EHR market impacts how hospitals invest in HIT

EHR market impacts how hospitals invest in HIT A new report from Frost and Sullivan predicts a change in how hospitals invest in health IT is coming as a result of a maturing EHR market. EHR Intelligence reports the recent shift in the hospital EHR market reflects transformations in healthcare consolidation and reimbursement. “Hospitals understand…

Understanding enterprise imaging

Understanding enterprise imaging Perhaps the biggest trend health information technology today is the movement away from traditional picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS) to enterprise imaging and data management systems. This migration is important, because it will fundamentally change how clinicians have been accessing images and patient information for the…

What is driving claims in healthcare about EHR usability?

What is driving claims in healthcare about EHR usability? Over the past several months, healthcare association and industry reports have highlighted the importance of EHR usability to the success of healthcare organizations and providers providing efficient, effective, and safe patient care. In 2014, the American Medical Association (AMA) released a new framework comprising a multitude…

Future HIMSS Summit speaker, Dr. Kyra Bobinet’s take on patient engagement

Future HIMSS Summit speaker, Dr. Kyra Bobinet’s take on patient engagement Real patient engagement is far more than patient portals and technology pushing. It’s about changing behavior, both on the patient and provider end – and that’s not something all docs do well. But as Kyra Bobinet, MD, health engagement instructor at Stanford University’s Behavior…