Joseph Colorafi, M.D., vice president and chief medical information officer, describes how Dignity Health uses bio-surveillance and the "new knowledge" that technology brings to reduce sepsis rates at the San Francisco-based health system.
The HIMSS Conference & Exposition is so big you can’t help but feel like you barely scratched the surface. This year’s was no different, with almost 42,000 attendees, but let’s review some of the highlights of the first four days.
With federal quality reporting requirements converging, there are things health systems can do to prepare, says Deborah Gash, vice president and chief information officer for St. Luke's Health System, Kansas City, Mo., in an interview at HIMSS 2016 Conference & Exposition.
John Halamka, chief information officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, gave the health information technology effort a "B-," in a talk at the AMDIS/HIMSS Physicians' IT Symposium. Part of the reason an "A" was not given was because of quality measurement and reporting gaps.