The tech tools exist for healthcare organizations to take huge strides in both operations and patient care. Chris Harris (Deloitte) discusses how organizations can assess the right solutions for them, which operational issues are key to focus on and what results can be achieved when the strongest tech is deployed in the most strategic ways.
Community and rural health organizations are in many ways just like larger ones. But they also face a special set of challenges, from barriers to physical access (like literal railroad tracks) to lack of support for health data integration. Dr. Chris Caggiano describes his experience with community health challenges and successes, and shows how organizations can use the resources they have to deliver the best care their patients need.
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.
Part of the Linux Foundation, Hyperledger is an open source initiative to build blockchain solutions across industries. Executive director Brian Behlendorf discusses what blockchain is, and how this “distributed ledger” model applies to healthcare challenges both now and in the future. Recorded at HIMSS 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.
With health systems of all sizes among its members, the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) is dedicated to improving population health and business outcomes. Dr. John Cuddeback, CMIO, describes the creation of a predictive data model for pre-diabetes management and how similar models can be used in EHRs at the point of care. Recorded at HIMSS 2019.
PCORI-funded Tufts study, Improving Diabetes Prevention Based on Predicted Benefits of Treatment
Creating Healthcare Solutions for Small Practices – w Dr. Jim Morrow, MorrowFamMed & Business Radio X
An early advocate for the electronic health record, physician and radio host Dr. Jim Morrow has run his small practice as a software “test kitchen” for decades. Here he discusses how other small practices can build and customize solutions that fill their needs, what resources are available and what to consider when getting all users on board with a new system.
Dr. Morrow’s podcast To Your Health streams on the Business Radio X network
While health tech innovators meaningfully engage with the current aging population, they also consider the unique challenges to be faced by upcoming generations. Lisa Taylor (CEO) describes the future of engagement technology, anticipating users who will increasingly age “in place” and with their own tech preferences, as well as the lessons all tech companies serving specialized populations can take from iN2L.
Part 3 of a 3-part series featuring leaders and engagement experts from iN2L.
As the baby boomer generation continues to age, many older adults face major physical and cognitive challenges. It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L) provides “Dignity through Technology” for these elders. VP Kristi Stoglin describes how strong, personalized engagement technology can improve safety, mood and overall quality of life for these users and their caregivers alike.
Part 2 of a 3-part series featuring leaders and engagement experts from iN2L.
For over two decades, It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L) has created “Dignity through Technology” for older adults, especially those in residential communities and with cognitive disabilities such as dementia. President and co-founder Jack York discusses how he began iN2L by donating computers to a senior living center; how the user and patient engagement landscape has changed since then; and how user health and quality of life can be improved through meaningful engagement.
Part 1 of a 3-part series featuring leaders and engagement experts from iN2L.