Search Results for “HIMSS'16

The Rise of Clinical Communications: On the Call with Jason Stanaland, Spok

While documented resources will always account for a significant part of the information flow in healthcare, growing evidence indicates that information requests by clinicians will be met more often by their colleagues via mobile synchronous and asynchronous communications.  As part of our “Countdown to HIMSS’16” series, we spoke with Jason Stanaland, Mobility Solutions Consultant, Spok […]

Brother and Datalogic to showcase advanced point-of-care technology solutions to help improve patient safety at HIMSS16

Brother Mobile Solutions, a provider of mobile and desktop printing solutions, announces it will join forces with Datalogic, a leader in automatic data capture and industrial automation, at HIMSS’16 to present innovations in patient wristband/specimen identification designed to minimize human error and help increase safety and accuracy at the bedside point-of-care. The two companies will […]

The Promise of a New Beginning: On the Call with Ginny Kwong, MD, Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer, Halifax Health

In a previous set of interviews with Jim O’Brien, MD, MSc, Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety, Ohio Health Riverside Methodist Hospital and Stephen Claypool, MD, Medical Director, POC Advisor, Wolters Kluwer, we learned about the ravages of sepsis and how POC Advisor’s electronic surveillance and alerts assist in sepsis detection.   To continue our “Countdown to […]

Healthcare 2025: Innovation-fueled growth in health IT a global and sustained trend

If John McDaniel appears tired, please forgive him. He’s also behind on returning his e-mails (and don’t even mention the projects piling up at home). John’s life is emblematic of the stretched-thin state many health IT executives find themselves in today – and there doesn’t appear to be any let-up for these busy folks anytime soon. John is Vice President of the HCI Group (HIMSS’16 booth #6832), a global leader in strategic advisory services and EMR implementation, training and support, and he and HCI are riding a wave of worldwide health IT innovation and expansion that has yet to crest.

Effective billing while raising patient satisfaction: A common sense approach

Billing, even more so than other areas of healthcare, has experienced a steady stream of seismic changes over the past two decades. Payors, providers, patients and regulators have been forced to adapt, again and again, to tremendous alterations to their expectations, participation and operating processes relative to medical billing.  As part of our “Countdown to […]

When David and Goliath Work Together: On the Call with Dr. Peter Barrett

The one word that most in healthcare would never associate with HIMSS: small. The conference’s immense scope of educational sessions and solution demonstrations can be staggering especially for those in attendance representing independent or solo practices. That being said, it would be a tremendous error to assume that smaller healthcare organizations do not have as […]

ConCert by HIMSS: Evolving standards and the value proposition for interoperability

Interoperability is HOT. ONC’s Interoperability Roadmap is ambitious. Organizations like CommonWell Health Alliance and the Center for Medical Interoperability, an offshoot of the San Diego-based West Health/Gary and Mary West Health Foundation  are doing great niche work through facilitating industry collaboration to advance common methodologies and standards. And the most recent addition, an industry interoperability survey […]

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