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VR for healthcare
By Dave Muoio 02:30 pm March 07, 2018
As developers work to overcome implementation roadblocks, others eye new ideas and implementations.
workplace wellness

On Monday, a panel at the Personal Connected Health Alliance’s Innovation Leaders Summit at HIMSS18 shared their ideas about how wearable technology is leading to record engagement and motivation for employee populations.

By Jonah Comstock 01:40 pm March 07, 2018
Leaders from UnitedHealthcare, Fitbit and Castlight agree that wearable technology is having a dramatic effect on employee motivation.
ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am March 07, 2018
The National Coordinator explains how ONC is approaching 21st Century Cures, TEFCA, info blocking, EHR usability, the power of smartphones to drive interoperability and more.
Workflow, communications companies unveil new tech at HIMSS18
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm March 06, 2018
Healthix and InterSystems push clinical alerts, Versus finds a real-time locating system badge, and Vaporstream debuts automated workflows within its clinical communications system.
patient engagement technology

A panel of experts at the HIMSS18 Patient Engagement & Experience Summit on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 11:19 am March 06, 2018
There's no shortage of patient portals, mobile apps and chatbots out there, but too often, health systems haven't deployed them in any meaningful way, expert says.
aneesh chopra

Aneesh Chopra, president of NavHealth, speaking at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Laura Lovett 03:44 pm March 05, 2018
America’s former CTO says healthcare can learn from creative approaches in both the public and private sectors.
Uber Health transportation app
By Susan Morse 11:07 am March 02, 2018
Uber ups its competition with Lyft in gaining provider partnerships in the medical transport business.
digital whiteboards Fitbit tracking
By Bill Siwicki 10:01 am March 01, 2018
It's all part of providing the best experience possible while improving care and gaining efficiencies, officials from the patient engagement company say.
call center console communication platform

Credit: Telmediq

By Mike Miliard 04:17 pm February 28, 2018
Integrates with Epic, Cerner and Meditech EHRs, allowing call center agents to take inbound calls from patients and clinicians and contact clinical staff via secure text.
doctor decision making tool

Wolters Kluwer's UpToDate, a guided clinical decision-making tool. Credit: UpToDate Twitter

By Dave Muoio 03:09 pm February 28, 2018
The Netherlands-based company’s newest offering contains two interactive tools for physicians, to better match symptoms and health history along with lab test results.

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