In this episode we talk with Bill Hudson, Chief Healthcare Strategist with VMware, about the ways we can meet the computing needs of clinicians. Bill draws on his 25 years of experience in Health IT meeting needs of Healthcare organizations and his broad view into healthcare organizations around the country, to help us explore balancing usability and security in the demanding world of Healthcare.
We discuss balancing usability, mobility, security and the challenges of BYOD in delivering Clinical applications to those caring for our patients.
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Director of Payer and Life Sciences for HIMSS, Shelley Price, joins us to share her insight into Population Health Management and how healthcare organizations can leverage technology to meet this new paradigm of caring for our communities and the individuals within them.
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Do we now have the tools to fight the effects of aging, dementia, or even Alzheimer’s? In this episode we discuss Cognitive Health with Dr. Raj Kumar, Chief Medical Officer of MyCognition.
Cognition, defined briefly as the ability to think, learn, respond, and remember, is a crucial issue in healthcare today because of an increasingly aging population and diagnoses of dementia, attention disorders, learning disorders, and anxiety at all-time highs.
What is your CQ? MyCQ™, short for cognition quotient, is an assessment tool developed by UK company MyCognition for measuring cognitive functioning. It is the mission of MyCognition to measure and improve cognitive health. In addition to its MyCQ assessment tool, MyCognition brings a range of training products that have been specifically developed to enhance the thinking, learning and memory processes. Learn about how this exciting technology is showing cognitive health improvements in schools, workplaces, and the healthcare sector.
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From wearable technology to smart homes, the means to gather or monitor our health information is growing leaps and bounds. Connected Health is playing an increasing role in our daily health and is poised to play a major role in the future of healthcare. How does one keep up and create a strategy to leverage this technology, either as an organization or an individual? In this episode we talk with Jennifer Kent, Ph.D., Director of Research Quality and Product Development and Parks Associates about this exciting sector of health devices.
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Imagine a portable, wireless device in the palm of your hand that monitors and diagnoses your health conditions. That is the technology envisioned by this XPRIZE competition, inspired by the Star Trek tricorder, and it will allow unprecedented access to personal health metrics. With the ability to diagnose 15 serious illnesses and monitor 5 different vital signs, this device will far surpass anything available today to the average consumer or anyone for that matter. Whether used at home or in a remote village where healthcare is scarce, this Digital Health tool is about to go from science fiction to science fact. Today we talk with Grant Campany and Rick Valencia about how the XPRIZE process from inspiration to the awarding of the prize and what they hope to achieve with through these grand endeavors. Tricorder.xprize.org
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In this special podcast, hosts Terry Baker and Kelley Hill are in Denver, CO., interviewing a presenter at AAMI’s Annual Conference & Expo. Gunnar Trommer, principal for digital health at BCG Digital Ventures, talks about bridging the gap between the promise and reality of digital health. Trommer sees incredible potential in the ability of digital health to bring about “more timely and more personalized care,” but there are considerable hurdles. Chief among them is the fact that the healthcare landscape remains fragmented and proprietary in nature. How can the dream be achieved? Trommer shares his ideas.
Electrical Safety, is this still a thing? With all the sophisticated technologies we are implementing, supporting or looking forward to in the future it is easy to maybe overlook the “routine”. We have all learned though, complacency regarding the “routine” can often get people hurt. In fact an entire career field was launched over concerns that thousands of patients were being harmed due to electrical shocks from the very medical equipment that was meant to help them. Our guest Matt Baretich, author of the latest AAMI Electrical Safety Manual, joins us for an interview recorded “Live” at AAMI 2015.
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