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Siemens Healthineers buys Medicalis
By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm April 19, 2017
The acquired clinical decision support and workflow tools can drive value-based initiatives by helping clients assess the appropriateness of certain imaging tests.
WHO post-surgery deaths
By Bernie Monegain 10:35 am April 19, 2017
Annals of Surgery found death rate decline in South Carolina in hospitals that chose to participate in the program.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:23 pm April 13, 2017
If the technology is going to fix healthcare’s interoperability and security problems, policymakers, IT pros and executives need fresh perspectives.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 10:23 am April 13, 2017
Deeply entrenched business models, implementation costs, regulations and technical challenges all stand between healthcare organizations and secure, interoperable health data.
Clunky EHRs have providers looking to the past
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am April 11, 2017
While nobody wants to go back to the pre-electronic health record days, pre-meaningful use is a whole other question.
medication errors linked to healthcare technology
By Bill Siwicki 03:36 pm April 10, 2017
The majority of errors were attributed to the human-computer interface, workflow and communication, and clinical content, Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority says.

HIMSS North America Executive Vice President Carla Smith

By Joyce Lofstrom 03:35 am April 06, 2017
A recognized healthcare executive and thought leader who leads HIMSS North America, Executive Vice President Carla Smith, has been named as one of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT by Health Data Management.
ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Bernie Monegain 12:01 pm April 03, 2017
Long history of clinical and technology work should benefit the nation’s hub for healthcare IT policy.
Carolinas HealthCare
By Jessica Davis 03:06 pm March 27, 2017
The health system drastically reduced documentation time and number of clicks within its Cerner EHR after a three-year optimization project.  
HL FHIR release 3
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm March 22, 2017
Release 3 of the interoperability standard touts more utility for decision support and quality measures, and better functionality for clinical workflows.

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