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Former 23andMe president joins Livongo
By Bernie Monegain 02:29 pm August 22, 2017
Glen Tullman’s digital health startup, which helps people manage diabetes, has hired Any Page as CFO.
patient identity
By Mike Miliard 02:15 pm August 22, 2017
Innovations that could solve the longstanding problem of patient ID included neural networks and facial recognition, AHIMA research suggests.
By Jessica Davis 12:24 pm August 22, 2017
The state’s Human Services department migrated its legacy eligibility systems to a modernized network in 2014, but the Inspector General’s office found flaws caused by insufficient controls.
Sutter Health, Quartet Health partner on mental health coordination

Sutter Health, based in Sacramento, California, will pilot Quartet’s technology in the Roseville area of the state. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:13 pm August 22, 2017
Pilot aims to integrate mental and physical health by using Quartet’s virtual, data-driven environment for shared care planning.
elevateMS app

A screen snap from the ElevateMS app.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am August 22, 2017
The goal is to improve understanding of the daily challenges patients with MS can have and to uncover new potential measurements of treatment effectiveness through real-time data collection.
population health Higi

A Higi kiosk station is set up in a retail store to help people monitor their health.

By Bill Siwicki 10:42 am August 22, 2017
Partnership hopes to incorporate genomic data to foster precision medicine, improve care.
MIT machine learning to improve EHRs

MIT's Great Dome in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo via WikiMedia

By Mike Miliard 09:23 am August 22, 2017
CSAIL researchers are finding news ways AI can be deployed to streamline ICU data and help with with application of predictive models on electronic health records.

Reshma Saujani is out with a book aimed at reaching more girls with her message to give coding a whirl.

By Bernie Monegain 07:30 am August 22, 2017
Penquin introduces ‘The Friendship Code,’ a coding workshop for ages 8-12.

Only 22 percent of young women name technology as one of their favorite subjects in school, compared to 46 percent of boys.

By Bernie Monegain 06:00 am August 22, 2017
Although children between the ages of 11 and 14 years old demonstrate a high level of interest and skills in STEM ­– science, technology, engineering and math – their interest dwindles as they get older, according to new research from Randstad, a global human resources firm.
Mayo Clinic neonatology telehealth services
By Bill Siwicki 03:43 pm August 21, 2017
Pre-term infants, newborns with respiratory distress and babies who require advanced resuscitation located in community hospitals get the specialty care they need through video.

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