Finding the right technology for patient segments, "beer and pretzel" communication and explanation of consent forms from trusted clinicians are three engagement strategies that worked for some Beacon Communities.
The ONC's director of the Office of Science and Technology told the Government Health IT Conference to consider how technical standards can help solve future healthcare challenges, such as boosting EHR use in clinical research.
At the Government Health IT Conference, executive vice president Carla Smith foretells a new offering HIMSS plans to launch next month that measures the ROI of health IT investments, considering more components than just the financial.
Previewing his session at the Government Health IT Conference, Tuesday and Wednesday, Siemens Health Services CEO John Glaser discusses IT ramifications in the era of accountability, patient engagement, and what he learned in a clinical trial.
Leading up to next week's Government Health IT Conference, Daniel Newman, MD, CMIO of MEDfx discusses the current state of population health management, how far we have to go, and the need to not lose focus on individual patients.
The proposed CMS regulations on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) took the first step in promoting discussions about lowering costs, but how to align these costs between each healthcare stakeholder is still an issue and obstacle, leaving most of us to wonder — how will this all actually work?