February 18, 2020
Healthcare technology – whether medical devices or IT – has always had a direct connection to patient safety. In this first episode of a three-part series, Dr. Geoff Caplea (Allscripts) joins experts from ECRI Institute to discuss how the organization was founded in 1968, and what’s changed in patient safety issues in the decades since.
Featured on this episode are Dr. Karen Schoelles, Janice Kaczmarek and Dr. Lorraine Possanza.
February 5, 2020
Physician practices face unique operational and financial challenges, including declining revenue, increasing denials, increasing patient balances and lack of actionable analytics. Consultant Paola Turchi explains how practice leaders can use revenue cycle management to address these gaps, improving employee, physician and patient satisfaction.
Connect with HFMA, MGMA, and ACHE
January 8, 2020
As healthcare moves into the next decade, patients, providers and technology partners must combine their strengths to address the challenges ahead. Molly McCarthy (National Director, US Health and Chief Nursing Officer, Microsoft) tells how Microsoft technology is powering healthcare outcomes, and how the right partnerships with both patients and organizations will continue to move healthcare in the right direction.
Recorded at ACE 2019
In episode: Microsoft Healthcare Industry Blog
December 4, 2019
Today’s healthcare providers have countless ways to connect clinicians and patients at every point of care. Dr. Jim Nielsen (CMIO, Baptist Pensacola) discusses how his community health system used the Internet of Things to address operational problems and improve delivery of care, as well as what other organizations can do to implement this themselves.
September 18, 2019
The final part of our conversation with Dr. Janey Barnes (founder, User View). Dr. Barnes discusses how health IT platforms compare to those in other fields (and how pharma software is like lottery software); how hands-on training helps achieve stronger EHR functionality, satisfaction and regulatory fulfillment; and how a human-centered approach at every step, from implementation to daily use, creates systems that fit each unique organization.
Resources and research in episode:
September 4, 2019
The first of three episodes with Dr. Janey Barnes (founder, User-View) on incorporating human factors in EHR design and health IT. Here, Dr. Barnes and our experts discuss the difference between human factors, usability and user experience; responding to US patient safety and usability standards today; and how healthcare organizations and IT partners can raise the bar for EHRs.
July 2, 2019
Opargo’s practice optimization tool delivers learnings from the airline industry to meet healthcare needs. In a conversation with Allscripts’ Tina Joros, Opargo leaders Paul Wiley and Nancy Harvey discuss how scheduling patients is like assigning plane seats; how the right scheduling system can positively impact care and revenue; and how data analytics help organizations find their challenges and strengths before designing the right system for themselves.
Opargo on YouTube
On Allscripts app store
June 5, 2019
Founded when blockchain was brand new, Hashed Health uses the technology to strengthen trust, transparency and alignment among healthcare partners. Founder and CEO John Bass addresses the state of blockchain in 2019, current solutions for healthcare credentialing and other functions and what challenges and opportunities remain in the future. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.
The Synaptic Alliance
April 2, 2019
As healthcare organizations gather unprecedented amounts of data, they look to store it safely and use it to its full potential. David Houlding (Principal Health Lead, Microsoft) lays out the three stages of successful cloud adoption, the challenges and opportunities organizations might encounter at each one and ways to continue innovating. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.