By Bob Gronberg – EHR implementations are a huge investment. And for many healthcare IT teams, this type of project may be a once in a career type of experience. I have spent more than 30 years of my career helping healthcare organizations through EHR implementations — converting from and to Meditech.Read More
By Liza Dzhezhora – Electronic health records have become ubiquitous in the US healthcare industry. However, the work on improving those solutions is in full swing. According to Fact.MD, the EHR market value is expected to reach $41.8bn in 2022 – 2032. What are the key EHR implementation challenges, and how to solve them?
By Glenn Schweidler – Health system acquisition of practices and medical groups has increased since 2012 with hospitals and other healthcare corporations now owning nearly half of all physicians. Most CIOs and IT teams are well-aware of the ups and downs of physician practice acquisitions.
By Morris Panner – As the healthcare sector embraces value-based care, the patient – not the procedure – is the central focus for providers. But the move to patient-centered care requires several significant deviations from the status quo.
By Stephen Dean – It’s shocking that communication remains a persistent problem within the health care industry. Despite the pandemic contributing to much-improved telehealth, as well as digitization, there are still major obstructions in communication avenues across the board.
By Ittai Dayan, MD – Following the enactment of HIPAA, patient privacy cemented itself among the foremost concerns of health care providers. This focus on patient privacy was only amplified after Europe passed its own, stronger set of regulations under The General Data Protection Regulation.
By Liz Beatty – Tasked with reimagining patient-centric cancer clinical trials, the Bloomberg New Economy International Coalition has identified eliminating patient identification and enrollment barriers as top priorities.
By Don Woodlock – Healthcare has always been an industry of technology and innovation. The list of significant advances which made a real difference is impressive: clean water, the introduction of anesthesia, the invention of the stethoscope, developing nursing into a skilled profession, germ theory, vaccinations, X-rays – the list goes on.
By Cheryl Cruver – Exacerbated by pandemic-induced burnout, resignations, and even terminations, staffing challenges remain throughout healthcare. Medical records, billing, and compliance are the fastest-growing healthcare white-collar administrative professions, according to the American Hospital Association…