HIMSS20 Digital Coverage

By Mike Miliard 03:09 pm May 29, 2020
The technology has matured enough, and the algorithms have been honed in recent years, to the point where there are now two types of artificial intelligence: "old school AI and new school AI," as medical journalist Paul Cerrato proposed during a recent HIMSS20 Digital Session.
By Kat Jercich 10:15 am May 29, 2020
The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, designed to ensure an individual's electronic health information is available when they need it, depends on participation from stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:36 pm May 28, 2020
Predictive analytics and natural language processing have helped the system improve readmission, utilization and quality metrics.
By Laura Lovett 05:33 pm May 28, 2020
Dr. Ran Balicer, chief innovation officer of Israel’s Clalit Research Institute, talks using tech to catch health issues before they become serious at HIMSS20 Digital.  
Three ways providers get the HIPAA right to access wrong
By Bill Siwicki 12:36 pm May 28, 2020
In their HIMSS20 Digital session, privacy policy experts Deven McGraw and Jodi Daniel offer a deeper look at digital patient access, the APIs that enable it – and the mistakes healthcare organizations make when providing medical records.
Group of doctors looking at medical display
By Jeff Lagasse 04:35 pm May 27, 2020
Pointing data-gathering efforts in the right direction holds the potential to deliver better value-based care.
People being served food from a buffet.
By Dave Muoio 04:29 pm May 27, 2020
Executives from SDOH technology platforms say they anticipate more public-healthcare funding to support social services infrastructure in the coming years.  
Woman looking at graphs on a laptop.
By Susan Morse 04:25 pm May 27, 2020
Patients want access to everything, according to focus groups interviewed by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
By Kat Jercich 02:45 pm May 26, 2020
A drop in blood pressure can be hard to predict using standard clinical measurements such as heart rate or cardiac output – but experts say a new AI tool could give clinicians a valuable 15-minute lead time.
Doctor and child in Africa
By Dave Muoio 10:21 am May 22, 2020
Two recent programs deploying telemedicine in Zimbabwe and Ghana highlight common hurdles programs that deliver these technologies to underserved areas will likely encounter.  

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