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Is Apple poised to enter EHR market?
By Bernie Monegain 01:09 pm November 22, 2017
Apple is not the lone tech giant showing an interest in healthcare: Amazon, too, has kept a close eye on the market.
genetic testing
By Mike Miliard 12:30 pm November 22, 2017
Some would pay as much as $1,000 for genomic sequencing offered through employer health plans.
Protenus breach barometer

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By Jessica Davis 12:22 pm November 22, 2017
Hacking incidents caused the majority of healthcare breaches in October, but insider errors impacted an even greater amount of patient records, according to the Protenus
Banner Health Epic to Cerner EHR

University Medical Center, Tuscon, Arizona, campus. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:58 am November 22, 2017
New EHR has slowness issues and workflow delays that are causing longer patient wait times, a Banner spokesperson said.
Shawnee Mission Medical Center hits Stage 7

Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Kansas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:14 am November 22, 2017
Engagement and documentation key to the medical center’s success, group says.
digital pills
By Dave Muoio 10:52 am November 22, 2017
Brigham and Women’s Hospital asked 26 patients discharged from the ER with acute fracture pain to participate in the study.
Nomad marketplace for telehealth providers
By Dave Muoio 10:07 am November 22, 2017
Doctors interested in telehealth practice will be able to view and apply to open position listings from several telehealth service providers.
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm November 21, 2017
Hospitals and health systems want to consolidate their various cardiology IT solutions, according to a new report from KLAS, but challenges related to clinician workflow and the ability to consolidate structured reporting with a single vendor have hindered such initiatives.
By Tom Sullivan 02:32 pm November 21, 2017
Ambra Health announced that Atrius Health and Envision Radiology both picked its imaging management service. The cloud-based tools will enable Atrius and Envision to exchange radiology images within their health systems. Ambra said its platform offers vendor neutral archive (VNA) capabilities and a diagnostic viewer user experience.
By Jonah Comstock 12:51 pm November 21, 2017
The University of California at Davis Health System has received a $2 million grant over five years to test a telemedicine program for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, and other disabilities.

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