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VA hospitals JAMA report

Audie L. Murphy Veterans Administration Hospital in San Antonio, TX (via Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 02:10 pm April 20, 2017
The agency scored higher on six of nine patient safety indicators, but still needs to work on behavioral health and patient experience, a JAMA Internal Medicine report finds.
Medical Capital Innovation contest
By Mike Miliard 04:17 pm April 18, 2017
The teams will compete for $100,000 in cash prizes and mentoring opportunities at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland.
Steve Ballmer government spending
By Bill Siwicki 03:12 pm April 18, 2017
The former Microsoft CEO’s previously-stealth website cost $10 million to launch and will run $3-5 million a year to operate, funding researchers in Seattle and a grant to the University of Pennsylvania.
ClearDATA cloud services gets $12 million
By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm April 18, 2017
The company will use the money to advance its security, regulatory and compliance functionality for healthcare customers.
Worcester Polytech health IT innovation lab
By Bernie Monegain 11:17 am April 18, 2017
With $17 million in funding from the state and GE Healthcare, WPI said the lab will advance digital health and medical device development and create new jobs in the region.
Hartford HeathCare CEO Elliot Joseph

"We are focused on ensuring patients get the care they need, where they need it," said Hartford HeathCare CEO Elliot Joseph.

By Bernie Monegain 01:11 pm April 12, 2017
Hartford HealthCare says the partnership will help it transform care delivery over seven years.
Cheryl Reinking

Chief nursing officer Cheryl Reinking helped spearhead the effort to transform the organization’s fall prevention program using prescriptive analytics.

By Bill Siwicki 01:05 pm April 12, 2017
El Camino Hospital linked EHR, bed alarm and nurse call light data to analytics to identify patients at high risk of falls.
Tressa Springmann

Tressa Springmann, senior vice president and CIO, information services at LifeBridge Health.

By Bill Siwicki 12:36 pm April 12, 2017
LifeBridge Health CIO says back-and-forth about data dashboards, tools and structure needed to chart a solid plan for value-based care.
The dawn of precision medicine has begun, ONC says
By Tom Sullivan 11:15 am April 12, 2017
Agency says pilots at Harvard and Intermountain, as well as work with NIH and FDA, are already advancing the goal of accelerating scientific discovery for personalized treatment plans.
Trump effect on health IT

Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with President Donald Trump, Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office of the White House.

By Henry Powderly 10:29 am April 12, 2017
Venrock 2017 Healthcare Prognosis finds industry is rankled by policy uncertainty, but that won’t stop companies from forming.

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