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By Jessica Davis 11:22 am April 20, 2018
Companies say the cross-sector partnership will create open source platform that it hopes other tech companies will use to innovate.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am April 20, 2018
Patients are increasingly seeking tech-savvy healthcare providers but the majority are not budgeting for tools that improve engagement or communication with consumers in 2018, opening the doors for major disruption.
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A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Mike Miliard 09:46 am April 18, 2018
Dignity Health's chief digital officer explains why he thinks Apple can succeed for population health and precision medicine efforts where other PHR launches have not.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Anthony Naoum speaking at the 2017 event. This year, Cleveland Clinic CIO, Ed Marx, will offer the day-two keynote address about setting a strategic course and leading through innovation and transformation.

By Mike Miliard 09:35 am April 13, 2018
Expert speakers will exchange tips for turning troves of complex information into lasting clinical, financial and operational improvements at the June 13-14 event in San Francisco.

A user points the phone at the ground and the app can cast the image of a block or circle where the person's foot should land in order to keep walking. Credit: YouTube

By Mike Miliard 09:49 am April 11, 2018
Rice University student developers have designed the application, which could help with some of the gait problems that can affect people with Parkinson's.
AMA and Google interoperability contest
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm April 09, 2018
Specifically, the challenge is looking for new ways data from wearables can be exchanged between patients and physicians to help manage chronic conditions.
telehealth lab tests
By Mike Miliard 02:43 pm April 09, 2018
The lab testing process can now be managed within the virtual care app, with help from Change's Intelligent Healthcare Network.
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Credit: healthIT.gov

By Mike Miliard 10:43 am April 09, 2018
The online resource offers tips for accessing and using the information stored in electronic health records.
Leroy Hood precision medicine

"The way you force people to adhere to a paradigm change is to show them they can do things they never did before," says Leroy Hood, MD. He'll be speaking at the Precision Medicine Summit on May 18. Credit: Robin Layton

By Mike Miliard 10:17 am April 09, 2018
At the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit, the biologist and genomics pioneer will describe how a convergence of factors are pushing toward a new paradigm.
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Michael Dulin, director of the Academy for Population Health Innovation at University of North Carolina, will be speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C., on May 18.

By Mike Miliard 06:32 am April 05, 2018
Michael Dulin, MD, who has studied the complex dimensions of personalized treatment as both a doctor and a patient, says the U.S. care delivery system has some learning to do.

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