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Healthcare investments
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:19 pm January 09, 2018
Biotechnology was by far the most invested-in group, with $13.8 billion in investments, and Oncology specialty is the biggest draw, AngelMD report shows.
Medicaid payment errors
By Jessica Davis 02:03 pm January 09, 2018
While the number of states contributing data was up from 18 to 49, challenges hindered CMS’ ability to effectively manage the program.
women at CES

Gary Shapiro was Tuesday morning's opening speaker at CES. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 12:19 pm January 09, 2018
The speaker lineup at this week’s gigantic Consumer Electronics Show has already drawn criticism for its male roster - as has the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.

Even when patients know it might not be best for their health goals to eat another slice of chocolate cake, it doesn’t mean they will act in their best interest.

By Laura Lovett 11:14 am January 09, 2018
Penn Medicine’s David Asch, MD, believes there are good examples in the retail market that can be applied to healthcare. He'll be sharing his ideas at HIMSS18 connected Health event in Las Vegas.
Digital and Personal Connected Health Conference
By Dave Muoio 10:54 am January 09, 2018
Unobtrusive monitoring of patients can make data management more efficient and useful.
care coordination

Hospital innovation leaders are gathering in Las Vegas in March for the Digital and Personal Connected Health Conference.

By Jonah Comstock 09:33 am January 09, 2018
Experts at the Las Vegas event will share their advice for making digital health work through clinical communications, virtual visits as well as adoption successes and common challenges.
Moving medications through multiple systems trip up medication safety efforts
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By BD 04:22 pm January 08, 2018
More than 50 percent of the respondents who participated in the 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study stated that the greatest gap in medication management occurs when transitioning from one place to another and at the patient bedside.
opioid crisis
By Bill Siwicki 04:13 pm January 08, 2018
Machine learning and Smart on FHIR work with controlled substance and prescription drug monitoring data to aid clinicians in the battle against overdoses.
GE Healthcare  Roche oncology platform
By Bernie Monegain 03:43 pm January 08, 2018
Companies will employ advanced analytics to develop clinical decision support software for earlier diagnoses and targeted treatment.
fingerprint authentication in healthcare

Some organizations have been implementing new methods of authentication beyond passwords - from facial recognition to fingerprints. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 08, 2018
A new report from Aon's security experts predicts more and different cyberattacks, and highlights the pressing need for healthcare organizations to change some of their approaches.

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