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Kristin Pothier
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am November 01, 2017
Author Kristin Ciriello Pothier saw first-hand how hopeless cancer can be, but today she’s on the front lines personalizing treatment.
diabetes management mobile app

A screen snap of One Drop app. Photo via iTunes

By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 01, 2017
The popular diabetes management mobile app will integrate physical activity data to better inform patients and providers.
Sponsored by
By FormFast 10:27 am November 01, 2017
Even after implementing an electronic health record (EHR), healthcare leaders are surprised to find that, despite their large investment (and large expectations), form management challenges remain. Paper forms and the cumbersome, inefficient processes associated with them still linger.
cures act

James Cannatti, Senior Counselor For Health Information Technology, testifies at a congressional hearing Tuesday. Photo via senate.gov

By Jessica Davis 04:16 pm October 31, 2017
Due to the Trump administration’s budget cuts for the ONC, the agency won’t be able to meet the requirement set out in the 21st Century Cures Act, officials told a Senate committee.
OCR privacy chief steps down

Deven McGraw has left the ONC to work in the private sector. Photo via YouTube

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:38 pm October 31, 2017
Deven McGraw had also been working as ONC's chief privacy officer, a position that ONC head Donald Rucker has said will not be filled.
machine learning to improve outcomes
By Bill Siwicki 02:53 pm October 31, 2017
The COPD Foundation, Geisinger, GSK and Jvion join force avoid hospitalizations and prevent inpatient readmissions for patients with these chronic conditions.
VA EHR

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, testifies at legislative hearing on Oct. 24. Photo via YouTube

By Jessica Davis 02:31 pm October 31, 2017
Allscripts CEO Paul Black urges David Shulkin to present data in a single view that will allow the agency’s healthcare providers to see actionable insights to ensure the best care for veterans.
HIMSS Social Media Ambassador
By Healthcare IT News 02:15 pm October 31, 2017
A maximum of 20 ambassadors will be selected to work with HIMSS for the 2017-2018 class, and the deadline for application is Nov. 10.
Wage gap
By Jessica Davis 02:08 pm October 31, 2017
The median salary for women working full-time is about 80 percent of men’s, according to an analysis by the Washington Post.
Vanderbilt go live with Epic EHR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

By Bernie Monegain 01:50 pm October 31, 2017
The two-year project dubbed “EpicLeap”, replaces McKesson EHR with 25 separate customized modules of Epic software.

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