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himss precision medicine summit speakers talking about community hospitals

Gabriel Bien-Willner, MD, and Jennifer Buhay speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C. on May 17.

By Mike Miliard 09:53 am May 18, 2018
Gibbs Cancer and Research Institute explains how it developed educational programs, new workflows and IT systems to capitalize on the promise of genomics.
Johns Hopkins Hospital at night releases new computational method for precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 10:06 am May 17, 2018
Hospitals could use the math-based technique to make it easier to tailor treatments for patients.
Intermountain lab expands precision medicine with pharmacogenomics RxMatch service
By Bernie Monegain 11:52 am May 14, 2018
The provider will integrate genomic medicine into clinical care and give all its providers access to that information, officials say.
AI in healthcare from cardiologist Anthony Chang with HIMSS TV

Anthony Chang, MD, is the chief intelligence and innovation officer at Children's Hospital of Orange County. 

By Mike Miliard 11:46 am May 09, 2018
The math is simple, says Anthony Chang, MD: machine intelligence + human intelligence = medical intelligence.
Geisinger DNA sequencing
By Jessica Davis 09:38 am May 08, 2018
The Pennsylvania health system will launch a 1,000-patient pilot in six months with a systemwide rollout planned for the near future, said Geisinger President David Feinberg, MD.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 02:57 pm May 04, 2018
To really work to its fullest potential, the technology must be used enterprise-wide, according to the report, which took a close look at customers with highest adoption levels.
telehealth

A panel discussion during the American Telemedicine Association Conference in Chicago on April 30. Credit: Twitter

By Laura Lovett 03:27 pm May 03, 2018
While reimbursement is largely seen as a roadblock, a number of bold companies are forging ahead now rather than waiting for payment issues to be settled.
Predictive analytics in healthcare

Michael Johnson, a decision support data scientist at St. Charles Health System, will be speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on June 13.

By Mike Miliard 09:17 am May 01, 2018
You don't have to rely on a vendor for one-size-fits-all algorithms. With a little elbow grease, it's possible to develop your own – and make them work for you.
Epic EHR UNC Health

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:37 am April 27, 2018
Using the company's "Happy Together" tool, UNC was able to document 12 percent of A1c test completions and 8.1 percent of flu shot completions from external data sources.
AI machine learning
By Bernie Monegain 04:26 pm April 26, 2018
Hospitals executive says the algorithms can help clinicians reduce time to diagnosis of intracranial hemorrhages by 96 percent.

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