Join us on Thursday, September 3rd at 1:00 CST, as IMO hosts a panel discussion with subject matter experts across the enterprise, who will share insights on how the global pandemic is reshaping the health IT world.
As the threat of COVID-19 continues to grow, so too does the urgent need for health IT solutions, like updated coding and terminology and telehealth services. To learn more about how the coronavirus pandemic is shaping the health IT space, IMO asked experts throughout the field to share their thoughts in our latest insight brief.
The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the United States on January 21, 2020. In the ensuing six months, the country has experienced a whirlwind of fear, confusion, and tragedy. We have also witnessed incredible strides in detection, treatment, and prevention of the disease. IMO’s Chief Medical Officer takes a look back at what we’ve learned and why there’s cause for optimism.
When it comes to COVID-19, we all have questions we want answered. But without reliable data and analytics, it’s a near impossible task, as illustrated by the challenges hospitals in the Midwest are now facing.
The spread of COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on trade shows from coast to coast. In HIT, the void left by empty conference centers has been filled by innovative approaches to events and some surprising upsides for organizers and attendees alike.
Sharing the electronic health record (EHR) screen can be a powerful way to establish trust and understanding between the physician and patient, but what message does a disorganized record send? And how does sharing change when patient visits are virtual?
Two million surgical cases cancelled nationwide in just over a month. A ten-fold increase in the cost of supplies. When it comes to the pandemic’s effect on hospitals and ORs, the numbers speak for themselves.
Janice Kelly, MS, RN-BC, President of AORN Syntegrity Inc. and David Bocanegra, RN, Nurse Informaticist at IMO, discuss the steps and guidelines for safely resuming elective surgeries.
Intelligent Medical Objects announces global release of open source clinical terminology for COVID-19
In order to gain and share insights on the coronavirus pandemic, we all need to be speaking the same clinical language. IMO’s open source data package release aims to get the global healthcare community on the same page – fast.
Things change rapidly in a pandemic, and all sectors of the medical community are working tirelessly to help manage the spread of the novel coronavirus. With coding systems frequently updating their COVID-19 terms and guidelines, IMO is striving to make sure our clients have the documentation tools they need when they need them with a special off-cycle update to both our terminology and insights offerings.
Heading up Enterprise IT and Security at a leading medical coding company is a tremendous responsibility on a good day. So what happens when a pandemic strikes? Discover the ins and outs of going remote – fast.