CEO at the HIMSS and...
By Mike Miliard |
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Its new InterQual 2019 technology offers support for "hospital at home" care models, the...
By Mike Miliard |
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It starts with understanding obstacles and includes empathy in the experience, David Hoke said at...
By Tom Sullivan |
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The new interoperability rules will fuel a new era for consumer healthcare, explains Emma Cartmell...
By HIMSS TV |
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Steven Kaplan, MD, associate chief medical officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, discusses how...
By HIMSS TV |
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The two-state health system will leverage technology from from Advanced ICU Care, as well as the...
By Mike Miliard |
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New data suggests that artificial intelligence can identify patterns that indicate breast cancer...
By Nathan Eddy |

Photo (detail) by Masur - own work, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The academic medical center and the physician-owned malpractice insurer will explore how AI can be...
By Mike Miliard |
Population health analytics help Banner Health better predict high-cost patients
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The health system has identified tens of millions of dollars in potential savings in the area of...
By Bill Siwicki |
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Health application developer Clarigent Health is teaming up with The Children’s Home of...
By Nathan Eddy |
Clinicians at the Bowen Center give trust back to IT staff after new network infrastructure installed

One of the Bowen Center’s 39 locations in northern Indiana. (Credit: The Bowen Center)

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Poor networking was hindering growth at the health system. With new tech, the clinician...
By Bill Siwicki |
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More and more health systems are taking steps to "fully unleash nurse innovators at the...
By Mike Miliard |
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It’s a matter of change management – and there are some applicable best practices...
By Tom Sullivan |
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Digital health enthusiast and NOSTALAB President John Nosta discusses the three D's of health...
By HIMSS TV |
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Digital transformation is a top priority at most healthcare organizations today, but progress so...
By Tom Sullivan |
Kaufmann Clinic aims to boost revenue by 30% with telemedicine
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"Telemedicine optimizes our practice's capabilities, and also improves our patients'...
By Bill Siwicki |
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The MediLedger project, led by San Francisco blockchain startup Chronicled, is focused on...
By Mike Miliard |
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New research points to care quality measures and finance as the top functions for analytics usage...
By Nathan Eddy |
Care management app reduces surgical complications, among other improvements, at health system
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The impact of the app on the Providence St. Joseph Health care delivery experience is reflected in...
By Bill Siwicki |
Vanderbilt's AI-powered EHR voice assistant saves time for caregivers
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The VEVA tool has helped improve caregiver productivity and efficiency – and providers...
By Bill Siwicki |
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Shaping the future of healthcare IT requires an understanding of common problems and solving them...
By HIMSS TV |
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Consumer-facing technologies outpaced digital health tools built for practices in the first quarter...
By Tom Sullivan |
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It starts with input from the front lines and includes outside partners to truly understand the...
By Tom Sullivan |
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The system worked with a patient design team and turned the metrics of success upside down, for...
By Tom Sullivan |
digital transformation CIO
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Chief information officers and other IT execs find themselves managing with smaller budgets and...
By Tom Sullivan |
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There’s a need for health systems to prove with scientific rigor which new apps and...
By HIMSS TV |
Dr. Manish Kohli, HIMSS Enterprise Board Chair
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Dr. Manish Kohli, HIMSS Enterprise Board Chair, discusses physician burn-out and delivering...
By HIMSS TV |
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Hospitals and health systems are seeing their clinical and operational processes reshaped by the...
By Mike Miliard |
Hal Wolf, HIMSS President and CEO
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With an aging population, disconnected health information systems and a rising consumer, Hal Wolf,...
By HIMSS TV |
artificial intelligence
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HIMSS Media research uncovered the key areas where hospitals say AI and machine learning are...
By Tom Sullivan |
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A quick look back at the competing specs for clinical coding and data exchange gives a glimpse of...
By Tom Sullivan |
AI-powered voice note taking saves OrthoAtlanta an hour per physician per day
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Since deploying speech recognition and integrating it with its athenahealth EHR, the group practice...
By Bill Siwicki |
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Subha Airan-Javia, associate professor at Penn Medicine, says the industry has learned a lot during...
By HIMSS TV |
How big data is redefining the CEO, CFO and COO roles
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CIOs are in the best position as the originator and gatekeeper of data and as a fellow C-suite...
By Bill Siwicki |
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The move to value-based care is a long journey, says David Chou, VP and principal analyst of...
By HIMSS TV |
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Hospital leaders need to understand the difference between what draws employees closer and what...
By John Donohue |
Neil Patel, president of Healthbox
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Neil Patel, president of Healthbox, which was acquired by HIMSS in March, talks about how his...
By HIMSS TV |
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Frost & Sullivan says the healthcare security space is set for big growth as hospitals...
By Mike Miliard |
John Sharp
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Patient-generated data from apps, devices and digital therapeutics will make personal health...
By HIMSS TV |
telehealth
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NewYork-Presbyterian, UPMC and Thibodaux executives discuss the advantages and imperatives of...
By Bill Siwicki |
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Wende Hutton, general partner at Canaan Partners, discusses the venture capital firm’s...
By HIMSS TV |
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The pharma company will leverage Concerto's artificial intelligence-powered analytics...
By Mike Miliard |
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Dr. Michael Zaroukian, CMIO at Sparrow Health System, talks about how Sparrow measures the success...
By HIMSS TV |
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Conference rooms, conference calls and cubes make it harder to gain the empathic stance necessary...
By HIMSS TV |
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Ochsner's system uses data patients collect at home to treat COPD, diabetes and hypertension...
By HIMSS TV |
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One of the challenges with patient-generated data is figuring out how to use it for predicting...
By HIMSS TV |
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Duke University Health System Chief Analytics Officer Stephen Blackwelder details how IT funnels...
By HIMSS TV |
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Sanofi execs Ruchita Sinha and Christina Koutoudis discuss the company’s thinking about...
By HIMSS TV |
Tips for supporting nurses, doctors through the digital transformation
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Joanne Bosanquet, deputy chief nurse at Public Health England weighs the benefits of tech adoption...
By HIMSS TV |