Healthcare News & Insights

Keys to making impactful capital investments for your hospital

In today’s healthcare landscape, it’s imperative capital decision makers are able to point toward clinically proven results to justify crucial purchases for their hospitals. In this guest post, Dr. Linda Greer, medical director at a breast health and research center, details the criteria you need to consider when making a purchasing decisions.

Four crucial practices to ensure survey readiness amidst regulatory changes

Regulatory requirements have undergone considerable changes in the past year, adding urgency and pressure for healthcare leaders to upgrade their compliance efforts. In this guest post, Larry LaCombe, VP of program management and facilities compliance at a company specializing in facilities management, safety, environment of care, emergency management and compliance, details four crucial practices healthcare […] [MORE]

Wearable technology can enhance long-term patient care

Wearable technologies have been widely adopted by consumers to measure and track aspects of health. Bracelets can track steps and calorie burn, clothing can measure heart rate and VO2 levels. While adoption is slower in clinical settings, some healthcare organizations have begun to integrate wearable technologies into patient care to create more opportunities for e-health […] [MORE]

Healthcare is in the middle of a mobile movement

A growing number of organizations across industries are developing mobile-friendly services and solutions now that mobile browsing exceeds desktop browsing. The healthcare industry is not exempt from this shifting landscape, but many healthcare organizations are lagging behind. In this guest post, Chris Byers, CEO of a company that offers an online form and data-collection platform, […] [MORE]

Patient experience may be key to payor-provider collaboration

The healthcare industry has experienced unprecedented change in recent years. Technological efficiencies and strategic service offerings, value-based care initiatives, and federal and state mandates have converged with the goal of creating a system that is patient-centered and outcomes based, while also lowering the overall cost of care. In this guest post, Donna Martin, senior VP […] [MORE]

4 ways to protect information in a data-driven healthcare system

Health care is a data-intensive industry. Technological advances have allowed healthcare organizations to use real-time data visualizations to improve their reporting capabilities and response times. Considering that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are produced every day, the issue clearly isn’t going away. In this guest post, Wendy Schott, CMO of a data stream network delivering real-time APIs […] [MORE]

How to get the most out of IoT in your hospital

Over the next decade, hospitals will continue increasing their adoption of IoT devices, and see more coming through the doors. It’ll be crucial for IT leaders to identify technology solutions that enable scalable technology infrastructure, risk mitigation and management, and effective ways to draw insights from collected data. In this guest post, Soumya Das, CMO […] [MORE]

HIPAA: It’s not as black and white as you first thought

It was a feat in and of itself to become HIPAA compliant. Staying compliant is a whole other ball of wax. In this guest post, Gene Fry, VP of technology and compliance officer at a developer and provider of HIPAA compliant document workflow and collaboration tools, identifies areas of HIPAA hospitals have to pay special attention to.

Five keys to leading in the age of analytics

Data and analytics have redefined the way we compete. Data is a critical corporate asset that organizations are starting to monetize in new ways to get ahead of their competition. In this guest post, Andrew Wells, CEO of a management-consulting firm, and Kathy Chiang, VP business insights at a marketing firm will provide the five […] [MORE]

Boosting your bottom line and improving patient engagement with SMS

Text messaging is an increasingly popular way for businesses to interact with their customers. In this guest post Dave Rich, VP of product at a software company/carrier that provides direct access to telephony resources and advanced communication services, explains how hospitals can leverage short message service (SMS) as a communications channel to make the patient […] [MORE]