Shared decision making: “It takes more than data”

Enhancing medical care and implementing shared decision making through digital technologies is all about data: this has been and still is a mantra for many digital entrepreneurs in the healthcare space. But is having access to data really sufficient for digital tools to make a difference? Petra Wilson of the…

How to gauge the value of precision medicine programs

Every health system understands the potential of precision medicine, but not all of them are quite ready to take the plunge into the complex and expensive project of actually starting a precision medicine initiative. At HIMSS19 on Monday, Dr. James Weese, vice president of Aurora Cancer Care at Milwaukee-based Advocate…

HIMSS makes 4 healthcare predictions for 2019

HIMSS today published “2019 Healthcare Trends Forecast: The Beginning of a Consumer-Driven Reformation,” a report that features commentary and analysis from leaders across HIMSS, Healthbox, Health 2.0 and PCHAlliance – each of whom have a birds-eye view of industry trends and the levers of change. By issuing this new annual…