Tag Archives: Challenges

Federal requirements for sharing patient medical records pose challenges, opportunities

Most technology executives polled in the U.S. are relatively unfamiliar with a key federal law requiring greater patient access to healthcare records and the interoperability of such records across health networks, according to new research findings from Accenture. A centerpiece of the 21st Century Cures Act, which became law as H.R. 34 in 2016, are… Read More »

In The Wake Of Hurricane Dorian The Bahamas Face Public Health Challenges

Volunteers walk in the wind and rain of Hurricane Dorian, on a flooded road after rescuing several families that arrived on small boats, near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. The storm’s punishing winds and muddy brown floodwaters devastated thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics.… Read More »

Announcing the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation SDoH & Home and Community Based Care & Innovation Challenges Semi-Finalists!

SPONSORED POST By CATALYST @ HEALTH 2.0 Health disparities domestically and globally can often be attributed to social determinants of health (SDoH). According to Healthy People 2020, SDoH are conditions and resources in the environments in which “people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning,… Read More »

Challenges in using predictive analytics within clinical workflow

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink—this adage is especially true when it comes to implementing predictive analytics in a healthcare setting. The use of artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions to detect the likelihood of disease is still a hot topic. As anyone who attended this year’s HIMSS… Read More »

HIMSS Analytics identifies top trends, challenges and priorities in European health IT

From Google hiring Geisinger Health CEO David Feinberg to drive its health care initiatives, then moving DeepMind’s Streams team under his supervision, to Apple getting its first FDA clearance for an atrial fibrillation-detecting algorithm and an ECG built into its Watch, it seems that big tech companies have been making significant strides during the past year in paving… Read More »