Baystate Health CIO Joel Vengco talks with Healthcare IT News about applying the three pillars of IT to healthcare, as well how his organization has focused on optimizing their legacy EHR rather than replacing it.
(SPONSORED) Prescription 4: Balancing Regulatory Compliance with Strategic Initiatives. Healthcare organizations rely on IT teams to carry out their strategic initiatives, such as interoperability across systems.
The action continues on day two of HIMSS17 with a Women in Health IT Roundtable, Cybersecurity Command Center presentations, and more. Attendees share what they've learned from the hundreds of education sessions and why they return year after year.
Michael Hodgkins, MD, outlines provider's challenges with EHR, the risk of physician burnout, and difficulty in complying with new requirements.
(SPONSORED) Prescription 3: Managing Complex Health IT Environments More Simply. With healthcare organizations managing hundreds of applications on myriad platforms within their enterprise, streamlining IT management is critical.
Peggy Chou shares the journey Atrius Health took in improving the risk adjustment on its value-based reimbursement contracts. Starting with a deep analysis of its existing EHR data, Atrius began a process that included clinicians, finance and IT staff members.
Harun Rashid, CIO of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, describes how new patient engagement initiatives at his organization are helping patients, parents and care teams improve treatment plans together.
The President and CEO of HIMSS highlights some of the major announcements and activities at HIMSS16, including new government funding for health IT and the expanding global involvement at the conference.
Blain Newton, EVP of HIMSS Analytics, opines on the role of health IT in shaping the future of healthcare and introduces Logic, a global healthcare market intelligence tool from HIMSS Analytics.