Tag Archives: innovation

Delivering a Reliable and High-Quality Experience with Health IT

by: Eileen Haggerty, sr. director, enterprise business operations, NetScout  Healthcare organizations depend on technology 24/7. When it comes to health services and treatment, every second of delay is critical and can be the difference between life and death.

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In Their Words: My Career in Nursing Informatics—Part 3

In Chapter 1 of An Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation (HIMSS Books, 2015), educator and healthcare informatics consultant Susan K. Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS, CHTS-CP, writes: “Nurses work in a discipline that must integrate concepts from other … Continue reading

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In Their Words: My Career in Nursing Informatics—Part 2

In the Foreword of An Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation (HIMSS Books, 2015), Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN, Vice President, Informatics, HIMSS, writes: “It is hard to imagine today how we could possibly realize the promise … Continue reading

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In Their Words: My Career in Nursing Informatics—Part 1

In the Afterword of An Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation (HIMSS Books, 2015), Willa Fields, RN, DNSc, FHIMSS, Professor in the School of Nursing at San Diego State University, writes: “Nurse informaticist career opportunities are as varied as … Continue reading

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Precision Medicine is Coming

by: Andrew Ury MD, Chief Executive Officer, ActX In real life, every patient is different, no one patient is average, but up to now the delivery of healthcare has in many respects focused on treating the “average” patient. If we can … Continue reading

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Nursing Informatics—A Discipline of Possibility

For the past year, I have had the enormous pleasure to work with a dedicated group of nurses on a new HIMSS Media book—An Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation. In the time it took for the book to … Continue reading

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Innovation as a Business Imperative

by: Leslie Wainwright, PhD, AVIA, Chief Strategy Officer After having worked with health systems of the topic of innovation for almost a decade, I feel we have reached a tipping point where innovation is no longer viewed as the ‘sexy’ addition to … Continue reading

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The Possibilities for Improved Healthcare with the Use of Innovation

by Elizabeth Regan, PhD, MA, BS, AS The potential for transforming healthcare delivery to increase access, improve outcomes, and reduce cost are tremendous, but far from guaranteed. As a nation we’ve just invested over $30 billion in establishing a technology infrastructure … Continue reading

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LEANing into Innovation

by Judi Painter, MBA        As we move into a new year it seems appropriate to ask the question as to why innovation seems so difficult in healthcare. What strategic approach does one take to generate sustainable and disruptive innovation?

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The Future of Health IT Standards and Interoperability

With 2015 now in motion, I wanted to share my perspective on health IT standards and interoperability – what’s happened in 2014 and what’s ahead in 2015. My comments here appeared as part of a Jan. 5 article in iHealth … Continue reading

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