Clinical

crystal ball
By John Andrews 09:01 am November 25, 2015
As healthcare shifts from being reactive to proactive, information technology is taking that move a step further through intuitive apps and programs that anticipate patient problems before they happen.
Hiring
By Jessica Davis 11:14 am November 24, 2015
Big majorities of health systems are increasingly looking toward IT outsourcing for complex infrastructure services, citing access to a fully-trained staff and positive return-on-investment as the chief reasons.
Clouds
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am November 24, 2015
As more than 50,000 medical professional prepare to head to Chicago for RSNA next week, Dell has unveiled new imaging and analytics tools built on partnerships with two other technology firms.
Drugs
By Jonah Comstock 10:22 am November 24, 2015
Athenahealth subsidiary Epocrates pulled its Bugs + Drugs app from the App Store this past week, two years after it was found by physician reviewers to be rife with errors; athenahealth cited challenges related to the need for "continual iteration" to maintain its accuracy.
network
By Mike Miliard 11:27 am November 23, 2015
Greenway Health announced that it's embedding CommonWell functionality into its Prime Suite platform, enabling customers to more easily exchange clinical data with other participants in the CommonWell Health Alliance.
Pentagon
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am November 23, 2015
In a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives this past week, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall wrote that DoD "has met the interoperability requirements" of the National Defense Authorization Act.
Man with smartphone and laptop
By Jessica Davis 05:44 am November 20, 2015
Technology has the "ability to change the marketplace" and the market is set to expand even further over the next two years. Companies are recognizing the shift to consumer-based care and moving toward a more integrated approach.
Fast moving car
By Mike Miliard 09:16 pm November 19, 2015
CHIME this week implored CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt to address the overreaches of meaningful use, arguing that "the current regulatory framework could stymie efforts to move to value-based reimbursement."
brain
By Jessica Davis 10:45 am November 19, 2015
Apixio announced today the release of its new cognitive computing platform, Iris, which it says will bring advanced data insights to healthcare by extracting and analyzing medical data previously trapped in electronic health records.
Road
By Jessica Davis 11:01 am November 18, 2015
As they look to population health management, nearly two-thirds of hospitals and healthcare systems and have adopted remote patient monitoring and analytics into their care processes, but there's a long journey ahead before many get their strategies down.

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