What is Intelligent Automation for Healthcare?

Hospital IQ · Intelligent Automation As a company, Hospital IQ first started thinking about how we could utilize predictive analytics to help hospitals improve their operational efficiency. Artificial intelligence is the current technology trend many vendors and customers are considering as a strategy to get advance notice to improve decision making. But to operationalize and actually create sustained improvements from [...]

By |2020-07-07T14:26:59+00:00July 7th, 2020|

The Surgeons View of COVID-19 Recovery

NOTE: This blog is an edited version of a podcast with Dr. Bill Chapman. Listen to the full episode here:  Hospital IQ · A Surgeon's View of COVID-19 Recovery I’ve been a surgeon for the last 25 years, with nearly 21 of those years spent in an academic setting as the Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery. For the last 4-5 years, I’ve been in private practice with [...]

By |2020-06-09T16:33:21+00:00June 9th, 2020|

The Executive View of COVID-19 Recovery

NOTE: This blog is an edited version of a podcast with Tim Chapman. Listen to the full conversation here. Hospital IQ · An Executive's View of COVID-19 Recovery Having spent over 35 years in the healthcare industry in a variety of roles, with the last 7 of those years working with health systems and healthcare IT companies as an advisor, [...]

By |2020-06-04T17:31:33+00:00June 4th, 2020|

2020: Embracing Innovation to Improve Hospital Operations

Healthcare is an industry in transition, a seismic shift driven by an aging population, rising cost and more of the burden being shared with the consumer. Historically, change in healthcare has been achingly slow. This past year, however, we saw signs that the pace of change is accelerating. The Hospital IQ team had the opportunity to work with many hospitals [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:41:08+00:00January 14th, 2020|

Will the Healthcare Cost Curve Bend to Payment Models or Technology?

Decade after decade, in political races, news stories, and now social media, we hear about the crisis of rising costs in higher education and healthcare. Inflation in prices for healthcare has long outstripped general inflation, and healthcare is now 18 percent of GDP. As people see one category of expenditures seemingly taking over their personal budgets, it’s natural to think [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:51:37+00:00October 9th, 2018|

What AI Should Mean to Healthcare Leaders

Nearly every morning, we wake up to another article stating that healthcare leaders are drowning in data but starved for information. Every major healthcare conference in the past two years has been dominated by the promise of digital strategies, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. In my conversations with healthcare leaders ranging from front line supervisors, operating room administrators, nursing leaders, [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:54:17+00:00June 13th, 2018|

Unleash the Value of Your Historical Healthcare IT Investments

Billions of dollars have been spent over the past 20 years on clinical software solutions that address discrete functional areas within the hospital (OR, ED, Inpatient, etc).  These solutions are continually optimized to address functional processes and have made providers more efficient in these specific areas and all while enhancing patient care. What these solutions haven’t yet done is exploit [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:56:10+00:00March 14th, 2018|

Hospital IT Underinvestment: The Roadblock to Modernization

Early in my career I was fortunate to develop and market software that was used by the largest banks and Fortune 100 companies -  some of the most demanding and sophisticated IT consumers in the world.  As a vendor to these organizations, I delivered high-performance software designed to solve complex customer problems using practical, scalable solutions that leveraged new infrastructure [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:58:34+00:00August 1st, 2017|