Innovation Pulse

benefits of transforming bundles to episodes of care
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am December 05, 2017
With algorithms and analytics, first-moving health orgs are reaping alternative payment models to reduce readmissions, incentivize physicians to coordinate care and improve patient satisfaction.
patient experience
By Tom Sullivan 10:10 am October 16, 2017
Hospitals are beginning to think big about patient experience, which starts in people’s homes, communities and even workplaces.
EHR vendors and CHR
By Tom Sullivan 11:00 am October 13, 2017
Cerner, athenahealth and eClinicalWorks said they are incorporating new data types, such as social determinants, population health and precision medicine to make EHRs more “comprehensive.”
Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum in Chicago Oct. 2.

By Tom Sullivan 09:53 am October 09, 2017
The potential to harness this data to both make people healthier and help hospitals and payers save money is enormous.
healthcare cybersecurity

Michael Figueroa, Executive Director of the Advanced Cyber Security Center, speaking at the HIMSS Security Forum in Boston Sept. 13.

By Tom Sullivan 12:02 pm September 15, 2017
Yes, health entities need to be held responsible for protecting patient data but public shaming isn’t making that happen. There’s a better way forward.
hospitals can beat hackers
By Tom Sullivan 11:26 am August 21, 2017
Security frameworks and threat intelligence sharing already exist that hospitals can put to work to defeat cybercriminals.
social determinants of health
By Tom Sullivan 10:29 am August 14, 2017
San Mateo County Health System incorporated social determinants of health into its patient records to reduce ‘epistrophic’ events among its vulnerable population.
buzzwords CIOs IT pros hate
By Tom Sullivan 09:09 am July 17, 2017
From a job killing acronym to tech trends they're sick of hearing, prominent technologists share the least-liked, most-overused idioms, slang and jargon.
secure messaging in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 09:16 am June 26, 2017
Leading hospitals deploying secure messaging are finding that once the technology is in use, it opens up new doors to more innovation.
digital health

Blending innovation, business cases and risk means that hospitals have to experiment because sometimes apps will surprise like Pokemon Go, which is considered the biggest fitness app right now.

By Tom Sullivan 11:06 am June 12, 2017
Mount Sinai has a “little big data group,” LifeBridge and Thomas Jefferson also foster clinical innovation teams, and they all say experimentation, evidence, rigor and risk are needed to succeed.

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