Examining 3 Key Challenges of 5G in Healthcare at the CHIME23 Fall Forum

As a foundation member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the Pixel Health team recently hosted a focus group with digital health leaders at the CHIME23 Fall Forum. They were also joined by Heather Nelson, SVP & CIO at Boston Children’s Hospital, who shared her experience with implementing a hybrid 5G cellular network…

Unlocking the Value of Enterprise Imaging

As technology rapidly evolves, healthcare delivery organizations face a common challenge: a cluttered and complex portfolio of disparate imaging systems encompassing a broad range of services. Recognizing that these imaging applications and systems don’t work well together and lack EMR integration, many organizations are exploring the benefits of application rationalization to develop an enterprise imaging…

3 Areas Where Virtual Nursing Can Transform Healthcare

Virtual nursing is not new, but its potential for transforming the delivery of healthcare is just beginning. To learn more about today’s most impactful applications, we spoke with Jon Hunt, Director, Client Services at Pixel Health, who shared his insights on the current state of virtual nursing and how it will continue to grow.  …

How to Win Hearts and Minds for New Healthcare Technology

By Patrick Allen, Managing Director, Strategy and Transformation Note: This is Part 2 of a two-part blog post on technology and workflow. Read Part 1 here.      In the first part of this blog post, I discussed how healthcare systems often make the mistake of adopting new digital technology without considering their desired workflows. …

Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing New Healthcare Technology

By Patrick Allen, Managing Director, Strategy and Transformation The lure of new healthcare technology can be hard to resist. It’s shiny and state of the art and promises to solve all your problems. It whispers, buy me and your troubles will disappear. Unfortunately, it often doesn’t work that way. We see clients all the time…

How HIT Consultants Can Keep You From Drowning in the Vendor Soup

When a consultant is being a true partner to a client, they are like a sponge absorbing everything within the organization’s vicinity — from the people and the culture to the inner workings, technology, and processes. Working with the right HIT consulting partners can facilitate the selection of technology, simplify the process of using it,…

Diversifying Healthcare Leadership, We’re Not Done Yet

by Barbara Casey, CRO A study came out a while back showing that those group brainstorming sessions in front of the whiteboard weren’t always the best way to encourage new ideas. According to the study, peer pressure, long a relic of high school classrooms, was still abundant in the professional ranks. People simply feared speaking…