Operations and Other Technology

Wireless infant sensors present an opportunity for ROI in innovation

The process of vetting new technology for infants in the NICU shows the rigorous standards for implementing technology in healthcare.

Elizabeth Barker September 23, 2019

Digitization of care plans boosts clinical decision making

Digitization of care plans can help healthcare providers create processes of care that focus on achieving high-value outcomes.

Douglas Ardoin, MD, MBA July 26, 2019

Comparative analytics: putting data to work

An effective comparative analytics platform requires four attributes: single sourced, structured, appropriate, and timely.

James W. Blake July 15, 2019

Shall we play a game?

Computer hackers have been around almost as long as computers themselves, but the risks to healthcare organizations are growing. On today's episode, we explore cybersecurity in hospitals and health systems--what information hackers want, what to do after a breach occurs, and how to avoid one in the first place.

Erika Grotto July 3, 2019

Driving change with analytics

Caroline Gay and Ray Ready from Florida's Lakeland Regional Health talk about common analytics traps. Also: The latest from Washington and five features of HFMA's all-new all-inclusive membership.

Erika Grotto July 2, 2019

Cutting through the hype to find practical approaches to interoperability

To promote interoperability, the healthcare industry should seek to optimize existing tools by ensuring consistency of use across the continuum of care.

Erkan Akyuz June 20, 2019

Data: What’s in it for you?

The volumes of patient data healthcare organizations create should help them face their challenges. But in order to use those volumes of data effectively, healthcare organizations need toask the selfish question: What’s in it for me?

Jeff Helton,  PHD, FHFMA, CMA, CFE June 10, 2019

4 ways healthcare organizations can use blockchain

By 2025, the blockchain adoption percentage by healthcare organizations is projected to be 55%.

Vinati Kamani, MD May 31, 2019

Disruptive partnerships and innovation

HFMA director Chad Mulvany discusses innovative disruption in the industry. Also: a Connecticut health system discusses mandatory e-prescribing of controlled substances.

Erika Grotto May 30, 2019

Confessions of an Innovation Killer

As I look back at innovation and my CFO role, I feel like I was a serial murderer of innovation.

Jeff Helton,  PHD, FHFMA, CMA, CFE May 29, 2019
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