Clinical

putting puzzle pieces together
By Mike Miliard 10:58 am November 17, 2015
HealthMyne, a Madison, Wis.-based radiology startup, is working with nearby Epic Systems and UW Health to integrate its informatics platform with electronic health record data.
Medical students
By Tom Sullivan 09:56 am November 17, 2015
A brand new browser extension collects information about what medical students are reading to ultimately enhance related Wikipedia articles.
Chanin Wendling
By Jessica Davis 10:16 am November 16, 2015
Geisinger Health System made waves this past week by announcing it will offer refunds for 'dissatisfied' surgery patients. Chanin Wendling, Geisinger's director of eHealth, talks about the technology underpinning the project and the population health strategy behind it.
Alarm signal
By Bernie Monegain 09:41 am November 12, 2015
ECRI Institute has released its 2016 list of worst technology hazards occurring today. Any of the items listed on the top 10 list could be deadly.
architectural drawing
By Skip Snow 09:25 am November 11, 2015
Epic President Carl Dvorak wrote much of the original code in the system and made some of the enduring architectural decisions empowering its growth. With the company since 1987, he is often referred to as the technology brains of the organization.
Interoperability
By Jack McCarthy 10:29 am November 10, 2015
Two industry associations call for modifications to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT draft advisory on interoperability standards.
Christopher Walsh, MD, chief of genetics at Boston Children's Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am November 10, 2015
IBM Watson and Boston Children's Hospital are taking on rare children's diseases that are hard to diagnose and treat. First up is a rare form of kidney disease.
Connected people
By Skip Snow 09:18 am November 10, 2015
Geisinger Health System, an Epic shop, recently chose to deploy Cerner's HealtheIntent population health platform. We spoke with Nicholas Marko, MD, Geisinger's chief data officer, about the integration challenges and opportunities ahead.
The Wright Center
By Jessica Davis 03:50 pm November 09, 2015
The Wright Center, in northeastern Pennsylvania, has been named a 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award recipient, recognized for its outstanding achievement in health information technology to improve patient outcomes.
Woman with smartphone
By Jessica Davis 11:01 am November 09, 2015
Consumers want health apps to do more for their lives, to "more accurately communicate and monitor their health." But product sophistication and an accurate understanding of consumer profiles limit capability.

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