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By Armor 09:00 am December 05, 2016
How MetricAid secured its physician scheduling.
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Laboratory-focused technologies, such as transfusion and specimen collection management systems, lab outreach services and molecular diagnostics, are seeing big upticks in purchasing plans, according to HIMSS Analytics.

By Mike Miliard 02:14 pm December 02, 2016
A look at the leading health information technologies hospitals told HIMSS Analytics they plan to buy in the next 12 months. 

Mikael Dolsten, president of Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development, said leveraging Watson will enable Pfizer to bring promising new immuno-oncology therapeutics to patients more quickly. 

By Bernie Monegain 11:27 am December 02, 2016
The new partnership is designed to drive Pfizer’s immuno-oncology research by tapping into IBM’s machine learning, cognitive computing and natural language processing technologies.
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By Tom Sullivan 09:19 am December 02, 2016
Experts will convene at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News event to discuss best practices for cybersecurity, fending off attackers, sharing threat intelligence, learning from the dark web, grappling with budget realities and more. 
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By Tom Sullivan 09:08 am December 02, 2016
The social media star also tells us her pet peeves, and reveals her favorite health IT hero and why she picked him. 
By Jessica Davis 08:29 am December 02, 2016
HIMSS and UPMC chief innovation officer Rasu Shrestha, MD will tackle some of the biggest questions facing healthcare as the industry moves into more connected care during a tweetchat on Dec. 15.
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HIMSS Analytics Senior Director of Research Services Bryan Fiekers.

By Gus Venditto 03:55 pm December 01, 2016
The concerns many IT professionals raised about security and compliance issues appear to have been over-stated. HIMSS Analytics will delve into its research in a Dec. 6, 2016 webinar on the topic. 
21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Centuries Cure would provide the National Institutes of Health with $4.8 billion to help advance President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative, the "Cancer Moonshot" spearheaded by Vice President Joe Biden and Obama's BRAIN Initiative.

By Jessica Davis 01:04 pm December 01, 2016
The largest healthcare-focused legislation since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act contains $6.3 billion in provisions that will fund federal agencies and help speed the arrival of diagnostic tools and disease therapies.
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Hutton's career in healthcare spans 45 years and includes time spent at St. Joseph's and BayCare Health System. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:11 pm December 01, 2016
She succeeds David Dunlap as President and CEO of the South Carolina health system. 

The first study to emerge from the Northwell-Siemens collaboration suggests that advanced "patient-centered" imaging is preferred in acute stroke care, leading to improved long-term health outcomes, researchers say.

By Mike Miliard 11:38 am December 01, 2016
Siemens will offer funding and research support over the next four years to Northwell's Imaging Clinical Effectiveness and Outcomes Research Program. It will also commit full-time employees to work with Northwell on its population health management initiatives.

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