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Intel launches new remote care platform

Intel's Mission Campus in Santa Clara, California. Photo via Josh Bancroft

By Bernie Monegain 01:18 pm October 19, 2017
New platform built with technology manufacturer Flex offers wireless connectivity to verified peripherals such as blood pressure and glucose monitors, pulse oximeters, weight scales and more.
healthcare security breaches
By Jessica Davis 12:50 pm October 19, 2017
Nearly 500,000 patient records were reported breached in September, according to the latest Protenus Breach Barometer.
Children's National wins HIMSS Davies Award

Children's National Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Campus. Photo via Children's National

By Bernie Monegain 09:35 am October 19, 2017
CIO Brian Jacobs says the award is the culmination of a decade’s worth of effort by hundreds of Children’s National employees, IT and otherwise. 

Brian Jack, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, discusses how virtual health can support clinicians by providing solutions in the home.

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By Lenovo Health 04:43 pm October 18, 2017
As the population ages, the demand for clinical care is rising rapidly. At the same time, the healthcare industry is dealing with a shortage of physicians and nurses. It’s a difficult equation, at best.
Medsphere Systems, Stockell Healthcare merge
By Bill Siwicki 03:40 pm October 18, 2017
The combination of Medsphere’s EHR and Stockell’s revenue cycle management in the cloud will be offered through a subscription service payment model.
leverage HIEs
By Mike Miliard 03:05 pm October 18, 2017
The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative and Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement say the alliance will broaden their reach as they work to enable easier access to clinical, claims and social determinant data.
Intermountain partners with 10x Genomics

Intermountain Healthcare in Murray, Utah. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 02:57 pm October 18, 2017
Taps 10x Genomics’ Chromium Genome joins other sequencing instruments at the center
voice assistants, chatbots, AI in health apps
By Bill Siwicki 01:57 pm October 18, 2017
The new version of Orbita Voice adds features to accelerate development and streamline maintenance of voice-first, enterprise healthcare applications.
VA proposes CARE Act
By Jessica Davis 01:32 pm October 18, 2017
The bill - written by the VA and proposed to Congress - would expand care access for veterans and make it legally easier to share patient records between the VA and outside providers.
Zika risk
By Tom Sullivan 12:33 pm October 18, 2017
New software hints at the potential to better understand and avoid adverse health events by tapping into weather data.

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