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Rethinking Collaboration to Secure Medical Devices
Healthcaretechoutlook >> cxoinsights

Jason Johnson, Information Security Officer, Marin General Hospital

Today’s hospitals and healthcare facilities have thousands of connected medical devices; that number will only grow in the coming years. Many others have written about why this is a critical problem and, if you were unfamiliar, I would...

Simulation and the Science of Learning from a 'Safe Mistake'
Healthcaretechoutlook >> cxoinsights

Jeffrey Brady, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Everyone makes mistakes. It’s the nature of being human. But in our line of work, mistakes can be deadly. The complex, high-risk nature of health care, like that of commercial aviation and oil and gas exploration and extraction, creates...

Connected Medical Device Security Concerns
Healthcaretechoutlook >> news

As more medical devices are being connected to the internet, Wi-Fi and internal networks, security has become an increasing concern for healthcare organizations. With more healthcare organizations looking to implement security solutions, the...

The Pros and Cons of Connected Devices
Healthcaretechoutlook >> news

A report from Transparency Market Research states that owing to the rising number of connected devices and radical expansion of the internet, internal networks, fiber cables, and Wi-Fi, the risk associated with the medical devices will be one of...

Will Real-Time Feedback Drive Measurable Improvement in Safety and Outcomes in the Operating Room?
Healthcaretechoutlook >> cxoinsights

Peter H. Doerner, EVP & Chief Development Officer, NAPA

The good news is that since 2008 there has been a promising ways to build a safety-measures in hospitals with the help of third-party “remote video auditing” technology—a positive behavior modification strategy delivering...

The Critical Role Of HIE In Population Health
Healthcaretechoutlook >> cioviewpoint

Bill Beighe, CIO, Santa Cruz HIO

The American Journal of Public Health defines Population Health as “the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group”. It is an approach to health that aims to improve the...

Sharing Expertise through Telemedicine
Healthcaretechoutlook >> cxoinsights

Todd Vento, Medical Director for the Infectious Diseases Telehealth Program, Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare has embarked on a remarkable journey of extending its telemedicine consultation program to infectious disease (ID) conditions, helping sixteen hospitals in its system and beyond. 1. Give us an overview of this...

The Evolving Role of Environment, Health and Safety and Sustainability
Healthcaretechoutlook >> cxoinsights

Thomas Day, Chief Sustainability Officer, United States Postal Service

Environment, Health and Safety, Sustainability (EHS&S), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)– terms that may describe organizational structure, as well as organizational strategic approach. Depending upon the organization, the terms...

An Outsider's View of the Healthcare Technology Experience
Healthcaretechoutlook >> cxoinsights

Rob Rice, VP Infrastructure & IT Operations, St. Joseph Health

I’m a career technologist, but I didn’t grow up in Healthcare IT. In my pre-healthcare career, the impact of a mistake could mean disruption to the enterprise operations, a delay in time to market, or it could materially affect our...

First, Do No Harm: How Intelligent Communication Technology and Alarm Management Can Improve Patient Safety
Healthcaretechoutlook >> cxoinsights

Benjamin Kanter, MD, FCCP & CMIO, Vocera Communications, Inc.

Hospitals have a long history of being a testbed for innovative communication technologies. Whether it was for the adoption of the first modern paging system in the 1950s or the more recent adoption of hands-free badge communicators and secure...

EnviroMerica, Inc.: Healthcare Compliance, IT, and Medical Waste Management Simplified
Healthcaretechoutlook >> vendor

Linda Goduci, Co-founder & COO and Julian Goduci, Founder & CEO

EnviroMerica simplifies compliance and waste management for healthcare. As a values-based company, it operates on the foundation of integrity, convenience, and excellence. By ensuring the safe, environmentally-friendly disposal of medical service...

Health Catalyst: Powering Data-Driven Care Delivery
Healthcaretechoutlook >> vendor

Dan Burton, CEO

Health Catalyst provides a comprehensive and fully integrated suite of healthcare data warehousing, analytics, and process improvement solutions to enhance care delivery. The company is a prominent healthcare analytics solution provider that aids...

OSSimTech: VR open surgery training simulator designed to boost surgeon's skills
Healthcaretechoutlook >> vendor

André Blain, Founder & President

OSSimTech designs, manufactures, and sells VR open surgery training simulators

Lone Star Communications, Inc.: Fostering Communications within Hospitals
Healthcaretechoutlook >> vendor

Joe Jackson, VP of Sales & Marketing

Connects every touchpoint of care throughout the medical facility

West Corporation: Omni-Channel Communication across the Continuum of Care
Healthcaretechoutlook >> vendor

Pam Mortenson, EVP- Market Development

Combines technology-enabled communications with clinical resources to help organization effectively activate and engage patients beyond the clinical setting, across the continuum of care...

OBS Medical: Aggregating Patient Information into a Single Actionable Index
Healthcaretechoutlook >> vendor

Peter Leyland, CEO

Provider of patient safety software that helps clinicians to reduce the number of unexpected and avoidable deaths through simplification, risk identification and prevention

Masimo: Noninvasive Patient Monitoring Experts
Healthcaretechoutlook >> vendor

Joe E. Kiani CEO & Chairman of the Board

Develops and manufactures innovative noninvasive patient monitoring technologies, including medical devices and a wide array of sensors
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