H&HN Live: HIMSS15
Meaningful Use and Beyond

H&HN staff is providing wall-to-wall coverage of HIMSS15. Check out our interviews with hospital IT leaders and blog reports from the conference.


Can You Imagine?
Futuristic tech meets health care delivery

Amazing technologies are propelling health care with 3-D printed body organs, 24/7 patient monitoring and almost everything a surgeon needs right at his or her fingertips — literally.


Interview: Deborah Gregory, R.N.
Design that’s both tech- and patient-friendly

Design consultant Deborah Gregory, R.N., describes how to build an environment that promotes healing and accommodates new technologies.


Clinical Management
Clinical Management

Clinical Management examines the latest trends impacting hospital service lines.


H&HN Daily
  • Matthew-Weinstock

    Wrapping Up HIMSS15

    Data analytics, cybersecurity and interoperability were some of the key themes at this years HIMSS conference.

    04.17.15 by
  • Lindsey-Dunn

    Think Like a Retailer to Engage Patients

    Hospital leaders have to start thinking about how services fit in a patient’s life, not the provider’s.

    04.17.15 by
  • joshua-halverson

    Keeping Physician Compensation Affordable

    Identify a target amount per physician, install process improvement initiatives and provide performance incentives to ensure that compensation doesn't bankrupt your system.

    04.16.15 by
  • marty-stempniak

    The One Thing That's Impeding Your Hospital from Moving to the New Health Care Paradigm

    During a panel at HIMSS this week, payer, pharmacist, physician and hospital folks all came together to chew over what's blocking their organizations from transitioning into value-based care.

    04.16.15 by

Data Dig

What Health Care Apps Are Consumers Using To Manage Their Conditions?

In a 2015 survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network, the willingness to use mobile health care apps was highest among respondents with these medical conditions.


Interactive feature: Click on a category to see data.

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Editor's Picks

CMS Chief Says Interoperability is the ‘Price to Play’

ONC’s Karen DeSalvo and CMS’ Andy Slavitt tell HIMSS15 attendees that it is time to pick up the pace on creating true interoperability, calling it essential for achieving the Triple Aim.

04.16.15 by
Medicare Agency Unveils Patient Experience Star Ratings of Hospitals

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services unveiled star ratings for hospitals based on patient HCAHPS scores as part of an effort to rate hospitals overall using stars in 2016.  

04.16.15 by
SGR Repeal Is Another Step for Value-based Payment

Senate overwhelming approves Medicare pay fix for physicians; bill advances efforts to transform health care.

04.15.15 by