HIMSS

Wearables empower patients and physicians with actionable data

May 20, 2019

Wearable devices that gather health and movement data are being put to new uses in the clinical setting for glucose monitoring, pain management and distraction, rehabilitation, and treatment adherence.

How Chatbots can Aid Value-based Care Initiatives

April 01, 2018

A concierge doc shares his experiences with using chatbot technology as a way to provide patients more value.

Keeping Physicians in the Cost-Savings Loop

March 12, 2018

Healthcare organizations are always looking to save money, but physicians rarely know the effect of their treatments or medications. Here's how to change that.

Leaving Las Vegas: 5 Takeaways from HIMSS18

March 09, 2018

The big health IT conference has finished. What did this editor learn from the annual show?

Reducing Clinician Burnout in Five EHR-Related Areas

March 08, 2018

The EHR is the cause for many physicians to be burned out - but this doesn't have to be the case.

Medical Practices Must be Proactive with Cybersecurity

March 07, 2018

Healthcare data is a huge target for hackers. If a practice is reactionary, all of their hard work could be at risk.

ONC Promotes Market-Driven Solutions to Health IT Woes

March 07, 2018

At HIMSS18, less regulation and more market-driven innovation was the name of the game for the ONC's top officials.

mHealth and Adolescents: Deciding Privacy vs. Patient Needs

March 07, 2018

Technology is blurring healthcare's privacy lines. There's no better example of this than a tech-savvy adolescent reaching out to a physician for medical help.