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2017-10-16 11:48

But experts at Monday’s National Committee for Quality Assurance event say cutting costs without compromising quality is the hardest part.

2017-10-16 11:31

A Belgian researcher discovered a flaw in the protocol that could allow a hacker to hijack connections, launch man-in-the-middle attacks, view communications and decrypt traffic on all Wi-Fi-enabled devices.

2017-10-16 11:25

Anthem Technology Center will create new capabilities to enhance the consumer healthcare experience, help improve quality and lower healthcare costs, insurer says.

2017-10-16 10:58

Cerner, IBM, Intermountain, AMIA are early sign-ons to the new Integrated Health Model Initiative, which seeks to improve the way healthcare information is organized and shared.

2017-10-16 10:39

Goal is to give patients access to their clinical and behavioral info through MyChart, Epic’s patient portal.

2017-10-16 10:25

EVP Amy Compton-Phillips says the West Coast health system is leveraging real-time data and informatics to improve patient outcomes, while reducing care costs.

2017-10-16 07:33

Researchers identify biomarker for progression and drug response to glioblastoma.

2017-10-16 06:39

Solutions should reduce the burden of repetitive data input that now takes place and enable seamless ways for clinicians to talk to each other, experts say.

2017-10-16 06:10

Hospitals are beginning to think big about patient experience, which starts in people’s homes, communities and even workplaces.

2017-10-16 05:29

Using big data to find incidents of medication nonadherence – and using it tailor patient interventions  – is a key component to population health, says Harvard's Niteesh Choudhry.

2017-10-16 04:23

Most organizations take an administrative approach to managing denials. Maybe that’s why they’re not collecting as much as they should.

2017-10-13 10:45

A report from the Wall Street Journal found that the Chicago-based company supplied inflated metrics and inaccurate reports, which may have boosted sales.

2017-10-13 10:45

A report from the Wall Street Journal found that the Chicago-based company supplied inflated metrics and inaccurate reports, which may have boosted sales.

2017-10-13 09:35

But KLAS analysis suggests that what providers want in a PHM solution going forward is likely to evolve.

2017-10-13 09:01

The Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies – PACT – is a five-year, $215 million collaboration and part of the Cancer Moonshot.

2017-10-13 08:50

The renowned author and physician-scientist highlights the hurdles to sharing data with patients and asserts that giving patients their records could save lives.

2017-10-13 07:25

AI and machine learning are augmentative tools, size matters among data sets, real-world applicability is a must, and tools must be validated, experts say.

2017-10-13 07:00

Cerner, athenahealth and eClinicalWorks said they are incorporating new data types, such as social determinants, population health and precision medicine to make EHRs more “comprehensive.”

2017-10-13 06:00

It's time to see how your progress with DevOps compares with that of your peers.

2017-10-13 05:04

The Health Innovation ThinkTank, Adoption and Policy at a Crossroads brought together more than 50 healthcare thought leaders across the industry including care delivery systems, payer organizations and health IT innovators, to examine best practices.

2017-10-12 12:22

Gary Fingerhut may get up to four years in federal prison for the scheme.

2017-10-12 12:12

The just-confirmed deputy HHS secretary will lead the department he previously served in under the Bush administration.

2017-10-12 11:36

Cerner President Zane Burke has posted a music playlist to get pumped up for the company’s user group meeting.

2017-10-12 11:25

Its launch of portal-connected consumer health record and extension of free CommonWell exchange services are meant to show commitment to interoperability, "no matter what the definition," said President Zane Burke.

2017-10-12 10:02

Patient Home Monitoring failed to lock down public access to its online server, exposing personal data of 150,000 patients.

2017-10-12 09:48

SMART on FHIR embeds the apps into the Cerner EMR, and the company’s reps say everybody wants to talk about the possibilities.

2017-10-12 08:53

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order expanding access to "association health plans" Thursday, ostensibly to allow small business -- and perhaps individuals -- to purchase a type of health insurance that circumvents Affordable Care Act protections and state regulations.

2017-10-12 06:47

Physicians who rate their capabilities highly seem to be doing fine, but too many feel they don’t have the support to deliver the best care.

2017-10-12 06:47

Physicians who rate their capabilities highly seem to be doing fine, but too many feel they don’t have the support to deliver the best care.

2017-10-11 11:47

Honeywell’s remote patient monitoring platform now wirelessly links with Welch Allyn’s connected home scale and blood pressure monitor.

2017-10-11 11:29

New report from CHIME and KLAS virtual care platforms are finding favor for scheduled and patient-focused visits, on-demand and consumer-focused meetings and telespecialty consults.

2017-10-11 11:23

The goal is to show whether screening patients for the presence of circulating tumor DNA – known as ctDNA – can detect breast cancer using a blood draw.

2017-10-11 10:35

Azalea brings cloud-based IT, billing and reporting systems and services to the table, and Prognosis adds its electronic health records system.

2017-10-11 10:19

The technology enables the health system to triage patients at community hospitals and determine whether they should stay there or transfer to an academic medical center.

2017-10-11 09:47

Interoperability and workflow norms stand in the way, but convincing insurers the tech is worth the extra price tag can be the biggest obstacle.

2017-10-11 08:29

Several companies are working with policymakers and other vendors to replace the use of highly-addictive painkillers and reduce overprescribing.

2017-10-11 07:11

Improved interoperability requires integrating exchange frameworks, improving usability, earning the engagement of caregivers and patients, and more.

2017-10-11 06:00

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation gets real in May. Are preparing?

2017-10-11 05:50

The acquisition will boost Welltok’s growth within the hospital market and make it possible for the company to serve all types of population health managers.

2017-10-11 03:00

Biased data can lead to bad decisions. Most business leaders aren't aware of the problem just yet, but they need to be because they're ultimately responsible.

2017-10-10 11:35

Hundreds of gigabytes of sensitive client and company data were exposed when the tech and cloud giant accidentally left four of its AWS S3 buckets open to the public.

2017-10-10 11:26

For many things, predictive modeling is a must, and just might mean the difference between savings and waste.

2017-10-10 10:46

Avizia, which is backed by NewYork-Presbyterian, Northwell Health and HealthQuest, said incorporating both companies’ technology will enable it to offer a customizable telehealth platform.

2017-10-10 10:00

The future of IoT and 5G networking isn't something that "will happen" in the coming years. To some extent, it's already here, setting the stage for further growth.

2017-10-10 08:25

EHR vendor’s cloud-based portal will now make it easier for physicians to share clinical notes with their patients.

2017-10-10 06:46

In some cases, more data is needed to draw conclusions, and in others, the tech just isn’t there yet, John Quackenbush, a computational biologist at Harvard's Dana Farber Cancer Institute, says.

2017-10-10 05:50

The app provides a more sophisticated workflow for practices that are reviewing large amounts of patient data and filling medication and lab requests daily, company says.

2017-09-13 09:00

Analytics thought leader Tom Davenport revisits Competing on Analytics, 10 years after his book on the topic was originally published. We ask him what has changed in that time during this interview.

2017-07-18 11:00

Cloud-based application development has taken big strides, and it's delivering benefits for enterprises such as federal agencies.

2017-06-12 03:00

Stanley Black & Decker sees an expanded role for itself in the digital economy and is exploring how AWS Greengrass will enable it to launch new services.