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…

This Week’s Health Explores Healthcare’s Future: Boston Children’s Hospital to pioneer a hybrid 5G network

During the CHIME Fall Conference, This Week Health and Sarah Richardson, SVP and Chief Digital Information Officer at Tivity Health, conducted an interview with Heather Nelson from Boston Children’s Hospital and Barbara Casey from Pixel Health. Heather Nelson highlighted their innovative approach to healthcare by partnering with Pixel Health and T-Mobile for Business to establish…

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HIT Infrastructure: When your plate is full, the table must be strong

By Mike Machulsky, EVP, Business Development As healthcare organizations continue to pursue their digital transformations, IT teams may find themselves barraged with requests for the next shiny object or must-have platform from teams across their organization. Managing the volume and complexity of potential solutions can impede results. That’s why HIMSS Analytics created complementary maturity models…

INFRAM Assessments Target Outdated Medical Technology, Processes

Healthcare continues to rapidly transform digitally, increasing the demand for new and better technologies to support clinician and patient workflows. To advance your health system’s digital transformation, it’s critical to first understand the information technology infrastructure supporting day-to-day operations, and then create a go-forward plan for advancement. But devising a comprehensive, sustainable infrastructure strategy can…

INFRAM+: A CIO’s Best Friend (Part 3 of a 3-part series)

INFRAM and INFRAM+ puts IT in the center of the strategic financial decision-making process  It garners invaluable input and support from clinicians, executives, and administrators  Proprietary strategic mapping correlates INFRAM results with clinical goals and provides an IT roadmap for budget and leadership consensus building INFRAM+: More Than Just Another Assessment  In part three of our series, we look at how INFRAM+, a proprietary…

INFRAM+: It’s All About Process (Part 2 of a 3-part series)

An INFRAM assessment is primarily tactical. INFRAM+ ties directly to clinical strategic initiatives A three-to-four day on site analysis involves IT and primary department, executive, and clinical stakeholders Proprietary strategic mapping ties specific technologies to specific clinical goals INFRAM+: Taking INFRAM from Tactics to Strategy  Not seeing the forest through the trees is a common mistake in the IT business. In part one of our…

INFRAM+: From Tactical Evaluation to Strategic Initiative

INFRAM+: Tactics vs Strategy  In part 1 of our three–part series, we look at the HIMSS Analytics Infrastructure Adoption Model (INFRAM) as a foundational building block. INFRAM is fast becoming the healthcare industry standard for evaluating a hospital or health system’s infrastructure stability and manageability in five key areas. Mobility  Security  Collaboration  Transport  Data Center  The resulting Baseline Achievement Report is just that, a baseline. INFRAM scores don’t provide a…