HIT Best Practices Series

The next-generation of healthcare tech

From artificial intelligence, analytics and cloud services to EHRs, revenue cycle and telemedicine tools, health technologies are changing. Fast. Our next-gen series dives into the front-runners, startups and stalwarts to share insights about what’s coming on the near horizon from the very experts shaping the future of healthcare.

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cloud computing in healthcare
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There has been a notable shift in healthcare clouds from simple data storage to using the...

By Bill Siwicki |
next-gen precision medicine will focus on consumerism, EHR integration
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Precision medicine is something of a Holy Grail in healthcare: Being able to deliver personalized...

By Bill Siwicki |
Doctors compare notes on EHR to make clinical decisions with EHR and analytics
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Clinical decision support technology is becoming more popular among healthcare provider...

By Bill Siwicki |
AI and blockchain will help hospitals adapt to value-based care
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Healthcare is in the midst of a financial shift: value-based care is rising to the fore and...

By Bill Siwicki |
healthcare IT infrastructure network
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Infrastructure is the bedrock of health IT. Without it, nothing electronic would get done. While...

By Bill Siwicki |
Next-gen enterprise imaging
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Medical imaging technology is a key piece of the healthcare information technology puzzle. And...

By Bill Siwicki |
John Hopkins telemedicine program advances population health
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While the use of telemedicine systems has been expanding in recent years, especially as more...

By Bill Siwicki |
next-gen health IT consulting to focus on data science
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Healthcare information technology is evolving in many ways, and quickly so. That means health IT...

By Bill Siwicki |
next-gen interoperability
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Interoperability is the ultimate goal of healthcare information systems. Software and cloud-based...

By Bill Siwicki |
next generation of clinical communication is real-time location and mobile
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Communication technology has evolved quickly in the last few years, and this has enabled new...

By Bill Siwicki |
next-generation population health tools like health mobile apps
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Population health is increasingly viewed as a key to the successful delivery of healthcare in the...

By Bill Siwicki |
Next-gen medical devices
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Medical devices are proliferating throughout the healthcare landscape, especially with the advent...

By Bill Siwicki |
next-gen data management in healthcare
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Healthcare data management technology is crucial to the interplay of information between IT...

By Bill Siwicki |
female patient paying bill next-gen revenue cycle
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Follow the money. That’s something all healthcare organizations must do, and do well, especially...

By Bill Siwicki |
Next gen quality and safety for healthcare
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Quality and safety may very well be the highest goals in healthcare. Healthcare provider...

By Bill Siwicki |
Next-gen patient engagement
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Patient engagement and user experience is a goal high on the priority list for many hospitals and...

By Bill Siwicki |
next generation EHRs on mobile
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The electronic health record is the lynchpin of healthcare information technology. And it has...

By Bill Siwicki |
next generation analytics reviewed by doctor on EHR
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The healthcare analytics market is booming and will be worth close to $54 billion worldwide by...

By Bill Siwicki |

How tech is working today

AI command center helps hospital use analytics to manage operations
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Tampa General Hospital has tapped GE Healthcare to help it build a new care coordination center...

By Mike Miliard |
hospital tech investments this year
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Hospital IT executives and professionals know that many healthcare organizations are amid a...

By Jeff Lagasse |
Mercy Hospital Network cut nursing leakage by $4.3 million
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As hospitals continue to face shrinking margins, they must find ways to either increase revenue...

By Bill Siwicki |
Carroll Hospital lifts patient satisfaction scores
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Carroll Hospital has lifted its Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems ...

By Bill Siwicki |
clinical tools for EHRs
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When hospitals and health systems can reduce variation in care, it can save lives and reduce...

By Bill Siwicki |
natural language processing technology in EHRs
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Mercy, the St. Louis-based health system, is a longtime Epic client, having been on the system...

By Mike Miliard |
AI and deep learning with GPU chips help doctors review medical records and images
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Artificial intelligence is beginning to reshape healthcare and life sciences. And one application...

By Bill Siwicki |
IoT data ready for AI
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The integration of artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things introduces a wide array of...

By Bill Siwicki |
EHRs and interoperability
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While most of the discussion around EHRs and interoperability tends to the negative -- tricky...

By Jeff Lagasse |
AI radiology
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Positive or negative Medicare payment adjustments in 2019 will depend on performance to quality...

By Bill Siwicki |
predictive analytics
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Predictive analytics represent a potentially powerful tool for hospitals, as they can be used to...

By Jeff Lagasse |
NewYork-Presbyterian's AI command center
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At an off-site support building two miles from NewYork-Presbyterian’s Weill Cornell Medical...

By Bill Siwicki |
predictive analytics medical devices physician alerts
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Can predictive analytics, fueled by real-time medical device data, accurately identify patients...

By Bill Siwicki |
machine learning reduces sepsis mortality rate
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Last year, Cabell Huntington Hospital faced sepsis head-on and came out on top. Implementing...

By Bill Siwicki |
EHRs improve patient safety
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Contrary to current levels of frustration among clinicians and other users, EHRs hold the power...

By Beth Jones Sanborn |
EHR real-time analytics
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Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization is a value-based network comprising eight hospitals and...

By Mike Miliard |
EHRs in the cloud
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Add one more to the growing list of healthcare providers moving their EHRs into the cloud....

By Bill Siwicki |
Epic EHR UNC Health
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It’s very difficult for physicians and other frontline caregivers to get complete pictures of...

By Bill Siwicki |
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Health information technology can do a lot to improve care processes, drive better patient...

By Mike Miliard |
workflow predictive analytics
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Hiring, credentialing and scheduling shifts are notoriously challenging for so many mid-size and...

By Jeff Lagasse |
Phoenix Children's Hospital patient safety Allscripts
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Phoenix Children's Hospital Chief Information Officer David Higginson has spent the past several...

By Mike Miliard |
patient safety
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Long-time patient safety advocate Tejal Gandhi, MD, has seen the U.S. health system improve when...

By Bernie Monegain |
hospital nurse on phone with patient
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Columbia Medical Associates, a multi-specialty group practice based in Spokane, Washington,...

By Bill Siwicki |
cybersecurity healthcare
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As healthcare data grows in volume and variety, as IT networks expand in scope and complexity –...

By Mike Miliard |
Blockchain in healthcare
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The considerable hype around blockchain is starting to be tempered by enterprises earning...

By Bill Siwicki |
precision medicine dna genetics testing future of digital health
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The convergence of personalized medicine with digital health and artificial intelligence, systems...

By Tom Sullivan |
state of precision medicine
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If precision medicine is the future and this type of care is all about the individual, then the...

By Susan Morse |