Physician Perspective: Solving EHR Integration & Interoperability

Health 2047's CEO Dr. Doug Given Talks Integrated Innovation

In this second installment of this Q&A series, Health2047’s CEO Dr. Doug Given talks about what’s missing from the equation when it comes to taking on EHR integration and Interoperability.Now is the time to tackle EHR integration and interoperability in healthcare—but can these latest efforts from HHS or from the FDA achieve that? In part one of this series, we discussed how healthcare providers need to play a larger part in creating HIT solutions with Health2047’s Dr. Doug Given. In this
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Health2047’s CEO Dr. Doug Given Talks Integrated Innovation

Health 2047's CEO Dr. Doug Given Talks Integrated Innovation

Conquering EHR interoperability is high on the to-do list of many in healthcare—from the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) draft guidance for developers to Health and Human Services’ (HHS’) calling on large EHR vendors to pledge improved data sharing. But is all this talk about tackling interoperability just that? Where is the substance? Better yet, where are the healthcare providers?To achieve interoperability, it’s going to take more than health-tech developers to play by the rules and
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Dr. Leslie Saxon Talks USC’s Virtual Care Clinic

Dr. Leslie Saxon

Can virtual healthcare close the care gaps? Dr. Leslie Saxon gives us a glimpse of what’s to come via the latest in telehealth technology.  Virtual care is quickly becoming a tangible reality. All over the word, fingertips are tapping onto screens and into data streams, leaving digital footprints in their wake. But where is this trail of telecommunications leading us? According to Dr. Leslie Saxon, we are headed for real progress in creating access to healthcare by plugging deeper into its
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Why Telemedicine Is Not A “Internet of Things” Solution

Infographic: Do People Trust Telemedicine?

Medullan’s Dutch Dwight talks about the state of telemedicine and the virtual direction its headed in healthcare.  As telemedicine teeters on the edge of an explosive state of expansion, so many questions come to mind, including how it will transform healthcare delivery as we know it. With value-based reimbursement and a push to serve the underserved growing in the U.S, telemedicine stands to gain a lot of traction and quickly. Still, it’s important to remember the flesh and blood human
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CVS Health Executive Talks Integration of Digital Health Tools for Pharmacy

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Prescription adherence just got a whole lot easier. Chief Digital Officer Brian Tilzer fills us in. CVS has been a dominate force in the retail pharmacy market for some time—but could the popular retail chain become the next major player in the digital health movement? According to its Chief Digital Officer Brian Tilzer, it’s getting there. With the success of the MinuteClinic under its belt, the major drugstore chain is now offering a number of digital tools for its pharmacy customers.
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eClinicalWorks CEO Talks 5 Trends Shaping the Next Decade of Healthcare

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As health care transformation intensifies, we’re hearing leaders urge either a slower pace, or inspiring a new push for deeper, wide scale health care changes. Girish Navani, CEO of eClinicalWorks, a leading developer of ambulatory health care IT solutions, is clearly in the second camp.  As CEO and co-founder since 1999, Navani knows provider issues well. His customer base extends to all 50 states – now moving into a dozen European countries -- and he engages many at the company’s user
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Castlight Health Talks Where Predictive Analytics Is Heading in 2016

Castlight Health Talks Where Predictive Analytics Is Heading in 2016

It’s been hailed as the next “big thing” in healthcare. Predictive analytics promises to aid in every aspect, from creating administrative efficiencies to improving outcomes. But beyond the algorithmic buzz, predictive analytics isn’t just going to help providers make better decisions, according to Castlight Health’s Chief R& D Officer, Jonathan Rende. Turns out, predictive analytics has the potential to reveal a lot more for patients, including the competitive costs of procedures and how
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Teladoc’s CEO Talks What Telehealth Means for the Future of Healthcare

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What if access to quality healthcare services was just a click, tap, or phone call away? That was the premise that telehealth services were founded on. But beyond the appeal and consumer convenience, telehealth stands to create efficiencies for healthcare systems that are desperately in need of it. Telehealth isn’t just about taking healthcare to the future—it’s about creating a better future for the patients and providers than can benefit from its use, especially in the wake of the
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Futurist Talks Why Data Gap in Digital Health Is Killing Innovation

Digital Health Solutions Could Save Primary Care $10B Annually

Futurist and founder of the consultancy Enspektos talks how digital health is moving into what he calls the “Age of Implementation” and about a new study designed to map digital innovation progress globally. 2015 has been another banner year for digital health. According to StartUp Health, nearly $5 billion has been invested into digital health companies to date. And, digital health has become a truly global phenomenon, with innovation hubs emerging in Finland, Israel, Canada and other
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Enlitic’s CEO Talks Data Driven Medicine using Deep Learning

Jeremy Howard Enlitic

In case you haven’t noticed, the age of artificial intelligence is upon us. What was once reserved for science fiction plots is now playing out in real life to save real lives, as a matter of fact. Chances are you’ve already heard of deep learning’s potential; remember IBM’s Watson and his impressive Jeopardy win? Well, soon computers will be using deep learning to determine whether or not human health is in jeopardy, thanks to highly sophisticated algorithmic methods that better detect
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