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PwC: Top 12 defining healthcare issues of 2018
By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm December 14, 2017
Artificial intelligence, IoT, cybersecurity, disaster preparedness and the patient experience are some of the prime concerns, according to the PwC Health Research Institute.
Epic EHR UI Health in Chicago

UI Health in Chicago will spend $62 million over seven years to roll out the Epic EHR. Photo via UI Health

By Bernie Monegain 12:00 pm December 14, 2017
The electronic health record software deployment is now on hold as Cerner questions the bidding process and raises the possibility that a conflict of interest occurred.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Jeff Lagasse 11:46 am December 14, 2017
Company said it will use the investment to build out its technology platform for hospitals, life sciences organizations and payers can engage in patient-centric value-based care.
Future-proofing AI
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By Intel 09:30 am December 14, 2017
Healthcare leaders address artificial intelligence, population health and precision medicine adoption.
Precision medicine genomic therapy
By Gus Venditto 09:27 am December 14, 2017
Genomic-informed therapy recommendations are becoming available for clinical decision support at the point of care.
Intermountain partners with Press Ganey
By Mike Miliard 03:34 pm December 13, 2017
They will jointly pursue a number of quality improvement initiatives over the coming years, officials say.
Keck Medicine tests Black Box to improve patient safety by monitoring surgeons
By Jeff Lagasse 03:22 pm December 13, 2017
USC researchers said the tool can be used to pinpoint movements during robotic surgery and determine which surgeons are novices or experts.
21st Century Oncology breach
By Jessica Davis 02:38 pm December 13, 2017
After filing for bankruptcy in May, the Florida-based cancer specialty provider also settled with the government for $26 million over false claims allegations.
Mercy Health signs on with AVIA Innovator Network

Mercy Health's Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 01:26 pm December 13, 2017
The large health system aims to learn from the IT successes of more than two dozen other peers, such as Rush, Providence St. Joseph, Sutter Health and more.
By Bernie Monegain 12:24 pm December 13, 2017
Organizations enter shared-risk model to forge workforce and capacity management strategies for the hospital as it wrangles with full patient loads and overflowing emergency departments.

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