HIMSS19 keynoters challenge private sector to keep pace with FHIR, open APIs

ORLANDO – HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf of Tuesday outlined the most pressing challenges healthcare in America and other countries face today. Those are an aging population, the chronic disease burden, geographic displacement, a lack of actionable information, challenged funding systems, increasingly demanding consumers and growing staff shortages. “That demands we use digital health as a great equalizer that allows each […]

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For HIMSS19, Lightbeam Health Solutions debuts new pop health platform

Today, in advance of HIMSS19, Lightbeam Health Solutions is debuting Lightbeam 3.0, a new and what it labels improved population health management platform. “Version 3.0 represents the full end-to-end nature of population health management that we’ve always been working toward,” said Jorge Miranda, executive vice president at Lightbeam Health Solutions. “This release focuses on extending capabilities and ease of use […]

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Change Healthcare to focus on AI, blockchain, patient experience at HIMSS19

Change Healthcare at HIMSS19 will be focusing on how intelligence can be “pushed further up into the network,” to improve healthcare overall as well as at the individual patient level, according to Kris Joshi, Executive Vice President of Network Solutions at Change.   Joshi said Change will feature several central focus areas. First, blockchain will feature heavily, riding the continued […]

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