HIMSS20

By Laura Lovett 03:45 pm January 29, 2020
Update: HIMSS20 has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here. Telemedicine efforts have been cropping up across the world with the goal of bringing specialty care to more underserved regions.  One such example comes from Yaya Mbaoua, CEO of The Mbaoua Group, which has been an integral part of a pilot program to bring telemedicine to Zimbabwe. He will be speaking about his experiences...
By Dave Muoio 02:49 pm January 29, 2020
Update: HIMSS20 has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here. While many would agree that healthcare is turning a corner with increasing focus on patient-friendly experiences and the consumerization of healthcare services, not every attempt in this area has been a home run. These shortcomings have been particularly disappointing in the realm of digital, where a successful, well-...
By Dave Muoio 05:01 pm January 24, 2020
Update: HIMSS20 has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here. Pamphlets and binders are old hat when it comes to take-home patient education. Instead, a growing number of providers are referring their patients to mobile apps and other digital resources. It’s an approach that South Shore Health System’s Luke Poppish says comes with a number of major benefits for a health system — an...
By Laura Lovett 04:47 pm January 24, 2020
Update: HIMSS20 has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here. It’s no secret that artificial intelligence and virtual technologies are quickly changing the patient experience. Today, provider organizations are grappling with questions about the best ways to integrate these tools into the practice. “Historically, we focused on human innovations in healthcare to really drive patient...
By Dave Muoio 04:46 pm January 24, 2020
Update: HIMSS20 has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here. Patient satisfaction is a laudable goal for any healthcare provider, but winning high quality ratings and patients’ trust goes well beyond courteous staff and warm bedside manners. Consistent record keeping, robust contingency plans, well-supported staff and strong end-to-end engagement all play a role in crafting the ideal...
By Laura Lovett 12:02 pm January 20, 2020
Update: HIMSS20 has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here. When it comes to accessing healthcare, patients are faced with a lot of decisions: Do I take the dreaded trip to the emergency room or wait to see a PCP? How long can I wait to be seen? Increasingly, medical centers are looking to ease this stress with chatbots. However, this tech comes with its own set of obstacles and...
By MobiHealthNews 03:40 pm November 18, 2019
Health 2.0, a HIMSS subsidiary, is seeking startup applicants for two upcoming events in its VentureConnect series: a Startup Showcase on the sidelines of the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco and a Startup Pitch Competition at the HIMSS20 Global Conference in Orlando. Both of these opportunities afford startups a chance to present their decks in front of an audience of potential...