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cerner EHR vendor at himss18
By Tom Sullivan 09:40 am May 09, 2018
Regulations are different internationally and electronic health record systems made in America are too pricey for the rest of the world.
Paula Pasquinelli on women in health IT
By Jessica Davis 03:27 pm May 08, 2018
Women have long been the "backbone of healthcare," and it's time for them to "confidently insist on getting what is deservedly theirs," says Paula Pasquinelli.
US Representative Maxine Waters and Congressional Black Caucus

U.S. Representative Maxine Waters of California is pushing for qualified women and minority candidates to serve in tech industry's boards. Credit: Rich Fury, Getty Images for Human Rights Campaign

By Bernie Monegain 03:14 pm May 08, 2018
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with the tech sector to talk about the industry's diversity problems.
Defense Health Agency for DoD IG
By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm May 08, 2018
Inspector general says Defense Health Agency sites failed to consistently implement technical, physical and administrative protocols and may have violated HIPAA regulations in the process.
Change Healthcare patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm May 08, 2018
Together, the companies will develop a cloud-based tool that can "aggregate and activate" consumer data from disparate sources: EHRs, registration, scheduling, billing and more.
Epic booth sign at himss18
By Bill Siwicki 12:27 pm May 08, 2018
Excel Medical's Wave platform, now part of its TeleTrend and AlarmView apps, offers predictive algorithms to Epic EHR users.
CTA and Xcertia talking about mobile apps at HLTH conference

CTA and Xcertia discuss a roadmap for mobile apps at HLTH conference. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 09:48 am May 08, 2018
The goal is to bring order to the fast-changing mobile health market, focusing on the availability, transparency and reliability of patient-generated health data.
Geisinger DNA sequencing
By Jessica Davis 09:38 am May 08, 2018
The Pennsylvania health system will launch a 1,000-patient pilot in six months with a systemwide rollout planned for the near future, said Geisinger President David Feinberg, MD.
patient paying medical bill at doctor office
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 07, 2018
Healthcare organizations that use multiple RCM systems have higher rates of denials and big difficulties gathering and normalizing data, according to a new HIMSS Analytics report.
patient checkin on tablet at doctor office

Credit: CareCloud

By Bill Siwicki 03:24 pm May 07, 2018
With the new automation, LifeArts Integrated Health Center sees more patients per day while saving administrative staff nearly 20 hours a week.

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