HHS Alex Azar

HHS Secretary nominee Alex Azar testifies before Senate on Wednesday. Credit: C-Span

By Jessica Davis 05:01 pm November 29, 2017
Both sides of the aisle -- and even the former Eli Lilly exec himself -- expressed concerns over the ballooning drug prices and stressed the need to make pharmaceuticals more affordable.
clinical tools for EHRs
By Bill Siwicki 04:29 pm November 29, 2017
Penn Medicine and Cancer Centers of America are deploying clinical pathways technologies and Mercy already saved 480 lives and $27 million by connecting them with its Epic electronic health record.
future-proofing population health
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By Intel 03:30 pm November 29, 2017
Healthcare providers tackle the top three population health challenges
By Tom Sullivan 03:05 pm November 29, 2017
State HIT Coordinator Carrie Paykoc said the plan aligns with national efforts and drives toward Colorado’s own take on the Triple Aim.  
Blockchain in healthcare
By 03:04 pm November 29, 2017
The tech’s appeal lies in its digital ledger of transactions and healthcare is on the precipice of adoption to grow networks of secure data.
Optum Ventures healthcare innovation
By Susan Morse 01:21 pm November 29, 2017
New fund combines the funding, analytic capabilities and vast network of Optum to invest in digital health.
RSNA AI announcements

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By Bill Siwicki 10:46 am November 29, 2017
A half-a-dozen new artificial intelligence-based imaging technologies made their debut at the Radiological Society of North America’s conference in Chicago.
EHRs meaningful use
By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:01 am November 29, 2017
New data suggests that the EHR makers vary when it comes to enabling hospitals to collect EHR reimbursement dollars under meaningful use and the authors advise picking a vendor wisely.
Meaningful Measures
By Mike Miliard 03:52 pm November 28, 2017
The aim of the core measures is to refocus the agency's regimen of quality metrics on high-quality healthcare and meaningful outcomes for patients, according to the agency.
Women leaders in health IT

Troutman Sanders Partner Erin Whaley.

By Jessica Davis 03:23 pm November 28, 2017
Even in today’s tumultuous political environment, do not let others seal your fate, prominent women in healthcare and technology contend. Instead, embrace diversity, resilience and tenacity and strike a work-life balance. 

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