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Technology is changing nursing practice, making it easier to acquire patient data. One possible benefit: nurses may be freed up for more time with patients.
Over the next 5-10 years, the synergy between data analytics and technology will continue to expand leading to greatly improved healthcare around the world.
We have entered an exciting new frontier of state-of-the-art gadgets and high-tech communication systems that are revolutionizing healthcare.
Knowing how to choose an IT service provider that is right for your company can be daunting. You need to know what you need, why you need it, and who provides it.
We may never want healthcare IT to fully commoditize because it would probably result in fewer advances and less innovation. Still, some standards and modularity are essential to apply downward pressure on healthcare IT pricing.
Five ways health IT can be used to improve care and avoid hospitalizations.
The interoperability enabled by blockchain is particularly promising for its potential to transfer relevant patient data from one provider to another no matter the location or the providers’ particular EHR.
Healthcare EHRs offer a unique opportunity to help moderate costs and provide a host of clinical, organizational, and population health benefits by improving processes, but only if the systems don’t require mortgaging the future and putting the hospital in financial straits.
Potential repeal of the ACA introduces uncertainty about future revenues that should be factored into decisions about acquiring a new EHR.
According to Dr. Steven Chan, next year, 2017, will include further advances in large-scale community testing, population-level health, patient-generated data, doctors assisted by computers, and overcoming hurdles for data sharing and systems implementation.
If the 21st Century Cures Act becomes law, EHR vendors that have failed to live up to their Interoperability Pledges will find that compliance is no longer voluntary.
The biggest threat to healthcare IT security is the human element. Here are a variety of strategies that can be employed to improve employee cyber-behavior.