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enterprise imaging

In addition to imaging enterprise education sessions during HIMSS18, there are demos and sessions on the showroom floor as well.

By Mike Miliard 03:27 pm February 20, 2018
Delivering the right image at the right time to the right physician is the goal but that requires smart decisions about clinical workflow and IT infrastructure.
NCQA approved as ONC-authorized testing lab
By Mike Miliard 02:51 pm February 20, 2018
The lab will offer IT and data vendors two certifications for quality reporting capabilities.
Hartford Health e-prescribing opioid crisis

Hartford Hospital is among the providers in the Hartford Health system in central Connecticut. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm February 20, 2018
Anywhere a provider can sign into the health system's Epic EHR, he or she can use EPCS, helping keep paper prescriptions off the street and reducing Rx fraud.
Care coordination software merges physical and mental healthcare

"This is a meaningfully convenient offering for members to be able to see their behavioral and mental health providers in one visit, especially those with limited transportation options," said Leanette Henagan, MD, is the chief integration officer at Partners in Recovery.

By Bill Siwicki 02:25 pm February 20, 2018
Partners in Recovery has replaced by 75 percent the time-consuming use of spreadsheets to track health, and has seen a 32 percent increase in educating members on physical care needs.
value-based care clinical decision support

Kurt Hegmann, MD, from the University of Utah and a Kaiser partner, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Bill Siwicki 09:40 am February 20, 2018
A physician working on a major Kaiser Permanente clinical decision support implementation shares lessons learned.
connect EHRs to public health

Zika is among the conditions Digital Bridge plans to track to improve data for public health and clinical practices as well as lower costs for information sharing.

By Bernie Monegain 08:49 am February 20, 2018
The aim is to streamline interoperability between private systems and IT public health agencies for disease monitoring and outbreak response. 
Cybersecurity incident response

Nolan Garrett, principal and CTO at Intrinium, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 08:26 am February 20, 2018
Expert Nolan Garrett will address HIMSS18 attendees on how to form the right plan for your organization and put it into practice from the top down.
By Bill Siwicki 04:57 pm February 19, 2018
The center is reaping the benefits of handing patients an iPad, including improved allocation of staff and receptionists time.
EHR interoperability global
By Bernie Monegain 04:41 pm February 19, 2018
Black Book also predicted a coming shift away from silo electronic health records systems to regional care coordination and information exchange in other countries.
Google AI
By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm February 19, 2018
This is a big step forward, Google officials said, because the tech is not imitating an existing diagnostic but rather using machine learning to uncover a new way to predict health problems.

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