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The 2016 election: 12 questions every executive should be asking

Chas Roades, Chief Research Officer, Advisory Board, offered the company’s initial perspective on the election results in a letter...

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Building a DMS Around HIPAA Compliance

whitepaper_epson_small_coverHIPAA’s Security Rule requires the implementation of administrative, physical, and technical safeguards in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA) of patients’ PHI. A properly planned Document Management System, or DMS, can help aid in compliance with features that map to the Security Rule’s safeguards. Learn steps and guidance on both evaluating DMS features and planning for DMS deployment that can help your research process and assist a faster deployment of your DMS.
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Mobility Strategies in Healthcare Survey: Results Revealed

whitepaper_spoke_small_coverMobility is the future of healthcare communications, though the particulars of that future remain in flux. Now in its fifth year, Spok’s annual Mobility in Healthcare Survey is starting to reveal some longer-term trends in addition to annual snapshots. In July 2016, more than 550 healthcare professionals participated in our survey to reveal the current state of mobility strategies in healthcare.
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HMT News

Large employer health plans could also see some impacts from Obamacare overhaul

If you think that because you get health insurance through your job at a big company, you won’t be...

84% of medical practices report they are not certain what MACRA will require of their practice

Kareo, a provider of clinical and business management software for independent medical practices, announced Thursday that its...

Is it really 'FDA approved?'

FDA approved!” Maybe you saw those words on a company’s website or in a commercial promoting a new product or...

Doctor offices that look like Apple stores

After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a...

Carestream Health’s R&D efforts earn 43 U.S. patents during 2016

Carestream Health was awarded 43 new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last year for...

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HMT January 20, 2017 newsletter: Obamacare overhaul effects on big companies, MACRA requirements puzzles 84%, Doctors office like visiting Apple store

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HMT January 19, 2017 newsletter: CMS Alternative Payment Models, hc1.com and Healthpac partner, Patients over profits, Joint Commission offers free informed consent courses

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We're counting down the days to #HIMSS17 in Orlando🍊! We'll have our biggest booth yet and will also be in the Interoperability Showcase and the CHIME/HIMSS CIO Forum. See you there!

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Living Case Studies

Update #2 – Looking to the great white north

In June, I spoke with Dr. Chris Jaeger, Chief Medical Information Officer and Vice President of Medical Informatics at Sutter Health, about his work with Orion Health in the area of population health management. In short, I left the interview very intrigued by his repeated reference to Orion Health’s global reach and experience. In particular, I found it interesting when he stated that his team’s visit to Alberta Health was “tremendously important” in terms of Sutter Health learning practical and proven methods of effectively managing a wide health population.
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 JANUARY 2017 ELECTRONIC EDITION  

Connecting systems in the era of ‘EMR 2.0’

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“Only connect,” E.M. Forster famously wrote in his Edwardian novel “Howards End.” Although Forster was referring to joining prose and passion, these two simple...
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Have we got a solution for you

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Looking for an answer to your interoperability woes? You’ve come to the right place. Our HMT middleware roundtable executives describe their latest offerings for...
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The cost of interoperability

Hardly a day goes by without some new revelation of an IT mess that seems like an endless round of the old radio show...
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Latest middleware and interoperability news

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Read about how Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center was awarded for its interoperability efforts and learn how to get a guide about handling data exchange during disasters.
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Mobility Strategies in Healthcare Survey: Results Revealed

From devices and Wi-Fi to BYOD and security: Spok surveyed 550+ healthcare professionals to examine the current state of mobility strategies in hospitals and spot trends over five years.
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How to protect home devices and appliances from cyberattacks

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In July of 2014, HP Labs did a study of 10 popular Internet of Things (IoT) devices and found security was shockingly bad. The...
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The Internet of Medical Things: Monitoring and improving performance

The Internet of Things has been moving into healthcare for several years in the form of remote patient monitoring devices. Unlike the devices used...
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Healthcare is getting more personal and effective with precision medicine

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If your computer isn’t working right, what do you do? You might turn it off and on again, or run a virus check. If...
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Creating a more deliberate approach to AI in healthcare

While there may be considerable uncertainty regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act, there are three things that are certain (besides death and...
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Case Study: Coding audits under ICD-10

The healthcare industry is just over a year past the introduction of ICD-10, which grew the index of medical diagnosis codes more than five-fold,...
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The 2016 election: 12 questions every executive should be asking

Chas Roades, Chief Research Officer, Advisory Board, offered the company’s initial perspective on the election results in a letter...
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Visibility that’s visionary

Zebra provides the visibility that lets you see into every aspect of your health facility - and the patient journey. Zebra’s intelligent, enterprise-level solutions – with hardware talking to software, talking to the cloud – provide you with connectivity and visibility.
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Study: Tele-ICU programs can have significant positive financial impact

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A new study recently accepted to be published in the journal CHEST demonstrates the benefits of intensive care unit (ICU) telemedicine. The study results...
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WEDI honors health IT industry leaders

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The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) recently recognized industry champions for their contributions to further the association and health IT industry initiatives. The...
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Watson-powered robot aims to help elderly and caregivers

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IBM has created the Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant (IBM MERA) in collaboration with Rice University, designed to help assist the elderly and their caregivers...
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Need a little guidance when it comes to MACRA?

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The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) passed by the U.S. Senate goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2017, and replaces the Sustainable...
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Seagate unleashes 60TB SSD

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If your data center is looking for the biggest and boldest in a standard-footprint solid-state drive (SSD), Seagate has you covered with its new...
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Top 10 health industry trends for 2017: PwC Health Research Institute forecasts the coming year for healthcare

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2017 will be a year dominated by the continued shift toward value within healthcare as the industry adapts to a new era under the...
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User ‘security fatigue’ named a critical concern by NIST

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In the health IT battle to keep data safe and secure, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is encouraging network administrators and...
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