Information Technology

October 16, 2014 | Ashley Rekem

Where time equals brain in preventing death, disability and millions of dollars in spending, insurers and providers have a huge opportunity to try an approach that can pay for itself.

October 14, 2014 | Erin McCann

Tech giant Google is trying out the telehealth waters with a video-based platform that connects consumers searching online for health data with physicians.

October 7, 2014 | Ephraim Schwartz

The industry that prides itself on being at the cutting edge of biomedical research is at the back end when it comes to adopting mobile technology for healthcare professionals and patients.

October 7, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Hewlett-Packard revealed on Monday that it intends to break itself into two distinct entities and, in so doing, shared a little about how it will all work.

October 2, 2014 | Anthony Brino

More and more insurers are getting on to the smartphone and mobile health wave, trying to both attract tech-savvy members and try out new wellness ideas.

October 1, 2014 | Mike Milliard

United Healthcare's shopping spree continues, as it acquires a Texas company with practice management, revenue cycle, physician referral management and other ambulatory-focused technology.

September 30, 2014 | Tom Sullivan

Rethinking how it acquires information technologies seems to be giving one insurer an edge, letting it eke out a "trifecta" of lower costs, fewer unhappy customers, and increased revenue.

September 15, 2014 | Bernie Monegain

A joint investment in a health IT company by two Blue Cross companies and a private equity firm is reaping a few billion amid healthcare's tech boom.

September 10, 2014 | Anthony Brino

UnitedHealth Group's big data venture is plying new waters in deals with several powerful healthcare institutions, trying to create value with one of healthcare's largest databases.

August 6, 2014 | Erin McCann

There's been a lot of talk about compliance lately. Federal and state regulations. HIPAA regulations. But, if you're in charge of healthcare security, compliance is far from sufficient, according to one large insurer.

August 5, 2014 | Mike Milliard

Startups and investors from Silicon Valley to the Charles River are chasing after the next paradigm-shifting blockbuster innovation. But are any of new companies developing technology that will truly help transform healthcare?

July 31, 2014 | Anthony Brino

Utah's start-up health plan is offering a new service that could prove attractive to employers and individuals in a state with a growing tech hub, while also putting pressure on established players.

October 15, 2014 | White Papers
Box brings disparate parties together across the healthcare continuum to better collaborate, share data, and improve care delivery. Box serves providers, payors and life science companies around the world to: - Improve Care Coordination: Box helps coordinate care between doctors and care teams inside and outside of a healthcare organization by streamlining the secure sharing of administrative and patient information. - Mobile Access and HIPAA Security: Provides doctors, researchers, and administrators with a quick way to securely share files that may contain Protected Health Information (PHI) in them. - Accelerate Research: Box allows for secure collaboration across multiple departments inside your organization as well as with outside contracted research partners. - Enhance Sales Productivity: When selling to clinical customers, Box can enhances your sales productivity by making regulated sales and training materials available in real-time to sales reps out in the field.

October 15, 2014 | White Papers
Providing high-quality healthcare is a science--but securely managing the expanding amount of highly personal healthcare content can be an art. As the already-large volumes of healthcare-related data continue to grow, many organizations are turning to the cloud to store, manage and share data. When looking at ways to better share documents and files across healthcare organizations, IT and Security professionals need a cloud-based content management and collaboration platform that offers enterprise-grade security.

October 15, 2014 | White Papers
Hospitals have the need to collaborate internally and externally, respond to the trends of BYOD, consumerization of IT and the availability of free cloud solutions that are accelerating the occurance of Shadow IT which can lead to unintended data loss and HIPAA breaches. Read this inforgraphic to learn about statistics and information around BYOD, how HIPAA breaches affect revenue and reputation loss and ways to combat insecure file sharing.

October 7, 2014 | White Papers
Facilitate collaboration and productivity by providing "anywhere access" to documents and files. As a HIPAA compliant platform, Box's affordability and simplicity promote widespread stakeholder adoption, especially for the increasingly mobile healthcare workforce. Eliminate Shadow IT and inadequate file sharing, improve collaboration, provide mobile access to critical information.

September 11, 2014 | White Papers
Learn how health plans and insurers can use Teradata to succeed in today's healthcare environment by engaging with individual consumers through data-driven marketing.

September 11, 2014 | White Papers
Learn how to mitigate risk, stay compliant, and improve financial performance in the health insurance industry using advanced analytics.

September 11, 2014 | White Papers
In this era of healthcare reform, creating a data and analytics-driven environment can help you improve your marketing and operations and the health of your members to give you a competitive edge.

September 10, 2014 | White Papers
With the September 22, 2014 deadline to renew existing Business Associate Agreements and comply with updated HIPAA requirements, it’s important that you have the information and tools to take action. View this fact sheet and learn: Key changes from the HIPAA Omnibus final rule, steps you need to take to comply and how DocuSign can help your organization meet the deadline and stay ahead of the curve with HIPAA compliance.

September 10, 2014 | White Papers
From their inception, computers have depended on human operators’ manual efforts as the first critical step in performing their functions. In the 21st century, however, such manual unstructured processes are being automated to speed data-related tasks and reduce errors virtually to zero. In this context, automation is the linking of disparate systems, applications and software so that they become self-acting and self-regulating.

August 28, 2014 | White Papers
Change happens fast in the healthcare industry, and predicting when and how changes will occur is next to impossible. To remain competitive, businesses need to remain flexible. Read how Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, when faced with an end-of-life claims processing platform, saw an opportunity to provide value for the organization and position itself to flexibly respond to industry changes by adopting a component-based solution utilizing service oriented architecture (SOA).

August 28, 2014 | White Papers
While the new consumers entering the health insurance market offer an opportunity for potentially lucrative new business, they come with a built-in distrust of the product they are purchasing. This white paper discusses how effective use of advanced technology and outsourcing can improve service and increase cost transparency for members, building trust and creating relationships that last beyond the next open enrollment.

August 27, 2014 | White Papers
Scott & White Health Plan and Insurance Company foresaw increased manual data-entry processes required to accommodate an influx of new members under the Affordable Care Act. The nationally rated health plan's implementation of EnableSoft's Foxtrot software helped to reduce new network set-up time and time to establish new pay classes, while at the same time increasing productivity and scaling operations without increasing staff.


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