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Dignity Health touts Optum partnership in helping get its revenue cycle management in order

For San Francisco-based Dignity Health, making the decision to upgrade its revenue cycle management technology and processes was no easy feat. …

Health Care Technology

Cerner to demo Department of Defense electronic health record work at HIMSS16

Cerner said it will demonstrate new elements of its electronic health record work for the U.S. Department of Defense at HIMSS16 for interoperability, …

eClinicalWorks, HIMSS among 7 new organizations joining CommonWell Health Alliance

The CommonWell Health Alliance has signed on one of the biggest ambulatory electronic health record vendors, the top healthcare IT advocacy …

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC wins Davies Award for EHR excellence

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has been named a 2015 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient. The award promotes EHR-enabled improvement …

IT

Konica Minolta blending imaging with EHR and practice management software

Konica Minolta is stepping in a new direction. When the imaging vendor acquired Viztek in October 2015, it sought to provide enhanced value through …

Carestream to unveil mobile photo capture module for enterprise imaging platform at HIMSS16

Carestream Health plans to debut a mobile care module for its Clinical Collaboration Platform at HIMSS16 that will enable caregivers in emergency …

Former WIRED editor Thomas Goetz to keynote HIMSS16, touts startup's new drug data API

Since his days as executive editor at WIRED magazine, which he led to a dozen National Magazine Awards in as many years, science journalist Thomas …

HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassador Bill Bunting talks 2016 predictions, patient engagement

You probably already know Bill Bunting as @WTBunting. But even his 13,800 Twitter followers might not know what fuels the HIMSS16 Social Media …

HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassador Steve Sisko: 'Healthcare literacy' surge coming soon

Steve Sisko, aka @Shimcode on Twitter, did not originally embark down the path toward healthcare IT. His primary career choice, rather, was in the …

Baylor College of Medicine CTO to share tips on transforming a revenue cycle

The Baylor College of Medicine revenue cycle department has come back from dire situation that saw the division hemorrhaging staff over what CTO Alex …

Healthcare IT experts to discuss 'analysis paralysis' and data security at HIMSS16

Chuck Kesler, chief information security officer at Duke Health, and Mac McMillan, CEO and cofounder of healthcare IT security consulting firm …

VisualDx to unveil vastly expanded clinical decision support system at HIMSS16

VisualDx will debut a new version of its clinical decision support system at HIMSS16. The company is growing its image- and graphics-oriented …

John Halamka to hand out health IT report card at HIMSS16, gives average grade to sector

By John Halamka’s standards, healthcare IT is pretty average. In fact, he’d only give the sector a B-minus.<p>“At home you live in 2016 with $2.00 apps …

HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassador Tamara StClaire: Consumerism to explode in 2016

Tamara StClaire is the chief innovation officer of Xerox Healthcare – and later this month at HIMSS16 she will also be among the Social Media …

HL7 chief Charles Jaffe to update on FHIR Argonaut Project progress at HIMSS16

More than a year after its implementation, Charles Jaffe, MD, CEO of HL7, is scheduled to return to the HIMSS Annual Conference to update the …

Peyton Manning, Carolina Panthers doctor to share HIMSS16 stage after Super Bowl win

Three weeks after the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, they will meet again at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas.<p>Broncos quarterback …

WellSpan earns Stage 7 award from HIMSS Analytics, touts clinician buy-in, medical device integration

WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital is the latest health organization to earn a Stage 7 Award from HIMSS Analytics.<p>The achievement …

Intermountain CIO Marc Probst: Applying agile tactics to a clinical setting pays off

Agile development, once the domain of software developers, is being put to work at Intermountain Healthcare, as CIO Marc Probst and his team are …

Agile Development

Precision medicine driven by patient data, molecular information, HIMSS16 speaker says

As the industry moves toward data-driven medicine clinicians are going to need more decision support tools than in the past.<p>"Medicine has always …

Digital Health

HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassador Wen Dombrowski: More direct-to-consumer telehealth in 2016

Wen Dombrowski, MD, has been in the field of clinical informatics since the 1990’s. Back then, her work involved building diabetes databases for …

Researchers explore healthcare applications for social media, targeted interventions

Canadian and U.S. researchers formed a collaborative to explore social media in public health, with plans to generate a practice roadmap. The …

Intermountain Healthcare to discuss how it automated pharmacy supply chain

Consolidation, increased regulation and shortages of critical medications are just a few issues that have health system pharmacy managers …

Manufacturing

HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassador Matthew Fisher: HIPAA audits will reveal mass noncompliance

Matthew R. Fisher chairs the Health Law Group within the firm Mirick O'Connell in Worcester, Massachusetts, a fitting role given his passion for …

Centura Health, Welltok piloting CafeWell cognitive computing platform for population health

It’s a futuristic idea to be sure: Harnessing the intelligence of IBM Watson, the Jeopardy-winning supercomputer, to support cardiac-care recovery, …

IT expert to probe how behavioral health can catch up to innovation without meaningful use

Left out of meaningful use, mental and behavioral health providers have spent the past few years trying to catch up with advances in electronic …

HIMSS16 app, a new conference essential, available for Apple, Android

With more than 300 educational sessions and over 1,300 exhibiting companies, the annual HIMSS conference presents an extreme challenge even for the …

Apps

University of California San Francisco sees social networks as future of chronic disease care

The Young Adult and Family Center at the University of California at San Francisco’s Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics is using social …

ZirMed to launch Remit and Deposit Management system at HIMSS16, improving payment matching

Revenue cycle management company ZirMed will launch its new Remit and Deposit Management system at HIMSS16, the company said.<p>The company said the new …

Mayo Clinic analyst to talk population health imperatives at HIMSS16

For population health to gain a firm footing, healthcare organizations must start with conversations on the ground level.<p>“It’s the people who will …

Digital Health

HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassador Jane Sarasohn-Kahn: Let’s talk candidly about EHR returns

Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is delighted that the patient component of the healthcare information technology is finally coming of age. …

Social Media