This year's annual AHIP Institute focused on the theme, “Together, We're Making Health Care Work.” The institute welcomed over 1,200 professionals from the healthcare IT industry representing 50+ organizations. Over the three days we spent in Nashville, we noticed four major trends: consumerism, transparency, interoperability and data exchange.
Action: The Sixth and Final Step to Accountable Care
In this blog series, we have been outlining the path to collaborative care and sharing how to create an IT ...
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Teaching Machines to Be Kind, Part Two: The AI Safety Problem
Part two explores a major barrier in artificial intelligence
What part do Open APIs play in improving interoperability?
A data platform with Open APIs that can break down health information silos, this is the Holy Grail of healthcare interoperability - one patient, one record; primary to tertiary interoperability.
The Security and Privacy Principals of Rhapsody as a Service
Explore a number of the security and privacy principles and techniques that Orion Health’s latest offering, Rhapsody as a Service (RaaS), utilizes.
Why is interoperability so important for healthcare organizations?
And how can FHIR APIs help?
Boundaries should not be barriers
Scotland is a country of contrasts...
Finding patients like me
How can machine learning help doctors predict outcomes by identifying similar patients?
Teaching Machines to Be Kind
Part One: Where's My Robot Doctor?
What does the word 'fish' mean to you?
Words can mean different things to different people and the word "fish" is a good example of this.
Celebrating International Women's Day, but there is more to be done
As I walk the crowded hallways of HIMSS18 in Las Vegas today, it strikes me - on International Women's Day - that the healthcare technology industry has more work to do to move the dial on gender...
Ecosystem Thinking Based on FHIR APIs
How Can This Accelerate Innovation in Health IT? One thing we've been talking about for some time now is how "ecosystem" thinking, based on FHIR APIs, has the potential to accelerate innovation in...
Unveiling our new predictive intelligence service using machine learning
Speaking from HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, Ian McCrae talks about Amadeus Intelligence, our new service using machine learning. Imagine trying to drive a car with an icy windscreen, navigating down a...
Three steps to plan your journey to the cloud
Public cloud capabilities have dramatically expanded in recent years. What was once a source of less expensive infrastructure has erupted into rich platforms for everything from on-demand...
What we're looking forward to at HIMSS18
With less than a week to go until HIMSS18, the Orion Health team prepares to assemble in Las Vegas to network with the latest and greatest in Health IT. With over 45,000 attendees and 3,100...
Giving stroke patients a clearer picture of recovery
Without any warning, a member of your family could become a victim of stroke. Will you be prepared? Who will look after them? How long will they need care for and how dependent will they be? Can...
Why is the Future of Computing in the Cloud?
Since the eruption of cloud infrastructure providers such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and other regional competitors, the case for migrating out of proprietary data centers has grown in both...
The benefits of non-traditional data to healthcare: Psychographic data
Healthcare providers are constantly looking for better ways to improve care and many are looking to non-traditional data sources to help usher in the future of healthcare. In a four-part series of...
5 Potential Ways to Help Fight the Opioid Crisis
Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue, especially with the increasing number of drug overdose deaths occurring in the United States. With an estimated 10 million people affected by opioid...
Applying Deep Learning to Electronic Health Records
Deep learning technology has numerous innovative medical applications, one that stands out in the field of precision medicine is the ability to utilize electronic health records to create better...
The benefits of non-traditional data to healthcare: Socio-economic data
As we progress into the future humans are generating more data than ever before - most of which is being used for commercial purposes. However, these new sources of data could have a significant...
Patient engagement means consumer engagement