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Telemedicine robot

Miramont Family Medicine is using the telemedicine robot Beam at its clinics. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:13 am April 16, 2018
Using the device, called a Beam, Miramont Family Medicine now sees more patients than ever – enabling physicians to be in more than one of its four locations at the same time.
future-proof enterprise imaging
By Bill Siwicki 11:29 am April 13, 2018
For starters, focus on outcomes and simplify processes where you can, health IT leaders say.
Cerner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 12:41 pm April 11, 2018
The Texas provider said it aims to improve patient and clinician experience with the new platform.
Acting VA Secretary Wilkie urges Congress to pass Choice reform

VA Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie. Credit: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm April 10, 2018
The Choice Program was designed to shorten wait times and ease travel burdens for veterans. But Congress failed to pass the reform package last month.
Coast Guard EHR vendor
By Jessica Davis 10:40 am April 10, 2018
Federal officials said that USCG’s requirements are almost 100 percent the same as the Defense Department and, unlike Veterans Affairs, the agencies can both rollout the electronic health record under a single contract.
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.
Epic EHR go live

St. Charles Madras Hospital in Oregon. Credit: St. Charles Health System

By Jessica Davis 07:09 am April 06, 2018
St. Charles has been preparing to go-live with Epic for two years and has spent that time getting staff on board and ready to launch.
speciality EHR

Centegra Hospital Huntley in Illinois. Credit: Centegra Health

By Bill Siwicki 07:07 am April 06, 2018
The emergency department EHR enables caregivers to document with much greater speed, which helped knock down the door-to-doc wait time from 67 minutes to less than 30.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush
By Bernie Monegain 07:05 am April 06, 2018
A major overhaul of the company's structure, with new standalone micro-services leading to more products than are currently available, just might result in "marvelous change," he says.
medical device safety and security

IoT and medical device security is complicated.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:00 am April 06, 2018
CIOs are acutely aware of the security complications medical devices and telehealth bring.

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