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Senate
By Mike Miliard 10:56 am October 28, 2015
The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act was passed by the Senate on Tuesday in a 74 to 21 vote. Offering companies legal immunity when sharing threat data with the federal government, the bill has big implications for healthcare security.
hands in a circle indicating teamwork
By Eric Wicklund 08:01 am October 26, 2015
Picture this: Every member of a patient's care collective -- family, friends, home health providers, specialists, therapists, even pharmacists -- can see what's happening when appropriate and receive alerts about that patient when necessary.
Lightbulbs
By Jessica Davis 11:00 am October 23, 2015
Many hospital executives are still ill-prepared for the drastic technological innovations happening across healthcare, and many organizations are actively seeking a different kind of C-suite to handle the change.
Cleveland Clinic
By Bernie Monegain 05:40 am October 23, 2015
As the 2015 Medical Innovations Summit opens Sunday at the Cleveland Convention Center, an advisory panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians helped compile a Top 10 list of the top medical innovations of the past 10 years.
Clock
By Erin McCann 11:06 am October 22, 2015
By tapping patient flow tools in its IT systems and implementing a Lean management approach, one healthcare system slashed its wait times for hospital beds, even as admissions increased nearly 30 percent, according to a new case study.
IBM Watson
By Eric Wicklund 10:14 am October 22, 2015
In a new partnership, Big Blue is looking to align Watson's language service to work with a smart impact sensor for identifying head injuries.
Discussion
By Kaiser Health News 09:31 am October 22, 2015
Three years in, the ACO program has many success stories, but it's not yet saving Medicare money. Is it working? Several experts from across healthcare weigh in with their thoughts.
Prism
By Jessica Davis 09:15 am October 22, 2015
A new pilot program is designed to enhance precision medicine through analysis of retrieved patient data to ensure the right information is given to the correct medical professional in a timely manner.
Yale-New Haven Hospital
By Jessica Davis 09:23 am October 21, 2015
Yale-New Haven Hospital has attained Stage 7 status from HIMSS Analytics, joining just 3.7 percent of U.S. hospitals in the HIMSS Analytics Database to have been awarded this distinction as of the second quarter of 2015.
Blood vessel
By Diana Manos 07:49 am October 21, 2015
For precision medicine to become widespread, healthcare organizations must become "data-driven enterprises," wherein physicians use the information most pertinent to their patients.

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