Healthcare Technology Trends The simple and elegant interfaces that companies like PayPal, Apple and Google have developed make it easy for consumers to transact on their platforms. Here are three things I healthcare can learn in the next three years to dramatically improve the healthcare experience for consumers. rn
Healthcare Technology Trends Healthcare M&A is dampening demand and squeezing margins for IT services firms in the short term. This requires tech services firms to respond in some way to the increased competitive pressures.rn
Healthcare Technology Trends The last mile in healthcare, the place where healthcare consumers meet healthcare providers, is a cauldron of technology-led innovation today. Apple's CareKit apps join a burgeoning ecosystem that's trying to rewrite the rules.
Healthcare Technology Trends Solving the first and last mile problems in healthcare requires a transformative approach with technology. Early efforts by Jefferson Health and REACHnet provide some insights into what is to come.rn
Healthcare Technology Trends Increasing consumerism means that patients have to feel like they are partners in their health care. Improved user experience design in technology and real-time analytics at the last mile that is invisible and improves the quality of the physician-patient interaction may hold the key to the future of healthcare.rn
Healthcare Technology Trends The shifting burden of financial responsibility towards consumers is driving them to shop around for health care services. New technology platforms and partnerships are emerging to help consumers and insurers alike with products designed to help drive competition and drive down healthcare costs.rn
Healthcare Technology Trends Most analytics programs struggle with operationalization of analytics platforms that work “offline” and do not integrate into day to day clinical workflow. The transition to value based care requires analytics to be front and center in point of care decisions. rn
Healthcare Technology Trends Connected health and IoT can be powerful forces for change in healthcare delivery. Conflicting reimbursement models and low adoption rates for mHealth applications are among the issues we need to address.
Healthcare Technology Trends Healthcare faces a giant bottleneck when it comes to harnessing the power of data. New solutions are emerging from unusual places.
Healthcare Technology Trends Healthcare IT security is a CEO-level issue. How do IT security teams stay ahead of hackers ? One health system shows the way.
Healthcare Technology Trends By all accounts, the world of healthcare wearables is witnessing a boom, fueled by heightened awareness of health and fitness. However, the growth of the IoT movement will be determined by these three key factors.
Healthcare Technology Trends Technology investments will accelerate to take on consumerism and competition. However, issues like interoperability will carry forward into 2016.
Healthcare Technology Trends Recent surveys seem to suggest that the hype of analytics is overhanging reality by a significant margin. However, it's early days yet, and there are pockets of excellence, such as Adventist Health System in Florida, that are making significant progress.
Healthcare Technology Trends There is no doubt that we have entered the era of healthcare consumerism. What does consumerism look like and what could hold it back from reaching maturity anytime soon?
Healthcare Technology Trends Quest’s recent partnerships will have to stand the test of time to deliver incremental value to the business, especially the one with Inovalon, which launched in October. Regardless of how that goes, innovation through partnerships with companies that were hitherto service providers or even competitors may become the new normal for a healthcare sector in transition - and CIOs need to take heed.
Healthcare Technology Trends At Advamed2015, the Medtech industry seemed to be looking to go beyond selling 'widgets' in a fee-for-service world, and become more of solution providers, while embracing the growing consumerism sweeping across healthcare. However, there are significant challenges the industry faces today.
Healthcare Technology Trends Pharma, Payer and Provider enterprises are all forging unusual alliances in pursuit of new revenues from healthcare data analytics. Why is this happening, and will it work?
Healthcare Technology Trends Salesforce’s Health Cloud articulates a bold vision – go beyond patient records and build patient relationships. They have signed on some marquee clients and some solid partnerships. What makes this different and why will this succeed ?
Healthcare Technology Trends There’s obviously a great sense of urgency to realize the full potential of Watson, but for that to happen, IBM needs data – and lots of it. Can Watson 'see' far enough into the future to tell if it’s going out play out as expected?
Healthcare Technology Trends Today, we are on the cusp of unlocking the potential of data in the practice of evidence-based medicine and population health management. There are great benefits than can unfold from the use of multiple data sources, but we need to balance it with privacy concerns and unintended consequences.
Healthcare Technology Trends While there are several advantages to deploying cloud-based solutions, the most important concern around the use of cloud models is information security. High profile data breaches at Anthem, Premera and other healthcare organizations have made CIOs understandably nervous about cloud hosting. Here’s a checklist of what to consider when deploying a cloud model for analytics.
Healthcare Technology Trends The digital health revolution is being driven partly by a need for more consumer-oriented health solutions. In the first half of 2015, 136 new companies raised more than $2 million each. This may be the most leading indicator that the digital health revolution is inexorably pushing the status quo out of existence.
Healthcare Technology Trends The talent shortage is apparently here and data scientist salaries have gone through the roof. Time for a reversion to the mean?
Healthcare Technology Trends Predictive analytics vendors are providing out-of-the box tools that can appeal to business users. Does this mean doom and gloom for data scientists and applied math experts?
Healthcare Technology Trends The battle for the minds of the IT buyer, the healthcare consumer, and the policymakers rages for weeks before, during, and after the healthcare IT's biggest annual event. This year's HIMSS conference featured two prominent, headline-grabbing battle cries.
Healthcare Technology Trends The gap in the operationalization of analytics – in other words, taking complex mathematical models and algorithms and making them actionable by integrating them into an end-to-end process requires a holistic approach that involves multiple components.
Healthcare Technology Trends Recent surveys on healthcare analytics provide encouraging news about the increase in adoption rates for analytics. However, they indicate some headwinds as well that are likely to impact adoption rates.
Healthcare Technology Trends Continued objections to Electronic Health Records ( EHR) by sections of the physician community are bogus. They arise from past entitlements and a lack of accountability.
Healthcare Technology Trends The issue of infrastructure and information security has now climbed to the very top of the CEO’s agenda in healthcare organizations. Here are three things that healthcare enterprises could do as they prepare to take on this challenge.
Healthcare Technology Trends The debate today in healthcare comes down to data and how the data can be used to target patient populations for new offerings and treatment decisions. Chief Analytics Officers (CAO) and Chief Medical Information Officers (CMIO) who are responsible for driving the use of advanced analytics for clinical, operational, and financial outcomes have to worry about one thing: the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) of data in decision support.
Healthcare Technology Trends The report gets it dead right on certain aspects of BI and analytics today. However, the reports are also constrained by a conformity to a certain structure and equating analytics with BI, a notion that’s past its shelf life.
Healthcare Technology Trends We are in an exciting but early stage of unleashing the power of big data for overall improvements in standard of living and quality of life – healthcare stands to benefit greatly from a rigorous application of advanced analytics. The appointment of the Chief Data Scientist for our nation could not have come at a better time.
Healthcare Technology Trends Several things can fall through the cracks in the initial months after signing a multi-year outsourcing contract. CIO’s need to anticipate and prepare for these challenges in the initial months of a contract.
Healthcare Technology Trends The Anthem data breach, along with other highly publicized cases like Sony and Target , tell us that corporate information systems are fighting a losing battle against hackers. Large health systems are most vulnerable due to their outdated IT infrastructure.
Healthcare Technology Trends Big data has been replaced by Internet of Things as this year's favorite topic. Here are 3 reasons why the Internet of Things (IoT) business isn't all that it’s cracked up to be, and why the hype will overhang reality by wide margin for some time to come.