By John Trest – Part of our Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Healthcare organizations find themselves on the front lines of an ongoing battle to protect sensitive patient information, and emerging information shows that the sector experiences more data breaches than any other industry.Read More
By Mike Gunion – Part of our Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In an era where data is hailed as the ‘new gold,’ the healthcare sector’s booming investment in technology is a testament to its value. Projections of AI in healthcare will soar to approximately $188B by 2030 from its current value of $11B.
By Thad Salido MD – The future of healthcare extends beyond treating illnesses; it’s about the ability to foresee and prevent them. With the emergence of AI and the rapid expansion of comprehensive population health data, we stand at the cusp of a healthcare revolution.
From The Health IT Buzz blog – If left unaddressed, the social needs experienced by an individual may lead to poor health outcomes and more time spent in hospitals and interacting with the health care system. Hospitals, therefore, are uniquely situated to help address social needs and mitigate social risk factors by screening for…
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 Sridhar Nemala – Applied artificial intelligence is changing the way clinicians diagnose and treat patients. AI will never replace clinicians, but it is already empowering decision-making. Advances in data collection and analysis are making a real-world impact on the treatment of chronic, underdiagnosed conditions, such as…
By Monica Bolbjerg MD – The embrace of telehealth during the COVID-19 response marked a tipping point in U.S. healthcare. The public health crisis ushered in long-awaited regulatory and financial support for virtual encounters, significantly accelerating the pace of digital health adoption.
By Pooja Babbrah – Healthcare delivery has been shifting over the past few years away from traditional sites of care, such as hospitals and clinics, to alternative sites of care, such as urgent care clinics and ambulatory surgical centers.
By William Hersh MD – The rationale and implementation for reading data from the electronic health record and other clinical sources is relatively simple and straightforward. Especially now enshrined into law in the US by the 21st Century Cures Rule, and standardized by the FHIR application programming interface, accessing data for reading by clinicians, patients, and others is here to stay.