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By Jack McCarthy 08:15 am September 22, 2016
A new survey determined that hospitals using cloud-based infrastructure services are seeing improved care and patient satisfaction, faster time to innovation, and higher staff productivity and efficiency. 

Jonathan Bush, the CEO of athenahealth, said the vendor is working to address the lack of information sharing across the care continuum. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am September 21, 2016
CEO Jonathan Bush said athenaInsight will mine the company’s network of providers and patients to determine what works at high-performing hospitals as well as the drivers of physician engagement and public health trends.
Microsoft artificial intelligence cancer

Building 17 on Microsoft's corporate campus in Redmond, Washington. 

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. 
IBM MIT machine vision

Guru Banavar, left, chief science officer of cognitive computing at IBM Research and Professor James DiCarlo, head of MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. 

By Bernie Monegain 11:08 am September 20, 2016
The organizations are building a research laboratory for brain-inspired machine comprehension to develop systems that mimic certain human abilities.
UPMC Cavulus predictive analytics

UPMC Enterprises President Tal Heppenstall

By Bernie Monegain 08:45 am September 20, 2016
Cavulus cloud-based services can help insurance companies automate marketing, sales, enrollment, retention and compliance.
Allscripts 2bPrecise precision medicine
By Jessica Davis 04:37 pm September 19, 2016
In an early-adopter program at the National Institutes of Health, the cloud-based genomics platform will be used to gauge how best to deliver precision medicine data to clinicians at the point of care.
McKesson FHIR Intelligence Hub
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am September 19, 2016
The new technology taps open standards to help customers streamline application integration and move from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement, McKesson executives said.  
machine learning healthcare
By Mike Miliard 07:53 am September 08, 2016
MIT professor John Guttag said that growing sets of aggregated data, federal rules mandating access to information and existing tools make machine learning a reality today. Here’s what healthcare organizations need to know about the emerging technology.
John Guttag, who leads the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, urged healthcare providers to aggressively incorporate machine learning into workflows.
By Mike Miliard 07:42 am September 08, 2016
These approaches have enormous potential to enable clinicians, doctors and researchers to spot patterns in existing data sets. We take a look at the two styles and what they mean to healthcare organizations.
Philips Qualcomm IoT
By Jessica Davis 03:56 pm August 31, 2016
The companies will blend Philips’ health informatics and cloud data management with Qualcomm’s medical devices for scalable care tools and services under one ecosystem.

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