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healthcare voice app
By Jonah Comstock 11:12 am February 09, 2018
The new tool allows the company to customize not just the content but the tone of patient-facing messaging.
himss18 analytics guide
By Jack McCarthy 10:18 am February 09, 2018
From big data to prescriptive analytics, this year’s health IT show has a range of education sessions.
By Jessica Davis 04:16 pm February 08, 2018
Passed unanimously by the House, the bill would require the Department of Health Professions Director to annually review the controlled substance prescribing patterns of providers.
precision medicine himss18
By Jack McCarthy 04:06 pm February 08, 2018
Highlights about the challenges and opportunities of precision medicine at this year’s health IT conference.
EHR hacked by cryptocurrency mining software

Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons, Tennessee. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 02:39 pm February 08, 2018
About 24,000 patient records were breached when Decatur County General Hospital’s vendor discovered the unauthorized software was installed to generate digital currency.

Carolinas HealthCare renamed itself Atrium Health on Wednesday and with its new acquisition, will expand into Georgia. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:50 pm February 08, 2018
Adding the Georgia hospital will expand Atrium, which until Wednesday was known as Carolinas.
healthcare consumerism

David Chou, Chief Information and Data Officer at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, will be hosting a session at HIMSS18 on March 7.

By Tom Sullivan 12:37 pm February 08, 2018
Taken together they represent an essential and very different way of thinking about the healthcare business model that exists today.
dental EHR
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm February 08, 2018
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine this week announced that it will establish a new Center for Precision Dental Medicine, which will make heavy use of technology to enable data-driven research, advancing understandings about the link between dental and overall health.
medical device security
By Bernie Monegain 11:40 am February 08, 2018
Experts from a leading nonprofit ranked device cybersecurity as the single biggest challenge hospital face today.
telehealth

The emergency department at Huntington Hospital in New York. Credit: Northwell Health

By Jessica Davis 09:54 am February 08, 2018
A partnership with Philips’ eICU and LiveOnNY is helping the massive New York health system tackle the organ supply shortage in New York.

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