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EngagedIN CEO Kyra Bobinet will discuss the science of behavior change during the HIMSS17 symposium for physicians. 

By Jack McCarthy 12:09 pm November 29, 2016
The pre-conference daylong event also includes sessions on the science of behavior change and preparing for the next horizon of technology, policy, and care delivery. 
VA artificial intelligence precision medicine

Flow Health CEO Alex Meshkin said the organizations will work together to improve disease detection, diagnosis, treatment and management. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am November 29, 2016
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs signs five-year deal with San Francisco-based Flow Health to apply AI in making care plans personalized.
Trump HHS CMS heads

Georgia Rep. Tom Price called for 90-day reporting under meaningful use, pushed to delay ICD-10 and proposed plans to replace Obamacare. 

By Henry Powderly 09:38 am November 29, 2016
Rep. Tom Price will lead Health and Human Services while Mike Pence ally and Indiana consultant Seema Verma will spearhead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 
analytics bedside cut HAC
By John Andrews 07:37 am November 29, 2016
Since instituting a safety program two years ago the hospital has saved $1.6 million, reduced overall hospital-acquired conditions by 30 percent and cut some specific conditions by nearly 80 percent. 
John Houston, UPMC

 John Houston, UPMC vice president of security and privacy and associate counsel

By Bernie Monegain 07:24 am November 29, 2016
John Houston calls on cloud providers to be more transparent about their security offerings and to support standards such as HITRUST. 
Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts Governor Chalie Baker

By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm November 28, 2016
A new public-private partnership comprising more than 30 healthcare experts will advise the administration on ways technology can help improve healthcare quality across the Commonwealth and increase job growth.
21st Century Cures Act
By Kaiser Health News 02:59 pm November 28, 2016
The latest version of the bill would increase funding for the NIH, including for enhanced brain, cancer and precision medicine research. And it would allocate an additional $1 billion to address the opioid crisis. 
RSNA Sequoia Image Share

Sequoia Project CEO Mariann Yeager said the program empowers clinicians to share images across platforms. 

By Mike Miliard 02:44 pm November 28, 2016
Agfa Healthcare, AMBRA Health, GE Healthcare, Lexmark Healthcare, LifeImage, Mach7 Technologies and Novarad get validation for imaging interoperability.
Frank Abagnale HIMSS17

Frank Abagnale will discuss privacy and security at HIMSS17 in Orlando during February. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm November 28, 2016
Frank Abagnale, the renowned security expert and former confidence artist, will discuss cybersecurity issues and identity theft at HIMSS17.

Boston Children's and GE Healthcare will employ the GE Health Cloud to build the new software.

By Bernie Monegain 11:27 am November 28, 2016
Boston Children's Hospital and GE Healthcare are working together on new pediatric brain software they plan to take to market.

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