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HL7 moves FHIR closer to interoperability for precision medicine
By Tom Sullivan 08:28 am April 12, 2017
Health Level 7 genomics co-chair points to use cases in place today that other hospitals can adopt to advance precision medicine.
Tell us: How can EHRs be fixed?
By Henry Powderly 03:33 pm April 11, 2017
As complaints, especially from physicians, continue to mount, we'd love your ideas for making the platforms better.
By Bernie Monegain 02:49 pm April 11, 2017
IBM breaks down the much-hyped technology for healthcare and other industry executives looking to better grasp what the tech can do.

Roger Severino speaking during an interview as a staff member from the Heritage Foundation in 2015.

By Jessica Davis 02:39 pm April 11, 2017
Echoing sentiments from LGBT groups made when the OCR director was hired in March, a group of Democratic Senators is denouncing the appointment.
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By Bill Siwicki 02:07 pm April 11, 2017
Test developed by Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy may determine if patients will respond to treatment.
Cerner replaces Soarian EHR
By Bernie Monegain 12:55 pm April 11, 2017
New Jersey health system will deploy Cerner Millennium EHR, revenue cycle, population health management tools.
Amazon and Merck use Alexa voice solutions
By Tom Sullivan 12:37 pm April 11, 2017
Amazon and Merck are putting $250,000 on the line for innovators that use Alexa voice solutions to make Type 2 diabetics’ lives better.
hospitals to adopt artificial intelligence
By Tom Sullivan 10:39 am April 11, 2017
A new Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Analytics survey found population health and precision medicine among the initiatives where health IT professionals expect AI to have the greatest impact.
Clunky EHRs have providers looking to the past
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am April 11, 2017
While nobody wants to go back to the pre-electronic health record days, pre-meaningful use is a whole other question.
medication errors linked to healthcare technology
By Bill Siwicki 03:36 pm April 10, 2017
The majority of errors were attributed to the human-computer interface, workflow and communication, and clinical content, Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority says.

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