For this week, May 8 2014 I have compiled this list of hot topics and links:
ROI -- whether the "I" stands for innovation or for investment -- will be among the many topics up for discussion at the National Healthcare Innovation Summit, which kicks off May 13 in Boston. The organizers promise "the kinds of innovations that people can take home and use tomorrow."
Among the healthcare developers workshopping better approaches to technology design at HxRefactored in Brooklyn next week will be Stephen Buck, who'll offer some "lessons learned" from looking closely at leading EHRs -- specifically, how not to design a user interface.
More than 370,000 Medicare and Medicaid eligible providers have earned an EHR incentive payment so far, with 64,000 new participants attesting to meaningful use for the 2013 reporting year.
The Defense Health Agency has put a foot forward with revamping its clinical information systems after it inked a bridged contract with a Reston, Va.-based technology and defense company.
Posted: 06 May 2014 10:06 PM PDT
A while back — three months, to be exact — I asked readers if they had a preferred term to describe “the application of new, personalized technologies to healthcare.” I gave you the choice of digital health, connected health, wireless … Continue reading →
Press Release: Brookings/Dartmouth Fifth ACO Summit Announces New Keynote Speakers Sean Cavanaugh & Alice Rivlin