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NewYork-Presbyterian telehealth mobile stroke care vehicles

A view into the NewYork-Presbyterian's Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit.

By Bill Siwicki 02:10 pm May 10, 2018
When every second counts, treating stroke patients in an ambulance setting with telemedicine means the median time between vehicle arrival to treatment with the clot-busting drug tPA is 31 minutes.
Senate bill passes for behavior health
By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm May 09, 2018
The Improving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act now heads to the House, where there is similar bipartisan legislation.
Change Healthcare patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm May 08, 2018
Together, the companies will develop a cloud-based tool that can "aggregate and activate" consumer data from disparate sources: EHRs, registration, scheduling, billing and more.
CTA and Xcertia talking about mobile apps at HLTH conference

CTA and Xcertia discuss a roadmap for mobile apps at HLTH conference. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 09:48 am May 08, 2018
The goal is to bring order to the fast-changing mobile health market, focusing on the availability, transparency and reliability of patient-generated health data.
patient paying medical bill at doctor office
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 07, 2018
Healthcare organizations that use multiple RCM systems have higher rates of denials and big difficulties gathering and normalizing data, according to a new HIMSS Analytics report.
surescripts e-prescribing booth at HIMSS18
By Bernie Monegain 12:55 pm May 07, 2018
The network also noted a big uptick in e-prescribing, with 77 percent of all prescriptions now delivered electronically, including a substantial increase in EPCS.
sequoia project sign at himss18
By Mike Miliard 12:04 pm May 07, 2018
A new public-private advisory council will work to build out the information exchange, which providers used to access health data for patients displaced by the California wildfires.
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By BD 12:07 pm May 04, 2018
According to a HIMSS Analytics survey of 153 physicians, nurses and pharmacists, many healthcare organizations are looking to implement integrated medication management technologies.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:30 am May 03, 2018
Big opportunities, and challenges, ahead for the distributed ledger, from EHRs to supply chain and security.
Dev4Health speakers share strategic formulas for tech transformation

Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. Credit: Google Maps

By John Sharp 04:50 pm May 02, 2018
APIs are one part of a puzzle that also includes artificial intelligence, care redesign, integration and security to build FHIR-based apps that simplify tasks for patients and clinicians.

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