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February 22, 2017
The busy floor and outskirts of HIMSS 2017 were abuzz with hot health IT topics ranging from patient engagement and care collaboration to AI and machine learning.
November 30, 2016
This issue of SearchHealthIT's Pulse zeroes in on vendor neutral archives -- a distinctive, medical imaging technology in healthcare designed to allow providers to view images in a standard format.
The market for medical imaging management is huge -- possibly worth almost $6 billion by 2021, and in order to grab their share, vendors must adapt and enhance their products. Our cover story explores the state of the vendor neutral archive (VNA) market and looks at how one children's hospital envisions the future use of its medical imaging technology system.
Following up on that notion comes a 2017 wish list, in which three health IT experts explain what future VNA features they'd like to see. A standards-based approach tops that list. Elsewhere in Pulse, a Gartner analyst helps us debunk some of the myths behind the use of blockchain in healthcare, and find out what steps personal health record vendors need to take for a more successful foray into patient engagement.
August 25, 2016
If you're a patient of a hospital or physician that is using the technology of a CommonWell Health Alliance member—including Cerner Corp., athenahealth, Inc., and McKesson Corporation, to name a ...
November 30, 2015
RSNA 2015 spotlights radiology innovation in cloud, analytics and 3D printing, said Rasu Shrestha, M.D., chair of the RSNA Scientific Program Radiology Informatics Subcommittee.
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Retailers such as Walmart are beginning to offer self-service health kiosks that allow patients to check their vital signs while doing their shopping. Continue Reading
University of Colorado Health is securely providing patient access to health information at the bedside. Experts detail how they are able to achieve this and engage patients. Continue Reading
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Voice-based virtual assistants such as Cortana and Alexa can be used to set medication and appointment reminders, or as a patient education tool. Continue Reading
A North Carolina health system uses a care activation platform from Twine Health Inc., to coordinate care of patients with hypertension and reduce symptoms and hospital visits. Continue Reading
Personal health record vendors seek to gain widespread adoption among patients by centralizing patient-generated data and medical records. Continue Reading
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Patient engagement technology is changing the healthcare landscape as providers use new ways to communicate with patients and improve health services. Continue Reading
Healthcare is in the midst of a mobile transformation, and recent research indicates there's no end in sight to mobile technology use in patient care. Continue Reading
When designing a patient engagement strategy, doing the bare minimum to involve patients and not gauging their satisfaction are two missteps to avoid. Continue Reading
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As health data and IT advance, patients have more control over their own health information than ever and more access to patient engagement technology. Continue Reading
Sharing population health analytics data through interoperability is critical to coordinating care and producing better health outcomes, McKesson Corp. expert says. Continue Reading
Mobile health app developers should improve app design to make digital health services more effective and increase patient engagement with them, expert says in Q&A. Continue Reading