HIMSS

Technology Team Burnout In Healthcare Is Real. Here Is What CIOs Can Do To Help. | Forbes | 9/11/2020

… for leading industry events and intimate executive settings. Chou is also one of the most mentioned CIOs in the media and well Quote: d in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Modern Healthcare, HIMSS Media, ZDNet, CIO.com, Huffington Post, and Becker’s Healthcare. David is an active member of both ACHE and HIMSS while serving on the board for CHIME …

Seniors have the potential to transform economy and the healthcare system | MobiHealthNews | 9/11/2020

Wellness Seniors have the potential to transform economy and the healthcare system At HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe 2020, panelist talk about retired individuals’ role in the healthcare ecosystem and healthy aging. 08:45 am Share The 2020s are seeing a silver surge as populations around the world continue to age. While Japan has the highest percentage of senior citizens in the world, other countries in Europe and North America are quickly …

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‘Focus on the patient and the rest will follow’ | Healthcare IT News | 9/10/2020

… outcomes. This paradigm shift would entail moving from volume to value-based payments. September 10, 2020 01:55 AM Stakeholders at the Evening Keynote virtual session, ‘From Volume to Value - A Paradigm Shift’, at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference , agreed that striving for quality requires a fundamental shift to value-based care. The session moderator, Jens Grueger , president of the Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR …

‘Global standards with local implementations’ | Healthcare IT News | 9/10/2020

Global health leaders are optimistic their new consortium can crack interoperability as the pandemic has highlighted the need to work together. This positive outlook was expressed by two influential healthcare leaders on an HIMSS virtual panel. September 10, 2020 11:47 AM Left to right: Catherine Chronaki, General Secretary, HL7 Europe, Dr Don Rucker , National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), HHS Office of the Secretary, US and Dr Erik Gerritsen …

With many regulatory barriers clear, remaining roadblocks for digital therapeutics are cultural, logistical | MobiHealthNews | 9/10/2020

… obvious barriers to digital therapeutics adoption in Europe have come crashing down recently, adoption is still hampered by cultural momentum. That was the conclusion of a group of digital therapeutics stakeholders who presented at HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Digital Event today , in a session moderated by YourCoach Health chairman and COO Eugene Borukhovich. “Once a product is CE Marked, has all the clinical evidence, has gone through even an HTA …

Femtech’s sexual health revolution | MobiHealthNews | 9/10/2020

Digital Health Femtech’s sexual health revolution Panelists at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference discuss how digital health can help women learn more about their sexual health and wellbeing. 10:52 am Share Historically, women’s health has not been a dinner conversation topic, especially when talking about sexual health and pleasure. However, the panellists at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference argue that it’s important to have conversations in …

Points to Ponder (#HIMSSEurope20 – Day 4) | 9/10/2020

Inspiring speeches and provocative statements marked the the fourth day of plenary sessions at the virtual HIMSS Europe 20 conference. From the always quotable inspirational remarks by Erik Gerritsen, Vice Minister for Heath, Welfare and Sport in the Netherlands to bold statements about the role of nursing in digital health by Dr. Pamela Cipriano, 1 st Vice President, International Council of Nurses and Dr. Crystal Oldman, chief executive for The …

HIMSS - AWS - AXWAY - The Interoperability Rule - an Open Opportunity | 9/10/2020

How can healthcare providers and payers turn a compliance exercise into an opportunity? The most recent ONC Interoperability rule compliance originally starting at the beginning of 2021, now delayed until mid-year 2021 that requires Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, CHIP and plans on the federal Exchanges to support a standardized API. The standardization will allow secure, digital access to patient data. Putting the patient in the driver’s seat by giving them …

Femtech’s sexual health revolution | Daily 2 Daily News | Healthcare IT News | 9/10/2020

September 11, 2020 Simran Shah Healthcare 0 Post Views: 2 Historically, women’s health has not been a dinner conversation topic, especially when talking about sexual health and pleasure. However, the panellists at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference argue that it’s important to have conversations in order to advance the femtech industry. Today we are seeing the emergence of tools that help women better understand and improve their sexual …

Kids 2.0: ‘Involving children has been absolutely central to our approach over the last five years’ | Healthcare IT News | 9/10/2020

… and experts have worked on refining engagement design and enabling users to overcome negative associations they have with completing mundane health-related tasks. The panel discussion, Kids 2.0: Engagement and Behavior Change, at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference explored the making of award-winning games and the research and testing processes involved. The panel consisted of moderator, Anna Sort, founder and CEO of PlayBenefit Spain, and speakers; Pamela …

Jon DeVries Named Qlarity Imaging Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

… patients with a potential misdiagnosis to ensure they receive the necessary cardiac care. Mr. DeVries has earned eight patents in the areas of superconducting electronics, medical imaging and AI. He has served on the HIMSS Interoperability & Standards Committee, a collective effort to improve patient care delivery through the advancement of semantic interoperability and standards-based health IT systems. “Developing the first diagnostic AI technology to be cleared by the U.S …

AI beyond the buzz: ‘The biggest element is the truth telling’ | MobiHealthNews | 9/9/2020

… way ahead. But how can they build trust with investors, what are the barriers for European startups and how can smaller companies get ahead? Pascal Lardier, VP for International Events and Media Content at HIMSS moderated the session around ‘ AI Beyond the Buzz’ at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference , with the panel consisting of Neha Tanna, Investment Partner, Joyance Partners, Jorge Juan Fernández García, Director of Innovation, EIT …

Moving from reactive to predictive, proactive and preventative care in Israel | Healthcare IT News | 9/9/2020

… Center, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany, Prof Ran Balicer , Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute, Israel, Mary Harney, Former Minister for Health and Children, Independent Company Director, Ireland. (Bottom row:) Dr Charles Alessi , Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS , UK …

How health systems worldwide can build and benchmark their digital maturity | Healthcare IT News | 9/9/2020

More than ever, the global COVID-19 crisis has shown the imperative of a connected, secure and outcomes-driven healthcare ecosystem, and the HIMSS Digital Health Indicator can help. September 09, 2020 08:45 AM For all the progress made over the past decade when it comes healthcare IT infrastructure and digital savvy – and despite the myriad innovations happening each day in all corners of the global health ecosystem – there are …

Getinge and partners showcase connectivity solutions for the quiet ICU of the future | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

Getinge and partners showcase connectivity solutions for the quiet ICU of the future News provided by Sep 09, 2020, 08:45 ET Share this article GOTHENBURG, Sweden , Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Together with leading industry partners, Getinge is showcasing innovative connectivity solutions for creating a more quiet and healing environment for the intensive care unit (ICU). By distributing audible alarms outside patient rooms, ICUs will become calmer for patients, family members …

HIMSS MI Chapter - CNEs Available for September 25th Online Symposium | 9/9/2020

… develops and operates Interoperability LandTM (IOL) positioned to become the premiere, online community designed to facilitate multi-organization development, integration, acceptance, and usability of innovative technologies and open standards. Working in partnership with the HIMSS Michigan Chapter and Learning Health Sciences faculty, the IOL persistent technology “sandbox” uses synthetic data to strengthen an open API curriculum. In its initial phase, this open API curriculum will be incorporated into classes at …

Building resilient, connected and prepared health systems in the Nordics | Healthcare IT News | 9/9/2020

The COVID-19 outbreak accelerated the onboarding of digital health solutiosn, but what happens next? In this session at HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference, Nordic healthcare experts discuss how best to leverage the progress made. September 09, 2020 01:22 AM Before the pandemic struck, Iceland was lagging behind in digital healthcare, according to Runolfur Palsson, director of internal medicine and rehabilitation at the national university hospital, Landspitali. “Video-consultations …

AI isn’t magic | Healthcare IT News | 9/9/2020

However, it can augment people’s routines and improve their day-to-day lives, said an expert panel at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Digital Conference. September 09, 2020 10:55 AM When it comes to artificial intelligence healthcare solutions, it’s important to manage expectations for consumers and users. “The first thing that’s important to realise is that AI isn’t magic,” said David Champeaux, chief growth officer, Cherish Health, during a panel …

AI and the Giant Rabbits of Helsinki (#HIMSSEurope20 – Day 3) | 9/9/2020

When we visited Helsinki last summer to attend HIMSS Europe, we were amazed while visiting the botanical gardens to see several large rabbits. I mean, these things were huge – perhaps mutant Arctic hares conjured by Finnish wizards. I recently discovered the reality was much more prosaic. For more than 30 years, the city has been dealing with an infestation of escaped domestic rabbits which have never been controlled and the …

COVID-19 has pushed digital health forward, but challenges still persist | Healthcare IT News | 9/8/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen unprecedented impact on global level, not just on an economic scale but also putting health systems around the world on their limits. At the opening panel of the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Digital Conference titled Leveraging Digital Health to Predict, Prevent and Manage Future Health Crises, moderator Hal Wolf, President & CEO, HIMSS , together with the four panelists spoke about the impact of digital technologies …

“Predictive, proactive, preventive care is not just a vision; it’s something that can be done” | Healthcare IT News | 9/8/2020

… Center, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany, Prof Ran Balicer , Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute, Israel, Mary Harney, Former Minister for Health and Children, Independent Company Director, Ireland. (Bottom row:) Dr Charles Alessi , Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS , UK Moving towards proactive preventive care, will require a new approach to data governance as there are privacy implications and interoperability considerations. These were discussed at today’s HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event Evening Keynote …

Fighting COVID-19: Collaboration, trust and standardisation | Healthcare IT News | 9/8/2020

HIMSS & H2.0 Europe Digital 2020 Fighting COVID-19: Collaboration, trust and standardisation ‘Critical care in critical settings – the human factor makes the difference’ was the theme of the recent HIMSS Dutch Community webinar that was moderated by Conchita Kleijweg, manager expertisecentrum Nictiz. September 08, 2020 02:37 AM Recent months have witnessed the world change dramatically. We’ve been overwhelmed by a pandemic, the economy has been hit hard and the healthcare …

Collective Medical will support predictive alerts and analytics in MO hospitals | Healthcare IT News | 9/8/2020

… in a state with nearly 95,000 confirmed cases . The system also allows for notifications to be pushed directly into existing workflows to help care teams determine next steps for patients who need additional resources. HIMSS 20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started “Hospitals are investing in this system to improve the value of our state’s health care system, with an emphasis on the Medicaid program …

Study: Black patients more likely than white patients to use telehealth because of pandemic | Healthcare IT News | 9/8/2020

… result of the coronavirus outbreak.” About 17% of respondents said that they had done so, with significantly higher unadjusted odds among Black people, Latino people and other people of color, compared with white people. HIMSS 20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started “The systemic racism creating health and healthcare disparities has likely raised the need for telehealth among Black patients during the pandemic,” wrote the …

‘New legislation needed to increase Europe’s data flow’ | Healthcare IT News | 9/8/2020

The law may have to change to enable a healthy flow of European data according to a former European Commission Vice President. Jyrki Katainen was speaking at the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital conference today. September 08, 2020 04:00 PM Left to right: Claudia Pagliari (director of Global eHealth Programme, University of Edinburgh, UK), Dr Mark Davies (chief medical officer EMEA, IBM and IBM Watson Health, UK), Jyrki Katainen (Former …

Digital Health

How health systems worldwide can build and benchmark their digital maturity | Healthcare IT News | 9/9/2020

More than ever, the global COVID-19 crisis has shown the imperative of a connected, secure and outcomes-driven healthcare ecosystem, and the HIMSS Digital Health Indicator can help. September 09, 2020 08:45 AM For all the progress made over the past decade when it comes healthcare IT infrastructure and digital savvy – and despite the myriad innovations happening each day in all corners of the global health ecosystem – there are …

Medicaid

Collective Medical will support predictive alerts and analytics in MO hospitals | Healthcare IT News | 9/8/2020

… HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started “Hospitals are investing in this system to improve the value of our state’s health care system, with an emphasis on the Medicaid program,” said Herb B. Kuhn, MHA president and CEO. “The HIDI-Collective partnership will create critical infrastructure to help accelerate this reform – bringing value and cost reduction in the near and long term for Medicaid

Telehealth

Countries worldwide share perspectives on pandemic-era digital innovation | Healthcare IT News | 9/7/2020

HIMSS & H2.0 Europe Digital 2020 Countries worldwide share perspectives on pandemic-era digital innovation In a discussion on the opening day at the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital Event, healthcare leaders from Australia, India and … I don’t think those innovations would have happened so quickly.” Telehealth, for instance, has seen huge growth in Australia, just as it has in many other countries around the world. “There’s no guidebook for this …

Medicare

HHS focuses on telehealth and tech innovations in Rural Action Plan | Healthcare IT News | 9/4/2020

… HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started The HHS plan notes that President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget would require the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to value telehealth services separately from similar services provided face-to-face for purposes of setting reimbursement rates, framing this move as a way to broaden beneficiary access to Medicare telehealth services. Providers have raised the …

Patient Identification

HIMSSCast: The US needs a patient identification strategy yesterday | Healthcare IT News | 9/4/2020

Government & Policy HIMSSCast: The US needs a patient identification strategy yesterday Joined by Tom Leary and David Gray of HIMSS Government Relations, the team recaps the recent HHS working session. September 04, 2020 01:10 PM Earlier this week, an HHS working session met to discuss a long-simmering topic in American health policy: the need for a universal patient-identification strategy. In this episode of HIMSSCast, host Jonah Comstock and …

Health Information Management

Coalition Calls On Congress to Lift National Patient Identifier Ban | EHR Intelligence | 9/1/2020

Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and Intermountain Healthcare. Patient matching intends to link patient records across diverse medical providers or facilities. A patient visiting two different doctors or two separate health facilities should yield the same medical history, but the data shows this typically does not happen. “According to research, as many as one in …

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives

Coalition Calls On Congress to Lift National Patient Identifier Ban | EHR Intelligence | 9/1/2020

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and Intermountain Healthcare. Patient matching intends to link patient records across diverse medical providers or facilities. A patient visiting two different doctors or two separate health facilities should yield the same medical history, but the data shows this typically does not happen. “According to research, as many as one in five patients may be improperly linked …

AHIMA

Coalition Calls On Congress to Lift National Patient Identifier Ban | EHR Intelligence | 9/1/2020

… AHIMA), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and Intermountain Healthcare. Patient matching intends to link patient records across diverse medical providers or facilities. A patient visiting two different doctors or two separate health facilities should yield the same medical history, but the data shows this typically does not happen. “According to research, as many as one in five patients may be …

Population Health

Connected health tools can play a vital role in the COVID-19 crisis | Healthcare IT News | 8/21/2020

During a HIMSS20 Digital session, Trapollo CEO Mike Braham described some of the ways that remote care apps can support patient needs. August 21, 2020 11:14 AM Even before the COVID-19 crisis, the healthcare industry faced a number of challenges: physician shortages, clinicians overwhelmed by changes and population health needs. The center of care has also shifted, noted Mike Braham, CEO of the connected health platform Trapollo, during a …

Health Research

Project will use HIMSS Digital Health Indicator to create roadmap for health services in Queensland, Australia | Healthcare IT News | 8/20/2020

HIMSS Digital Health Indicator to help health workers in the Australian state understand the technology used in local health services. The initiative will run in hospitals and health services, as well as some primary health networks across the state, with the aim of building a data-driven roadmap for digital transformation. Health research body, the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (DHCRC ) is supporting the collaboration between the state’s largest healthcare …

Enterprise Imaging

Change Healthcare acquires Nucleus.io imaging platform | Healthcare IT News | 8/19/2020

Enterprise Imaging Network, officials said. According to Change, the combination of technologies and teams will streamline the diagnostic and collaboration process for physicians and improve outcomes through the use of artificial intelligence. HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started “Now more than ever, customers are seeking ways to lower cost, reduce complexity, protect their patient data, and deliver the best care possible,” said Tracy …

EHR Implementation

Impact Advisors Promotes Susan Stewart to Vice President | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

… EHR implementations. While at Impact, she led a multiyear, multimillion-dollar IT and operational integration program that successfully migrated five newly acquired community hospitals. Stewart is a member of HIMSS and the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is passionate about coaching and mentoring individuals both inside and outside Impact Advisors. About Impact Advisors Impact Advisors is a nationally recognized healthcare management consulting and technology services firm that is solving some …

Digital Health Solutions

German MoH’s health innovation hub to host international Summit on new digital health opportunities in Europe’s largest market | Healthcare IT News | 8/17/2020

… prescribable for 72 million patients in Germany. By: 08:40 AM Credit: health innovation hub. “We want to attract the best digital health solutions from the market and make them available for the patients insured in … Global Policy and Strategy, and the president and CEO of HIMSS, Hal Wolf. He will share an international view on how to regulate the market and digital health applications. Innovations will reach patients faster Before …

Revenue Cycle Management

Impact Advisors Promotes Susan Stewart to Vice President | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

… the highest quality of services and results for our clients. CHICAGO Impact Advisors , a leading provider of strategy, performance excellence, revenue cycle management, ERP, implementation, and technology consulting services to the healthcare industry, announced Susan … five newly acquired community hospitals. Stewart is a member of HIMSS and the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is passionate about coaching and mentoring individuals both inside and outside Impact Advisors. About Impact Advisors Impact …

Clinical Decision Support

The age of precision in the post COVID-19 world | Healthcare IT News | 8/12/2020

… new paradigm – one where the nature of the interactions is more personalised, says Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS. August 12, 2020 02:51 AM The approach translates into interactions with the person when … the physician and nurse interactions, as the requirements of personalised clinical decision support for clinicians is now even more pressing than it was before. This is a crying unmet need to help obviate the levels …

Patient Empowerment

At ONC Tech Forum, Rucker touts value of HIEs in COVID-19 response - Healthcare IT News | 8/11/2020

… May, which is a “starting point,” said Rucker, during a wide-ranging conversation with Denise Hines, chief Americas officer at HIMSS (the parent company of Healthcare IT News ). Of course, a lot has changed in … look at telehealth and remote [monitoring], and patient engagement, and patient empowerment.” That’s why three main goals of the Cures Act rules – prevention of information blocking, requirements around APIs and the build-out of the …

21st Century Cures Act

At ONC Tech Forum, Rucker touts value of HIEs in COVID-19 response - Healthcare IT News | 8/11/2020

While the APIs mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act will eventually enable a more “seamless experience” across the care continuum, he said, state health information exchanges have a crucial role to play in coordinating … wide-ranging conversation with Denise Hines, chief Americas officer at HIMSS (the parent company of Healthcare IT News ). Of course, a lot has changed in the world since the final rules were first published in …

Cures Act

At ONC Tech Forum, Rucker touts value of HIEs in COVID-19 response - Healthcare IT News | 8/11/2020

While the APIs mandated by the 21st Century Cures Act will eventually enable a more “seamless experience” across the care continuum, he said, state health information exchanges have a crucial role to play in coordinating … wide-ranging conversation with Denise Hines, chief Americas officer at HIMSS (the parent company of Healthcare IT News ). Of course, a lot has changed in the world since the final rules were first published in …

COVID-19

At ONC Tech Forum, Rucker touts value of HIEs in COVID-19 response - Healthcare IT News | 8/11/2020

HIMSS (the parent company of Healthcare IT News ). Of course, a lot has changed in the world since the final rules were first published in early March, so ONC added in several instances of “administrative discretion,” he said, “to delay a number of the provisions due to COVID-19. That has obviously impacted things a little bit.” The pandemic, as has been noted before, has also only highlighted the value …

Patient ID

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Joins Patient ID Coalition in Support of a National Unique Patient Identifier | PR Newswire | 8/6/2020

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Joins Patient ID Coalition in Support of a National Unique Patient Identifier Healthcare Organizations Advocate for Nationwide Strategy to Address Patient Identification to Improve Patient Care, Reduce Costs News provided by Aug … ID coalition are the American College of Surgeons, AHIMA, CHIME, HIMSS, Intermountain Healthcare, and Premier. Through LexisNexis ® LexID ® for Healthcare , LexisNexis Risk Solutions uses automated matching to assign unique identifiers to patient records to link …

Advanced Analytics

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Joins Patient ID Coalition in Support of a National Unique Patient Identifier | PR Newswire | 8/6/2020

… to improve patient care. The founding members of the Patient ID coalition are the American College of Surgeons, AHIMA, CHIME, HIMSS, Intermountain Healthcare, and Premier. Through LexisNexis ® LexID ® for Healthcare , LexisNexis Risk Solutions uses automated … Solutions LexisNexis® Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data and advanced analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. We provide data …

Precision Medicine

Most hospital, health systems see increase in genomics, genetics vendors by 2023, report finds - MedCity News | 8/6/2020

… roles like information technology, informatics, the business side and in the clinic. The survey was conducted under a partnership with HIMSS Media. “Among survey respondents, there was a near-unanimous focus on genomic data management … genetic testing and the data that result from it in precision medicine. Other findings from the study included that nine out of 10 respondents report their organizations are providing genetic and genomic testing or planning …

Patient Monitoring

RPM market will double in next five years, predict stakeholders | Healthcare IT News | 8/5/2020

During a recent HIMSS20 Digital session, panelists pointed to the regulatory changes that have eased the way for the expansion of remote patient monitoring services. August 05, 2020 02:31 PM In March, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released new guidance regarding remote patient monitoring. For the duration of the public health emergency triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, RPM services can be provided to both new and established …

Medical Errors

House Votes to Overturn National Patient Identifier Ban | EHR Intelligence | 8/5/2020

… American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Intermountain Healthcare, and Premier Healthcare Alliance banded together to create Patient ID Now. The … is proud to continue working with them to eliminate preventable medical errors and deaths because of patient identification and matching mistakes,” Branzell continued. HIMSS President and CEO, Hal Wolf, also supported the House’s vote. “HIMSS …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

RPM market will double in next five years, predict stakeholders | Healthcare IT News | 8/5/2020

During a recent HIMSS20 Digital session, panelists pointed to the regulatory changes that have eased the way for the expansion of remote patient monitoring services. August 05, 2020 02:31 PM In March, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released new guidance regarding remote patient monitoring. For the duration of the public health emergency triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, RPM services can be provided to both new and established …

Impact Advisors

Impact Advisors Promotes Susan Stewart to Vice President | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

Impact Advisors Promotes Susan Stewart to Vice President Share Article Stewart will focus on client engagement and delivery She brings specialized expertise and a broad range of experience that further enhances our ability to provide … five newly acquired community hospitals. Stewart is a member of HIMSS and the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is passionate about coaching and mentoring individuals both inside and outside Impact Advisors. About Impact Advisors Impact …

Cerner

Cerner exec wins GOP primary, will face incumbent US Rep. Sharice Davids | Healthcare IT News | 8/14/2020

… Affordable Care Act and support for expanding the medical supply chain in the United States. August 14, 2020 12:57 PM Cerner executive Amanda Adkins won the Republican primary for Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday … editor of Healthcare IT News. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication. Topics: Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR) , Government & Policy , Workforce More regional news …

Nutanix

COVID-19 Boosts the Strategic Shift to Hybrid Cloud to Improve Healthcare Data Privacy and Patient Care | PR Newswire | 7/29/2020

… the importance of having data management solutions that support fluid data movement, flexible access, interoperability, and high scalability. According to HIMSS surveys and Frost & Sullivan’s analysis, over 50% of health IT workloads are deployed in … strategic partner in both planning and execution to maximize efficiency.” “ Nutanix ‘s cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions are emerging as an ideal partner with one-click application management and mobility across public , private , and …

Siemens

Health providers rediscover the hidden asset of telemedicine for care management | Healthcare IT News | 7/23/2020

Telehealth introduces a new approach to shared clinical decision making, facilitates trusted cooperation and patient engagement. For Siemens Healthineers, the COVID-19 pandemic sheds new light on digital solutions in value-based healthcare. By: 05:40 … but highly personalised care continuum According to the recently published HIMSS e-Health Trendbarometer: Telehealth Adoption in Europe , before the COVID-19 outbreak, seven out of ten health providers targeted chronic patients when implementing telehealth …

Siemens Healthineers

Health providers rediscover the hidden asset of telemedicine for care management | Healthcare IT News | 7/23/2020

Telehealth introduces a new approach to shared clinical decision making, facilitates trusted cooperation and patient engagement. For Siemens Healthineers, the COVID-19 pandemic sheds new light on digital solutions in value-based healthcare. By: 05:40 … but highly personalised care continuum According to the recently published HIMSS e-Health Trendbarometer: Telehealth Adoption in Europe , before the COVID-19 outbreak, seven out of ten health providers targeted chronic patients when implementing telehealth …

IBM Watson Health

Novel Methods of Patient Monitoring Expand Diagnostic Capabilities | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

… for healthcare problems. According to a literature review of wearable technology applications by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS), wearable applications can directly impact clinical decision making. Wearable technologies enable the continuous monitoring … requirements.” iBio, Inc. (NYSE: IBIO ) announced back in June that IBM Watson Health had selected iBio to receive 18 months of use of the IBM Clinical Development (ICD) solution, free-of-charge. IBM Watson Health

Apple Health

Here’s What Healthcare CIOs Can Learn From Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference | Forbes | 7/1/2020

Apple historically has done a fine theatrical job in announcing its new capabilities or products. The announcements surrounding its latest iPhone operating system at its latest developer conference held earlier this month did more than … in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Modern Healthcare, HIMSS Media, ZDNet, CIO.com, Huffington Post, and Becker’s Healthcare. David is an active member of both ACHE and HIMSS while serving on the board for …

Microsoft Health

Microsoft offers tools to protect patient data amid heightened COVID-19 security threats - Healthcare IT News | 6/30/2020

In a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, Microsoft M365 Security and Compliance CTO Hemma Prafullchandra warned that bad actors have felt empowered to take advantage of coronavirus fears. June 30, 2020 02:24 PM St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has 15,000 employees and more than 1 million patient records. Given the sheer amount of data being exchanged on a daily basis, “keeping our patient information safe is paramount,” said …

Change Healthcare

News 6/26/20 | HISTalk | 6/25/2020

… company as CEO. The business was created from Kaufman Hall’s Axiom Software and its recently acquired Connected Analytics practice of Change Healthcare. Reader Comments From Barely Covered Enmity : “Re: Shafiq Rab leaving Rush University Medical … first in May 2018. I would not want to be HIMSS, RSNA, or other non-profits that fill the bank mostly from their member conferences, but HLTH is even worse off in being funded by …

Fitbit

News 6/26/20 | HISTalk | 6/25/2020

… and weight (yup). Some people will give you a temp, home blood pressure check, or data from Apple Watch or Fitbit. When all else fails, I see if they can feel a pulse (big one … first in May 2018. I would not want to be HIMSS, RSNA, or other non-profits that fill the bank mostly from their member conferences, but HLTH is even worse off in being funded by …

Epic Systems

AdventHealth Epic Systems Migration Will Be a Cloud-Based EHR | EHR Intelligence | 6/19/2020

After beginning its EHR migration from Cerner to Epic Systems, AdventHealth is now looking to power its new EHR system through a healthcare cloud environment to enhance efficiencies. By June 19, 2020 - AdventHealth, one of … other types of EHR solutions. According to information published by HIMSS Analytics, two-thirds of IT leaders from health systems and hospitals reported that they currently utilize the cloud-based technology. Thirty percent of practices …

AdventHealth

AdventHealth Epic Systems Migration Will Be a Cloud-Based EHR | EHR Intelligence | 6/19/2020

After beginning its EHR migration from Cerner to Epic Systems, AdventHealth is now looking to power its new EHR system through a healthcare cloud environment to enhance efficiencies. By June 19, 2020 - AdventHealth, one of … other types of EHR solutions. According to information published by HIMSS Analytics, two-thirds of IT leaders from health systems and hospitals reported that they currently utilize the cloud-based technology. Thirty percent of practices …

Azure Health

Johns Hopkins Medicine signs five-year cloud deal with Microsoft | Modern Healthcare | 6/18/2020

… Johns Hopkins inHealth plans to include 50 centers of excellence within the next five years. Under the agreement with Microsoft Azure, Johns Hopkins inHealth will be able to use the company’s artificial-intelligence and analytics … deployed in the cloud, according to a survey conducted by HIMSS Media in 2019. Healthcare leaders and staff included in the survey said they expected that proportion to rise to about 50% of workloads, on …

PatientPing

Weekender 6/12/20 | HISTalk | 6/12/2020

… 2020 Weekender No Comments A new investment in workforce management software vendor QGenda values the company at $1 billion. Conversa, PatientPing, Wellsheet, and Kyruus announce significant new funding. Only three states have committed to using … in healthcare tech for over 30 years, sat on the HIMSS board, and been a member until 2016 when I came to the decision that HIMSS only cares about three things, money, promoting its own …

Optum

News 5/22/20 | HISTalk | 5/21/2020

May 21, 2020 News 2 Comments Top News Optum acquires post-acute care management company NaviHealth. The company’s private equity owner gets $1.1 billion in cash after buying a majority stake in the company for … COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody tests. From Serrano Seed : “Re: HIMSS20. A group of exhibitors is petitioning for a refund of exhibit space fees.” The group of a couple of dozen companies, most of which …

Accenture Healthcare

To ‘do no harm,’ invest in cybersecurity | Healthcare IT News | 5/19/2020

… Chief Information Security Officer Judy Hatchett and Proofpoint managing director of health practice Ryan Witt pointed out in a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, cybersecurity is also about protecting patients themselves. “‘Do no harm’ is a … harm,” Witt said. According to a 2019 American Medical Association-Accenture Medical Cybersecurity Survey, 36% of health institutions were unable to provide care for at least five hours as a result of cyberattacks. “Any sort …

Medtronic

Patients Benefit From Rapidly Advancing Technology in Wearable Devices | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

… to grow at a CAGR of 4.1% from 2020 to 2025. Nemaura Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMRD ), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ), Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT ), Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN ), Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE: BDX ) Wearable … report by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. ( HIMSS ) indicates that, “The wearable applications can directly impact clinical decision making. Some believe that wearable technologies could improve the quality of patient care while …

MEDITECH

UK’s Sunderland Royal Hospital validated at Stage 6 of EMRAM | Healthcare IT News | 4/22/2020

Sunderland Royal Hospital was recently awarded Stage 6 on the EMRAM by HIMSS. The general medical and surgical hospital is part of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, a recognised Global Digital Exemplar (GDE … supported extensively by the IT team and our EPR supplier, MEDITECH.” “I am delighted to see the work the Trust has done in partnership with MEDITECH recognised by this independent accreditation,” said Kevin Joisce, associate …

Hyland Healthcare

Hyland Healthcare and HIMSS Media publish 2020 Connected Care and the State of Interoperability in Healthcare study results | PR Newswire | 4/20/2020

Hyland Healthcare and HIMSS Media publish 2020 Connected Care and the State of Interoperability in Healthcare study results Gaps in managing unstructured data remain a major challenge in achieving interoperability goals News provided by Apr 20, 2020, 09:00 ET Share this article CLEVELAND , April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Hyland Healthcare recently partnered with HIMSS Media to survey leaders from healthcare provider organizations on their current interoperability initiatives for its second annual …

Allscripts

OptimizeRx Continues COVID-19 Webinar Series, Addressing the Rapid Adoption of Telehealth | Globe Newswire | 4/16/2020

… resource for providers looking to quickly establish telehealth services during a public health crisis. Smith previously served as EVP of HIMSS for 17 years, leading U.S. and Canada strategy. She was named one of the … with access to these benefits through leading EHR platforms like Allscripts, Amazing Charts and Quest, and directly via its mobile communications platform and digital therapeutics SaaS platform. For more information, follow the company on Twitter …

OptimizeRx

OptimizeRx Continues COVID-19 Webinar Series, Addressing the Rapid Adoption of Telehealth | Globe Newswire | 4/16/2020

ROCHESTER, Mich., April 16, OptimizeRx Corp. (Nasdaq: OPRX), a leading provider of digital health solutions for life science companies and payers, will continue its webinar series on COVID-19 next week to address the rapid … a public health crisis. Smith previously served as EVP of HIMSS for 17 years, leading U.S. and Canada strategy. She was named one of the Most Powerful Women Thought Leaders in Health IT and Most …

MDLIVE

OptimizeRx Continues COVID-19 Webinar Series, Addressing the Rapid Adoption of Telehealth | Globe Newswire | 4/16/2020

HIMSS for 17 years, leading U.S. and Canada strategy. She was named one of the Most Powerful Women Thought Leaders in Health IT and Most Influential Woman in Health IT several years in a row by Health Data Management. The panel will also include Randy Parker , founder & CEO of Genius Rx , who has 30 years of experience starting and building successful, disruptive, consumer-focused companies including MDLIVE . Topic: Learning Together …

athenahealth

HIMSS highlights: How health IT companies navigate the Covid-19 pandemic landscape - MedCity News | 4/15/2020

Although the coronavirus scuppered plans for the annual HIMSS conference as we know it , many of the health IT companies that planned to be there have found their industry in the spotlight as they respond … the company planned to spotlight an integration with EMR provider athenahealth , and new workflows for Epic’s App Orchard with healthcare provider Jefferson Health. Molaro said the company also developed a product in response to the …

Validic

HIMSS highlights: How health IT companies navigate the Covid-19 pandemic landscape - MedCity News | 4/15/2020

Although the coronavirus scuppered plans for the annual HIMSS conference as we know it , many of the health IT companies that planned to be there have found their industry in the spotlight as they respond … our work and tools are desperately needed,” said Drew Schiller, Validic CEO. “We’re trying to quickly rise to the occasion in a way that supports health systems — that are even more financially and resource constrained …

Enable Healthcare

Laura Kreofsky, Pivot Point Consulting, Advisory VP Receives Consulting Magazine’s 2020 Women Leaders in Technology Award | PRWeb | 4/14/2020

… dedicated to the team’s success and ensuring our work and projects foster client success.” Laura is a change maker and actively contributes to the healthcare IT community. She contributes significantly to CHIME and HIMSS around innovation and directs Pivot Point Consulting’s thought leadership—positioning Pivot Point Consulting as a leading industry voice in healthcare IT innovation and regulatory expertise. She also serves on the Oregon HIMSS Board, promoting inclusive events …

Healthbox

Healthcare Entrepreneur Nina Nashif Joins VillageMD as Chief Innovation Officer | PR Newswire | 7/28/2020

… Healthbox, which sold to HIMSS in 2018, Nashif created one of the industry’s first healthcare-specific accelerator programs, leveraging a venture investment model to identify innovation and support entrepreneurial thinking in care delivery. Nashif simultaneously spent time as a Managing Director at Sandbox Industries, who manages the Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Fund, which is where she started her career in venture capital. Notably, Nashif was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine …

Healthcare Entrepreneur Nina Nashif Joins VillageMD as Chief Innovation Officer | PR Newswire | 7/28/2020

… Healthbox, which sold to HIMSS in 2018, Nashif created one of the industry’s first healthcare-specific accelerator programs, leveraging a venture investment model to identify innovation and support entrepreneurial thinking in care delivery. Nashif simultaneously spent time as a Managing Director at Sandbox Industries, who manages the Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Fund, which is where she started her career in venture capital. Notably, Nashif was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine …

Rock Health

Telehealth is driving a boom in digital communications | Healthcare Finance | 5/11/2020

… Rock Health, a venture fund for digital health. A strong first quarter showed 2020 would have continued on that trend, but the pandemic caused investors to slow down, according to a panel of industry experts who spoke on Industry Update and Market Trends for HIMSS20 Digital. Moderator Indu Subaiya is a cofounder of Health 2.0 and senior advisor for HIMSS. Still, digital communication companies are thriving amidst a boom in …

Telehealth is driving a boom in digital communications | Healthcare Finance | 5/11/2020

… Rock Health, a venture fund for digital health. A strong first quarter showed 2020 would have continued on that trend, but the pandemic caused investors to slow down, according to a panel of industry experts who spoke on Industry Update and Market Trends for HIMSS20 Digital. Moderator Indu Subaiya is a cofounder of Health 2.0 and senior advisor for HIMSS. Still, digital communication companies are thriving amidst a boom in …

California Health Care Foundation

Why hospitals urgently need modern cost-accounting in a value-based world | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/24/2020

… growth, meaning that by 2027, healthcare spending could account for nearly one-fifth of the country’s gross domestic product, the California Health Care Foundation reported in May 2019. Skyrocketing healthcare costs — accompanied by pressure from … cost-accounting system installed, Mr. Lambert said, citing research from HIMSS Analytics. However, that same research showed just 9 percent of those hospitals with automated cost-accounting systems have an advanced, next-generation solution in …

Why hospitals urgently need modern cost-accounting in a value-based world | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/24/2020

… growth, meaning that by 2027, healthcare spending could account for nearly one-fifth of the country’s gross domestic product, the California Health Care Foundation reported in May 2019. Skyrocketing healthcare costs — accompanied by pressure from … cost-accounting system installed, Mr. Lambert said, citing research from HIMSS Analytics. However, that same research showed just 9 percent of those hospitals with automated cost-accounting systems have an advanced, next-generation solution in …

JP Morgan

Health 2.0 offers two pitching opportunities for digital health startups | MobiHealthNews | 11/18/2019

The VentureConnect series will include a Startup Showcase at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco and a Startup Pitch Competition at the HIMSS20 Global Conference in Orlando. November 18, 2019 Share Health 2.0, a HIMSS subsidiary, is seeking startup applicants for two upcoming events in its VentureConnect series: a Startup Showcase on the sidelines of the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco and a Startup Pitch Competition …

HLTH: An Alternate Reality | 10/30/2019

… in its second year that has obviously attracted quite a following. The best characterization of this event is a mini JP Morgan (the uber-large annual event held in January) devoted exclusively to digital health … one finds at legacy, lagging, indicator conferences such as AHIP, HIMSS, and others of this ilk. However, Optum did make a big show of it and was likely one of the larger sponsors of this …

William Blair

Vocera Communications, Inc. (VCRA) CEO Brent Lang on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 4/26/2019

… Company Participants Sue Dooley - Director of Investor Relations Brent Lang - Chairman and CEO Justin Spencer - Chief Financial Officer Ryan Daniels - William Blair Sean Wieland - Piper Jaffray Sean Dodge - Jeffries David Larson - Leerink Matthew Gillmor - Robert … communications and workflow challenges. Finally, we had our best ever HIMSS conference with great booth traffic, a record number of leads and a successful investor breakfast. Let me go into more detail on each of …

Vocera Communications (VCRA) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript - Nasdaq.com | 4/26/2019

… differentiator in helping our customers achieve real improvements in their communications and workflow challenges. Finally, we had our best ever HIMSS Conference with great booth traffic, a record number of leads and a successful investor … very much. Questions and Answers: Operator [Operator instructions] Ryan Daniels, William Blair. Ryan Daniels – William Blair – Analyst Hi, guys. Thanks for taking the questions and I appreciate the commentary that you’re getting positive feedback thus …

Premier Health

Coalition Calls On Congress to Lift National Patient Identifier Ban | EHR Intelligence | 9/1/2020

Led by Premier Healthcare Alliance, the Patient ID Coalition is looking at Congress to overturn the ban on a national patient identifier. Source: Getty Images By September 01, 2020 - Following vote in the House of … Information Management Executives (CHIME), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and Intermountain Healthcare. Patient matching intends to link patient records across diverse medical providers or facilities. A patient visiting two different doctors or two …

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic and Google: COVID-19 shows the importance of data liquidity | Healthcare IT News | 8/26/2020

… innovations. Then the novel coronavirus began to spread. August 26, 2020 12:13 PM This past September, the Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic announced a ten-year partnership with Google to advance the health system’s cloud … Mayo Clinic Chief Information Officer Cris Ross in a complimentary HIMSS Learning Center presentation this week. “What could we do to leverage even our earliest work to try to get insights into the course of …

Sinai Health System

Moscow DOH uses AI platform to detect lung cancer symptoms | Healthcare IT News | 8/21/2020

… platform was funded by a grant from Skolkovo Foundation , a non-profit government organisation which supports technological entrepreneurship in Russia. HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started The Botkin.AI … study published in the journal Nature Medicine , researchers from Mount Sinai Health System used AI algorithms in conjunction with chest CT scans and patient history to quickly diagnose patients who were positive for COVID-19 …

St. Joseph Health

Telehealth after dark: health systems can relieve clinician workload through nighttime virtual care | Healthcare IT News | 8/13/2020

Providence St. Joseph Health team members explained during a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation how their telehospitalist program helped fill the gap for critical access hospitals. August 13, 2020 04:55 PM Smaller critical care hospitals may not have the patient volume to justify having a full-time physician for the night hours. This, said panelists during a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, can mean facilities leverage their daytime doctors for the job …

Intermountain Healthcare

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Joins Patient ID Coalition in Support of a National Unique Patient Identifier | PR Newswire | 8/6/2020

… HIMSS, Intermountain Healthcare, and Premier. Through LexisNexis ® LexID ® for Healthcare , LexisNexis Risk Solutions uses automated matching to assign unique identifiers to patient records to link together records for the same patient – allowing healthcare organizations to reduce duplication of records and increase interoperability among disparate EHR and other healthcare systems. LexisNexis Risk Solutions partners with healthcare organizations to cleanse and match patient records to ensure safe patient care and smooth workflow …

UPMC

Most hospital, health systems see increase in genomics, genetics vendors by 2023, report finds - MedCity News | 8/6/2020

HIMSS Media. “Among survey respondents, there was a near-unanimous focus on genomic data management, signaling that health systems anticipate growth and increased use of genomics,” said Philip Empey, associate professor at UPMC’s School of Pharmacy, in a statement. “We are pursuing an integrated, enterprise-wide strategy for genomic data management to enable a range of services, both now and in the future, to continue bringing world-class care to …

Medical Center

Most hospital, health systems see increase in genomics, genetics vendors by 2023, report finds - MedCity News | 8/6/2020

… Medical Center’s Center for Connected Medicine, surveyed 101 health system and hospital representatives in the U.S. working in roles like information technology, informatics, the business side and in the clinic. The survey was conducted under a partnership with HIMSS Media. “Among survey respondents, there was a near-unanimous focus on genomic data management, signaling that health systems anticipate growth and increased use of genomics,” said Philip Empey, associate professor at …

University Hospital

Key lessons learnt from the COVID-19 responses in APAC | Healthcare IT News | 7/17/2020

… seem to be those that had a recent memory of an adverse event,” said Dr Charles Alessi, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS. July 17, 2020 02:44 AM In the final episode of HIMSS APAC Digital Dialogue … key supplies such as PPE. Professor Tomohiro Kuroda, CIO, Kyoto University Hospital (KUHP) also explained how his hospital made use of tech to manage COVID-19 cases, and use of telecommunication tools to protect both …

University Medical Center

News 6/26/20 | HISTalk | 6/25/2020

… its recently acquired Connected Analytics practice of Change Healthcare. Reader Comments From Barely Covered Enmity : “Re: Shafiq Rab leaving Rush University Medical Center. Interesting that his LinkedIn says he is a senior advisor to Michael … first in May 2018. I would not want to be HIMSS, RSNA, or other non-profits that fill the bank mostly from their member conferences, but HLTH is even worse off in being funded by …

Partners HealthCare

Telehealth: ATA president says ‘we have a lot more work to do’ - Healthcare IT News | 6/23/2020

… does for a living, working to advance virtual care. Kvedar, who has run the Center for Connected Health at Boston’s Partners HealthCare since 1995, has been a self-described “telehealth evangelist” over those decades. Now … editor of Healthcare IT News. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication. Topics …

Children's Hospital

Screeners, navigators and nudgers: The future of conversational AI in healthcare | Healthcare IT News | 6/23/2020

… for a while,” said Nathan Treloar, president and cofounder of conversational AI vendor Orbita, during an ATA2020 virtual presentation Monday. HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started In the … of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, “We want to look at the workflow for the patient and the workflow for the clinician and say, ‘How do we …

Ascension

Johns Hopkins Medicine signs five-year cloud deal with Microsoft | Modern Healthcare | 6/18/2020

Ascension and Google. The agreement, which includes a contract to move Ascension’s patient data to Google Cloud, drew public concern last year over patient privacy and sparked a federal probe. On average, 39% of information technology workloads at healthcare organizations are deployed in the cloud, according to a survey conducted by HIMSS Media in 2019. Healthcare leaders and staff included in the survey said they expected that proportion to rise …

Medical University of South Carolina

The case for integrating telemedicine education into medical curriculums | MobiHealthNews | 6/11/2020

HIMSS Digital presentation , Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) professors explained that these educational programs can be integrated into a range of healthcare curriculums and colleges, and can benefit everyone from undergraduates to practicing medical providers. “Telehealth is definitely an evolving area of science and application,” Ragan Dubose-Morris, associate professor and director of the Center for Telehealth at MUSC, said during the webinar. “It is important that the education …

Banner Health

Intermountain Healthcare names new CIO | Healthcare IT News | 6/4/2020

… MATTERS Ryan Smith has been chosen for the role after an exhaustive search to succeed Marc Probst, the current CHIME-HIMSS CIO of the year, who is retiring. Smith, who starts later this month, has … Smith served for five years as CIO at Phoenix-based Banner Health, from 2013 to 2018, where he launched innovative digital business strategies, supported geographic expansion, and built a strategic partnership with Cerner – whose longtime …

Kaiser Permanente

News 6/3/20 | HISTalk | 6/2/2020

Kaiser Permanente had just chosen Epic. Cerner had just made its first UK sales and opened its new headquarters. HIMSS offered HIMSS03 in San Diego (with keynotes from Jeff Immelt, Rudy Giuliani, and Patch Adams) following Summer HIMSS in Chicago and also launched Solutions Toolkit, the predecessor to HIMSS Analytics. Computers ran Windows XP while users licked their wounds caused by Windows ME and awaited / dreaded the promised magic of …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Highly Respected Telemedicine Expert, Dr. Bob Arnot, Joins eCare21 Team Along With Alan Morell, Creative Management Partners, as Senior Advisor | Globe Newswire | 6/2/2020

… Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Arnot is also focusing on Machine Learning solutions with his broad background in systems architecture and user interface design. He has strong media and communication skills, is a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and has experience working with Google, Apple, NBC News, MSNBC, and HIMSS. Dr Bob’s second focus is food technology with his deep background in analytical chemistry and human trials. In addition, eCare21 is pleased …

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Tyler Perry Studios’ gift of food kicks off hospital week celebration at Grady | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

… the nation. Grady consists of the 953-bed Grady Memorial Hospital, six neighborhood health centers, Crestview Health & Rehabilitation Center, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, which is operated as a Children’s affiliate. With … facility. Grady has earned the prestigious Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model - Georgia’s first adult acute care hospital to earn the highest rating for improving patient care and safety through …

Grady Health System

Tyler Perry Studios’ gift of food kicks off hospital week celebration at Grady | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

… COVID-19. The health system is grateful for all the support received during this unprecedented time in our community. About Grady Health System Grady Health System is one of the largest safety net health systems … facility. Grady has earned the prestigious Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model - Georgia’s first adult acute care hospital to earn the highest rating for improving patient care and safety through …

Memorial Hospital

Tyler Perry Studios’ gift of food kicks off hospital week celebration at Grady | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

ATLANTA , May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – National Hospital Week got off to a great start at Grady Memorial Hospital today when hundreds of gourmet meals were delivered – courtesy of the staff at Tyler Perry Studios. Prepared … facility. Grady has earned the prestigious Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model - Georgia’s first adult acute care hospital to earn the highest rating for improving patient care and safety through …

Grady Memorial Hospital

Tyler Perry Studios’ gift of food kicks off hospital week celebration at Grady | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

ATLANTA , May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – National Hospital Week got off to a great start at Grady Memorial Hospital today when hundreds of gourmet meals were delivered – courtesy of the staff at Tyler Perry Studios. Prepared … facility. Grady has earned the prestigious Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model - Georgia’s first adult acute care hospital to earn the highest rating for improving patient care and safety through …

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Innovation ROI depends on staying patient-focused, tracking metrics | Healthcare IT News | 4/29/2020

… measure the degree of efficiency their implementations have, said two digital health experts from Thomas Jefferson University during a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation. It is even more important to remember that the goal of the … Viraj Patwardhan, VP of digital design and consumer experience at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, said one way to achieve success with new innovations is by understanding how and where the consumer will use it. He …

Jefferson Health

Innovation ROI depends on staying patient-focused, tracking metrics | Healthcare IT News | 4/29/2020

… HIMSS20 Digital presentation. It is even more important to remember that the goal of the development should be to create a positive and meaningful experience for the end user. “We work for healthcare,” said Neil Gomes, Chief Digital Officer at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, during the presentation, Delivering Real ROI on Technology at Scale . “We are in service of our patients and our students.” Developing a successful healthcare …

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic COVID-19 research effort to rely on EHRs, analytics | Healthcare IT News | 4/24/2020

… 19 patients and use analytics to expedite research to find optimal treatment approaches. 10:30 AM The main campus of the Cleveland Clinic. The Cleveland Clinic is establishing a research arm that will use data from … writer to Healthcare IT News. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication. Topics …

Regional Medical Center

IBM Watson-powered CDS, integrated into Epic EHR, boosts efficiency and safety | Healthcare IT News | 4/22/2020

Getting specific answers to questions as they arise within care-delivery workflows has streamlined processes at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, pharmacists there explain. April 22, 2020 11:52 AM A pharmacy clinical-decision support tool that employs artificial intelligence, integrated into an electronic health records system, is providing tangible benefits for clinicians and pharmacists at one Maryland hospital system, its presenters explained in a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation. The system is …

Atrium Health

Atrium looks to digital tools to tackle hospital readmissions | MobiHealthNews | 4/16/2020

The health system is implementing new technologies to help it pinpoint frequent readmissions and identify underlying social determinants of health. April 16, 2020 Share Hospital readmission is a common challenge for health systems in the U.S. However, many are now looking to digital tools to help curb the rate of high-admission patients. This year Atrium Healthcare won a HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence for its digitally enabled approach to …

Humana

Circle Medical says $14M from WELL Health will enable low-cost telehealth app usage | Healthcare IT News | 9/3/2020

… San Francisco, and on contract with most major insurance companies, the representatives said, the company can bill the relevant insurer. HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started “We are … is in network for a variety of major insurers, including Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Aetna. For those without insurance or whose insurance is not accepted, using the telehealth services costs a $100 flat …

HIMSS cancels conference due to coronavirus | Modern Healthcare | 3/5/2020

… is so dynamic that each day brings a new development,” Elli Riley, senior director of exhibitor and meeting services at HIMSS, wrote in the email to exhibitors. “It is clearly necessary to cancel the 2020 … travel internationally and domestically in response to the coronavirus. Amazon, Humana, Intel Corp., Salesforce and Siemens Healthineers were among organizations that confirmed they’d withdrawn from participating in HIMSS20. HIMSS20 joins a handful of technology conferences …

Health Net

Microsoft offers tools to protect patient data amid heightened COVID-19 security threats - Healthcare IT News | 6/30/2020

In a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, Microsoft M365 Security and Compliance CTO Hemma Prafullchandra warned that bad actors have felt empowered to take advantage of coronavirus fears. June 30, 2020 02:24 PM St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has 15,000 employees and more than 1 million patient records. Given the sheer amount of data being exchanged on a daily basis, “keeping our patient information safe is paramount,” said …

Microsoft offers tools to protect patient data amid heightened COVID-19 security threats - Healthcare IT News | 6/30/2020

In a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, Microsoft M365 Security and Compliance CTO Hemma Prafullchandra warned that bad actors have felt empowered to take advantage of coronavirus fears. June 30, 2020 02:24 PM St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has 15,000 employees and more than 1 million patient records. Given the sheer amount of data being exchanged on a daily basis, “keeping our patient information safe is paramount,” said …

Wellcare Health Plans

Clinicians Gain New Insights With the Use of Wearable Technologies | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

… to collect information and transmit it to a remote server for storage and analysis. And according to a report by HIMSS, there are two major types of wearable devices. Some devices have been developed for … by a finger stick reading.” Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE: FIT ) and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. announced their partnership last year, according to which Fitbit devices will be delivered to WellCare Medicaid members in Georgia who take …

VirtualHealth Chief Client Officer to Share HIT Insights at Medicaid Innovations Conference | Business Wire | 1/25/2018

… and lower costs.” Joining Ramamurthy on the panel are Michelle G. Turano, Vice President of Public Policy and Government Affairs, WellCare Health Plans Inc.; Barbara Dusenberry, BSN, RN, Manager of Care Management for Medicaid, Priority … is a member of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). For more information, please visit www.VirtualHealth.com . Contacts For VirtualHealth Media Contact: Liz Goar, 813-333-2844 [email protected]

Aetna

HIMSS, Forrester Research partner to explore digital adoption; Eli Lilly integrating Dexcom’s CGMs and more digital health deals | MobiHealthNews | 12/17/2019

Also: Sutter Health and Aetna’s joint venture partners with house call startup Heal; SideKickHealth announces strategic partnership with Bayer. December 17, 2019 Share MobiHealthNews’ parent company HIMSS and Forrester Research announced today a new research partnership that will survey health system leadership on digital health adoption and measure its impact on patient experience and physician burnout. These findings will be presented at March’s HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition in Orlando …

Five Takeaways from the HLTH Summit | 10/31/2019

HIMSS decided to have a baby. The innovative event does a good job of mixing large, well-established companies like Optum, Aetna, CVS Health, Amazon, Walmart, Pfizer, Lyft and many more with hundreds of players from the digital health/startup ecosystem. HLTH also features numerous media outlets, government officials, academics and even celebrity billionaires like Mark Cuban. What’s important about this two year old event founded by CEO and Chairman …

UnitedHealthcare

Patients will use health wearables to reduce trips to the doctor: survey | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2019

… written by physician researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and published in JAMA. A survey of hospital executives from HIMSS and AT&T found 47% of hospitals are providing wearables to patients with chronic … fitness-tracking into its life insurance policy in 2015. Similarly, UnitedHealthcare has partnered with Fitbit and Apple Watch to launch its Motion program, which offers monetary rewards. Aetna , Qantas Assure and Oscar Health also offer …

Patients will use health wearables to reduce trips to the doctor: survey | FierceHealthcare Payer | 6/25/2019

… written by physician researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and published in JAMA. A survey of hospital executives from HIMSS and AT&T found 47% of hospitals are providing wearables to patients with chronic … fitness-tracking into its life insurance policy in 2015. Similarly, UnitedHealthcare has partnered with Fitbit and Apple Watch to launch its Motion program, which offers monetary rewards. Aetna , Qantas Assure and Oscar Health also offer …

Charles Alessi

Moving from reactive to predictive, proactive and preventative care in Israel | Healthcare IT News | 9/9/2020

Charles Alessi , Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS, UK …

Hal Wolf

COVID-19 has pushed digital health forward, but challenges still persist | Healthcare IT News | 9/8/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen unprecedented impact on global level, not just on an economic scale but also putting health systems around the world on their limits. At the opening panel of the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Digital Conference titled Leveraging Digital Health to Predict, Prevent and Manage Future Health Crises, moderator Hal Wolf, President & CEO, HIMSS, together with the four panelists spoke about the impact of digital technologies …

Jonah Comstock

HIMSSCast: The US needs a patient identification strategy yesterday | Healthcare IT News | 9/4/2020

Government & Policy HIMSSCast: The US needs a patient identification strategy yesterday Joined by Tom Leary and David Gray of HIMSS Government Relations, the team recaps the recent HHS working session. September 04, 2020 01:10 PM Earlier this week, an HHS working session met to discuss a long-simmering topic in American health policy: the need for a universal patient-identification strategy. In this episode of HIMSSCast, host Jonah Comstock and …

Joe Kvedar

1,100 people sign up for Catapult’s telehealth checkup on launch day, company reports | Healthcare IT News | 9/2/2020

… for family members,” said Ryan Murry, senior director of benefits for Essilor of America, which offers the program to employees. HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started WHY IT … the American Telemedicine Association conference this year, ATA president Dr. Joe Kvedar noted such tools as necessary aspects of virtual care in the future. He also pointed to new advancements in digital biomarkers – such as …

Laura Lovett

Building a Solid Foundation for Transformation | MobiHealthNews | 9/1/2020

Laura Lovett August 05, 2020 Barriers to adoption include hearing issues, lack of tech abilities and visual difficulties. News by Kat Jercich August 21, 2020 During a HIMSS20 Digital session, Trapollo CEO Mike Braham described some of the ways that remote care apps can support patient needs. by Sara Mageit August 20, 2020 Healthcare IT News spoke to nursing and informatics experts to find out how exactly nurses have led …

Jeff Lagasse

HIMSSCast: How the USPS funding battle may affect healthcare | Healthcare IT News | 8/28/2020

HIMSS Media editors discuss the politicization of the Post Office – and of healthcare agencies like the FDA, the CDC and HHS. August 28, 2020 11:17 AM HIMSSCast host Jonah Comstock convenes a panel of HIMSS Media editors – HITN Senior Editor Kat Jercich, MobiHealthNews Associate Editor Dave Muoio and HFN Associate Editor Jeff Lagasse – to discuss recent delivery slowdowns at the Post Office and how they have and haven’t affected healthcare …

John Halamka

Mayo Clinic and Google: COVID-19 shows the importance of data liquidity | Healthcare IT News | 8/26/2020

… to really test this model in an urgent setting,” said Mayo Clinic Chief Information Officer Cris Ross in a complimentary HIMSS Learning Center presentation this week. “What could we do to leverage even our earliest … Healthcare Solutions Director Aashima Gupta; Mayo Clinic Platform President Dr. John Halamka; Mayo Vice Chair of IT James Buntrock; and Google Cloud Healthcare and Life Sciences Engineering Director Ilia Tulchinsky to discuss the lessons learned …

Seema Verma

AHA asks HHS to safeguard access to telehealth after COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 8/21/2020

… In its letter, which it also addressed to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, AHA advised the administration to take a series of steps in response to … editor of Healthcare IT News. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication. Topics …

Jens Spahn

German MoH’s health innovation hub to host international Summit on new digital health opportunities in Europe’s largest market | Healthcare IT News | 8/17/2020

… Jens Spahn, federal minister of health, Dr Gottfried Ludewig, the MoH’s head of digitization, Ritu Nalubola, Ph.D., the director of the Europe office in the FDA’s office of Global Policy and Strategy, and the president and CEO of HIMSS, Hal Wolf. He will share an international view on how to regulate the market and digital health applications. Innovations will reach patients faster Before ‘The Act to Improve Healthcare Provision through …

Matt Hancock

Public Health England’s chief executive reflects on lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis | Healthcare IT News | 8/17/2020

… Matt Hancock. In a recent interview for Healthcare IT News , HIMSS chief clinical officer, Dr Charles Alessi, spoke to Duncan Selbie, chief executive, Public Health England, about the nation’s response to the pandemic and the outcomes that have followed. “In a time of pressure and adversity during the COVID-19 crises, there have also been some positive outcomes like the implementation of more granular surveillance systems and improvements to the …

Donald Rucker

At ONC Tech Forum, Rucker touts value of HIEs in COVID-19 response - Healthcare IT News | 8/11/2020

… Donald Rucker, National Coordinator for Health IT, began by reminding everyone that the starting gun has been fired on ONC’s 21st Century Cures rules on interoperability and patient access. They were posted in the Federal Register at the beginning of May, which is a “starting point,” said Rucker, during a wide-ranging conversation with Denise Hines, chief Americas officer at HIMSS (the parent company of Healthcare IT News ). Of course …

Denise Hines

At ONC Tech Forum, Rucker touts value of HIEs in COVID-19 response - Healthcare IT News | 8/11/2020

… Denise Hines, chief Americas officer at HIMSS (the parent company of Healthcare IT News ). Of course, a lot has changed in the world since the final rules were first published in early March, so ONC added in several instances of “administrative discretion,” he said, “to delay a number of the provisions due to COVID-19. That has obviously impacted things a little bit.” The pandemic, as has been noted before …

Susan Morse

HIMSSCast: Trump’s executive order on telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 8/6/2020

President Trump says telehealth is here to stay. But what exactly does that mean? August 05, 2020 05:26 PM On Monday, President Trump dropped a surprise executive order making regulatory allowances for telehealth permanent. But what exactly does that mean? And how much authority does Trump have to make his pronouncement a reality? HIMSS Media editors Jonah Comstock, Mike Miliard, Susan Morse and Kat Jercich answer these questions and more …

Mike Miliard

HIMSSCast: Trump’s executive order on telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 8/6/2020

President Trump says telehealth is here to stay. But what exactly does that mean? August 05, 2020 05:26 PM On Monday, President Trump dropped a surprise executive order making regulatory allowances for telehealth permanent. But what exactly does that mean? And how much authority does Trump have to make his pronouncement a reality? HIMSS Media editors Jonah Comstock, Mike Miliard, Susan Morse and Kat Jercich answer these questions and more …

Cris Ross

Mayo Clinic, Google show how they’re deploying cloud-based AI to combat COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 8/6/2020

In a HIMSS Learning Center presentation, Mayo CIO Cris Ross, Platform President Dr. John Halamka and other experts will show how the pandemic is accelerating the health system’s infrastructure transformation. 11:07 AM Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross and Aashima Gupta, director of Global Healthcare Solutions at Google One of the effects of the COVID-19 public health emergency is that it has added urgency and speed to technology transformations that …

Donald Trump

HIMSS cancels over coronavirus concerns | MedCity News | 8/3/2020

HIMSS cancelled its annual conference for the first time in more than 50 years. Conference leaders said they made the decision after recent reports about COVID-19 from the WHO and CDC. Post a comment … not have a presence at the health IT conference. President Donald Trump was scheduled to speak at the event next week. HIMSS had appointed an advisory panel of medical professionals to monitor the situation and …

John Ray

UK’s Great Ormond Street becomes the first hospital in Europe to attain Stage 6 of both EMRAM and O-EMRAM | Healthcare IT News | 7/10/2020

HIMSS this week, making it the first hospital in Europe to achieve both validations. EMRAM , or the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, measures the adoption and maturity of a health facility’s inpatient EMR capabilities from 0 to 7, while O-EMRAM measures its outpatient capabilities. John Rayner, regional director for EMEA at HIMSS, praised GOSH for its good use of structured data in the outpatient department and said that its …

Marc Probst

Major Health Orgs Create National Patient Identifier Coalition | EHR Intelligence | 7/1/2020

… American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Intermountain Healthcare, and Premier Healthcare Alliance have banded together to create Patient ID Now … is removing the appropriations ban on a unique patient identifier,” Marc Probst, vice president and chief information officer of Intermountain Healthcare, said in a statement. “We are committed to helping make this happen. Lifting the …

Ann Mond Johnson

Hundreds of industry groups call on Congress to advance permanent telehealth reform | Healthcare IT News | 6/30/2020

… to policies that would make telehealth accessible in the long term. The groups, which included Healthcare IT News parent company HIMSS and 17 regional HIMSS chapters, the American Telemedicine Association, the American Association of Nurse … all from falling off the ‘telehealth cliff,’” said ATA president Ann Mond Johnson in a statement accompanying the letter …

Neil Patel

Digital strategies prove critical for future growth amid COVID-19 pandemic | MobiHealthNews | 6/10/2020

… Neil Patel, the president of Healthbox, a HIMSS innovation company. HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started “The context of digital strategy and why it’s so critical right now is fundamentally different,” he said. “It’s basically to sustain the ongoing operations of your healthcare-delivery system.” THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 Before the switch, most companies used their digital platforms to help consumers easily …

George W. Bush

News 6/3/20 | HISTalk | 6/2/2020

… George W. Bush, Tommy Thompson, Tom Scully, Dennis O’Leary, Erich Reinhardt, Linda Kloss, Anthony Principi, and Neal Patterson. Hospitals were struggling with early CPOE implementations. Kaiser Permanente had just chosen Epic. Cerner had just made its first UK sales and opened its new headquarters. HIMSS offered HIMSS03 in San Diego (with keynotes from Jeff Immelt, Rudy Giuliani, and Patch Adams) following Summer HIMSS in Chicago and also launched Solutions Toolkit …

Heather Landi

The COVID-19 pandemic will have a long-term impact on healthcare. Here are 4 changes to expect | FierceHealthcare | 5/19/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic will have a long-term impact on healthcare. Here are 4 changes to expect by Heather Landi May 18, 2020 3:00pm Telehealth and remote monitoring will be more widely used now … event sponsored by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) on the impact of the pandemic on the future of healthcare. “The organizations that had a tight digital strategy, that were good at telehealth …

Darius Tahir

Apple-Google API rollout imminent | Politico | 5/15/2020

With help from Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ), Alexandra S. Levine ( @Ali_lev ), Tim Starks ( @timstarks) and Joanne Kenen ( @joannekenen ) Editor’s Quick Fix — Apple-Google API roll-out imminent: The tech titans have said their Bluetooth proximity … that reported everyone trying to sell me a list of @HIMSS 2020 ‘attendee lists’ to the FTC for e-mail fraud.” A message from Takeda: Takeda is a biopharmaceutical company with 18,000 U.S. employees. Our …

Don Rucker

Interoperability rules give patients ‘agency’ says ONC head Don Rucker | Healthcare Finance | 5/1/2020

The rules move the healthcare system from an environment built by providers and payers to one in which patients are in control, Rucker says. Susan Morse , Managing Editor HIMSS CEO and President Hal Wolf and Dr. Don Rucker, head of ONC. The goal of the interoperability rules is to move the healthcare system from an environment built by providers and payers to one in which patients are in control, according …

Jeff Lambert

Why hospitals urgently need modern cost-accounting in a value-based world | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/24/2020

… lower those expenses — make cost accounting more important than ever for healthcare organizations, according to Organizational Intelligence COO and Founder Jeff Lambert. During an April 20 webinar sponsored by Organizational Intelligence and hosted by Becker’s … cost-accounting system installed, Mr. Lambert said, citing research from HIMSS Analytics. However, that same research showed just 9 percent of those hospitals with automated cost-accounting systems have an advanced, next-generation solution in …

New York, New York

The global wearable computing devices market accounted for 181.5 million units in 2019, and it is expected to reach 520.1 million units by 2025, registering a CAGR of 19.9% over the forecast period (2020-2025) | Globe Newswire | 6/24/2020

… by 2030. The Internet of Things is the network of these connected devices. June 24, 2020 14:46 ET Source: ReportLinker New York, Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Wearable Computing Devices Market - Growth, Trends … in ECG.- In addition, a survey by hospital executives from HIMSS and AT&T found that 47% of hospitals are providing wearables to patients with chronic diseases, and 47% are conducting remote monitoring via in …

The global wearable computing devices market accounted for 181.5 million units in 2019, and it is expected to reach 520.1 million units by 2025, registering a CAGR of 19.9% over the forecast period (2020-2025) | Globe Newswire | 6/24/2020

… by 2030. The Internet of Things is the network of these connected devices. June 24, 2020 14:46 ET Source: ReportLinker New York, Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Wearable Computing Devices Market - Growth, Trends … in ECG.- In addition, a survey by hospital executives from HIMSS and AT&T found that 47% of hospitals are providing wearables to patients with chronic diseases, and 47% are conducting remote monitoring via in …

State of New York

The global wearable computing devices market accounted for 181.5 million units in 2019, and it is expected to reach 520.1 million units by 2025, registering a CAGR of 19.9% over the forecast period (2020-2025) | Globe Newswire | 6/24/2020

… by 2030. The Internet of Things is the network of these connected devices. June 24, 2020 14:46 ET Source: ReportLinker New York, Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Wearable Computing Devices Market - Growth, Trends … in ECG.- In addition, a survey by hospital executives from HIMSS and AT&T found that 47% of hospitals are providing wearables to patients with chronic diseases, and 47% are conducting remote monitoring via in …

The global wearable computing devices market accounted for 181.5 million units in 2019, and it is expected to reach 520.1 million units by 2025, registering a CAGR of 19.9% over the forecast period (2020-2025) | Globe Newswire | 6/24/2020

… by 2030. The Internet of Things is the network of these connected devices. June 24, 2020 14:46 ET Source: ReportLinker New York, Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Wearable Computing Devices Market - Growth, Trends … in ECG.- In addition, a survey by hospital executives from HIMSS and AT&T found that 47% of hospitals are providing wearables to patients with chronic diseases, and 47% are conducting remote monitoring via in …

State of Florida

Electronic Caregiver debuts game-changing Virtual Caregiver at HIMSS20 | Globe Newswire | 6/19/2020

HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition March 9-13 in Orlando, Florida. The event brings together nearly 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and market suppliers from around the world. Addison Care™ is paving the way for the Smart Health Home with Addison, the Virtual Caregiver ™, a state-of-the-art, 3D animated caregiver with an endearing personality. She is designed to engage with and help monitor the health of …

AdventHealth Epic Systems Migration Will Be a Cloud-Based EHR | EHR Intelligence | 6/19/2020

… to Epic Systems and its new system will be powered through the cloud after partnering with Virtustream Healthcare Cloud. The Florida-based health system and Virtustream partnered knowing AdventHealth’s new Epic Systems EHR platform will … other types of EHR solutions. According to information published by HIMSS Analytics, two-thirds of IT leaders from health systems and hospitals reported that they currently utilize the cloud-based technology. Thirty percent of practices …

State of California

Hundreds of industry groups call on Congress to advance permanent telehealth reform | Healthcare IT News | 6/30/2020

HIMSS and 17 regional HIMSS chapters, the American Telemedicine Association, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Heart Association, the Rural Hospital Coalition, the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, and the ERISA Industry Committee, among a wide range of stakeholders, noted that the coronavirus pandemic has triggered an unprecedented wave of interest and participation in telemedicine among doctors and patients. “Much of this transformation is dependent …

Hundreds of industry groups call on Congress to advance permanent telehealth reform | Healthcare IT News | 6/30/2020

HIMSS and 17 regional HIMSS chapters, the American Telemedicine Association, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Heart Association, the Rural Hospital Coalition, the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, and the ERISA Industry Committee, among a wide range of stakeholders, noted that the coronavirus pandemic has triggered an unprecedented wave of interest and participation in telemedicine among doctors and patients. “Much of this transformation is dependent …

Denver, Colorado

Technology Conferences Rescheduled for August-November 2020 | 4/6/2020

… face event canceled. Black Hat Asia 2020 (March 31-April 3, Singapore): Postponed . Cannabis Tech Conference for MSP (June 1-2, Denver, Colorado): Online only . Face to face event canceled. CERAWeek 2020 (March 9-13, Houston): Canceled … Google I/O 2020 (May 12-14, Mountain View, California): Canceled . HIMSS 2020 (March 9-13, Orlando, Florida): Canceled . HP Enterprise: The company is set to cancel or put off “nearly all events” calling for travel through …

Which Medical Conferences Are Being Canceled by Coronavirus? | WebMD | 3/23/2020

… now. But one conference of 10,000 attendees, the American Physics Society annual meeting, which was scheduled for March 2-6 in Denver, was canceled the day before the meeting started . Although it’s not a medical conference … consider staying home. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Global Health Conference , which is slated to have about 50,000 attendees from around the world, has declared itself a “handshake-free” conference but otherwise …