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doctors and EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 01:29 pm November 13, 2017
But only half of consumers think EHRs make healthcare safer, according to a new survey by HealtheLink.
value-based care
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:03 pm November 13, 2017
Only seven states have little to no activity around value-based payment models, a study by Change Healthcare found.

Former Eli Lilly exec Alex Azar previously served as HHS deputy secretary under President George W. Bush. Credit: YouTube

By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm November 13, 2017
The president has selected Alex Azar, a George W. Bush Administration alum, to kick-start Obamacare repeal, lower drug prices and further deregulation.  
Bill Gates Alzheimer’s research

Bill Gates. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 11:29 am November 13, 2017
Gates also told Reuters he intends to personally donate another $50 million for start-up ventures focused on the disease.
Women IT leaders

From left: M*Modal's Gilan El Saadawi, MD, CedarBridge's Carol Robinson, Outcome Health’s Nandini Ramani and Providence Health's Amy Compton-Phillips, MD.

By Jessica Davis 11:06 am November 13, 2017
Some of the industry’s top women leaders share lessons learned that have helped them succeed in an industry long dominated by men.
Marin General cybersecurity

Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 09:56 am November 13, 2017
Marin General has seen a 50 percent reduction in system vulnerabilities and 100 percent participation in staff security awareness efforts -- just by building a system designed for the humans who use it.
Sponsored by
By Change Healthcare 09:12 am November 13, 2017
There’s no shortage of industry buzz surrounding robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and other next-generation technologies. While some of these are still coming into their own where healthcare is concerned, others are well proven to help automate and streamline processes that traditionally have required manual intervention.
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm November 10, 2017
Optimal clinical documentation could go a long way in improving research, education and patient safety.

Photo via Outcome Health on Facebook

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:57 pm November 10, 2017
Advocate Health, Edward-Elmhurst both said they had plans to expand their use of Outcome’s screens, but have put them on hold.
telehealth programs
By 03:12 pm November 10, 2017
Thanks to some new bills in Congress, and more in the works, the implementation of telehealth programs in an array of clinical settings has taken off recently.

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