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Philips Qualcomm IoT
By Jessica Davis 03:56 pm August 31, 2016
The companies will blend Philips’ health informatics and cloud data management with Qualcomm’s medical devices for scalable care tools and services under one ecosystem.
Google DeepMind London cancer
By Bill Siwicki 03:13 pm August 31, 2016
The artificial intelligence subsidiary launched a new research partnership to reduce the amount of time it takes to plan radiotherapy treatment for certain cancers.
Encryption FBI Comey
By Jack McCarthy 03:01 pm August 31, 2016
Insisting that device and information encryption is a problem that will not simply go away, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey called for greater collaboration between private sector companies and the federal government. 
Emory Stratus EHRs
By Jeff Lagasse 01:43 pm August 31, 2016
The providers revealed plans to create a clinically integrated network and shared services, as well as streamlining access to care services for patients of both organizations. 
Texas Health EMRAM EHR

CIO Joey Sudomir said Texas Health inserts its Epic EHR into clinical activity to enhance how clinicians provide quality care.

By Bernie Monegain 01:36 pm August 31, 2016
The Epic EHR shop earned accolades for its use of advanced analytics, smart pumps, tracking monitors and census data to improve patient care and quality. 

“There's a lot of role models here [at MIT], and sometimes, in Chile or in Mexico or in Costa Rica, [girls] don't know that there's a graduate student or an undergrad doing these cool things at MIT,” says grad student Alicia Chong Rodriguez. “I think it's a matter of just connecting the dots.”

 Photo: Casey Atkins

By 01:34 pm August 31, 2016
By Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent
Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:29 am August 31, 2016
A deep dive the features healthcare organizations need, obstacles to avoid, and insights from executives who have already made the move to population health management. 
Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:23 am August 31, 2016
Healthcare IT News reviews software designed to provide actionable intelligence from Caradigm, Enli, Forward Health, Medicision, Medicity, Transcend Insights, WellCentive and ZeOmega.
Buyers Guide Population Health Platform
By Bill Siwicki 11:08 am August 31, 2016
Health IT managers who have installed population health platforms in their organizations advise that you pay careful attention to these features before buying.
Precision medicine momentum HIMSS

HIMSS Analytics Director of Research Brendan FitzGerald said that precision medicine tools are being implemented throughout healthcare which is helping to bring the industry closer to more specific treatments for certain diseases. 

By Jessica Davis 10:46 am August 31, 2016
As hospitals shift into patient risk assessment from disease prevention, the need for precision medicine will expand in the marketplace, HIMSS Analytics 2016 Essentials Brief: Precision Medicine Study found.

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