Posts Tagged ‘Health IT’

Infographic: Is Your Healthcare Network Security on Life Support?

August 4th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), connected biomedical technology has provided a rich opportunity for healthcare to improve lives and patient outcomes. However, it has also increased fears among IT leaders in hospitals and healthcare facilities that with the proliferation of these IoT medical devices comes some very real threats to protected health information and to financial and patient safety risks, according to a new infographic by Comport Technology Solutions.

The infographic examines how why cyber criminals target healthcare organizations, the most likely types of cyberattack events targeting healthcare and how healthcare IT is focusing security efforts on IoT to mitigate threats.

Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2017: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry Not in recent history has the outcome of a U.S. presidential election portended so much for the healthcare industry. Will the Trump administration repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? What will be the fate of MACRA? Will Medicare and Medicaid survive?

These and other uncertainties compound an already daunting landscape that is steering healthcare organizations toward value-based care and alternative payment models and challenging them to up their quality game.

Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2017: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, HIN’s 13th annual business forecast, is designed to support healthcare C-suite planning during this historic transition as leaders prepare for both a new year and new presidential leadership.

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Infographic: Healthcare IT Needs A Data Checkup

October 24th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

Medical technology, devices, robotics and procedures are moving at an astounding rate, ushering us into an innovative new era of healthcare, according to a new infographic by NaviSite. However, healthcare IT infrastructure, data management, security and access are not keeping pace.

The infographic examines technology use in healthcare, patient expectations and patient privacy and security challenges.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Data Analytics and IntegrationThe 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Data Analytics and Integration assembles hundreds of metrics on data analytics and integration from hospitals, health plans, physician practices and other responding organizations, charting the impact of data analytics on population health management, health outcomes, utilization and cost.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Data Analytics and Integration examines the goals, data types, collection processes, program elements, challenges and successes shared by healthcare organizations responding to the January 2016 Data Analytics survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. Click here for more information.

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Infographic: How Healthcare Technology is Disrupting the Traditional Market

October 19th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

Technology now has a role in nearly every aspect of a person’s life, including healthcare, according to a new infographic by Minute Women.

The infographic examines how technology is being used in healthcare, global investments in healthcare technology companies and investment categories and the reasons for health technology growth.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System Encouraged by early success in coaching 23 patients to wellness at home via remote monitoring, CHRISTUS Health expanded its remote patient monitoring (RPM) enrollment to 170 high-risk, high-cost patients. At that scaling-up juncture, the challenge for CHRISTUS shifted to balancing its mission of keeping patients healthy and in their homes with maintaining revenue streams sufficient to keep its doors open in a largely fee-for-service environment.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System chronicles the evolution of the CHRISTUS RPM pilot, which is framed around a Bluetooth®-enabled monitoring kit sent home with patients at hospital discharge.

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Infographic: Hospital Health IT Use in Maryland

September 16th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

All of Maryland’s acute care hospitals use a certified electronic health record (EHR), according to a new infographic by the Maryland Health Care Commission.

The infographic examines the top three EHR vendors in use in Maryland, as well as the use of patient portals, IT for population health management and telehealth and the number of hospitals participating in health information exchanges.

While widespread adoption of electronic health records has generated new streams of actionable patient data, John C. Lincoln has taken data mining to new levels to enhance performance of its accountable care organization (ACO).

Beyond the EMR: Mining Population Health Analytics to Elevate Accountable Care reviews the concentrated data dig undertaken by John C. Lincoln to prepare for participation in the CMS Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

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Infographic: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Healthcare

July 15th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

The use of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is growing in the healthcare industry, according to a new infographic by Neofect. Applications can be used for a variety of medical purposes including: diagnostics and planning, training through simulation, rehabilitation, and can also be used as treatment for depression, autism, phobias, pain management, and addiction.

The infographic looks at the benefits of VR and AR in the healthcare field and what needs to happen to make these technologies more refined and mainstream in healthcare.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital HealthPerson-centric health management is slowly acknowledging the device-driven lives of patients and health plan members and incorporating these tools into care delivery and management efforts.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital Health examines program goals, platforms, components, development strategies, target populations and health conditions, patient engagement metrics, results and challenges reported by healthcare organizations responding to the February 2016 Digital Health survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

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Infographic: Health IT’s Evolution: Connecting Care for Continuous Health

March 18th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

Hospitals and integrated health delivery networks (IDNs) are continuing to invest in new technologies that support collaborative care across the continuum, according to 2013-2015 surveys conducted by HIMSS Analytics on behalf of Philips Healthcare, depicted in a new infographic by Philips.

The infographic examines the major goals of connected care and how these hospitals and IDNs are looking to cloud-based technology to tackle scalability and cost challenges.

Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), the largest sponsor of Medicare Shared Savings ACOs in the United States, manages 24 ACOs, nine of which generated savings of nearly $27 million in 2014. While data analytics and integration is one of the greatest challenges for most accountable care organizations, the capture, analysis and reporting of data is the key to ACO success in improving quality, reducing costs and generating savings.

During Data Analytics in Accountable Care: Strategies and Case Studies, a 45-minute webinar on January 27th, now available for replay, Elena Tkachev, director of ACO analytics, Collaborative Health Systems, shares her organization’s experience in using data analytics effectively to improve ACO results.

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Infographic: Health IT Dives Into Data Lakes

February 10th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

To speed their transition to value-based care, healthcare organizations are investing in next generation predictive analytics and data lakes, a powerful data architecture with a unified location for mining and analysis by clinical departments, business analysts and data science teams, according to a new infographic by EMC2.

The infographic looks at where predictive analytics can make a difference and steps to navigate a healthcare data lake.

Health IT Dives Into Data Lakes

As quality and value increasingly drive healthcare rewards, the generation, sharing and analysis of patient data is a prerequisite for organizations desiring to enhance clinical outcomes and drive down cost. Yet the burden of creating infrastructure to support health information management deters many payors and providers from fully engaging in a robust business intelligence strategy.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Data Analytics and Integration examines the goals, data types, collection processes, program elements, challenges and successes shared by healthcare organizations responding to the January 2016 Data Analytics survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

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Infographic: Patient Demands Drive Health IT Transformation

October 21st, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Today’s healthcare consumer demands are driving IT transformation, according to a new infographic by CDW Healthcare.

The infographic examines how patients want to communicate with their physician and new routes of patient education and access to care.

Patient Demands Drive Health IT Transformation

As the healthcare industry’s understanding of the importance of an empowered, engaged patient has increased, Intermountain Healthcare changed its mission statement to reflect the critical role of patients in a value-based healthcare system. “Helping people live the healthiest lives possible” embodies the new environment of shared accountability between patients and providers that is fostered at Intermountain Healthcare.

During A Patient Engagement Framework: Intermountain Healthcare’s Approach for a Value-Based System, a 45-minute webinar, on October 28th at 1:30 p.m., Tammy Richards, corporate director of patient and clinical engagement at Intermountain Healthcare, will share the key tenets of Intermountain’s patient engagement strategy.

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Infographic: Digital Health Investments in 2014

January 9th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Digital health has seen more than $3B in investments and a number of multi-billion dollar exits including Veeva Systems and Castlight Health making health IT/digital health one of the hottest areas for investment and acquisition activity, according to CB Insights, reflected in its Periodic Table of Digital Health.

The Periodic Table of Digital Health highlights the 123 key private companies, investors, accelerators, acquirers and more in the health IT/digital health ecosystem.

Transforming Health Care: The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data MiningThe future of healthcare technologies, and what they mean for investors and entrepreneurs.

The healthcare technology revolution is just around the corner. And when it arrives, it will change and enrich our lives in ways we can only begin to imagine. Doctors will perform blood pressure readings via video chat and nutritionists will analyze diet based on photos taken with cell phone cameras. Transforming Health Care: The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining, combines healthcare, technology, and finance in an innovative new way that explains the future of healthcare and its effects on patient care, exploring the emergence of electronic tools that will transform the medical industry.

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Infographic: Physician Adoption of Health IT

September 29th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Physician interest in mhealth is strong, according to Deloitte’s 2014 Survey of U.S. Physicians. Access to clinical information is the most cited benefit of health IT by physicians, the survey also found.

A new Deloitte infographic looks at the difference between physician users and non-users of health IT, patient support of health IT and analysis of meaningful use.

Physician Adoption of Health IT

Transforming Health Care: The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining The healthcare technology revolution is just around the corner. And when it arrives, it will change and enrich our lives in ways we can only begin to imagine. Doctors will perform blood pressure readings via video chat and nutritionists will analyze diet based on photos taken with cell phone cameras.

Transforming Health Care: The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining combines healthcare, technology, and finance in an innovative new way that explains the future of healthcare and its effects on patient care, exploring the emergence of electronic tools that will transform the medical industry.

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