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Healthcare's Disparate Data Problem
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Derek Novak, Division VP, Chief Operating Officer, Mercy Accountable Care Organization

As US healthcare continues its journey towards “value based care” and more explicitly, a transition to provider organizations assuming risk, a core element for success often remains absent—data. One of the most fundamental...

EHR Capabilities Impact Patient Satisfaction Levels, Report Finds
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Electronic Health Record is the first step towards the transformation of the healthcare industry as it has aided in improving the quality and safety of patients. The adoption of EHR has helped in reducing medical errors and has enabled better...

Improved Patient Care with Effective EHR Integration
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Electronic Health Records (EHR) integration tools including patient intake management solutions that eliminate redundant processes along with raising the patient satisfaction levels can be of great benefit to healthcare organizations. According to...

Evolving Technology with Changing Healthcare Landscape
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Saad Chaudhry, Associate Chief Information Officer and Executive Director, Anne Arundel Medical Center

The challenge for CIOs in today’s world of network-enabled micro-computing devices is two-fold: the need for information access coupled with airtight security and privacy. In healthcare, the need to push our boundaries of medical data...

Improving Efficiency and Protecting Patient's Information by Automating the Identity and Access Management Process
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Ana Agostini, Administrative Director of Information Technology Services, Memorial Healthcare System

Credentialing employees and vendors to have access to the appropriate programs in a timely manner and protect access to these systems was imperative for Memorial Healthcare System, especially if some of these systems provided access to personal...

Learnings from the Journey: Challenges to Interoperability in Health IT-A Piece for the Uninitiated
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Rachael Britt-McGraw, CIO, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

I’ve been fortunate to work in the field of Information Technology for over 25 years now, serving within virtually every discipline of IT for some of the world’s largest companies and across many different industries. When I came...

Learnings from the Journey: Challenges to Interoperability in Health IT-A Piece for the Uninitiated
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Rachael Britt-McGraw, CIO, Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

I’ve been fortunate to work in the field of Information Technology for over 25 years now, serving within virtually every discipline of IT for some of the world’s largest companies and across many different industries. When I came...

The Evolving Internet of Things (IoT) in Healthcare
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Jerry Power, Executive Director, Institute for Communications Technology Management, University of Southern California

The healthcare industry is approaching another technology cross-road. As technology continues to get smaller, cheaper and faster, the standard practice has become to make devices, tools, and just about anything else “intelligent”....

Protecting Healthcare Data from Attacks
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Amidst the influx of new cybersecurity trends and forecasts, 2018 has made securing patient information and systems front and center for healthcare experts. With cyber attacks and data breaches becoming more complex in healthcare, organizations...

Curbing Healthcare Security Lapse
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A stranger snooping into or blocking your medical information is the utmost terrifying thing. Pop star Britney Spears’ breach of medical records in 2005 caused a media frenzy much like her music releases did back then. Medical workers were...

How Recent Technology Developments and Transformations in Healthcare are Impacting your Business Environment
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Dr. Dhrumil Shah, CMIO & CIO, Compass Medical

The healthcare industry is at a crossroads. Changing priorities, conflicts, opportunities, advances and declines are all measures that affect the direction of healthcare and the ability to achieve success. Today’s healthcare arena...

Let's Keep Sounding off: Why being a broken record about EHR standards ensures innovation in healthcare
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Marc F. Probst, VP & CIO, Intermountain Healthcare

Since arriving at Intermountain Healthcare 14 years ago, I’ve seen, learned, and experienced the importance of standards in healthcare information technology (HIT). I’ve become convinced that we are wastefully spending billions and...

How is the Future for Healthcare Shaping?
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Cheryl Reinking, Chief Nursing Officer, El Camino Hospital

My inbox and voicemail is peppered daily with vendors sporting the latest and greatest technology with guarantees attached. This technology may be either software or the latest gadget. As a busy nurse executive, I am overwhelmed with the...

Himss7 Pursuit Unites Recently-Merged Hospitals, Improves Safety Standards
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John Glynn, CIO, Rochester Regional Health

It is 2018 and the electronic medical record (EMR) is no longer a novel concept. Most American healthcare providers have invested in an EMR and established some degree of use. The investment was a significant, challenging, and meaningful step...

The Challenges and Opportunities in the Current Healthcare Technology Market. Buckle Up!
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Dr. Luis Saldana, Chief Medical Information Officer, Texas Health Resources

As a world, we are caught up in an exciting period of rapid technological advances and innovations. And healthcare is similarly in a period of rapid innovation and technological advances. So how do these two trends merge or connect? Does every...

Data Governance Is Relatively New To The Healthcare Industry
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William Phillips, SVP & CIO, University Health System

Challenges in technology to meet enterprise needs in 2013 and expectations One of the largest challenges is to establish Data Governance in Healthcare. The new buzz word in health information technology is big data. You see many articles and...

Unstructured Data in Healthcare
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Hon S. Pak, MD MBA, Chief Medical Officer, 3M HIS

Nearly 80 percent of clinical information in electronic health records (EHRs) is “unstructured” and in a format that health information technology systems cannot use. As a result, unstructured information is either ignored or when...

A Workflow Makeover
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Rich Temple, VP/CIO, Deborah Heart and Lung Center

Possibly the biggest system upgrade a healthcare system can go through today involves changing the currently used Electronic Health Record (EHR) system to a newer, technologically-savvier one. In Deborah’s case, its EHR has been in use for...

Analytics Process Improvement
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Mark Ziemianski, VP-Business Analytics, Children’s HealthSM

With the proliferation of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems across the healthcare industry over the last decade, healthcare institutions now have more data (and data mining tools) at their fingertips...

Healthcare Transformation - The Importance of Employee Experience for Successful Organizations
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Donald N. Wilver, JR., MA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, VP, Human Resources, UPMC Susquehanna

The rapid pace of change in the health care industry requires Human Resource professionals to be more attentive than ever to the strategic alignment of their services and initiatives to the overall drivers of their health care business....

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