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Lean EHR documentation
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm April 19, 2018
Mayo Clinic researchers write in an AHIMA report that the process technique could improve electronic health record efficiency and overall satisfaction by users.
IBM Watson Health hospital
By Bernie Monegain 04:39 pm April 19, 2018
The two-hospital system hopes the investment will help it update its PACS and improve the workflow, data, efficiency and quality of its imaging initiatives.
analytics at health system

Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, New York is part of the Health Quest health system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm April 19, 2018
Health Quest concluded it needed one database to help inform its approach to various clinical, financial and operational initiatives.
DEA prescription data opioids
By Jessica Davis 01:43 pm April 19, 2018
The latest federal move in the fight to combat opioid abuse will have states sharing PDMP data with the DEA, and the agency sharing its database of 80 million annual drug transactions.
mount sinai research

Skyline view of Icahn School of Medicine in New York. Credit: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

By Bernie Monegain 12:45 pm April 19, 2018
Millions of Americans are struggling with life expectancy rates, and a Mount Sinai task force says other countries hold the key to making vast improvements.
St. Jude pacemakers
By Jessica Davis 12:39 pm April 19, 2018
The device manufacturer acquired St. Jude Medical last year and has since been working to fix severe vulnerabilities found in its pacemakers.
Sponsored
By 09:12 am April 19, 2018
Survey finds gap in provider defenses.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 04:32 pm April 18, 2018
The new study takes a broad view of dozens of healthcare market segments, from acute EHRs to virtual care platforms, and assesses the how providers choose vendor partnerships.
FDA medical device cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 04:23 pm April 18, 2018
The agency released a five-point plan outlining regulatory changes to bolster medical device safety, including requiring manufacturers ensure devices can be updated and patched.
security challenges of operating a healthcare hybrid cloud

Winston Armstrong and Sandeep Chandra, both of the San Diego Supercomputer Center will be speaking at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in June.

By Bill Siwicki 03:08 pm April 18, 2018
Cybersecurity professionals from the San Diego Supercomputer Center discuss end-to-end compliance, meeting unique user requirements and more.

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