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By Jessica Davis 04:22 pm February 11, 2016
Patients with access to their online health information who received timely alerts about gaps in care were more inclined to receive preventative tests and screenings compared with patients who didn't use the service, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.
By Bernie Monegain 04:12 pm February 11, 2016
UPMC doctors are piloting a new program to administer gene tests to patients to determine whether they are likely to respond to medications.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:26 pm February 11, 2016
McKesson Health Solutions and Health QX on Wednesday announced an alliance designed to help insurers quickly design and scale complex bundled payment models. The agreement also aims to ensure those programs provide timely and accurate payment to providers.
doctor arm with stethoscope coming out of laptop
By American Well 08:00 am February 11, 2016
(SPONSORED) Telemedicine is a hot topic in healthcare, with consumers more willing than ever to see a doctor remotely.
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By Lenovo Health 08:00 am February 11, 2016
(SPONSORED) Do your mobility solutions include communication and data exchange strategies? While seemingly a basic question, it's actually critical to determining efficacy.
Matthew R. Fisher chairs the Health Law Group within the firm Mirick O'Connell in Worcester, Massachusetts.
By Jessica Davis 01:49 am February 11, 2016
Matthew R. Fisher chairs the Health Law Group within the firm Mirick O'Connell in Worcester, Massachusetts, a fitting role given his passion for understanding the practicality of healthcare regulations in the real world.
“A lot of providers were unable to capitalize on meaningful use dollars,” said Laura Young, executive director of the Behavioral Health Information Network of Arizona.
By Chris Hayden 01:16 am February 11, 2016
IT veteran Laura Young will share best practices for health information exchange among long-term post-acute care and mental and behavioral health providers  at HIMSS16.
“IBM Watson understands natural language in context; it can determine the intent of a phrase or question and provide a pertinent, useful response.”
By Deirdre Fulton 12:44 am February 11, 2016
It’s a futuristic idea to be sure: Harnessing the intelligence of IBM Watson, the Jeopardy-winning supercomputer, to support cardiac-care recovery, reduce hospital readmissions, and save healthcare costs.
By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm February 10, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian has deployed its Patient Placement Operations Center, designed to support the hospital's existing patient teletracking systems.
HIMMS CEO H. Steve Lieber.
By Bernie Monegain 04:13 pm February 10, 2016
HIMSS is pushing the National Institute of Standards and Technology to keep its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity voluntary.

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