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MHIN executive director Tim Pletcher (right). Credit: Michigan Medicine via YouTube.

By John Andrews 08:47 am January 16, 2017
Michigan Health Information Network executive director Tim Pletcher says that effectively linking patients to providers starts with a dynamic health directory. 
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 07:25 am January 13, 2017
The doctorpreneur also shared what is top of mind among her social media followers, and who her health IT hero is. 

Paul Griffin subscribes to an interdisciplinary approach to improving healthcare

By Bernie Monegain 10:31 am January 12, 2017
Paul Griffin, previously professor in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, has joined Purdue University as the new director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering and professor of industrial engineering.

Jeremy Meller, vice president of IT at Children’s Healthcare of Atanta, sees the work to achieve Stage 7 helpled Children's improve quality, safety and reliability,

By Bernie Monegain 02:42 pm January 11, 2017
Children’s becomes the first hospital in Georgia to reach the highest rung on the EMRAM ladder.
Iatric FlexButton single sign-on
By Jack McCarthy 10:07 am January 11, 2017
The app enables clinicians to avoid multiple sign-ons and re-authentications within an EHR when accessing data from third-party sources. 
Accenture QuiO smart injection
By Jack McCarthy 09:52 am January 11, 2017
QuiO garners the top spot for its smart injection devices and connected health software combination. 
UCLA reduce transfusions bar code
By John Andrews 07:05 am January 11, 2017
The system moved away from a hybrid approach including paper and electronic barcode scanning and sees it as a boon to patient safety. 
Intermountain cloud innovation experimentation
By Tom Sullivan 11:22 am January 10, 2017
The health system rolled out three new apps, including one it plans to commercialize. That wouldn't have been possible without the ability to tap into infrastructure quickly and cheaply, said Intermountain's director of innovation.
patient advocates
By John Andrews 07:02 am January 10, 2017
Kristina Sheridan is among the growing legion of caregivers who have come to believe that involving input from patients and their families can be a game-changer when it comes to diagnosis and treatment. 

Deborah DiSanzo, general manager at IBM Watson Health, says the company's partnership with Illumina lays the groundwork for better understanding of the impact of genomics in oncology.

By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am January 09, 2017
IBM will integrate its cognitive computing platform Watson for Genomics with biotech company Illumina's tumor sequencing technology. Executives announced what they called a "groundbreaking partnership" Jan. 9 at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.

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