Healthcare transformation and the unlimited potential of health IT took center stage at this year’s annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Las Vegas, Nev, on March 5-9.
As the largest health IT conference in North America with more than 40,000 attendees and 1,300 exhibitors, HIMSS is a chance for leaders across healthcare to discuss and explore the future of health IT — where it’s going, what will change and how they can lead their organizations to success.
Whether a physician is checking the placement of pins in a broken arm or injecting a pain-relieving steroid into a joint, precision is key when it comes to orthopedics. A clear view of the surgical site can be crucial to a successful procedure.
As the promise of AI continues to shape the way we think about delivering healthcare, it’s typical to come across terms like “machine learning” and “deep learning.” Too often, they are used as buzzwords that can be thrown around interchangeably.
Deciding to put an addition on your home can be very exciting. Perhaps you’ll finally have a garage or a larger master bedroom — or maybe even a second floor. But the larger the addition, the more complicated it gets. You have to consider how to integrate the new space with your existing home, and you also need to make sure you don’t take down a load-bearing wall or wreck the plumbing in the process.
This is a pretty accurate depiction of what it’s been like in the healthcare industry as providers build bigger and bigger “homes” by consolidating, merging or otherwise forming collaborative partnerships.
Watson Health is proud to announce that the 2018 Best in KLAS: Software & Services
report has named Merge Cardio
™ and iConnect® Enterprise Archive
Best in KLAS for the cardiology and VNA/image archive categories, respectively. In addition, Merge Hemo
™ has been named the KLAS Category Leader in cardiology hemodynamics. This marks the seventh consecutive win for Merge Hemo, fifth consecutive win for Merge Cardio, and third consecutive win for iConnect Enterprise Archive.