Announcements at HIMSS23

Following are news and announcements released from the HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition, April 17–21, 2023 McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago IL.

Study Reveals Shortcomings in Patient Financial Experience
Less than 7% of executives are very satisfied with their patient-facing financial processes and technology, and nearly half point to insufficient automation as a top barrier to change, according to the results of a study conducted by Waystar (@Waystar), a provider of healthcare payments software, and The Health Management Academy (THMA).

Honeywell Real-Time Health Monitoring System Improves Caregiver Efficiency While Reducing Hospital Readmissions And Delivering Better Patient Experiences
Honeywell (@honeywell) announced it has developed a real-time health monitoring system, which captures and records patients’ vital signs both within the hospital setting and remotely. Honeywell’s solution uses advanced sensing technology to monitor vital signs via a skin patch, which connects the data instantaneously to healthcare providers on mobile devices and an online dashboard.

Inovalon Expands Revenue Cycle Data Analytics Software to Support All EDI Clearinghouses for Healthcare Providers
Inovalon (@InovalonInc), a provider of cloud-based software solutions empowering data-driven healthcare, announced that RCM Intelligence, a revenue cycle management (RCM) solution providing integrated analytics and data visualization capabilities, will now be compatible with all electronic data interchange (EDI) claims clearinghouses, connecting to commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid payers.

eClinicalWorks Brings ChatGPT and AI Models into EHR and Practice Management Solution
eClinicalWorks (@eclinicalworks), the largest ambulatory cloud EHR, announced it is advancing its intelligent cloud technology with the power of AI — keeping usability, security, and patient safety the top priority. eClinicalWorks recently committed $100 million to Microsoft Azure cloud services.

Oracle and Zoom Join Forces to Expand Access to Virtual Care
Oracle (@oracle) and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. are expanding their collaboration to deliver faster, easier, and more effective telehealth services. By connecting telehealth capabilities with Oracle Cerner Millennium, Oracle and Zoom can enable providers around the world to join patient appointments more quickly and easily with the relevant patient electronic health record (EHR) at their fingertips.

3M Health Information Systems collaborates with AWS to accelerate AI innovation in clinical documentation
3M Health Information Systems (@3M) announces a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate the innovation and advancement of 3M M*Modal ambient intelligence. As part of the collaboration, 3M will use AWS Machine Learning (ML) and generative AI services, including Amazon Bedrock, Amazon Comprehend Medical and Amazon Transcribe Medical, to help expedite, refine and scale the delivery of 3M’s ambient clinical documentation and virtual assistant solutions. Joining forces with AWS will help 3M to further transform the patient-physician experience, placing the focus back on the patient and reducing administrative burden for physicians.

Amazon announces new Alexa Smart Properties for Healthcare features at HIMSS 2023
At HIMSS23, Amazon (@alexadevs) announced a new suite of Alexa Smart Properties (ASP) for Healthcare capabilities designed to improve the patient and medical staff experience at hospitals.

Lightbeam Health Solutions Announces Platform Migration to Microsoft Azure SQL Database
Lightbeam Health Solutions (@LightbeamHealth), a company in population health enablement solutions and services, announces its adoption of Microsoft Azure SQL Database to further accelerate the performance, speed, and efficiency of the Lightbeam technology suite.

TeleVox Launches AI-Enabled Omnichannel Conversational Virtual Assistant for Healthcare Providers
TeleVox (@TeleVox_Health), a provider of omnichannel digital patient technology, unveiled its latest innovation at the HIMSS Conference (April 17-19). Iris™ is the newest addition to the company’s end-to-end digital patient engagement platform, HouseCalls Pro. Iris is a powerful AI-driven virtual agent accessible via web, voice, and SMS interactions and embedded into HouseCalls Pro patient engagement workflows.

Rimidi Announces Integration with MEDITECH Greenfield, Enabling Better Patient Care
Rimidi (@Jointherimidi), a clinical management platform designed to optimize clinical workflows, enhance patient experiences and achieve quality objectives, announced the company is now integrated with MEDITECH Greenfield. As a result of the new collaboration, MEDITECH customers are now able to utilize Rimidi’s cloud-based software platform within their existing workflow, further enhancing efforts to support efficient models of care for chronic disease management through Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) application programming interface (APIs).

Philips joins forces with AWS to bring Philips HealthSuite Imaging PACS to the cloud and advance AI-enabled tools in support of clinicians
Royal Philips (@PhilipsHealth), a global health technology company announced the availability of Philips HealthSuite Imaging on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Additionally, Philips and AWS will build on their relationship, advancing AI in healthcare by applying Foundation Models using Amazon Bedrock to accelerate the development of cloud-based generative AI applications that will provide clinical decision support, help enable more accurate diagnoses, and automate administrative tasks.

Allina Health Partners with Epic-based KeyCare Platform for 24 X 7 Virtual Care
KeyCare, a national Epic-based virtual care company, announced its partnership with Allina Health to deliver high-quality virtual care with licensed providers whenever and wherever patients need it. Allina Health patients can access care by scheduling a virtual visit through the Allina Health MyChart patient portal.

RamSoft Harnesses ChatGPT to Supercharge their Medical Imaging Patient App, Blume – Launch at HIMSS 2023
RamSoft (@Ramsoft) is excited to introduce an industry first – medical imaging patient app, Blume powered by ChatGPT – at HIMSS 2023. This new feature, driven by the AI chatbot technology of ChatGPT, allows patients to ask questions and receive quick, plain-language answers about medical imaging procedures such as MRIs, Ultrasound exams, PET/CT scans etc.