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analytics telemedicine KPMG
By Jack McCarthy 03:03 pm June 24, 2016
A recent poll found that nearly half of responding healthcare executives expect that the move from volume to value will adversely impact revenue, which makes investing in technologies even more critical to competing in the market. 
Redox API EHRs
By Jessica Davis 01:39 pm June 24, 2016
The application programming interfaces enable cloud-based apps for patient-centric payment, oncology, orthopedic supplies, surgery and point-of-care test data with leading electronic health record platforms.
Intermountain 3D printing

Intermountain physician Jay Bishoff, MD, said that the 3D printed model enabled doctors to identify a nub on a patient's kidney before starting surgery. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am June 24, 2016
Doctors used a 3D rendering of Linda Green’s kidney to determine the best way to maneuver around arteries and remove a tumor.
Cedars-Sinai Apple Care Kit

HomeHero, which connects to Apple’s CareKit, was among Cedars-Sinai’s health accelerator class and will help the hospital reduce readmissions and avoid CMS penalties.

By Mike Miliard 10:30 am June 24, 2016
Cedars-Sinai's new Safe Transition Home initiative aims to reduce hospital readmissions and improve outcomes by smoothly transitioning people from the inpatient setting to their homes.
Mostashari Aledade ACO

Former National Coordinator for Health IT and current Aldedade CEO Farzad Mostashari, MD, said the startup is taking its committment to better care and smarter spending into more patient populations. 

By Bernie Monegain 09:58 am June 24, 2016
The company focused on care coordination, population health management and preventive care, has inked several deals this month to create Accountable Care Organizations. CEO Farzad Mostashari, MD, said Aledade is also expanding beyond Medicare.
Cornell FeverPhone NIH

An early prototype of the FeverPhone now in development. 

 

By Bernie Monegain 09:27 am June 24, 2016
The emerging smartphone technology will target half-a-dozen diseases such as malaria and typhoid in the field to enable clinicians to deliver better treatment immediately.
Epic Cerner IDC
By Jack McCarthy 07:24 am June 24, 2016
The consultancy’s first report on health IT vendors and technology stalwarts in the healthcare industry ranks them by annual revenue. Other winners include Optum, Siemens, GE Healthcare, Philips and Hewlett-Packard. 

"There's quite a bit more to be done" with HL7's FHIR, says Russell Leftwich, MD.

By Jessica Davis 05:19 pm June 23, 2016
InterSystems' Russell Leftwich, MD, says 'there's still a lot of data yet to be incorporated' with the HL7 standard.
GOP replacement plan

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan proposed the Republican's Obamacare replacement plan dubbed "A Better Way." Source: Gage Skidmore. 

By Susan Morse 02:50 pm June 23, 2016
The Kaiser Family Foundation investigated the potential impact of capping Medicaid payment rates and found that states and health systems may end up stuck with the bill when beneficiaries cannot pay. 

With more than 61,000 employees, Northwell Health is New York's largest private employer. Health system leaders realized that its highly mobile workforce needed instant access to workplace tools, content and information.

By John Andrews 02:04 pm June 23, 2016
New York's largest private employer embraces a 'mobile intranet' to keep thousands of far-flung, previously 'digitally disconnected' staffers in the loop.

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