- Gartner Group: The “Four V’s” definition: volume, velocity, variety, veracity
- Oracle: The derivation of value from traditional relational database-driven business decision-making, augmented with new sources of unstructured data such as blogs, social media, sensor networks, and image data.
CMS is conducting testing in March for claims submitted using the new code set
- Laptops: 87 percent
- Computers/workstations on wheels: 81 percent
Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , March 4, 2014
Some revelations made at the HIMSS 2014 conference illustrate how difficult this period of transition is for healthcare executives charged with bringing compliant, interconnected electronic health records systems online at their organizations.
Another HIMSS conference is done, leaving CIOs plenty to ponder.
Physicians speak a unique language. We observe and assimilate a lot of seemingly unrelated data points about our patients to come up with a diagnosis. What works for us is intuitive technology. We need an electronic system that captures the unique conversational interaction between doctor and patient—not drop down menus that miss the nuances of the patient’s unique story. Put simply, our ability to capture the complete patient story while remaining focused on the human life at hand is what the art of medicine is all about.