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Microsoft app

The HealthVault Insights app will be removed from the iOS, Android, and Windows storefronts before the end of the month.

By Dave Muoio 04:26 pm January 22, 2018
The app-based service collected data from Apple Health and Google Fit services and delivered guided trend analytics to users and providers.
CRISPR
By Bill Siwicki 02:13 pm January 22, 2018
The gene, Klotho, has potential therapeutic effects in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's as well as multiple sclerosis, kidney disease, certain cancers and others.
government shutdown

Debate on the Senate floor on Jan. 22. Credit: C-span

By Susan Morse 01:02 pm January 22, 2018
Here’s a look at HHS, ONC and CDC plans during a government shutdown.

For the first time, HIMSS18's showroom floor will feature new 20-minute "Lightening Sessions" about pressing HIT issues.

By Laura Lovett 12:58 pm January 22, 2018
The high-energy 20-minute sessions on the show floor will also address FHIR, patient matching, population health and other pressing issues health IT issues.
Seema Verma CMS to speak at HIMSS18

CMS Administrator Seema Verma speaking at an event on Nov. 12, 2017. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 12:42 pm January 22, 2018
The federal official and long-time industry consultant has worked with states to implement provisions of the ACA and called for more Medicaid flexibility and reduced burden on doctors.
Intelligent Hospital Pavilion at HIMSS18

The Intelligent Hospital Pavilion will be at Booth 11657, Level 1, Hall G at HIMSS18.

By Tom Sullivan 12:23 pm January 22, 2018
Approximately 50 upstarts and innovators will be showcasing technologies available today to transform healthcare.
precision medicine bundled payments

Hackensack Meridian Health physicians Stuart Goldberg (left) and Andrew Pecora are hosting a HIMSS18 session, “Precise Disease Classification Optimizes Bundled Payments” on March 7.

By Susan Morse 11:42 am January 22, 2018
HIMSS18 presenters explain how Hackensack Meridian matches precision payment to precision medicine with an innovative approach to create ‘lanes of care’ that determine efficacy in terms of both cost and outcomes.
patient engagement

Healthcare can not rely only on technology and educational tools, but to really work to gain insights into the motivations behind what makes patients tick.

By Mike Miliard 09:38 am January 22, 2018
Healthcare consumers may be irrational in their decision-making processes, but they're "irrational in highly predictable ways," says Penn Medicine innovation leader.
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By Change Healthcare 08:55 am January 22, 2018
Value-based care requires eliminating unnecessary healthcare costs while ensuring patients receive the right care at the right time.
Spectre and Meltdown
By Bill Siwicki 08:37 am January 22, 2018
Time is critical to patch medical devices because they may run operating systems like Windows, Linux, etc. on processors that could be vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre.

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