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HIMSS 18: The Future of Healthcare IT is Here and Now 

With almost 1,400 exhibitors and a diverse selection of educational sessions, HIMSS 18 offered attendees the chance to connect with healthcare experts and professionals showcasing their products and services in specialty areas such as connected health and telehealth, privacy, security, information exchange, analytics and innovation. Healthcare IT is continuously evolving, but some of the technologies that had been previously considered futuristic are now available and in use by a variety of healthcare providers.  Here are a few of the solutions showcased at HIMSS 18 that illustrate that “future” healthcare technologies are now a reality:


Empowering the Healthcare Industry's Digital Transformation

The challenges in healthcare are plenty. Organizations are tasked with improving patient care & patient satisfaction, improving the health of populations and lower the per-capita cost of healthcare. New mobile-based collaborations between caregiver and patient will improve the way organizations serve consumers. The Internet of Things (IoT) including wearables, medical device and EHR data collection and analysis can help identify patients with chronic diseases, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will play a role in identifying treatment efficacies for better outcomes and lowering the cost of care.