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Apple consulting Argonaut Project
By Mike Miliard 09:33 am June 27, 2017
Collaborative chief says aggregating your records on iPhone could lead consumers to solve the interoperability problem themselves.
veterans affairs health
By Jessica Davis 04:15 pm June 26, 2017
While the group’s CTO Wayne Kubick supports the move from an outdated, custom platform to a commercial EHR, organizations don’t need to be on the same platform to be interoperable, he said.
quality of care at VA hospitals
By Jessica Davis 02:35 pm June 26, 2017
Limitations in its data system prevent metrics from capturing all provider types and provider workload – among other technical and policy flaws.
medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm June 26, 2017
Two University of Michigan physicians explain how device info could be used to make better decisions and improve care.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 12:31 pm June 26, 2017
Prototype could help by creating a digital identity for 1.1 billion people around the world who don’t have a formal ID.
healthcare revenue cycle management
By Mike Miliard 12:14 pm June 26, 2017
The new service, which should launch later this year, is aimed at smaller customers hoping to outsource revenue cycle management, a spokesperson said.
ransomware attack medical equipment
By Jessica Davis 11:45 am June 26, 2017
Airway Oxygen discovered the breach in April when a hacker gained access to the network.
IoT device security
By Bill Siwicki 10:34 am June 26, 2017
While it may seem like a no-brainer to update device firmware, cybersecurity experts say cybercriminals are exploiting these lapses in upkeep.
secure messaging in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 09:16 am June 26, 2017
Leading hospitals deploying secure messaging are finding that once the technology is in use, it opens up new doors to more innovation.
Rhode Island population health program

Morrow Long photo via Wiki Commons

By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm June 23, 2017
Rhode Island Quality Institute and Integra Community Care Network harness data to prevent emergency department readmissions and manage chronic conditions.

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