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Hospital innovation leaders are gathering in Las Vegas in March for the Digital and Personal Connected Health Conference.

By Jonah Comstock 09:33 am January 09, 2018
Experts at the Las Vegas event will share their advice for making digital health work through clinical communications, virtual visits as well as adoption successes and common challenges.
Moving medications through multiple systems trip up medication safety efforts
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By BD 04:22 pm January 08, 2018
More than 50 percent of the respondents who participated in the 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study stated that the greatest gap in medication management occurs when transitioning from one place to another and at the patient bedside.
opioid crisis
By Bill Siwicki 04:13 pm January 08, 2018
Machine learning and Smart on FHIR work with controlled substance and prescription drug monitoring data to aid clinicians in the battle against overdoses.
GE Healthcare  Roche oncology platform
By Bernie Monegain 03:43 pm January 08, 2018
Companies will employ advanced analytics to develop clinical decision support software for earlier diagnoses and targeted treatment.
fingerprint authentication in healthcare

Some organizations have been implementing new methods of authentication beyond passwords - from facial recognition to fingerprints. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 08, 2018
A new report from Aon's security experts predicts more and different cyberattacks, and highlights the pressing need for healthcare organizations to change some of their approaches.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm January 08, 2018
The retooled Intelligent Healthcare Network platform allows for improved transparency and efficiency of claims management.
Google, Microsoft gender inequality lawsuits
By Bernie Monegain 12:58 pm January 08, 2018
Cases against technology giants shine a light on salary discrepancies between men and women and that’s as true in healthcare as any other industry.
cybersecurity risk
By Jessica Davis 12:41 pm January 08, 2018
Julia Hesse gets real about the inevitability of a breach and some simple steps for organizations to better prepare.
phishing attack

Florida’s Agency of Healthcare Administration. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 12:15 pm January 08, 2018
An employee of Florida’s Agency of Healthcare Administration fell for a malicious phishing email, which allowed hackers to access Medicaid enrollee data, including some Social Security numbers.
Allscripts buys Practice Fusion
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am January 08, 2018
After expanding its hospital footprint with the McKesson acquisition this past summer, Allscripts now broadens its ambulatory presence by scooping up the cloud-based EHR vendor.

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