Tag Archives: mHealth

National Healthcare Innovation Summit – 2015

by: Karan Singh, Co-founder, Ginger.io Why is innovation crucial for improving the delivery of healthcare and fulfilling the Triple Aim? Since the 1950s, the majority of innovations in mental health have been largely focused on the development of pharmaceuticals. Drugs that … Continue reading

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Technology for the Way We Work

by: Sandra R. Hernández, MD, President & Chief Executive Officer                          California HealthCare Foundation Whether it’s electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, or e-prescribing, clinics and hospitals have historically approached … Continue reading

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HIMSS15 Physician Faculty: Addressing Both High Tech and High Touch of Health IT

At the HIMSS15, peer-reviewed educational sessions occur in both Pre-Conference and General Education programs.  In the pre-conference education program, we are pleased to offer 10 symposia and 2 workshops.  And for general education programming, we offer 16 concurrent sessions across … Continue reading

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The Maker Culture in Healthcare – Diabetes

While Nick Dawson called for a maker culture in healthcare a year ago, the maker culture has already arrived in the diabetes community. The maker culture is defined as “a contemporary culture or subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY … Continue reading

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What Caregivers Need from Health IT

As we become immersed in the sights and sounds of the holiday season, there is a largely invisible group of people struggling to balance its daily responsibilities with the added stress of the holidays – family caregivers. I am one … Continue reading

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Flip the Visit – Patient in Charge!

by Sri Bharadwaj Sri is a Board member of HIMSS Southern California and consults with healthcare organizations across the nation. The healthcare landscape is being changed by the technology-enabled connected patient. Wearables, remote monitoring devices and self-radiology is swapping the … Continue reading

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Achieving More with Less

One of the 2014 HIMSS Congressional Asks focuses on telehealth, an area that is growing in demand and orientation towards patient centric care. Kathy Hsu Wibberly, PhD, a member of the HIMSS mHealth Committee, discusses the expected shortage of physicians … Continue reading

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Patient Digital Health Platforms (PDHPs): An Epicenter of Healthcare Transformation?

By Vince Kuraitis, JD/MB Apple’s recent announcement about its HealthKit platform is a beacon of a much bigger trend. We are at the early stages in the rise of a new business and IT ecosystem: Patient Digital Health Platforms (PDHPs) These … Continue reading

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Empowering Patients and Improving Health Using Text Messages

Text messaging has not only changed the way people individually connect and communicate with each other; it also offers a truly unprecedented opportunity to instantly reach massive segments of the U.S. population. Healthcare has started integrating mobile messaging to simplify … 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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