What were the best hospital IT departments and top technology trends in 2016? In this week’s Health IT News Roundup, we take a look at the best health IT departments in the U.S. as well as some of the top health IT trends for the year, how you can improve home health with technology, and more. Continue reading for the latest in health IT insights.
Best Hospital IT Departments for 2016
Curious as to where the best hospital IT departments are in the United States? Healthcare IT News recently named the best departments in health IT for 2016.Their tech-savvy teams of professionals are working on everything from EHR upgrades to genomics, to population health and precision medicine. Check out the award winners and where they are located across the US here.
5 Health Technology Trends You have to Try
Naturally, the evolution of technology has included the health care industry and is where technology is needed most. And it’s not just the medical professionals that are benefitting. The average American is also affected in big ways from these advances. Keep reading to find out which health technology trends you must try.
Improving Home Health with Tech
The theme of the 13th annual Connected Health 2016 Symposium sponsored by Boston-based Partners HealthCare Connected Health was “Digital Technology That Cares.” JoAnn Jenkins, CEO at AARP said technology can help the elderly live better at home and even counter loneliness and isolation. Continue reading to find out more about how home health can be improved with technology and what went on at the symposium.
Technology Changing Healthcare
Technology has made a fundamental difference in the way health care is practiced and delivered in America and across the globe. In the first of two panel discussions during Health Care 20/20, held at the Cobb Energy Centre on Friday, Oct. 28, metro area hospital experts will describe how they are integrating the latest technology and innovations into their professions and the facilities in which they work. Read on for more.