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Population health

Brendan FitzGerald, Research Director at HIMSS Analytics speaking at the HIMSS Pop Health Forum in Boston earlier this year.

By Tom Sullivan 04:01 pm September 14, 2017
HIMSS Analytics says hospitals are still learning to leverage clinical and business intelligence tools, but the outcomes gleaned from pop health could one day put meaningful use to shame.
Epic's App Orchard

The PeraTrend tool shows clinicians a dashboard that indicates the patient's condition in real-time. Photo via PeraTrend

By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm September 14, 2017
APIs bring third-party analytics tools into the Epic platform, helping hospitals get more out of EHR investments, hospital CIO says.
3-D printing of human organs
By Bill Siwicki 02:09 pm September 14, 2017
Prellis Biologics says it is overcoming a major obstacle to success, and just raised $1.8 million in new seed funding.
Swedish Cancer precision medicine

Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:55 pm September 14, 2017
The machine learning and data-sharing effort is designed to strengthen, accelerate and potentially expand the delivery of precision medicine in breast cancer care.
Epic releases new interoperability tool
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm September 14, 2017
The EHR vendor says Share Everywhere is designed to empower MyChart users to allow clinicians to view medical records.
EHR clinical data

A new strategy to track sepsis incidence and outcomes is using electronic clinical data provides more objective estimates than insurance claims.

By Bernie Monegain 01:28 pm September 14, 2017
Authors from Brigham and Women's Hospital urge switch from using claims numbers to mining electronic health records.
Revenue cycle companies ZirMed, Navicure to merge
By Jeff Lagasse 11:00 am September 14, 2017
New company name and leadership structure not decided yet, but companies say deal gives new entity broader penetration.
Kaspersky banned by Homeland Security

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. General Vincent Stewart and Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Robert Cardillo testify before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on May 11.

By Jessica Davis 10:29 am September 14, 2017
While Kaspersky has continuously denied any wrongdoing, the Department of Homeland Security is giving agencies just 90 days to remove all software from systems.
 Senate IoT security legislation

Orgs should formalize their own medical device security policies because IoT security legislation​ is coming.

By Bill Siwicki 09:47 am September 14, 2017
The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act would set minimum standards that are immediately needed.
WuXi NextCODE

Rob Brainin will serve as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of WuXi NextCODE.

By Bernie Monegain 03:45 pm September 13, 2017
Company will continue to push toward digitizing, managing and analyzing genomic big data.

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