innovation

Adrian Zai, director of research at Partners HealthCare, talks about healthcare innovation at Big Data Forum
By HIMSS TV July 9, 2018
Adrian Zai, director of research at Partners HealthCare, says healthcare organizations should start by identifying the innovation already taking place and then forge plans to adopt cutting-edge approaches.
By Jonah Comstock June 27, 2018
At Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, the approach to fostering internal and external innovation is deliberate, thought out, and informed by years of experience. At HXD 2018 in Cambridge yesterday, Julia Jackson, managing director of Massachusetts General’s Healthcare Transformation Lab and Josie Elias, program manager for Brigham’s Digital Health...
A model of the proposed facility
By Leontina Postelnicu June 19, 2018
A ground-breaking facility that will harness Artificial Intelligence to develop new drugs for clinical testing within weeks is to be opened through investment from the new £103m Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI). Funded by the government through UK Research and Innovation, the RFI will use advanced technologies such as AI and robotics to transform the drug discovery process and create new...
Indu Subaiya, co-founder of Health 2.0 talks about start-up community and European hospital IT leaders at HIMSS Europe
By HIMSS TV June 18, 2018
Indu Subaiya, co-founder of Health 2.0 and executive vice president at HIMSS, discusses the value in bridging the gap between the start-up community and European hospital IT leaders.   */ Focus on Innovation In September, we take a deep dive into the cutting-edge development and disruption of healthcare innovation.
Future50
By Leontina Postelnicu May 14, 2018
As data takes centre stage in the concern of individuals across all sectors, and cyber criminals continue to threaten operations, creating increasing disruption across all organisations, it is clear that we have gone through a shift in the perception of digital roles over the past few years.  In healthcare, IT professionals are no longer seen as the employees in the back office, working on...
Handshake.
By Rob Benson May 10, 2018
With its potential to use data to make healthcare more efficient and effective, some say that artificial intelligence could save a NHS faced with rising demand, workforce shortages, and a funding crisis. However, the possibilities for AI come at a time of increased scrutiny on the use of personal data. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is forcing organisations to consider how...
By HIMSS TV May 9, 2018
MobiHealthNews Editor Jonah Comstock speaks with Tina Joros, general manager of the open business unit at Allscripts, about "creating a new mentality of innovation" to improve workflows and enhance patient engagement.
By HIMSS TV May 9, 2018
Santosh Mohan, head of athenahealth's More Disruption Please labs, tells MobiHealthNews Editor Jonah Comstock about the potential open platforms bring to healthcare and he shares a few details on the EHR company's work with Apple.  
Doctor Robert Wachter
By Teresa Bau April 12, 2018
Two years ago Doctor Robert Wachter, Professor and Chair at the Department of Medicine in the University of California (San Francisco), published  “The digital doctor: hope, hype and harm at the dawn of medicine’s computer age”. The book, highly critical of the way EHR work in the US, quickly became a New York Times bestseller. In this moment of transformation, Wachter feels that some...
Doctor looking at organ monitor.
By Eleonora Harwich March 21, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been slowly transforming the delivery of healthcare for the past few decades. Some of the first applications date back to the early 1970s, far preceding the recent wave of AI hype. The MYCIN project was one of those early examples. It was an expert system designed to identify bacteria causing severe blood infections and recommend the right dosage of antibiotics...