As virtual care becomes a common practice, and user expectations grow to include a “seamless and frictionless experience,” health IT leaders need to ensure telehealth platforms are integrated with core clinical platforms, according to our panelists.
When you’re using a system like Meditech that has a unique architecture, an unanticipated service interruption can be downright catastrophic, said CIOs Rich Temple and Brian Davis, who discussed their recovery strategies.
HIMSS19 was about a lot of things – building relationships, focusing on the human side of technology, and empowering patients. What it wasn’t about? “New and shiny objects,” according to a handful of influential leaders.
Forget the shiny tools and buzzwords. In 2019, healthcare leaders are focused on leveraging technology to improve the experience for care providers and consumers, build a solid IS culture, and, most importantly, realizing the value of these solutions.
The Supreme Court today handed down a historic decision upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), virtually in its entirety, on the basis of Congress having the authority to levy a “tax” (i.e., the non-compliance penalty for the individual mandate). This is a different angle than many observers expected for upholding the ACA; most were focused […]