Tag Archives: HIMSS13

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

Brantley Whittington Drops Into the Health 2.0 Hour at HIMSS13

Want a belly laugh?  Watch Brantley Whittington explain why Extormity‘s tagline is “Expensive, Exasperating, Exhausting” and why his company is so proud that they have some of the highest customer dissatisfaction rates in the industry. Apparently the insatiable appetite of … Continue reading

Happtique CEO Ben Chodor on Taming the Wild West of Health Care Apps

Matthew Holt interviewed Happtique CEO Ben Chodor for HIBC.tv at HIMSS 13 in New Orleans (March 7th, 2013).  Here Chodor explains how Happtique curated and categorized almost 20,000 healthcare apps to a quite granular level e.g., cardiac stent apps, glucose monitoring … Continue reading

Isabel Demo: Decision Support Plus Natural Language Processing

Isabel, used even by skilled diagnostician himself Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal, is a diagnostic decision support tool. The company works with Enhanced Medical Decisions to utilize its natural language processing technology. Isabel CEO Don Bauman and CEO of Enhanced Medical Decisions … Continue reading

PatientSafe Solutions Develops a New Product Category with KLAS

PatientSafe Solutions has developed a hardware/software product for clinical workflow called PatientTouch. Right now the company is specifically focused on creating technology for nurses in the hospital. It calls its offering a “smart point-of-care mobile solution,” and it’s working with … Continue reading

Numera’s Tony Titus on Aging in Modern Times

Numera Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development Tony Titus sat down with us at HIMSS13. Numera provides business-to-business solutions for healthy aging, chronic conditions, and post-acute care management. Titus talks about the one-year-old Numera|Social, Numera’s BlueLibris product, and … Continue reading

New Orleans Health Commissioner on Critical Lessons Learned After Katrina

For those on the outside looking in on the morning of Aug. 30, 2005, the day after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeastern Louisiana, it seemed that New Orleans might just be alright. This was the storm that the city … Continue reading

Matthew Holt on the Move at HIMSS13

Matthew Holt visited Kareo, CareCloud, and Enhanced Medical Decisions on the floor Wednesday at HIMSS13.

Health System Chief Clinical Officer Fortini: Redirecting Patients from the ER to their PCP

Robert Fortini is chief clinical officer of Bon Secours Medical Group, a health system with several hospitals throughout the eastern United States. Its hospitals across Virginia are “eyeballs deep” in their preparations for Accountable Care Organizations, which is part of … Continue reading

Prehistoric Patient Engagement

Emmi Solutions is a patient engagement company, but their more than ten years in the business sets them apart from most other companies in the same realm at HIMSS13. When Emmi began, physicians didn’t have a financial incentive to invest … Continue reading

Allscripts Awards Prizes to 15 Challenge Winners. Now on to Phase Two

Allscripts announced 15 Open App Challenge award recipients Monday on the floor of HIMSS13. The developers each received a prize of $10,000 and now move on to phase two of the competition. Allscripts first announced the challenge last October at … Continue reading

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