Blog posts related to Industry Trends

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

    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…

  • 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…

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