Blog posts related to Industry Trends

  • How to increase adoption of machine learning in healthcare

    Fatima Paruk, MD, MPH
    September 11, 2018

    Electronic health record (EHR) vendors can build trust by practicing good habits that will take machine learning to the next level in clinical decision support. Read more…

  • 7 engaging podcasts from Allscripts On Call

    Ann Marie Beasley
    September 06, 2018

    About a year ago we launched the Allscripts On Call podcast. Here is a list of seven popular episodes that highlight key challenges facing healthcare and how industry leaders navigate them for maximum success. Read more…

  • Going beyond the portal

    Raj Toleti
    August 30, 2018

    Portals must meet today’s healthcare consumers where most live: on their phones. Here are ways health systems can change their decades-old default approaches to boost patient engagement. Read more…

  • Sharpening clinical decision support with machine learning

    Fatima Paruk
    August 28, 2018

    Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning hold promise for the future of health IT. One of the most exciting applications for machine learning is how it can transform clinical decision support. Read more…

  • The internet of things and its role in U.S. healthcare

    John Hluboky
    August 21, 2018

    The trend of connected devices – otherwise known as the internet of things – is becoming more prevalent in healthcare. Unfortunately, the improvements these connected devices provide also introduce new security risks. Read more…

  • 7 costs to consider when weighing in-house vs. remote hosting

    Jon Wolk
    August 17, 2018

    Healthcare organizations should count all the costs when evaluating the possibility of partnering with a vendor for remote-hosted solutions, instead of keeping the responsibility in-house. Read more…

  • HL7®FHIR® DevDays comes to the U.S. 2

    Jeff Danford
    July 11, 2018

    Recently Health Level Seven International (HL7), the standards-developing organization for the exchange of electronic health information, hosted the inaugural FHIR DevDays in Boston, MA. This three-day extravaganza of all things FHIR consisted of presentations by leaders in healthcare IT, tutorials, a hackathon and a coding boot camp. Read more…

  • 5 things that can improve nurses’ satisfaction with EHRs

    Carin Mann, RN
    May 07, 2018

    The industry is carefully attuned to provider wellness, and this is important. We need to think more broadly and reduce nurses’ burden as well. Read more…

  • Cybersecurity is a team sport

    Seth Cutler
    April 25, 2018

    A few lessons learned and common themes emerged from a HIMSS18 panel on cybersecurity that included representatives from competitors, government, providers and consultants. Read more…

  • What health IT can learn from the hurricanes

    Kendall Brown
    March 21, 2018

    In early September 2017, Hurricane Irma forced more than 6 million Floridians to evacuate from their homes. I was one of them. Here are a few highlights from the HIMSS18 panel called Learning from the Devastating Effects of Three Hurricanes: The Critical Role of Health IT. Read more…

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