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Perspectives and insights on healthcare technology and healthcare industry trends and topics

#HIMSS18: Digital, Data and the Patient Experience

#HIMSS18 brought together 45,000+ professionals from around the world for five days of education, innovation and collaboration to help uncover the promise of health information and technology. After arriving on site, I witnessed thousands of healthcare professionals approaching the convention center and slowly trickling into the vendor hall. The convention hall featured 1,300+ companies and […]

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Google’s New Eye Artificial Intelligence Algorithm

Healthcare breakthroughs are happening on a daily occurrence in 2018. Dominant companies of business are developing new and advanced strategies for optimal patient care and diagnosis. Google has stepped into the light and released a new eye artificial intelligence algorithm, in the early stages of development, which can detect patient health problems. The new state […]

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Amazon Healthcare: Momentum to Renovate American Healthcare

Amazon came forward and announced it would begin to seek new ways to address and possibly reduce rising health care costs for its own employees. The initiatives are all part of a bigger strategy to improve the shopping experience for businesses and consumers. Amazon’s strategy is in the beginning stages of the process but is […]

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Countdown to #HIMSS18 Conference

While there’s been much news coverage in the media recently of companies sending vehicles into space, there’s an electricity in the air as the HIMSS18 conference fuels up for launch this week. You can bet on the Las Vegas show delivering an out of this world conference and exhibition on the latest health information and […]

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#HIMSS18 Social Media Ambassadors: Mission to Innovate

It’s time for the #HIMSS18 Annual Conference & Exhibition in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada at the Sands Expo and Convention Center March 5-9. The annual conference is the leading healthcare information extravaganza bringing together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. However, if you are unable to attend the conference […]

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Data Integration and Analytics Solutions at HIMSS18

Healthcare organizations that want to make more informed and better clinical and business decisions need to not only integrate their data but be able to turn that data into insights. More and more analytics are becoming the key to successful implementations, innovations, and better patient outcomes. Our healthcare leadership team will once again be in […]

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Welcome to Chaos: Using the Agile Manifesto in Healthcare

In one of my previous blog posts, I discussed using the Cynefin framework for providing guidance in determining the type of healthcare project you will be managing and the best SDLC methodology to use for that project. The Cynefin framework defines four types of projects: Simple Complicated Complex Chaotic Chaotic projects are the rare project, […]

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4 Reasons to Attend HIMSS18 – First-Time Attendee Perspective

If you work in the healthcare field, attending the HIMSS18 Annual Conference & Exhibition at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas from March 5 to 9 is the right decision. If you haven’t been to the conference before, don’t be intimidated. Being a first-time attendee is not unheard of. 43% of the […]

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3 Key Considerations for Implementing IBM’s Unified Data Model

Healthcare organizations have been implementing the IBM UDMH (Unified Data Model for Healthcare) for the last seven years because they realize that connecting critical data helps gain insight into improving care, controlling risk, managing population health and providing accurate reporting both internally and externally. To reap these benefits, there is a critical need to plan […]

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3 Ways to Use Human-Centered Design Strategy in Healthcare

Innovation in healthcare has become a trending topic in today’s world, with payers, providers, and patients expecting the same level of ease and access from their healthcare systems as they’ve come to expect across other essential services. With the technology driving efficiency in nearly every other aspect of our day-to-day lives, it is long overdue […]

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#HIMSS18 Session: First-Ever Cloud Implementation of IBM UDMH

HIMSS18 is right around the corner. This year, more than 45,000 professionals from around the world will gather in the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, March 5-9 to help uncover the promise of health information and technology. The conference will bring world-class education, cutting-edge products and solutions, and unique networking opportunities to help […]

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