Category Archives: Clinical and Business Intelligence

A Payer Perspective on the Value of HIE

Two members of the HIMSS HIE Toolkit Task Force recently interviewed Marty Hauser, a CEO of a large, multi-hospital organization in the Midwest. Their discussion focused on impact value and operational benefits of health information exchange organizations (HIOs) to the … Continue reading

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Roger Baker and Aneesh Chopra on the Future of Health IT

This month, I was excited to have the opportunity to moderate a discussion on Federal News Radio with Roger Baker and Aneesh Chopra, discussing the value of health IT.

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Transforming Healthcare from Fee-For-Volume to Fee-For-Value through Population Health

Don Berwick’s pivotal 2008 article, “The Triple Aim: Care, Health, And Cost,” created the framework for healthcare reform under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ACA places a high priority on improving the quality of Medicare services through creating new payment … Continue reading

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Leading Matters: Listening for the Future of Health IT

Hear from HIMSS WorldWide President and CEO H. Stephen Lieber, CAE, who shares his  perspective on how the organization decides which direction to take in improving health with IT. 

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Insights on the Use of Big Data in Healthcare

Meet HIMSS Virtual Event Speaker Thompson H. Boyd III, MD, FACHE, CPHIMS, CHCOM, CPHM Thompson H. Boyd, III, M.D., FACHE, CHCQM, CPHIMS, CPHM has been a physician in Internal Medicine for over 24 years. In 2007, he began working full-time … Continue reading

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C&BI: Teaching Clinical Analytics

Author: John Sharp, MSSA, PMP, FHIMSS, is Manager, Research Informatics, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Health Informatics, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio; and a member of the HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Data and Analytics Task Force Many are … Continue reading

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Is Your Organization Strategically Intelligent?

by Sheldon Hamburger, Member, HIMSS Medical Banking & Financial Systems Committee, and President, The Aristone Group In his recent book titled, “Strategic IQ:  Creating Smarter Corporations”(1) and related interview, author, Harvard Professor John R. Wells, makes the case that to be … Continue reading

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Clinical and Business Intelligence Soars to New Heights

by Maxine Rand, MPA, BSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, Member, HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Committee, and Director, Clinical Education, Practice & Informatics, Kaiser Permanente ThedaCare, a Wisconsin-based integrated health system, has a history of using LEAN principles to leverage technology and improve services … Continue reading

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