Madison Set to Shine on Healthtech’s Biggest Stage: Annual health IT conference in Las Vegas will showcase companies amplifying Greater Madison’s reputation for health innovation

MADISON, WI – Greater Madison’s reputation as the HealthTech Capitol will be on display at the 2018 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition taking place March 5-9 in Las Vegas. The conference, which brings together more than 45,000 health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world, will feature exhibits and pavilions from several top healthtech […]

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Big Easy Breakfast: Value-Based TJA

Wednesday, March 7, 6:30 – 8:00 a.m. Hyatt Regency, 601 Loyola Ave., in “Foster 1” 2018 AAOS Conference – New Orleans Please join the Value-Based Healthcare Consortium members for a private Big Easy breakfast event with jazzed conversation. A panel of TJA care delivery experts will discuss their recent practical experience and thoughts surrounding the […]

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Former Applied Materials Executive Joins Wellbe Board: High tech leader, Michael R. Splinter, brings market transformation perspective to healthcare

Madison-based health tech company, Wellbe Inc., announced today the appointment of Michael R. Splinter to its board of directors. Splinter is chairman of the board at Nasdaq, Inc. and general partner at WISC Partners. Splinter, an electrical engineer and innovator, has played a major role in driving advances in the high tech industry, with more […]

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Wellbe Expands its CarePlus Solutions Program

Madison-based health tech company, Wellbe Inc., extended its leading online patient navigation and engagement platform with the addition of two new partners — Physiotec and Staywell — to its CarePlus Solutions Program. In the face of the converging forces of consumerism and value-based care, hospitals are seeking solutions with multiple capabilities to enable robust patient […]

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PRESS: 45 Hospital and Healthcare Executives Outline the Hospital of the Future

One hundred years from now, hospitals will be nearly unrecognizable as care moves to the outpatient setting and organizations integrate artificial intelligence, telemedicine and other IT applications to care for patients outside the walls of their institution. Forty-five healthcare executives, including five from hospital C-suites, describe the key trends disrupting the traditional hospital and how […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Collect Patient Outcomes and 5 Ways to Make Sure It’s Effective

The focus of healthcare delivery is shifting in response to the converging forces of payment reform and consumer expectations toward more efficient, higher quality value-based care. By automating the collection of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), you enable patients’ active participation and meet their expectations for greater convenience, leading to higher patient satisfaction. PROMs can offer […]

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Level of Preoperative Preparedness Directly Related to Patient Anxiety, Satisfaction, and Outcomes

The effectiveness of preoperative education and instructions is vital to the overall quality of care. Higher levels of preparedness have proven to have a positive effect on patient outcomes and level of satisfaction. According to one Gallup poll, when patients strongly agreed that “I knew what to expect after surgery,” 72 percent were extremely satisfied […]

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