New recommendations aim to improve Direct Messaging, calling on EHR software vendors to address significant gaps in clinical messaging usability and security.
Digital health tools that show promise during clinical trials fall flat in the real world. A broader focus on patient engagement could ease that transition.
As doctors rely increasingly on digital tools, more apps for a variety of treatment options are flooding the market—some tackling issues one might not expect.
One thing we know for sure about the annual HIMSS conference: It can be overwhelming. And this year it seems like there are more hot topics to track than ever…
Business and politics will make for an interesting mix of keynote addresses at the annual HIMSS meeting in Orlando, Florida, next week.
At HIMSS 2017, health IT executives are not just interested in new gadgets; they also want to know how hospitals are using technology in new and effective ways…
Healthcare is filled with so-called "disruptors" that can improve care. At HIMSS17, I'll be looking for innovations that back those claims up…
Emergency physicians are finding new ways to connect with patients, with some growing an audience by posting messages to Twitter.
The Joint Commission has banned doctors from texting orders, but the rule makes little sense to clinicians who want faster ways to communicate.
Medical devices have become a critical security risk, in part because cybersecurity professionals haven’t been involved in purchasing decisions.