Topic "Healthcare"

How Digital Transformation Enables a Systematic Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak

For many years now, we’ve all been talking about a worldwide digital transformation in healthcare.  One of the key motivations for healthcare’s digital transformation has been to enable the shift from labor-intensive, manual, in-person encounters in healthcare facilities and replace them with encounters that are instead digital, possibly automated, and which can take place wherever... more

Healthcare Transformation: Goodbye Data Frustration, Hello Data Freedom, Part II

This second in a series focusing on the challenges and changes facing healthcare payers and providers focuses on how data management holds the promise of a cure for what ails the healthcare industry. Every transformational healthcare initiative today has a significant reliance on the availability of accessible, trusted and secure data. In my previous post,... more

Healthcare Transformation: Goodbye Data Frustration, Hello Data Freedom, Part I

In this first of a series focusing on the challenges and changes facing healthcare payers and providers, learn about how data management holds the promise of a cure for what ails the healthcare industry. IT professionals who are supporting healthcare providers today must be aware of many key strategic initiatives that share the promise of... more

Big Data in Healthcare: Driving Digital Transformation

I spend much of my time meeting with healthcare executives and discussing how they can transform their organizations using data. Perhaps unsurprisingly, these discussions often start with a focus on the discrete data captured in electronic health records or the codified content of claims and other transaction applications for payers. However, focusing on just the... more

Create the Optimal Healthcare Provider Network Designed for Quality Outcomes

To Build a Better Provider Network, Start with Better Data About Your Providers There are a lot of reasons healthcare payers want to build optimal provider networks. An optimal provider network is smarter: it lets payers synthesize data from many different systems, including recruiting, credentialing, claims, reimbursements, utilization, quality, fraud detection, and more. With an... more

Cleveland Clinic: a “Must-See” at HIMSS19

I’m delighted that Christopher J. Donovan, MBA, the Executive Director, Enterprise Analytics, and Andrew W. Proctor, Senior Director, Enterprise Analytics with Cleveland Clinic, will be presenting at this year’s HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando—one of the largest gatherings of Health IT professions, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Their topic is “Communicate... more

Embracing Transformation with Intelligent Data at HIMSS19

The signs of disruption in the healthcare industry are everywhere: Massive mergers. Major employers test driving new data-driven employee-based population health and preventive care programs. A major online retailer acquiring a pharmacy benefits administrator. It’s an exciting and transformational time for the healthcare market, and the possibilities are extraordinary. Patients can benefit from better information... more

Providence St. Joseph Health – A “Don’t Miss” Presentation at HIMSS18

I’m delighted that Kim Jackson, Vice President, Products, Strategy and Governance at Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) will be presenting at this year’s HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas – one of the largest gatherings of Health IT professions, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Her topic is Breaking Down Barriers... more