Interoperability & Integration

Lessons From HIMSS 2018: The Need For Cloud, “Killer Apps”

By Donald Voltz, MD, Aultman Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical Director of the Main Operating Room, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University and Northeast Ohio Medical University. In his HIMSS keynote address, Alphabet’s former executive chairman and now current technical advisor Eric Schmidt warned attendees that the “future of healthcare lies in the

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HIMSS 2018 Keynote Speaker Cites Need For ‘Killer Apps’ and Connectivity, But They Are Here, Just Not Widely Used

In his HIMSS keynote address, Google CEO Eric Schmidt warned attendees that the ‘future of healthcare lies in the need for killer apps.’ But, he also cautioned that the transition to a better digitally connected health future isn’t just one killer app, but a system of them working together. Schmidt is correct in his assessment

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HIMSS 2018 Keynote Speaker Cites Need For “Killer Apps” And Connectivity, Many Facilities Still Lacking Integration Of Clinical, Financial And Operational Systems

HIMSS 2018 Keynote Speaker Cites Need For “Killer Apps” and Connectivity, Many Facilities Still Lacking Integration of Clinical, Financial and Operational Systems Exclusive Article By Thanh Tran, CEO, Zoeticx and EMR Industry Advisor In the HIMSS keynote address Monday evening, before a standing-room only crowd of thousands, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt warned attendees that the

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HIMSS 18 and the Disruption of the Traditional Office Visit

By Donald Voltz, MD Healthcare is evolving quickly and HIMSS 18 offers a broad range of healthcare issues to explore, but will it recognize the disruption of the traditional office visit? New requirements for implementing health information technology (HIT) systems are changing as new health IT priorities and procedures emerge. Convergence in the health care

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National Coordinator Rucker Urges CMIOs to Participate in Helping to Improve Interoperability, Usability

Donald Rucker, M.D., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, told the medical informaticists gathered at the AMDIS/HIMSS Physician Executive Symposium on Monday morning that CMIOs and other medical informaticists that they can be instrumental players in helping move healthcare computing to improved usability and interoperability going forward. Dr. Rucker presented the opening keynote address at that preconference

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Will HIMSS 18 Mourn the Passing of the Traditional Office Visit?

By Donald Voltz, MD Healthcare is evolving quickly and HIMSS 18 offers a broad range of healthcare issues to explore, but will it mourn the passing of the traditional office visit and embrace new HIT driven meetups? New requirements for implementing HIT systems are changing as new health IT priorities and procedures emerge. Convergence in

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Will HIMSS Reveal How IoT and Apps Flip the Traditional Office Visit?

By Special Guest Dr. Donald Voltz, Medical Director of the Main Operating Room, at the Aultman Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology February 21, 2018 Healthcare is evolving quickly and HIMSS 18 will offer a broad range of healthcare issues to explore. Healthcare IoT is changing long standing practices and protocols. New requirements are driving health IT

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Will HIMSS 18 Herald The Disruption Of The Traditional Office Visit?

  Will HIMSS 18 Herald the Disruption of the Traditional Office Visit? By Donald Voltz, MD, Aultman Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical Director of the Main Operating Room, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University and Northeast Ohio Medical University.  He is also a Featured Advisor of EMR Industry.com Healthcare is evolving quickly and

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