Safety First: Making Healthcare Data Security A Priority

Safety First: Making Healthcare Data Security A Priority  By: Natalie Cheng July 26th 2021 Security – it’s a basic human need. In order to move up through Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to achieve self-actualization, you need to feel secure. In terms of healthcare organizations and as a patient, you need security as well– specifically healthcare data security. For […]

Turning Healthcare Data into Insight with AI and Machine Learning

Turning Healthcare Data into Insight with AI and Machine Learning   By: Natalie Cheng July 19th 2021 “The goal is to turn data into information and information into insight.” – Carly Fiorina, Former Chief Executive Officer, Hewlett Packard   What Carly Fiorina said reinforces the fact that data is valuable, but only when it is turned into something that can be acted […]

HL7, FHIR, and eCQM Explained

HL7, FHIR, and eCQM Explained  By: Natalie Cheng July 12th 2021 HL7, FHIR, and eCQM are acronyms used frequently when speaking about interoperability and quality in healthcare. Those that have worked in healthcare IT should be familiar with these terms. However, what do these acronyms mean and how do they affect the healthcare industry? To start, Health Level Seven […]

To Transform or Not To Transform: The Benefits of Digital Transformation in Healthcare

To Transform or Not To Transform: The Benefits of Digital Transformation in Healthcare By: Natalie Cheng June 28th 2021 To transform or not to transform? Under normal circumstances, digital transformation and technological changes would take years. However, due to the pandemic, technological changes in healthcare that would’ve taken years ended up being accelerated and implemented […]

Luminare Releases New Version of Sepsis Alert and Workflow Management Tool at HIMSS

Sagitta at HIMSS 2021 Press Release By: Natalie Cheng Jun 22nd 2021 Luminare Releases New Version of Sepsis Alert and Workflow Management Tool at HIMSS HOUSTON, TX Jun. 22, 2021 —Luminare is excited to announce the newest version of its sepsis management tool, Sagitta 3.0, premiering at this year’s HIMSS Conference running from August 9-13, 2021 […]

Healthcare Interoperability: The Phrase of the New Roaring ‘20s

Healthcare Interoperability: The Phrase of the New Roaring ‘20s  By: Natalie Cheng June 21st 2021 It’s the roaring 20’s….2020s that is, and the topic that many in healthcare and technology are discussing is interoperability. According to HealthIT.gov, “interoperability is the ability of two or more systems to exchange health information and use the information once it is received.” The concept […]

Why Should Organizations Pursue Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) Certification?

Why Should Organizations Pursue Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) Certification? By: Natalie Cheng June 7th 2021 Hospitals that are looking to build up their stroke centers should look into getting accreditation. The Joint Commission offers four advanced stroke certifications for hospitals: Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) certification is the most demanding and is designed for those hospitals […]

The Problems with Information Blocking in Healthcare

The Problems with Information Blocking in Healthcare By: Natalie Cheng June 2nd 2021 What is information blocking in healthcare and why is it hurting health systems? According to HealthIT.gov, information blocking is “a practice by a health IT developer of certified health IT, health information network, health information exchange, or health care provider that, except […]