Each year, FierceHealthIT's annual list of influential women in health IT--compiled with the help of reader nominations--includes individuals at the forefront of efforts merging patient care with technology.
Once again, we asked our readers to submit to us who they think are progressing those efforts, and once again, they did not disappoint.
This year's list includes, among others, entrepreneurs and innovators, as well as providers, patient advocates and public officials.
Check out this year's list and let us know who you think deserves to be recognized.
Tampa General Hospital is in the midst of revamping its digital presence, with a focus on creating consumer-facing conveniences.
The program, a very large undertaking, according to CIO Scott Arnold, is a combination of the work of lead strategists, the head of marketing and IT.
"Consumer-like conveniences are going to become more of a demand as the population shifts to a higher concentration of the Millennial age and below," Arnold tells FierceHealthIT.
In this exclusive interview, Arnold also speaks about his management style, and how CIOs can stay relevant. Interview
Fraud prevention in healthcare is a constant effort. And as the industry continues to evolve--particularly as stakeholders transition from the ICD-9 code set to ICD-10--such efforts, no doubt, will be put to the test.
But where do the biggest threats lie amid the massive shift, in which the total number of codes in use jumps from 15,000 to 68,000 overnight on Oct. 1, 2015? Special Report
With kids back in school, many providers are helping to keep students healthy and in the classroom using telemedicine.
This report examines the efforts of three providers and the reactions from parents, nurses and faculty.
There's an old proverb that says if a man is taught to fish, he'll never go hungry.
To that end, listening back to testimony delivered by Intel's Eric Dishman and others last week at a Senate committee hearing on improving consumer access to electronic health records, it's clear that the Office of the National Coordinator's decision to focus more on the patient in its updated federal health IT strategy is the right one. Read more...
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