Two healthcare conferences with in-person events slated for later this year will require people to be vaccinated. HIMSS’ annual conference, which will be held in Las Vegas in August, is one of them.
A district judge granted preliminary approval to a settlement for a class action suit brought against HIMSS by exhibitors for its conference last year. Per the settlement, HIMSS will create a $2.8 million fund to pay back exhibitors and will credit a portion of the… Read More »HIMSS to settle class action exhibitor lawsuit for $2.8M
What You Should Know: – Healthcare technology company Forcura names the five most significant trends for the post-acute care industry in 2021. The post-acute care (PAC) sector saw some of its most profound challenges this year, from deadly COVID-19 outbreaks in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs)… Read More »5 Post-Acute Care Industry Trends to Watch in 2021
Shanti Wilson, Consultant, Freed Associates As if 2020 couldn’t be any more challenging for healthcare providers, new federal rules on interoperability and patient access, granting patients direct access to their healthcare data, begin taking effect this November and continue into 2022. These rules, while ultimately beneficial… Read More »5 Steps for Interoperability Excellence for Healthcare Providers
A survey of healthcare cybersecurity professionals by HIMSS details the most common types of cyber attacks, it’s impact on patient care as well as solutions hospitals and health systems have implemented to prevent falling prey to this type of criminal activity.
– Healthcare Growth Partners’ (HGP) summary of Health IT/digital health mergers & acquisition (M&A) activity, and public company performance during the month of July 2020. While a pandemic ravages the country, technology valuations are soaring. The Nasdaq hit an all-time high during the month of… Read More »Analysis: July Health IT M&A Activity; Public Company Performance
Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. The healthcare industry is changing at a rapid pace. Healthcare providers are scaling virtual consultations and telehealth faster than ever… Read More »Skill up with the HIMSS 2020 Digital Conference
March 17, 2020, may well be remembered as the day the telemedicine revolution finally took off. Telemedicine and Telehealth‘s adoption, fast-tracked by Coronavirus/COVID, will create profound changes in how healthcare services are provided — while also spawning new healthcare marketing opportunities. Telemedicine & Telehealth: Innovation &… Read More »