Blog posts related to Industry Trends

  • 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…

  • The opioid prescriber’s dilemma 1

    Dr Michael Blackman
    February 20, 2018

    The opioid crisis has been devastating – how did we get here? In medicine, there has long been a tension between the risks associated with opioid use and the need to treat pain. Read more…

  • 5 things you need to know about blockchain

    Garry Golden
    November 28, 2017

    As industries begin to experiment with blockchain technology, it’s important to understand the basics. Here are a few tips to get you started. Read more…

  • Overcoming challenges of patient adherence

    Tom Pasquariello PharmD
    October 05, 2017

    Patient adherence is an ongoing challenge. As a pharmacist, I believe the key is to always remember that each patient is different, and we can’t use a one-size-fits-all model. Read more…

  • Answering the call for an open approach to healthcare data

    Steve Brain
    October 03, 2017

    The path to digital maturity must be open. NHS England’s national director of operations and information, Matthew Swindells, reinforced the need for an open approach in a recent keynote address. I couldn’t agree more. Read more…

  • Introducing our new podcast series: Allscripts On Call 4

    Ann Marie Beasley
    September 15, 2017

    Allscripts On Call will share insights on industry trends, help tell our clients’ stories and introduce new voices to the conversation. Read more…

  • 12 megatrends shaping healthcare 2

    Ann Marie Beasley
    August 11, 2017

    What are the megatrends affecting healthcare today? University Hospitals CEO Thomas F. Zenty, III, shared his insights at Allscripts Client Experience (ACE), our annual user conference, in Chicago. Read more…

  • On a quest for quality: The episodic care journey

    Jim Brulé
    July 20, 2017

    As the government reforms the healthcare delivery system, three flavors of programs are emerging to move to value-based payments. Take a closer look at the episodic care journey with a video and interactive tool. Read more…

  • Imagine 2030: What technology will do for clinicians

    Dr Anna Bayes
    July 12, 2017

    What will healthcare look like in the year 2030? In a new white paper, experts from the United Kingdom discuss how technology will help clinicians diagnose earlier and intervene more effectively. (Part 1 of 3) Read more…

  • Briefing Congress on the importance of interoperability

    Stephen Nuckolls
    June 16, 2016

    Editor’s note: On June 7, 2016, Allscripts client Stephen Nuckolls, CEO of Coastal Carolina Health Care (New Bern, North Carolina, U.S.A.), was a panelist at a Congressional briefing on interoperability hosted by the EHR Association. This blog post shares some of his comments at the briefing, which covered successes and areas for improvement with health information technology. It’s an honor to share with Congress a first-hand account of how we’ve used electronic health records (EHRs) Read more…

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