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Boston Children’s Hospital Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014
Jul 23, 2014 - Boston Children’s Hospital Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014, Oct. 30-31, in Boston, provides an engaging forum to build partnerships, accelerate innovations and help reshape the future of pediatric medicine.
Best Hospital IT Departments finalists
Jul 24, 2014
Eighty-five IT teams are in the running to be named a top hospital in the Healthcare IT News 2014 "Where to Work: BEST Hospital IT Departments" program.
More than 5,000 IT staff from 194 nominated hospitals completed the 79-question online survey. To qualify to be considered a top hospital, at least half the employees in an IT department needed to complete the survey.
Leapfrog: Hospital dangers still lurk
Jul 23, 2014
On the up side, more hospitals are adopting computerized physician order entry, which has proven to reduce medication error. On the down side, hospitals can't seem to get a handle on certain hospital-acquired infections.
The benefits – and dangers – of hospital stays are highlighted in the most recent report from healthcare watchdog organization Leapfrog in "Results of the 2013 Leapfrog Hospital Survey," which it completed with Castlight.
Health IT mergers on upward climb
Jul 23, 2014Mergers and acquisitions for the health IT market continue to see big numbers, with total deal volumes increasing 18 percent since the second half of 2013, according to a new Berkery Noyes trend report.The report, which analyzed M&A activity during the first half of 2014 and compared it with previous years, found aggregate value increased nearly 50 percent, from $3.7 billion up to $5.5 billion.
Agfa HealthCare's ICIS: changing how one provider does medicine
Jul 21, 2014
The Brussels, Belgium-Based Edith Cavell Interregional Hospital Group (CHIREC) has embarked upon a plan to become fully digitized -- i.e., paperless -- across its six-site operation. But the process is not going to happen overnight.
7 Important Soft Skills for Health IT ConsultantsJul 15, 2014
by Frank Myeroff, President, Direct Consulting Associates, a Supporting Collaborator at the HIMSS Innovation Center Google “soft skills” and you’ll find that they are defined as the cluster of personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, friendliness, and optimism … Continue reading
Hawaii-Alaska HIMSS Chapter | Engaging the PatientHonolulu, HI
mHealth Open Mic Series | Demonstrating Value in Mobile: C Suite Interactions & mHealthVirtual Event
Acing the Audit: How Medical Devices Impact Your HIPAA, Meaningful Use and FDA ComplianceVirtual Event