By Luke Smith – In the wake of COVID-19, advancements in healthcare tech allowed us to shift to many healthcare processes to a virtual environment. Telehealth took off and with it came greater flexibility in how and where patients could receive treatment. Now, some of that same technology is being applied to the fight against child abuse.Read More
By Luke Smith – Our world is changing more quickly than many older generations ever imagined. This is especially true in the healthcare industry where new technologies and healthcare revolutions seem just around the corner every single day.
By Art Gross – HIPAA provides guidelines to establish the permissible use of an individual’s personal health information (PHI). Seems pretty straightforward for the most part. And it was – for the most part. Until we start to dig a little deeper…
By David Harlow – The U.S. healthcare system is on a journey – a journey to the future. When we get there, we need to be sure that environmental conditions are right; if they are not, the system — and possibly all of the system’s patients — will be at grave risk.
By David Harlow – A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.
By Maria Weinberger – For decades, healthcare has been a job for the chosen few who have had the dedication to study hard to gain the top skills which allowed them to make life and death judgments.
By David Harlow – While at HIMSS 2018, I spoke with Lidia Fonseca about a broad range of issues: the evolving role of the CIO; design thinking; big data and analytics; and presenting information in meaningful ways to multiple audiences.
By Rose Higgins – Healthcare’s mantra for 2018: Make the most of what you’ve got. The mission for healthcare organizations will be to realize a strong return on investment on technologies that are already in place.
By Fiora Au – As big data platforms become more popular, two models of data management—aggregated and federated—are emerging as two of the most common patterns, but which one is better? The main difference between the two models is how they store, access, and surface data.