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UPMC invests billions to leverage Microsoft tech

Photo via UPMC

By Susan Morse 10:03 am November 06, 2017
Specialty hospitals for cancer, heart and transplant and vision and rehabilitation to be built with the tech company’s input on IT design.
Vanderbilt go live with Epic EHR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

By Bernie Monegain 01:50 pm October 31, 2017
The two-year project dubbed “EpicLeap”, replaces McKesson EHR with 25 separate customized modules of Epic software.
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Qualcomm headquarters in San Diego. Photo via Wikipedia

By Jessica Davis 11:25 am October 31, 2017
The technology could improve connectivity of IoT devices in the healthcare sector, but policies and standards must evolve to allow the tech to reach its full potential.

UMass Memorial Hospital in Worchester.

By Bernie Monegain 11:43 am October 27, 2017
Engagement across the health system, starting with the selection and eventual design of the system, helped $700 million project go off without a hitch.

Jonah Comstock moderates a panel with Mark Poler from Geisinger Health System, Ken McCardle from Mount Sinai Health System and Joe Bluechel from Sirius at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 10:12 am October 25, 2017
Developing sound data models is challenging enough, but operationalizing them can be even trickier.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

John Quackenbush, a professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm October 23, 2017
It’s time to take stock of big data so we can move forward and turn it into knowledge, experts at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum say.  
By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 20, 2017
Healthcare organizations must understand these elements of digital transformation today to succeed at DX in the near future.
By Bernie Monegain 10:41 am October 20, 2017
While many vendors earned high marks, they all seem to have ‘too many clicks’ in the eyes of their users
athenahealth layoffs

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By Bill Siwicki 04:43 pm October 19, 2017
The company also touted the financial success of clients participating in athenaNet for a full year.  
Children's National wins HIMSS Davies Award

Children's National Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Campus. Photo via Children's National

By Bernie Monegain 09:35 am October 19, 2017
CIO Brian Jacobs says the award is the culmination of a decade’s worth of effort by hundreds of Children’s National employees, IT and otherwise. 

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