Patient-generated data is the next frontier in care coordination, population health, and clinical research, according to John Halamka, CIO at Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
The University of Buffalo is working to limit patient readmissions to hospitals and ERs via use of dashboard technology.
Mergers and acquisitions across healthcare IT grew by 17 percent in the first half of 2014, compared to the second half of 2013, according to a recent report by Berkery Noyes.
While shared medical appointments offer patients with like conditions the ability to support and learn from one another in person, emerging social media platforms can offer similar benefits from a distance. What's more, medical practices that embrace this trend can achieve better patient engagement while delivering a strong marketing message, according to an article from Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News.
Robust analytics infrastructure is one of the keys to success for accountable care organizations, according to a new study published in the journal Academic Medicine.
Electronic health record vendors--particularly Epic--may not deserve Meaningful Use incentive money because their systems hinder data sharing, according to physician-turned-lawmaker Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.).
New York-Presbyterian Hospital is making moves that it hopes will lead to better healthcare technology use, according to CIO Aurelia Boyer.
Apple and IBM are forging a global strategic partnership to transform business using mobile technology. A big chunk of that strategy is aimed at the healthcare sector, specifically the mobile healthcare segment.
Healthcare IT workers tend to be pretty happy with their jobs, though not necessarily with their salaries, according to a survey from consulting and staffing firm Healthcare IT Leaders.
As the old adage goes, age is just a number. But for young CIOs, that number may have a greater bearing on how their organizations treat and scrutinize them, Chad Brisendine, vice president and CIO of St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, says in a recent post for healthsystemCIO.com.