HMT Newsletter Sign Up


TechTrek Promotion









Health Management Technology White Paper Library



March Features March Digital edition
March Issue
Digital Edition



 Exclusive Living Case Studies 

Introduction - The need for a common throughput language

 By Melanie K. Morris, MSN, R.N., NREMT-P, CMC Director, Carilion Clinic Transfer and Communications Center on February 24, 2015

The introduction of a Living Case Study series featuring TeleTracking solutions within healthcare....


Update #2: Like playing jazz

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on January 22, 2015

A Living Case Study update that describes how four companies came together to provide a unique self-service kiosk used for patient check-in....


 Guest Blog 

Consumer-driven healthcare demands business agility

 By Suresh Chandrasekaran, Senior Vice President, Denodo Technologies on January 30, 2015

Suresh Chandrasekaran, Senior Vice President, Denodo TechnologiesThe healthcare industry is undergoing an upheaval...


 March's Thought Leader 

Achieving true quality improvement

 By Vicki Harter, Clinical Product Manager, Caradigm on February 20, 2015

According to a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, retrospective reporting on performance does very little to help clinicians understand how to improve care or help them take the right action to do so. Indeed, to effect real change and achieve the Triple Aim of improved patient experience, improved health of populations and reduced per capita cost of care, healthcare...



 Online Only Features 

Ten key attributes of a sustainable healthcare delivery system

 By Richard Wheeler, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Verisk Health, February 27, 2015

The United States spent $2.9 trillion on healthcare in 2012, equaling 17.9 percent of the GDP. Additionally, by 2030, the total U.S. population over the age of 65 is projected to grow from 12.4 to 19.6 percent. This staggering 65+ population increase, coupled with the increase in chronic disease burden and the accelerating advances in technology, is estimated to cause U.S. healthcare spending to increase to 19.9 percent of the GDP by 2022. From this data, it is easy to see that healthcare delivery in the United States is unsustainable. In order to improve the current system, the U.S. must implement new best practices with the assistance of innovative technologies....



 HMT News  

CMS issues the final HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the Final HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for...

HHS invests in enhancing domestic preparedness efforts for Ebola

The Department of Health and Human Services released a new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) today:  the Hospital...

HHS proposes path to improve health technology and transform care

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)...

CMS blog: Protecting consumer privacy on HealthCare.gov

As we prepared to serve consumers for 2015 Open Enrollment, we focused on what we could do to improve the consumer experience....

More News...


 Conference Call 

Big Data analytics

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on June 4, 2014

Big Data is becoming less of a talking point and more of a practical source of information for many stakeholders in healthcare today. We asked three executives to discuss the issues they see as being paramount when dealing with Big Data analytics in medicine.

Security risk assessment

 By Jason Free, Features Editor on May 27, 2014

Risk assessment is a vital, and daily, consideration for any organization in healthcare. We asked three executives to discuss the issues within risk assessment that they find to be the most compelling today.