By encouraging patients to take a more active role in their health maintenance by leveraging their personal health portals, Altru Health System saw increased patient engagement and was recognized as a HIMSS Stage 7 healthcare system for both inpatient and outpatient care.
Walking through the halls of any healthcare facility, you will likely note the presence of smartphones everywhere. Guest blogger QliqSOFT discusses what can be done to take these devices from a data security risk to an invaluable interoperability must-have.
We had a conversation with the HIMSS Government Relations team to learn how the proposed changes by CMS, if finalized, could expand access to telehealth, support progress toward addressing the opioid epidemic, and ultimately address the issue of clinician burden.
"As a woman in health IT who helped usher in the initial waves of digital health innovation, I’ve witnessed an incredible amount of transformative change throughout my career." – Judy Murphy, winner of the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono – a recipient of the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award – shared with our Steps to Value podcast how her path has been full of changes, but that these changes helped her become the leader she is today.
In an ever-changing environment, healthcare organization leaders need to be prepared for unexpected situations. As the incident commander during the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Chief Daniel Linskey shares three leadership lessons learned during his time in crisis management.