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May 11, 2018
Chris Nerney

The economic inevitability of telemedicine

Consumers are paying a greater share of their healthcare costs, and they expect providers to offer telehealth and other digital services.
January 18, 2018
Chris Nerney

Why connectivity is crucial to the effectiveness of artificial intelligence in healthcare

"Without access to high quality, reliable data, the promise of AI will not be realized."
January 10, 2018
Chris Nerney

Digital tools can reduce nurse "toil" while improving morale

"Improved care team effectiveness and morale, lower operational costs, and better patient outcomes will result from reducing toil," Gartner report concludes.
December 08, 2017
Chris Nerney

How will the CVS-Aetna merger impact U.S. healthcare?

Plan to leverage connected technologies to help patients aligns with consumer desire for lower costs, one-stop shopping.
November 02, 2017
Chris Nerney

Burnout, EHR frustrations may worsen projected physician shortage, study says

"A physician workforce that has one eye on the door may not be optimally engaged."
May 11, 2017
Chris Nerney

The ongoing debate around quality reporting

“The fact that we are increasingly being paid according to these systems, but are still debating their effectiveness, is a call to action.”
May 10, 2017
Chris Nerney

A call for redesign of U.S. healthcare IT

Poorly designed technologies are “resulting in health IT contributing to the growing problem of physician burnout.”
November 21, 2016
Chris Nerney

Interoperability can fuel innovation necessary to transform healthcare

The time to "disrupt healthcare for the better” is now, Forbes column argues.
October 13, 2016
Kathleen Aller

A cable car named interoperability: New KLAS study takes the clinician view

It was a fitting metaphor: A group of healthcare providers, health IT vendors, interoperability experts, and our KLAS hosts were on a tram ride up and down the mountain at Snowbird, where we had gathered for the second KLAS Cornerstone Summit on interoperability measurement.
September 25, 2016
Todd Winey

IoT in Healthcare Is Really the Internet of Patients (IoP)

But lost in the data rush and technology obsession is a simple fact: The IoHT is really the IoP – the Internet of Patients. And for the IoHT to succeed, we need to shift our focus from simply “smart things” to start “thinking smart” about patients and their data. Patient-generated healthcare data (PGHD) is not just another acronym for a data source; it’s a person.