Jim Adams believes health care organizations are on an IT journey with a distant finish line and a lot of mile markers in between.
Outlining many of those action steps, Adams, executive director of research and insights for The Advisory Board Co., will deliver the opening keynote during the 2013 Digital Healthcare Conference produced by WTN Media.read more
Mark Bugher, who helped to mold UW-Madison’s University Research Park into an economic and technology transfer force admired nationally, plans to retire in October.
“We have 3,600 jobs and 126 companies,” says Bugher, who has directed the park since 1999. “These are high-paid jobs, many of them filled by our graduates or UW System graduates. The university can be extremely proud of what’s happened here since 1984.”read more
If you are the boss…I’m sorry. The Millennial generation is here. They feel entitled. They negotiate everything. And they‘ll tell you exactly what is on their mind…even if you don’t want to know.
Let’s see you make a team and a profit out of that! And if that isn’t enough to get your heart rate up, Millennials are likely to be your biggest customer demographic…and to that challenge they bring even more quirks and seemingly oddball traits.read more
The Center for Connected Health and the Center for Technology and Aging have launched a new tool to gauge the return on investment for remote patient monitoring technologies for patients with heart disease.
As remote care becomes more prevalent, providers and payers are looking for evidence of the effectiveness of RPM programs, officials say; the new tool is meant to analyze the ROI of established RPM programs and projecting it into the future.
This week, national healthcare leaders will discuss how technology can help them respond to their changing marketplace at the Digital Healthcare Technology Conference in Madison, Wis., and the world can watch as it’s recorded via Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc.read more
Bill Yasnoff has been an evangelist for years, but so far he’s been preaching to an empty congregation. With the consensus failure of the current health information exchange model, he might finally start filling the pews.
Yasnoff, managing partner of the consulting firm National Health Information Infrastructure Advisors, will speak on the business and investment potential of health record banks June 10 during the 2013 Digital Healthcare Conference produced by WTN Media.read more
NitricGen, an early-stage Middleton company with a device to treat diabetic foot ulcers, won the grand prize in the 2013 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.
Winners were announced Wednesday at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in Middleton.read more
The Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative today announced is signed agreements with Aurora Health Care and Trilogy Health Networks.
Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative, a nonprofit health insurance carrier formed under terms of the Affordable Care Act, announced the two critical partnerships that it says will allow for expansive, affordable individual and small group health insurance programs for customers throughout eastern Wisconsin.read more
Hospitals in the U.S. pledge to keep a patient’s health background confidential. Yet states from Washington to New York are putting privacy at risk by selling records that can be used to link a person’s identity to medical conditions using public information.read more
CIO magazine has announced CUNA Mutual Group is among its 2013 CIO 100 award recipients. The 26th annual awards program recognizes organizations worldwide that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology. They were recognized for its ‘Retirement Radar’ mobile annuity planning application.read more