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Immunization tracking method
By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm October 17, 2017
Immunization tracking method leverages an open source tool developed by NIST and can be fully integrated into EHRs and other clinical software.
Allscripts and Zocdoc
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm October 17, 2017
Through the EHR vendor’s developer program, Zocdoc connects with Allscripts’ clinical scheduling software.
Veterans Affairs’ Secretary David Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 11:58 am October 17, 2017
The much-liked holdover from the Obama administration is a top contender to fill the position abruptly left vacant by Tom Price.
epic ehr, cvs drug prices
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am October 17, 2017
EHR maker and pharmacy, which already work together on patient care, will share data and direct patients to lower-priced medications.
IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence
By Tom Sullivan 10:36 am October 17, 2017
But don’t expect artificial intelligence to replace nurses or care managers in our lifetime.

Pamela Peele, chief analytics officer at UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Enterprises, stresses the importance of having patient data to an engaged audience.

Sponsored by
By Lenovo Health 09:46 am October 17, 2017
The Health Innovation Think Tank, Adoption and Policy at a Crossroads, held at the UPMC Center for Connected Medicine in Pittsburgh, on October 10th, discussed how healthcare organizations can truly embrace value-based care.
National Committee for Quality Assurance even

Peggy O’Kane, founder and president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. 

By Tom Sullivan 03:48 pm October 16, 2017
But experts at Monday’s National Committee for Quality Assurance event say cutting costs without compromising quality is the hardest part.
risky Wi-Fi connections
By Jessica Davis 03:31 pm October 16, 2017
A Belgian researcher discovered a flaw in the protocol that could allow a hacker to hijack connections, launch man-in-the-middle attacks, view communications and decrypt traffic on all Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
Anthem builds new tech center
By Susan Morse 03:25 pm October 16, 2017
Anthem Technology Center will create new capabilities to enhance the consumer healthcare experience, help improve quality and lower healthcare costs, insurer says.

A screen snap explaining the Integrated Health Model Initiative. Photo via AMA

By Mike Miliard 02:58 pm October 16, 2017
Cerner, IBM, Intermountain, AMIA are early sign-ons to the new Integrated Health Model Initiative, which seeks to improve the way healthcare information is organized and shared.

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