Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director
Blog | Melinda Taschetta-Millane, Editorial Director | Information Technology| April 18, 2018

Trends from the HIMSS Floor

Trends from the HIMSS Floor

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS18) Conference and Exhibition was held last month in Vegas, and brought together nearly 44,000 members of the health IT community.

Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis covered HIMSS for the ITN team, and reported back on trends he observed. “Radiology is just one piece of the 1,000-piece puzzle that is today’s connected healthcare environment,” he summarized. “For me, HIMSS reinforced the idea of the healthcare team that includes everyone from doctors to vendors to IT administrators to patients themselves — each play a role in keeping patients healthy. And we now are able to gather enough data to try to keep patients healthy 24/7/365, even when they are not in front of their doctors. The possibilities are exciting, but we’re still figuring out how to practically do it.”

Other notable trends included artificial intelligence (AI), clinical decision support (CDS) and interoperability/productivity. “By melding clinical decision support with AI, clinicians can help identify at-risk patient populations to promote timely, proactive care plans and/or adjust in-hospital procedures,” he stated. “Essentially, CDS could be a very powerful tool for practicing population health management.”

Professional Accolades

ITN was recently named a 2018 Azbee Award finalist in five Upper Midwest Regional categories and two national categories. The annual Azbee Awards are hosted by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) to recognize editorial and design excellence in the business, trade and specialty press.

ITN is an Azbee Regional Award finalist in:

  • Online Enterprise News Story: Oncology Information Systems Need to Integrate
  • Online Video — News: Technology Report: Enterprise Imaging
  • Online Trade Show/Conference Coverage: ITN Use of Social Media for Show Coverage
  • Regular Column, Contributed: The Last Read Series
  • Print Single Topic Coverage by a Team: October 2017 issue

 

ITN is also a national Azbee Award finalist for Online Video — News: Technology Report: Enterprise Imaging and Regular Column, Contributed: The Last Read Series.

Regional and national award winners will be announced in May.

Related Content

Anatomage Releases Anatomage Cloud Platform
News | Remote Viewing Systems | July 16, 2019
Anatomage Inc. released an update to the Anatomage Cloud platform that allows medical and dental professionals to...
Graphic courtesy Pixabay

Graphic courtesy Pixabay

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 15, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Siemens has long focused on automation as a way to make diagnostic equipment faster and more efficient.
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 12, 2019
Khan Siddiqui, M.D., founder and CEO of HOPPR, discusses the economic advantages and costs presented by...
Videos | Enterprise Imaging | July 09, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Don Dennison
Videos | Enterprise Imaging | July 08, 2019
ITN Associate Editor Jeff Zagoudis speaks with Don Dennison
Infervision Releases InferTEST Program at SIIM 2019
News | Artificial Intelligence | July 08, 2019
Infervision announced their InferTEST program at the recent Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)...
Hyland Healthcare Adds ImageNext Imaging Workflow Optimizer to Enterprise Imaging Suite
Technology | Enterprise Imaging | July 05, 2019
Hyland Healthcare is launching ImageNext, a vendor-neutral imaging workflow optimizer that combines intelligent imaging...
TeraRecon Unveils iNtuition AI Data Extractor
News | Advanced Visualization | July 03, 2019
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced visualization company TeraRecon announced its new iNtuition AI Data Extractor...
AI should complement people, says SIIM presenter
Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 03, 2019 | By Greg Freiherr
Smart software improved the performance of resident radiologists to the level of academic experts in neuroradiology,
Laurel Bridge and 3M M*Modal Partner to Improve DICOM Structured Reporting
News | PACS | July 02, 2019
July 2, 2019 — Laurel Bridge Software announced an expanded relationship with 3M M*Modal, a provider of clinical docu