Healthcare News & Insights

Data analytics holds promise of dramatically improving outcomes for patients with autoimmune disease

Many industries are using data analytics to make predictions about future events and use them to their advantage. But can this technology benefit the healthcare industry? In this guest post, Chase Spurlock, PhD, founder and CEO of a data analytics company, and Michael Fleming, MD, founding director, chairman and chief medical officer for a company […] [MORE]

What’s new with patient information blocking and MyHealthEData

While attending HIMSS 2018, an administrator from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the MyHealthEData Interoperability Initiative, which aims to “empower patients by ensuring they control their healthcare data and can decide how their data is going to be used, all while keeping that information safe and secure.” In this guest post, […] [MORE]

Panning for gold: Insights in the healthcare data ocean

The healthcare industry has mass quantities of data. The challenge is turning it into something useful. In this guest post, Brian Robertson, CEO of a company that integrates and simplifies complex big data from multiple sources, will explain how artificial intelligence (AI) can help hospitals do that.

How merchant services software can improve the efficiency of healthcare payment systems

Considering national healthcare spending is projected to increase by 5.5% per year from 2017 to 2026, security and efficiency are more important than ever for today’s hospitals. Existing healthcare payment processing solutions are often outdated, cumbersome and need to be revamped to reduce costs and provide better patient experiences. Some of the main areas that […] [MORE]

Benefits of implementing robotics in care facilities

A significant portion of a healthcare facility executive or decision maker’s responsibility is ensuring optimal patient care. While there’s no shortage of new technologies and services claiming to optimize a facility’s efficiency and the care it provides, not all of them live up to their hype. In this guest post, Dr. Eric Dusseux, CEO of a robotics […] [MORE]

7 key factors for healthcare mergers and affiliations

Mergers and affiliations allow hospitals to share expenses and offer patients a wide array of services. In this guest post, Robin Figueroa, a consultant with a California-based healthcare management consulting firm, offers seven steps you need to consider when undertaking a merger.

A healthcare data revolution – The case for data visualization

With data volumes increasing exponentially, health care can no longer rely on antiquated data presentation tools like spreadsheets and tables. In this guest post, Mark Jahn, a consultant with a California-based healthcare management consulting firm, shows how new and creative means of data visualization are helping users more effectively determine findings and trends, communicate analytical […] [MORE]

Out in front: Using real-time technology to get ahead of hospital crises

Hospital emergencies, like natural disasters and shootings, are a part of the world we live in. The key to effectively respond to these events lies in the ability to leverage technologies so executives and administrators have real-time data to react to. In this guest post, Ed Monan, director, corporate security sales at a company that […] [MORE]

Emerging new technology: Changing the face of NEMT for service providers

Not everyone can get to their medical appointments with ease. Especially for the elderly and frail patients, finding transportation can be difficult. In this guest post, Monica Rivera, VP of business development and sales at a non-emergency transportation broker, shows how advanced technologies can help non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) patients get the care they need […] [MORE]

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