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House Committee increases NIH funds, cuts ONC by 29%
By Bernie Monegain 12:43 pm June 15, 2018
Congress funding for medical research programs to fight the opioid epidemic, and a boost for healthcare IT.
New York's Healthix HIE sending clinical info alerts without patient consent

An Intersystems presentation about how it works with Healthix Essential Alerts. Credit: YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm June 13, 2018
It doesn’t need express written consent to use the technology for “essential” alerts, the HIE’s CEO explains, and the result is better care.
Next gen quality and safety for healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 10:25 am June 11, 2018
In the future, patients will have more access to their own data and more communication channels with their extended care team.
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By Leidos 09:53 am May 31, 2018
Jonathan Scholl, president of Leidos Health advises CIOs to ask and answer three key questions.
Text-based tool reduces patient no-shows
By Bill Siwicki 09:43 am May 31, 2018
Riverside Medical Clinic's no-show rate was 10 percent just after the platform go-live – it was 3 percent just a month later, clearly suggesting a patient preference for texting over phone calls.
AI command center helps hospital use analytics to manage operations

Toronto’s Humber River Hospital opened Canada’s first analytics-based hospital command center in collaboration with GE Healthcare Partners. Credit: GE Healthcare

By Mike Miliard 12:06 pm May 30, 2018
Tampa General's new partnership with GE Healthcare is the most recent example of Artificial Intelligence-driven care coordination centers that harmonize patient safety and quality improvement initiatives.
advanced precision medicine for cardiovascular care at Intermountain
By Bernie Monegain 09:59 am May 30, 2018
Hospitals uncover new genetic links that can lead to faster development of life-saving approaches.
genetic sequencing precision medicine challenges
By Mike Miliard 09:30 am May 30, 2018
There are big and complex questions as genomics moves into general practice, but they're ones providers who want to stay competitive will have to grapple with soon.
UPMC remote patient monitoring
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm May 24, 2018
Its clinical use of remote monitoring is focused on congestive heart failure, advanced illness care, tobacco treatment services and inflammatory bowel diseases.
Bruce Greenstein departs as HHS CTO
By Mike Miliard 11:54 am May 23, 2018
After a year serving as the top tech strategist at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Greenstein to join LHC Group.

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