How to put behavioral economics to work for more effective patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 03:49 pm March 20, 2018
Experts from Penn Medicine, Sutter Health and VAL Health say psychological insights into decision-making processes can lead to big improvements in health habits.
Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance takes $100,000 Hearst Health Prize

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By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm March 20, 2018
Hearst Health and the Jefferson College of Population Health announced today that the
AHIMA calls on Congress to fight opioids with information sharing, patient matching
By Mike Miliard 01:51 pm March 20, 2018
The group says privacy can still be maintained while giving care providers secure access to relevant substance abuse data. It's also calling on Congress to allow HHS to pursue patient ID strategies.
By Bernie Monegain 12:44 pm March 20, 2018
A report from research firm Kalorama Information named the top healthcare disruptors it anticipates happening between now and the year 2027 -- and the Trump Administration’s health policies in the U.S. took the top spot.  
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm March 20, 2018
A two-phase launch starts in June with physicians getting a "wallet," through which Arizona Care Network will distribute its provider rewards and incentives via blockchain.
Mass General, Brigham and Women’s launch digital pathology project with Royal Philips

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By Bernie Monegain 11:58 am March 20, 2018
The organizations said they intend to establish digital pathology centers and to create best practices and protocols for the digital transformation of the field. 
By Jessica Davis 11:47 am March 20, 2018
The agency named University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Chief Innovation Officer Rasu Shrestha to lead work mapping the electronic medical record to the FHIR APIs and create common data standards through industry partnerships.
Managed print vs. managed content

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By 09:46 am March 20, 2018
A digital and connected strategy save on costs, improve productivity, Brother says.
intermountain global DNA database

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 09:31 am March 20, 2018
The health system will collect unprocessed data from AncestryDNA, MyHeritage and 23andMe to validate new findings and discover new mutations, the organization said. 
Allina CIO on how partnerships with Health Catalyst and Aetna help it advance analytics, pop health

Allina Health Coon Rapids Clinic in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 08:43 am March 20, 2018
Chief Information Officer Jonathan Shoemaker offers a glimpse inside the health system’s innovative arrangements.

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