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2019-12-10 10:45

Jefferson Health's Robert Neff said that after breaking through that barrier hiring executives should focus on training and experience.

2019-01-18 12:37

The two main challenges are proving the value of telehealth and promoting practice change.

2019-01-18 12:33

The federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law have some strict requirements for compliance, and providers would do well to take note.

2019-01-18 10:16

The whole point of electronic health records is to facilitate the sharing of patient data, but that is still difficult, not just because interoperability hasn't been fully achieved, but also because matching patient records is still not easy to achieve – putting patients at risk for incorrect care and also posing privacy concerns, according to a new report by the Governm

2019-01-18 07:41

This year the showcase will feature 82 organizations demonstrating 121 health IT systems across 16 different use-cases.

2019-01-18 07:04

AI will be key to the high-intensity modeling needed for personalized care – and New Zealand is offering a unique test bed for the development of new approaches.

2019-01-18 05:07

Health system merger success may hinge on the work done by CIOs to create a single IT platform to support the newly created organization.

2019-01-18 04:55

HHS Secretary Alex Azar joins the roster, which also features Aneesh Chopra, Karen DeSalvo, Michael Levitt, Mick Ebeling, Seema Verma and Susan Devore.

2019-01-18 04:55

HHS Secretary Alex Azar joins the roster, which also features Aneesh Chopra, Karen DeSalvo, Michael Levitt, Mick Ebeling, Seema Verma and Susan DeVore.

2019-01-18 03:46

Connected Care initially will be aimed at improving stroke outcomes by connecting patients in ambulances or ERs to neurologists.

2019-01-18 03:44

The forthcoming Cloverleaf 19.1 will be the core of Infor's suite, with support for API management.

2019-01-17 13:04

Thanks to consumerism in the healthcare industry, providers are looking to improve patient experience and satisfaction in their care. HIMSS19 attendees who are focused on this topic for their organizations should check out these curated sessions and events.

2019-01-17 12:23

Minor differences in co-payments sometimes mask exponential differences between similar generic formulations.

2019-01-17 12:20

By empowering patients with a single access point to all their data, the exchange also benefits providers and payers.

2019-01-17 09:20

Hospitals can use artificial intelligence-driven technologies to automate manual and expensive processes. For instance, communicating with payers has become one of the most arduous responsibilities for revenue cycle departments.
This is one of the messages health IT vendor Recondo Technology wants to get across to attendees at the upcoming HIMSS19 conference.

2019-01-17 07:32

The association called on government agencies to takes steps toward making data-driven healthcare more commonplace.

2019-01-17 07:09

Connected care, upskilled workers, tax reform, a Southwest Airlines approach, private equity and the Affordable Care Act all will impact healthcare organizations in 2019, a new PwC report says.

2019-01-17 04:41

The private sector and government have accomplished a lot and the next phase is critical to the best use of APIs.

2019-01-17 04:25

The health system saw an opportunity to leverage Information Technology Infrastructure Library best practices and key concepts to improve its remote care.

2019-01-16 20:58

Northland District Health Board (DHB), which is based in Whangarei and covering the northernmost part of the North Island in New Zealand, has launched a web-based interactive version of the Health Needs Assessment (HNA).

2019-01-16 16:23

Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong delivered a ministerial statement on the Committee of Inquiry (COI) report on the SingHealth cyberattack in the Singapore Parliament on January 15 2019.

2019-01-16 12:00

Hospital, startup say they will integrate tools to improve continuity of care for pediatric patients.

2019-01-16 11:11

Charlotte Yeh discusses the assets of age and which technologies could help address isolation and loneliness.

2019-01-16 08:23

PerfectServe plans to integrate Telmediq’s technology into its cloud-based care team collaboration platform.  

2019-01-16 06:38

The health system takes a practical approach, building analytics dashboards for nurses to enable proactive quality improvement.

2019-01-16 05:21

As machine learning rapidly expands into healthcare, the ways it "learns" may be at odds with clinical outcomes unless carefully controlled for, a new study shows.

2019-01-16 04:42

Health orgs are using AI to enhance decision making and drive greater value for patients and providers, AWS says.

2019-01-16 04:03

New project looks to create European AI-on-demand platform. A new AI4EU project aims to support the development of the “first European on-demand AI platform” with a €20m budget over the next three years.

2019-01-16 04:01

Definitive CEO Jason Krantz said the deal will strengthen its market intelligence platform.

2019-01-15 11:08

The Health Risk Assessment application guides providers through a structured approach to risk assessment and documentation during an annual wellness visit.

2019-01-15 08:03

New project looks to create European AI-on-demand platform. A new AI4EU project aims to support the development of the “first European on-demand AI platform” with a €20m budget over the next three years.

2019-01-15 07:36

The companies will use Azure to expand and develop new platforms and networks for digital health, care management and patient engagement – and compete against companies such as Amazon.

2019-01-15 07:36

The companies will use Azure to expand and develop new platforms and networks for digital health, care management and patient engagement – and compete against companies such as Amazon.

2019-01-15 05:24

The document includes changes made due to comments from stakeholders and it contains new standards and updated characteristics.

2019-01-15 04:06

Without proper documentation for government regulators, infosec protocols might safeguard data without meeting federal criteria.

2019-01-15 04:04

The speciality exhibit will have 90 booths, two theaters, nearly 60 education sessions and eight challenge opportunities to test your infosec chops.

2019-01-15 03:00

Virtual employee assistants and voice interfaces to enterprise applications are relatively rare in enterprises today, but Gartner is predicting big growth in the next few years.

2019-01-15 00:41

With a new Debut Square exhibit, a Developer Innovation Lab or a Healthcar

2019-01-14 21:10

Following the release of the public report by the Committee of Inquiry (COI) for the SingHealth cyberattack which occurred in July 2018 and Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) taking

2019-01-14 11:21

"There have been key moments when being a woman was not an advantage," she says.
 
 

2019-01-14 10:59

HIMSS and the Cleveland Clinic are now accepting speaking proposals for the 10th annual Empathy & Innovation Summit, the world’s largest, independent conference devoted to improving the patient experience. This year the clinic is partnering with HIMSS to explore more deeply how healthcare is extending empathy into an increasingly digital environment.

2019-01-14 10:59

HIMSS and the Cleveland Clinic are now accepting speaking proposals for the 10th annual Empathy & Innovation Summit, the world’s largest, independent conference devoted to improving the patient experience. This year the clinic is partnering with HIMSS to explore more deeply how healthcare is extending empathy into an increasingly digital environment.

2019-01-14 10:59

HIMSS and the Cleveland Clinic are now accepting speaking proposals for the 10th annual Empathy & Innovation Summit, the world’s largest, independent conference devoted to improving the patient experience. This year the clinic is partnering with HIMSS to explore more deeply how healthcare is extending empathy into an increasingly digital environment.

2019-01-14 10:39

While accountable care may be shifting some spending priorities, too few health systems of any type are thinking enough about how future changes will decide their IT needs, says Deloitte.

2019-01-14 10:33

University Row offers a variety of programming for stakeholders from across the health IT and health informatics ecosystem.

2019-01-14 10:13

A Cloud Healthcare Datathon, a FHIR session and one-on-one time on APIs and deep learning will highlight the specialty pavilion at this year's global conference.

2019-01-14 09:15

The federal judge in Boston who handed down the sentence called Gottesfeld a "self-aggrandizing menace."

2019-01-14 04:30

CES exhibitors continue their tradition of zany tech announcements, almost all of which are cool. However, some of the innovations signal trends IT should consider.

2019-01-14 04:18

The health system's Physician Services Group worked with IT leadership to help aggregate EHR prescribing data and make it available to its providers.

2019-01-14 04:04

An executive at the networking giant discusses how health tech needs to evolve to keep pace with changing consumer expectations.

2019-01-14 03:58

Penn Medicine’s John Donohue explains why hyperconverged infrastructure should be part of your strategic plan.  

2019-01-13 23:54

In response to the public report that was released last week by the Committee of Inquiry (COI) for the SingHealth cyberattack which occurred in July 2018, Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS), the Ministry of Health’s IT vendor, has announced in an official statement

2019-01-13 21:11

The agency’s Annual Report 2017–18 identified that “42 data breaches (in 28 notifications) were reported to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)… concerning potential data security or integrity breaches&rdqu

2019-01-13 20:26

Last week, Deqing county hospital in Guangdong Province launched free consultations featuring artificial-intelligence (AI) cameras to detect ocular fundus diseases, which are major causes of blindness, according to a report by Xinhua News. About 300 residents from Zhaoqing City in Dequing County attended the free consultation sessions.

2019-01-13 17:05

One of the fast-growing sectors that have been identified in Thailand is healthcare and it is expected to be a key driver of the country’s economy. Deloitte estimates that the health care spending in Thailand would have reached $18.7bn last year, growing by 8% between 2014 and 2018. The consultancy added that total spending was $12.8bn in 2013.

2018-10-22 04:00

When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here's a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.

2018-10-18 03:00

More applications utilizing facial recognition are inevitable in the public and private sectors, and those will generate plenty of new rules and regulations.

2018-10-17 05:00

Blockchain, AI, facial recognition? Here are Gartner's top strategic predictions for 2019 and beyond, delivered during the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo.

2018-10-17 04:30

Compare your salary to the median pay for 12 popular IT job titles.

2018-10-16 04:15

Business change is accelerating, and technology is driving the change. To succeed in this dynamic environment, CIOs must implement these five imperatives.

2018-10-16 03:00

Artificial intelligence and machine learning already are having an impact in a sector that concerns all of us, healthcare.