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Innovations, Strategies & Technologies

The Editorial Team of Clinical Insights pondered “what will healthcare in the future” look like? We have invited healthcare leaders, strategists and our resident medical socialist to provide their perspectives. Delve into this month’s issues to explore more about: a look at the emerging space of retail health, the history of innovation and the value of disruptive technologies.

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Looking Outside the Health Care Box

Susan Brown, MSN, FNP-BC, CPHIMS, Director, Clinical Informatics, CVS/MinuteClinic

“What medications do you take?” It sounds like an easy enough question. However, as most clinicians know, getting an accurate and comprehensive medication list from patients can be difficult. Patients often do not recall drug names nor do they always recall the dose of that one tablet taken daily.

State of The Industry

Keeping EMRs Numerous and PCPs Independent Fosters Disruptive Innovation

Paul Buehrens, MD, Medical Director, EvergreenHealth Partners

The acquiring of primary care providers (PCP) by hospitals is a dramatic trend in the healthcare industry. Not only does the absorption of PCPs shore up referral networks, it also facilitates care coordination and data analytics by bringing these physicians onto one electronic health record (EHR) system.

State of The Industry

Outside the Hospital Walls: The Future of Healthcare

Molly McCarthy, RN, MBA, Chief Nursing Strategist, Microsoft US Health & Life Sciences

In my role at Microsoft, I visit with clinical and IT professionals in various healthcare organizations and settings across the United States faced with the same challenge: deliver exceptional, personalized care at a lower cost. The future of US healthcare and meeting these challenges requires design and implementation of a multi-pronged approach, already in play around the country.

Trend Spotter

A View of the Future from a Medical Sociologist

Lorren Pettit, MBA, Vice President, Market Research, HIMSS Analytics

Have you ever attended a healthcare conference and have a Futurist (someone who seems to speak with some authority about what the future could look like) as one of the key speakers?


Fall 2015 HIE Community Roundtable - SMART on FHIR®: Apps for Health
Presenter, Joshua Mandel, MD will focus on the SMART Health IT app platform, which enables third-party apps that plug into electronic health record systems.  There will also be a demonstration on a set of SMART apps that take advantage of the platform. Register here to join us on Thursday, September 17th, 11:00-12:30pm central.

Call for HIMSS16 NI Symposium Poster Proposals
The call for HIMSS16 NI Poster Sessions has officially opened! Share your case studies, your perspectives and your contributions to Nursing Informatics. Submit a proposal by filling out a brief submission form. Submissions will close October 1, 2015. Following a peer review selection process, selections will be announced October 16, 2015. Posters will be displayed at the HIMSS16 Nursing Informatics Symposium on February 29th in Las Vegas, Nevada and the primary presenter will receive complimentary symposium registration. Submit YOUR Story Today  Questions?  Contact Caroline Connelly, Manager, Education

Call for Posters & Presentations: HIMSS16 AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians' IT Symposium
Exploring advances in health IT and clinical informatics, posters should address practical implications, innovations, and clinical informatics roles. View the Poster Guidelines and Submit your Proposal Today!
Alternately, share your expertise with a 10 minute presentation on the value derived from health IT at the HIMSS16 AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians' IT Symposium on February 29, 2015 in Las Vegas. Submit your Proposal Today!

TIGER VLE Now Offers Certificates of Completion for HIMSS Courses
Are you ready to further your health IT education? TIGER Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) now offers Certificates of Completion tied HIMSS Courses. Contact TIGER today with questions or for more information!

Complimentary Webinar: ICD-10…Oh Yes, They Did!
Presented by Stanley Nachimson and Bonnie Sunday, MD, this session will explore the short-term measure you can take that will allow you to operate in this new world while at the same time implementing more permanent changes into your work flow processes and coding to ensure on-going compliance. Join us on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 12:00pm central.


Cheryl D. Parker, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, PatientSafe Solutions, Inc.

5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Healthcare
Entrepreneur explores how to help shape the transformation and future of health care with identifying trends to focus on.

The Wall Street Journal: The Future of Health Care: Hacking, Hospitals, Technology and More
The Wall Street Journal provides insights on the future of healthcare from DNA hackers to nursing homes of the future. Subscription required.

Healthcare 2020
The Future of Government provides perspective of the future of health care with sharing the drivers and trends in healthcare from regulatory compliance to social media analytics.

mHealth Summit. Now part of the HIMSS Connected Health conference. Register today >>

HIMSS Dictionary of Healthcare Information Technology Terms, Acronyms and Organizations (3rd Edition)

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