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Comcast healthcare
By Jessica Davis 11:22 am April 20, 2018
Companies say the cross-sector partnership will create open source platform that it hopes other tech companies will use to innovate.
EHR epic cerner google amazon
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am April 20, 2018
Patients are increasingly seeking tech-savvy healthcare providers but the majority are not budgeting for tools that improve engagement or communication with consumers in 2018, opening the doors for major disruption.
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.
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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.
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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 how providers choose vendor partnerships.

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