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2019-10-17 11:11

That was the question Wednesday at the Connected Health Conference, as a panel of experts discussed the right regulatory approach to ensure developers can innovate – while also giving physicians and patients tools that work safely for them.

2019-10-17 09:53

The results from a coronary CTA, with the help of the vendor’s highly specialized technology, allow Prairie Heart Institute experts to facilitate a more customized approach to the care and management of their patients.

2019-10-17 06:00

The event will see stakeholders debate the benefits and risks in future data management for healthcare.

2019-10-16 11:24

On average, physician-led ACOs produced almost 7 times the amount of Medicare savings per beneficiary than hospital-led ACOs.

2019-10-16 08:20

A blockchain expert explains for healthcare CIOs and CISOs how the distributed ledger technology can defend telehealth systems against hackers.

2019-10-16 07:44

OnMed's stations offer high definition video and audio capabilities, which allow for real-time consultations with a doctor or advanced practice provider.

2019-10-16 06:04

In the age of consumerism, virtual visits meet consumers where they are, says Anthem executive.

2019-10-15 20:20

Officially announced at the HIMSS AsiaPac Awards last week during the HIMSS AsiaPac 19 conference, Princ Paknampo Hospital made history by becoming the first hospital in Thailand to achieve the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) Stage 7 validation.

2019-10-15 09:42

Also in that year, Dr. Angela Willis gained 81 new patient reviews and her website converted, on average each month, roughly 11.4% of all visitors into a booked appointment.

2019-10-15 09:09

During Converge2Xcelerate at the HIMSS Connected Health Conference, a blockchain expert and the CEO of DirectTrust, put forth some ideas about how direct ledger technology could help solve a longstanding challenge.

2019-10-15 07:39

The anticipated savings would increase in a scenario in which biosimilars made up a larger portion of the total market share.

2019-10-15 07:33

PCHAlliance and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise seek to enhance continuity of care by working on mobile health apps and personal health monitoring devices.

2019-10-15 05:58

Claus Torp Jensen, who comes to Memorial Sloan Kettering after holding positions at CVS Health/Aetna and IBM, will also serve as head of technology for the hospital.

2019-10-15 02:22

Regional and international healthcare leaders gathered at the opening plenary session of the HIMSS AsiaPac 19 conference in Bangkok, Thailand on October 7 to discuss the topic of value creation in healthcare, moderated by Dr. Charles Alessi, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS International.

2019-10-15 02:22

Regional and international healthcare leaders gathered at the opening plenary session of the HIMSS AsiaPac19 conference in Bangkok, Thailand, on Oct. 7 to discuss the topic of value creation in healthcare, moderated by Dr. Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer of HIMSS International.

2019-10-14 11:07

The pioneering CIO and longtime health IT evangelist, now Harvard's globe-trotting International Healthcare Innovation Professor, talks about what's next in emerging trends – and offers travel tips learned from 400,000 air miles each year.

2019-10-14 08:45

Automation changed the payer administrative tasks landscape at Primary Care Offices. For example, the clinic has gone from one referral coordinator per physician to one per three.

2019-10-14 08:06

As part of its work at the Center for Intelligent Imaging, or ci2, the vendor will help the academic medical center "improve the value of medical imaging for the individual patient,"

2019-10-14 07:43

Younger consumers are especially are willing to switch providers over a bad billing experience.

2019-10-14 07:36

Smoking cessation efforts could ultimately be a strong investment that allows the hospital to retain more reimbursement dollars.

2019-10-14 02:00

Shaw will leave the organisation at Christmas to pursue a consulting career.

2019-10-11 12:01

The machine learning tool, which helps to extract data from scanned documents, joins six other AI tools that are HIPAA-eligible: Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Polly, Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Rekognition.

2019-10-11 07:40

Margaret Laws, president and CEO of the social innovation lab, offers a preview of her keynote address at the upcoming HIMSS Connected Health Conference, discussing the kinds of tools these young people want – and healthcare organizations would be wise to adopt.

2019-10-11 07:27

Healthcare providers hoping to maintain competitive advantage should keep digital patient experience top-of-mind, as tech-savvy consumers have shown they'll go elsewhere for a better one.

2019-10-11 05:42

The app also allows users to manage prescriptions, see information on deductibles and out-of-pocket spending and locate physicians and hospitals using GPS technology, 

2019-07-18 04:00

Affective computing systems impact human emotions. They aren't necessarily able to recognize or respond to emotions well yet, but that will change.

2019-05-20 11:00

InformationWeek has partnered with ZipRecruiter to host a job search tool on our pages.

2019-05-15 04:00

Few current laws address the use of artificial intelligence. That puts companies under greater pressure to reassure the public that their AI applications are ethical and fair.

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.

2019-01-14 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.