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By Tom Sullivan 07:03 am September 23, 2016
athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush, eClinicalWorks Founder Girish Navani and Cerner President Zane Burke talk about expanding their technology platforms and, in so doing, shedding a certain three-letter acronym.
By Tom Sullivan 03:07 pm September 20, 2016
The software giant joins rivals IBM and Google in putting supercomputing to work on cancer research and treatment.
By Tom Sullivan 07:25 am September 20, 2016
A guide to the annual event taking place in Washington, DC next week, as well as virtual and live gatherings around the country. Topical and timely themes include precision medicine, telehealth, interoperability and population health.
By Tom Sullivan 12:30 pm September 15, 2016
The second Pop Health Forum 2016 took place in Chicago with expert speakers, panelists and healthcare professionals discussing pressing issues, from analytics to chronic care management to telehealth. Here’s a roundup of what happened.
By Tom Sullivan 01:58 pm September 13, 2016
Experts recommended first identifying barriers, then plugging technology where it fits best. And don’t forget about clinicians when embarking on patient engagement initiatives.
By Tom Sullivan 10:11 am September 13, 2016
Pop Health Forum speakers said that the Triple Aim needs to be expanded to include improving the physician experience and educating consumers or the concept will never markedly reduce costs.
By Tom Sullivan 01:09 pm September 12, 2016
Healthcare organizations need tools for analytics, care coordination, telehealth – and patient engagement. And those must be integrated to arm doctors with data and insights they can use to focus on the art of medicine.
By Tom Sullivan 12:59 pm September 12, 2016
Hospitals are collecting mountains of data they can use to advance patient care. But among the thorniest problems they collectively face is being able to put that data to work within existing confines of today’s healthcare systems.
By Tom Sullivan 03:22 pm September 09, 2016
The HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum starts Monday morning. Here’s a roundup of articles about the event. We'll be reporting live and continue adding to it so check back often.
By Tom Sullivan 09:48 am September 02, 2016
Just weeks ago, the groundbreaking new game was a contender for most successful health app. Now, daily Pokémon Go users are dipping in number and that is troubling for the fate of fitness trackers, wearables and other devices.