PALO ALTO, Calif., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As the healthcare industry continues to transform at a rapid pace, providers face increased financial, market and regulatory pressure to deliver high-quality, patient-centered care while eliminating unnecessary costs. At the same time, technology is constantly evolving to provide new ways to improve healthcare for both patients and providers. This Wednesday, global health economist Boris Rachev and Brice Jewell, senior director of enterprise applications of Cerner, will explore the top trends reshaping healthcare, including digital collaboration, during a Jive Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: JIVE) webinar.
In the webinar, Boris Rachev will explain how the evolution of patient care, cybersecurity and health system consolidation are driving a massive shift in how clinicians must work together day-to-day. He'll be joined by Brice Jewell from Cerner, a global leader in healthcare technology, who will share examples of how collaboration can benefit healthcare organizations. The discussion will explore the new era in digital collaboration, which can deliver better care coordination, build stronger alignment between clinical teams, organizations and provider networks, and help integrated health enterprises work more efficiently across the board.
"At Cerner, we've seen firsthand how a digital community of nearly 100,000 health care stakeholders can systemically enable the improvement of care delivery," said Jewell. "Since 2009, uCern Connect has driven knowledge sharing among hospitals, clinicians and medical device companies, as well as technology suppliers, consultants and Cerner associates. This digital collaboration brings our clients, associates and suppliers together more effectively as we work toward the mutual goal of improving health care."
"Overall, there is greater pressure on health delivery organizations to improve their clinical quality and efficiency. One way to do that is through collaboration platforms which bring all stakeholders together in the digital space," said Boris Rachev.
Register here to attend the free 60-minute session, "6 Trends Driving Healthcare Collaboration," or click here to download Rachev's whitepaper, "Connecting Clinicians is Critical: Trends Driving the Future of Healthcare Collaboration in 2016."
Jive's Healthcare Collaboration solution conforms to HIPAA requirements and enables health systems to connect, communicate and collaborate as an integrated health enterprise. A growing list of over 40 healthcare organizations—including Cerner, BUPA, Carestream Health, Lahey Health, Parkview Health, Spectrum Health, Trinity Health, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and United Health Group—use Jive to help clinicians, researchers and administrators deliver effective patient care in a more efficient and less costly manner.
About Jive Software
Jive (Nasdaq: JIVE) is the leader in accelerating workplace digital transformation for organizations, enabling people to work better together. The company provides industry-leading Interactive Intranet solutions and Customer Engagement communities that connect people, information and ideas to help businesses outpace their competitors. With more than 30 million users worldwide and customers in virtually every industry, Jive is consistently recognized as a leader by top analyst firms, including Gartner Inc., Forrester Research and Aragon Research. More information can be found at www.jivesoftware.com or the Jive Blog.
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