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Mercy Tahoe Epic

Tahoe Forest Hospital

By Mike Miliard 12:18 pm March 06, 2017
Mercy Technology Services, the IT arm of the Catholic health system, is partnering with Tahoe Forest Health System to deploy an Epic electronic health record system at its locations in California and Nevada.
By Jessica Davis 04:22 pm February 28, 2017
On Feb. 28, Amazon's S3 cloud-based service experienced outages that caused a number of major websites and apps – including many across healthcare – to stop working optimally.
By Jessica Davis 11:03 am February 28, 2017
Currently, 60 percent of healthcare organizations worldwide have introduced IoT into their facilities, with nearly two-thirds of those using it for monitoring and maintenance.
Boehner Rendell HIMSS17

HIMSS CEO Steve Lieber moderated the discussion between John Boehner and Ed Rendell at HIMSS17 on Thursday.

By Mike Miliard 12:08 pm February 23, 2017
In an appearance with former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, Boehner says he's skeptical about the prospect of repeal-and-replace, because Republicans "will never, ever agree what the bill should be."
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty HIMSS17

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty kicked off HIMSS17 with the opening keynote Monday morning in Orlando. 

By Tom Sullivan 11:27 am February 20, 2017
Big Blue also announced value-based care solutions, Watson Health consulting services and a partnership with Atrius Health.
McKesson InterQual HIMSS17

McKesson vice president Nilo Mehrabian said the software will make medical necessity reviews more efficient and enable nurses to spend more time looking at exceptions. 

By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am February 20, 2017
The vendor partnered with the National Decision Support Company to create what it claims is the first software that extracts clinical data from EHRs to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations. 
Salesforce Health Cloud

Salesforce chief medical officer Josh Newman, MD, said the latest version enables providers to focus on 

By Ephraim Schwartz 08:10 am February 20, 2017
The new version also brings analytics and risk stratification capabilities for population health management. 
Cisco healthcare roadmap HIMSS17
By Ephraim Schwartz 07:15 am February 19, 2017
The new tools include connectivity, security, protection against ransomware and other technologies that the company has tuned specifically for healthcare.  
IBM Watson Munich

Harriet Green, left, global head of Watson IoT, and Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology Ilse Aigner press the button to activate IBM's new global center for Watson IoT. Photo courtesy of IBM.

By Bernie Monegain 11:13 am February 17, 2017
The facility is home to 'cognitive collaboratories' for Internet of Things work with clients and partners.
Agfa enterprise imaging Watson
By Tom Sullivan 07:10 am February 13, 2017
The vendor will be showing an early version of what it called “a complete pathology image information system,” at HIMSS17, along with a new medical selfie app. 

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