4 Predictions for Health Care Technology

4 Predictions for Health Care Technology

May this be your healthiest year yet! And it can be. There are many ways to improve Americans’ health, including new drugs, devices, procedures, and habits. Often overlooked is information technology, which we think will make a huge impact in 2024. Here are four ways:...
Burnout is common, let’s fix it

Burnout is common, let’s fix it

Computing in general and electronic health record (EHR) systems in particular are double-edged swords. Their benefits – data quality, accuracy, and processing – can be undermined by the workload, fatigue, and burnout they foster. That’s why we’ve invested enormous...
HiMS Lends a Helping Hand

HiMS Lends a Helping Hand

Giving back to the communities in which we work and live is core to our mission at HiMS. Recently, our Tucson team had the opportunity to volunteer with Youth On Their Own (YOTO), a dropout prevention program that supports high school graduation and the continued...
How is Your EHR Treating You? 

How is Your EHR Treating You? 

One thing I love about my job is making new connections with those who work in the behavioral and mental health communities, from clinicians to executives. I often attend industry events where I have the opportunity to meet new integrated health professionals and...
UX + AI = Productivity

UX + AI = Productivity

It’s no secret that health care providers are overburdened with administrative tasks, leaving them with less time to actually spend with patients. A new study published in JAMIA underscores the impact of stress brought on by ineffective EHRs: Physicians with an...
AI Will Shine in RCM

AI Will Shine in RCM

The daily news is brimming with alarming stories about the threats of artificial intelligence. AI could eliminate workforces, design superbugs, or even take over the world. These risks are worthy of study, of course, but automation is already starting to do some...