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Forrester: Top Technology Trends for 2014 And Beyond

This month, Forrester released its list of top technology trends for the three year time horizon. The author of the report, Forrester Analyst Brian Hopkins makes the point that now that consumers and employees have continuous connectivity and an endless supply of apps, the CIO must drive the …

Brand And Marketing Trends For 2014

It was management consultant, Peter Drucker, who advised the best way to predict the future was to create it. Creating new things being difficult, the next best way is to have access to validated and predictive loyalty and emotional engagement metrics to help point the way. Happily, <i>we</i> do. And after …

Are Mobile Apps Leaving Quality Assurance Practices Behind?

Enterprises everywhere these days are struggling with the consumerization of IT and especially the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon. Mobility …

Apps

Survey: Email, Calendaring, HR Top List of Saas Buyers' Priorities

Companies of all sizes are picking up their adoption of SaaS (software as a service), with email, calendaring and human resources applications …

SaaS

Home - Workforce

6 Human Resources Habits Needed to Survive Enterprise Transformationby Amy Cappellanti-WolfA human resources management executive with these skills …

The Year of the Employee: Predictions For Talent, Leadership, And HR Technology In 2014

In 2014 the world of Talent, Leadership and HR will undergo dramatic change. (Download our 66 page Predictions Report here.)<p>Global economic growth will create a new level of competition for people. People will change jobs. HR organizations will shift their focus from cost reduction to retention and …

Financial Services Trends To Watch In 2014

This year was significant for the financial services industry. From the rise of Bitcoin and Kickstarter to new initiatives from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), there is a fresh entrepreneurial energy in and around financial services.<p>The <i>7 financial services trends</i> below aren’t …

Why Doctors Still Use Pen and Paper

The healthcare reformer David Blumenthal explains why the medical system can’t move into the digital age.<p><i>The health-care system is one of the most technology-dependent parts of the American economy, and one of the most primitive. Every patient knows, and dreads, the first stage of any doctor visit:</i> …

3D Printing Reshapes Healthcare

Printed livers, ears, hands, and eyes? 3D printing can change and save lives.<p>1 of 13<p>3D printing can improve the quality of patients' lives -- even …

Big Data Helps Walgreens Treat Walk-in Patients

HIMSS14: Health IT's Next Boom Cycle

We've seen health informatics booms and busts before -- will this one be different?<p>8 Healthcare Startups Catch Fire<p>(click image for larger view and …

Informatics

What Health Care Can Learn From Amazon

A doctor rarely praises an electronic health-record system for being easy to use or improving care.<p>My kids love movies, and like all kids, they go through phases on what they love. There was the “My Little Pony” phase, the “Transformers” phase, Disney’s “Frozen” phase and, dovetailing with the …

Innovators: At Kaiser Permanente, technology brings the doctor’s office to your living room

<b>Dennis Truong</b> and <b>Jody Crane</b> have reinvented the traditional house call. ¶ The Kaiser Permanente doctors are responsible for the creation and implementation of a new program called HouseCalls, in which patients can schedule 20-minute appointments with physicians via video. The foray into mobile …

Doctors Use 3-D Printing To Help A Baby Breathe

It's just really hard to watch your child suffocate basically multiple times a day. - Jake Peterson, Garrett's father<p>Ever since the day Garrett Peterson was born, his parents have had to watch him suddenly just stop breathing.<p>"He could go from being totally fine to turning blue sometimes — not even …

Cigna, Samsung to bring health, wellness to mobile devices | FierceHealthcare

Global health service company Cigna and mobile device manufacturer Samsung have signed a multi-year agreement to co-develop health and wellness …

Samsung, Cigna partner to expand S Health app

Samsung and Cigna have announced a multi-year partnership to develop health and wellness related features on Samsung's S Health app, which comes with …

Payers stop launching apps, start partnering with biometric device companies

According to <b>a recent report from Chilmark Research</b>, healthcare insurance companies -- or payers -- are increasingly partnering with biometric device …

In-Depth: A brief history of digital patient engagement tools

Without a doubt patient engagement is one of the more important trends in healthcare and health IT right now. Over the past few years the tools that …

Digital Health

Aetna's two future businesses: Consumer health and ACOs

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini started his keynote at HIMSS here in Orlando, Florida with a simple fact: Aetna is doing well, but the healthcare system in …

Digital Health

In-Depth: Payer news and moves at HIMSS 2014

Mark Bertolini, CEO, Aetna | Photo Credit: HIMSS 2014 Event Staff<p><b>By Jonah Comstock</b><p>There may not have been a lot of news from payers (or health …

Health Care

Aetna to shut down new caregiver app InvolveCare

As we reported in our <b>Friday in-depth report on payers at HIMSS</b>, Aetna is <b>shutting down its InvolveCare caregiver support app</b>. The app has been in full …