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January 2014 Features

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  HMT Think Tank

Eyeing tech development in 2020

 By Rick Dana Barlow, January 2014

HMT: What are two significant technological developments that you foresee being used in healthcare organizations in 2020, and will these technologies enhance or replace what exists today and why?

Tagged:    HMT Think Tank


HMT's 2020 vision

 By Rick Dana Barlow, Editor-at-large, January 2014

M*Modal, healthcare, speech recognition, EHR, analytics, meaningful use, speech understanding, natural language understanding

Tagged:    Viewpoint

  Industry Watch

Industry Watch

 January 2014

Product innovations from RSNA 2013, Philips, Agfa HealthCare, Canon U.S.A., Siemens Healthcare, Accelarad, Toshiba

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  HMT Think Tank

14 predictions for healthcare in 2014

 By Mansoor Khan, CEO, Alere Analytics, January 2014

Although it has been said before, this next year in healthcare is truly going to be a transformative year. Here are 14 predictions that highlight the exciting times ahead.

Tagged:    HMT Think Tank


Preventing clinical data exhaust streams

 By Rick Dana Barlow, January 2014

Managing so called “Big Data” or “Data Inc.” is not as simple as collecting everything you can and sifting out what you don't need later.

Tagged:    Roundup

  Strategic Directives

Population health management in a clinically integrated network

 By Melanie Ezzell-Nelson, January 2014

Automation of population health management aids clinical integration and accountable care organization.

Tagged:    Strategic Directives


2 sides of telemedicine implementation:

 By Gorkem Sevinc, MS, CIIP, Paras Khandheria, M.D. & Robert Kolodner, M.D., January 2014

One of the biggest drivers for telemedicine has been radiology. Radiology was the first department in most hospitals to go electronic with the implementation of dictation through speech recognition software, PACS (picture archiving and communications system) and RIS (radiology information system).

Tagged:    Telemedicine

  HMT Dashboard


 January 2014

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services wants to remind you that the ICD-10 compliance date for entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) is less than a year away

Tagged:    New Products

  Thought Leaders

Got speech recognition?

 By Juergen Fritsch, Ph.D., January 2014

Free-form narratives make a splash in EHR physician documentation modules.

Tagged:    Thought Leaders