How HIE can improve mental healthcare in prison
By Benjamin Harris 01:13 pm February 28, 2020
Sharing patient data with prisons can help more effectively manage behavioral care.
Connecting with patients for end of life care
By Benjamin Harris 12:49 pm February 27, 2020
At HIMSS20, a Providence St. Joseph CMIO will show how the health system is using analytics and automation to enable the right conversations for the right people.
Making the case for strong IT in facility security
By Benjamin Harris 12:41 pm February 27, 2020
How rapidly evolving new technologies are changing hospital security.
Vocera to unveil ambient voice listening tech at HIMSS20

A physician wears Vocera's Smartbadge, which now will feature ambient voice listening capabilities.

By Bill Siwicki 12:15 pm February 26, 2020
Caregivers with the clinical communications vendor’s Smartbadge can say “Hey, Vocera,” to initiate calls, voice messages, responses to events and alerts, or broadcasts to care teams or rapid response teams.
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By 08:22 am February 26, 2020
With new legislation helping accelerate the digitalisation of its healthcare system, Germany offers many openings for the innovative digital health company.

(Photo: Nuance Communications screenshot)

By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm February 25, 2020
Now generally available, the EHR-linked new Dragon Ambient eXperience applies AI to help capture and contextualize physicians' conversations with their patients.
InstaMed points HIMSS20 attendees toward price transparency, consumerism and interoperability
By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm February 25, 2020
These are three trends the healthcare payments network sees as most impactful surrounding this year’s global conference.
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm February 24, 2020
The technology has improved the workflows of physicians and CDI specialists alike, and increased reimbursement thanks to efficiency gains in several key metrics.
Healthcare should approach consumer-generated data cautiously, expert says
By Bill Siwicki 12:36 pm February 24, 2020
Dr. Eldesia Granger of The MITRE Corporation guides healthcare leaders on how to work with consumer-generated data. At HIMSS20, she’ll highlight MITRE’s framework for handling this emerging information source.
Is synthetic data the key to healthcare clinical and business intelligence?

The open source synthetic data source, Synthea. (Diagram courtesy of The MITRE Corporation.)

By Bill Siwicki 11:38 am February 21, 2020
At HIMSS20, Robert Lieberthal, an economist at The MITRE Corporation, will offer a deep dive into synthetic data, showing how it can help health systems achieve cost efficiencies.