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October 05, 2017
Health IT vendors and healthcare providers and insurance payers gathered at Chilmark Research's Convergence 2017 conference to discuss payer-provider partnerships and other deals.
August 17, 2017
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently appointed 15 new health IT experts to the also new Health Information Technology (HIT) Advisory Committee, a press release said. "The 21st ...
July 28, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has chosen four community partners to join its All of Us precision medicine research program, which seeks to gather data from at least one million people in the ...
May 03, 2017
A survey found that consumers mistrust health information security, especially with health technology. A CIO explains these concerns are founded and what improvements are necessary.
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Healthcare IT professionals have storage technology options in front of them to deal with an influx of digital patient data. Flash storage is one such area to keep in mind. Continue Reading
Bluetooth technology can be used in a hospital setting to provide patients with indoor GPS and the ability to receive information about equipment and medication. Continue Reading
Artificial intelligence adoption in healthcare allows hospital staff to monitor patients at home and target potential new patients using demographics data analysis. Continue Reading
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Most modern EHRs document sexual identity as a fixed, binary value, but classic designations such as male and female fail to include documentation for transgender patients. Continue Reading
The healthcare industry is still sorting out how to handle storing medical images in general. However, one issue is integrating that storage with the EHR. Continue Reading
There are an abundance of challenges of telehealth, but perhaps the most concerning to experts is not knowing where data resides and the lack of interoperability. Continue Reading
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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
For families waiting on a loved one undergoing a procedure in the OR, updates are their saving grace. A secure texting app provides updates right from the OR. Continue Reading
To implement a successful population health analytics initiative, healthcare organizations need to use the right tools to meet clinicians' needs and define potential data gaps. Continue Reading
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At this year's Connected Health Conference in Boston, one main focus was on the patient experience in healthcare. While all the technology that comes with engaging the patient is important – such ... Continue Reading
Mobile device use in healthcare has created new challenges for hospital IT. Using tools like mobile device management can help secure health data. Continue Reading
Analyzing genomic data can provide many benefits when it comes to taking care of patients. Before that can happen, certain challenges need to be overcome. Continue Reading