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New market intelligence from HIMSS Analytics explores the capability that hospitals have to achieve 14 core items and 5 menu measures outlined in Stage 1 of meaningful use requirements. This report is the first in a quarterly series that will evaluate the readiness of US hospitals to qualify for incentive payments.
Provides a five-year compounded annual growth rate for hospital IT spending (total, capital, operating, and key IT applications), current market overview relative to vendor positions, and future projections of the US hospital IT market.
Get valuable new insights into the world of healthcare IT and the latest analysis on the penetration of IT applications in various sectors (e.g., bed size, hospital type, and census regions).
Despite new statutory and regulatory requirements for healthcare privacy and security, a new survey of U.S. healthcare organizations conducted by HIMSS Analytics suggests that while organizations are updating their security environments, data continues to be at risk.
Access up-to-date market intelligence on the Canadian healthcare IT landscape based on data from the HIMSS Analytics Canadian DatabaseSM. Research is available that can help healthcare IT vendors and consultants expand into the Canadian market or become even more competitive in the space.
Is it possible to see a return on the huge investments it takes for hospitals to purchase and implement sophisticated clinical information systems (CIS)? The question is an important one. The cost of these systems is enormous, easily ranging into the millions of dollars. IT is coming into its own at a time when the healthcare system is in financial trouble - struggling to avoid seeing their bottom line dive irretrievably deep into the red. This study delves into the factors that impact CIS return on investment. (Please note: this publication is only available for purchase.)
Available studies from graduate students based on information from the HIMSS Analytics database. Visit the Dorenfest Institute for historical data from the HIMSS Analytics database. Historical data is available to universities, students under university license, US governments (local, state and federal), and governments of other countries that will be using the data for research purposes (http://www.himss.org/foundation/histdata.asp).
New - Anvita: Clinical Analytics in the World of Meaningful Use
HIMSS Analytics explores the use of clinical analytics in the provider and payer community.
New - NextGen: 2011 HIMSS Analytics Report on Health Information Exchange, Patient-Centered Medical Home and Accountable Care
This new HIMSS Analytics white paper explores the use of HIEs, patient centered medical homes.
White Paper: Medical Devices Landscape: Current and Future Adoption, Integration with EMRs, and Connectivity
HIMSS Analytics research study explores the use of medical devices, as well as the frequency with which these devices are interfaced to EMRs.
Clinical Analytics: Can Organizations Maximize Clinical Data? (sponsored by Anvita Health)
HIMSS Analytics research study investigates the use of clinical analytics, including the issues and challenges that healthcare provider organizations and payers are facing as they strive to meet the meaningful use requirements.
RAC Audits, Is Your Organization Ready
This HIMSS Analytics research, which was sponsored by The SSI Group, was designed to address a number of issues, including the process that hospitals use to prepare for RAC audits; how prepared they believe they are to deal with audits; the use of software to manage the RAC audit process; challenges that exist with the current process; and who is responsible for coordinating the RAC audit.
Hospitals Embrace E-Procurement for Supply Chain Management – Enterprise Integration Is the Next Challenge
The purpose of this research was to understand the extent to which hospitals are automating various aspects of the purchasing process and the percent of medical and surgical purchasing that is handled electronically, both in terms of dollars and purchase orders. This paper summarizes the results of the research, outlining the current state of the industry, the barriers hospitals believe limit increased use of electronic transactions, and where hospitals believe supply chain automation delivers the greatest value.
2009 HIMSS Analytics Report: Evaluating HITECH's Impact on Healthcare Privacy and Security (commissioned by ID Experts)
The broad objective of this research was to gain an understanding of the status of patient data privacy and security, and the related potential for data breaches at hospitals and their business associates across the United States. We looked at this particularly in the context of the recently enacted HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act.
The State of US Hospitals Relative to Achieving Meaningful Use Measurement
An overview of market gaps that must be addressed in order to achieve ARRA compliance.
Intelligent Medical Devices in Hospitals - An Overview
An analysis of intelligent medical devices and their status in the electronic medical record environment.
Top Five Challenges for Wireless Healthcare Deployments
This research examines five challenges that hospitals face in their wireless environment.
New Research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham
CPOE and Medication Related Quality Outcomes: a study of 3364 hospitals
CPOE and Pediatric Adverse Drug Events: A Nested Matched Case-Control Study
Best of Breed Strategies--Hospital Characteristics Associated with Organizational HIT Strategy