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By Bernie Monegain 11:05 am February 20, 2017
The Dutch technology company sees many solvable patient care issues in urgent need of attention.
Artificial intelligence HIMSS17

The Mabu Personal Healthcare Companion from Catalia Health

By Mike Miliard 10:22 am February 20, 2017
As AI and machine learning evolve and start to make their mark on healthcare, "we're not trying to replace the human interaction, we're trying to augment it," AI developer says.
By Bill Siwicki 09:02 am February 20, 2017
Trivalent Protect uses a process of file-encryption, shredding, and local or cloud storage designed to transform the properties of sensitive and regulated data to make it completely unusable to hackers.
McKesson InterQual HIMSS17

McKesson vice president Nilo Mehrabian said the software will make medical necessity reviews more efficient and enable nurses to spend more time looking at exceptions. 

By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am February 20, 2017
The vendor partnered with the National Decision Support Company to create what it claims is the first software that extracts clinical data from EHRs to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations. 
Accenture medical identity theft

Accenture managing director Reza Chapman said healthcare organizations need to build digital trust with patients.  

By Bill Siwicki 08:23 am February 20, 2017
The Accenture study also finds that half of these victims were subject to medical identity theft and on average had to pay $2,500 in out-of-pocket costs per incident.
Salesforce Health Cloud

Salesforce chief medical officer Josh Newman, MD, said the latest version enables providers to focus on 

By Ephraim Schwartz 08:10 am February 20, 2017
The new version also brings analytics and risk stratification capabilities for population health management. 
Symantec cybersecurity study
By Tom Sullivan 08:07 am February 20, 2017
Symantec health IT officer David Finn said that despite increases in budgets and staffing, breaches and security incidents are on the rise. 
athenahealth at-risk patients

athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

By Bill Siwicki 08:01 am February 20, 2017
By leveraging the scale of its network, athenahealth said it is able to identify and activate providers treating patients who may have a high likelihood of being impacted by recent clinical guidance.
HIMSS Analytics LOGIC extension
By Tom Sullivan 07:49 am February 20, 2017
The software provides web browsing accessibility to help users better understand the health IT market, HIMSS Analytics executive vice president Blain Newton says. 
By Tom Sullivan 06:24 pm February 19, 2017
Informaticist Nephi Walton challenges health IT professionals to take a hard look at how secure their networks actually are.

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