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August 09, 2017
A critic of CHIME'S $1 million patient ID challenge calls it a gimmick, but CIOs defend the project -- originally crowdsourced but now potentially funded by CHIME.
July 06, 2017
Hospital IT professionals are welcoming patient engagement technology, based on the results of a purchasing intentions survey by TechTarget and CHIME.
June 30, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services will award $195 million to community health centers to expand substance abuse and mental health services that focus on awareness, prevention and opioid ...
January 20, 2017
Healthcare data breaches cost the industry $6.2 billion a year, while the average cost of a single data breach across all industries is $4 million, according to Protenus. Additionally, nearly 90% ...
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Infrastructure projects in healthcare organizations seem to be enjoying attention. Cloud, virtualization and hyper-converged technology continue to gain interest. Continue Reading
Medical-records scanning can be costly and time-consuming for healthcare organizations that want to go paperless. Artificial intelligence can ease the process. Continue Reading
Organizations aiming to capture market share and succeed in the IoT healthcare arena must overcome four obstacles which could impede market growth. Continue Reading
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As healthcare shifts from fee-for-service to value-based care, health systems and physician groups are using advanced technology to achieve better care at lower cost. Continue Reading
The changing role of healthcare CIOs is due to many factors: emerging technologies, regulations, reimbursement and more. An analyst suggests how CIOs can stay current. Continue Reading
Selling telehealth programs to a healthcare organization can be a challenge because many insurers do not cover telehealth and the ROI can be questionable. Continue Reading
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Employers are trying health management, wellness and fitness apps, and other new HR tech tools to hold down healthcare costs and make employees happier. Continue Reading
Telehealth technology has the ability to help healthcare organizations save money, reduce costs and achieve better patient outcomes. That's what Emory Healthcare discovered. Continue Reading
To retain increasingly mobile workers, employers are using technology-based tools to expand the scope of benefits options, including wellness and personalized plans. Continue Reading
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The proliferation of connected devices, like infusion pumps for medication delivery, has led to accuracy and safety issues. Improved software to manage the pumps may be the answer. Continue Reading
Clinician teamwork and care coordination are among the top ways to improve population health results for big and small providers, McKesson Corp. chief medical officer says. Continue Reading
Don't expect the practice of precision medicine to enter mainstream healthcare in the next five years, at least in non-academic medical settings. Nearly 60% of respondents to a Health Catalyst ... Continue Reading