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CHIME Fall Forum Interview Series: Dr. R. Hal Baker, Sr. VP Clinical Improvement & CIO, WellSpan Health - HealthIT & mHealth

Dr. R. Hal Baker, M.D. FACP, WellSpan Health<p>Dr. Hal Baker is in a unique situation as a CIO who is also still a practicing physician at WellSpan. As …

CHIME Fall Forum Interview Series: David J. Runt, CIO, Contra Costa Health Services - HealthIT & mHealth

David Runt; CIO, FHIMSS, CPHIMS, Contra Costa Health Services<p>One Patient. One Record. That’s the philosophy at Contra Costa Health Services, where …

CHIME Fall Forum Interview Series: Perry Horner, CIO, Adelante Healthcare - HealthIT & mHealth

Perry Horner; CIO, Adelante Healthcare<p>As a CIO of major healthcare system, one of the most important lessons Perry Horner learned was when he found …

Increase in Diagnostic Imaging Procedures and Chronic Diseases Spur Growth of Medical Imaging IT Market - HealthIT & mHealth

Medical imaging informatics involves usage of digital technology to capture medical images, facilitating data analysis to record and correlate …

Enactment of Healthcare Reforms Drives the Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) Solutions Market - HealthIT & mHealth

Enactment of Healthcare Reforms Including Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Drives the Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) …

What Healthcare Systems Can Do to Engage Patients in Chronic Conditions Management - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>By Daniel Piekarz, Head of Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice at DataArt</i><p>I recently watched a TED talk with Joe Gebbia, a designer and co-founder …

Six Things to Know About Community Health Systems EHR - HealthIT & mHealth

Community Health Centers (CHCs) are also known as Community Health Systems. These are organized as non-profit clinical care providers that operate …

Top Ten Healthcare Technologies that you Might not have Heard about - HealthIT & mHealth

The healthcare field of the world changes dramatically on a daily basis. Researchers are working feverishly day and night in many countries and …

Medical Technology

elandas Survey Suggests Pharmaceutical Industry Hungry for Sales & Marketing Improvements - HealthIT & mHealth

<b>Shifts in Buying Power Driving Search for New Efficiencies Using Technology</b> <b></b><p><i>Guest Post by Hayley Bohan, elandas Chief Marketing Officer</i><p>elandas, my …

Cerner Automates Its Multi -Tenant Network to Ensure Reliability - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>Cerner has entered into an agreement with BlueCat to automate its existing network and improve reliability.</i><br>Cerner is eyeing BlueCat’s solution to …

Wearable Devices Are Opening New Frontiers for Product Makers & Medical Practitioners - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>Over the past few decade wearable devices have opened new avenues for several product developers, patients, and medical practitioners.</i><p>Many call the …

Wearable Tech

Is Topography-Guided LASIK the New LASIK? - HealthIT & mHealth

LASIK has become a means many have turned toward to cure their myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Millions of LASIK procedures have been performed, …

2016: The Year of the Digital Health Bubble? - HealthIT & mHealth

2014, was dubbed as “The Year Digital Health Broke Out,” by StartUp Health, a New York City-based accelerator with 90 companies in its portfolio, …

Valuable Modern Technologies for Elderly Relatives - HealthIT & mHealth

From little gadgets to the bigger purchases, modern technologies can make life easier and safer for our elderly relatives. They can provide peace of …

mHealth Market Empowers In -Home Care Through Virtual Visits - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>Primary investigations into the mHealth market shows challenges in providing affordable and quality healthcare services can be curbed.</i><p>Developing …

11 Healthcare Technology Startups You Should Know - HealthIT & mHealth

Health care is becoming more advanced with the integration of new technologies. We see a bright future in the world of health and medicine, in …

It is Time to Help the Neglected Primary Home Caregiver - HealthIT & mHealth

“Approximately 87% of Americans who need long-term care receive it from informal, or unpaid, caregivers.” [Caregiving in the U.S. 2009 – National …

Top Ways to Improve Quality and Patient Safety - HealthIT & mHealth

Making the patient feel comfortable is of paramount importance in physician/ dentist – patient relationship. The interaction between that of a doctor …

What Should I Ask My Doctor about Electronic Health Records? - HealthIT & mHealth

As a patient, you need to be proactive about your health information management.<p>Our health records are an essential item we need to keep track of, …

How Hands-On STEM Education is Preparing the Next Generation of Health Informaticists - HealthIT & mHealth

Health informatics is one of the leading sub-disciplines emerging from the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Health …

Why Telehealth is the Future of Aging Care - HealthIT & mHealth

A once-futuristic practice in healthcare that is gaining traction with more providers thanks to the rapid improvement and availability of streaming …

Millennials: What can the Healthcare system learn from Millennials? - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>By Dan Piekarz, Vice President of Business Development, Life Sciences at DataArt</i><p>While the aging boomer generation will bring healthcare costs to new …

T.E.A.M.-Based Care: Trust, Educate, Advocate for and Maximize on the Abilities of your Medical Assistants - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>About the author: Jessica Langley, MS, Executive Director of Education and Provider Markets, National Healthcareer Association</i><p>Patients receive care …

The Importance of Doctors and Patients Staying Connected between Visits - HealthIT & mHealth

I recently interviewed Todd Johnson, Chief Executive Officer at HealthLoop to learn more about how HealthLoop is keeping patients engaged with their …

Transforming Access to Medical Imaging at the Point-Of-Care - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>Posted by Steven Deaton, Vice President of Healthcare IT, Konica Minolta</i><p>Sometimes in order to build the best possible IT solution you must put the …

Challenges the Medical Billing Industry Could Face in 2016 - HealthIT & mHealth

As the year of 2015 draws to a close, those in the medical billing industry might be wondering what will be in store for them in 2016. There have …

Quantity vs. Quality: Using Technology to Shift to a Value-based Care System - HealthIT & mHealth

<i>Written by Todd Charest, Chief Innovations and Product Officer for Ingenious Med</i><p>The healthcare industry has been steadfast in pursuing three specific …

How Wearables and Scribblit Are Changing Remote Healthcare - HealthIT & mHealth

At a recent Health Enterprises Network event, Interapt CEO Ankur Gopal demonstrated how wearable technology like Google Glass, combined with mobile …

Opportunity to Improve Provider to Patient Communication with Text Messaging - HealthIT & mHealth

Posted by Ken Saitow, CEO, CareWire<p>Today’s health care providers are being challenged to “do more with less”. This includes not only reaching more …

Healthcare 2.0 and Underserved Communities - HealthIT & mHealth

Interview with Garth Graham, MD, MPH, President of Aetna Foundation<p><b>HealthIT & mHealth:</b> What types of philanthropy does Aetna Foundation do?<p><b>Garth</b> …