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VA Secretary David Shulkin to keynote HIMSS18
By Bill Siwicki 03:29 pm January 10, 2018
Agency leader will discuss delivering coordinated care in the 21st century and will be joined by Vice Admiral Raquel Bono, who leads a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency.
HIMSS18 Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit

Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit is a pre-HIMSS18 event in Las Vegas on March 5.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:14 pm January 10, 2018
Experts will help lay the groundwork for optimizing your revenue cycle for a patient-centered approach at the March 5 event in Las Vegas.
ONC Kathryn Marchesini
By Jessica Davis 02:33 pm January 10, 2018
While it was widely-believed that ONC would eliminate the CPO position to shift priorities after the departure of Deven McGraw in the fall, national coordinator Donald Rucker named an agency veteran to the post on Wednesday.
cost of medical tests

A screenshot of Texas Hospital Association's 'Smart Ribbon' program. Credit: THA

By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm January 10, 2018
Baylor Scott & White Health physicians will have access to the EHR data stream to offer better insights into the cost and impact of their orders.
Cher sues Soon-Shiong
By Jessica Davis 12:27 pm January 10, 2018
The iconic entertainer claims the biotech mogul lied to the LA Times about knowing she was a stakeholder in Altor Biosciences.
Ochsner opioid monitoring in Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am January 10, 2018
New Orleans-based system becomes the latest to arm clinicians with tools for helping patients manage chronic pain while avoiding opioid addiction.
Natural language processing
By Bill Siwicki 10:37 am January 10, 2018
Health systems are using NLP tools to maximize the performance of existing risk arrangements and expand participation in value-based care programs.
Future-proofing precision medicine
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By Intel 09:51 am January 10, 2018
Bryce Olson, global marketing director, health and life sciences at Intel Corp., discusses the data explosion.
Cloud computing Forum at HIMSS18

The daylong HIMSS18 pre-conference event will include an industry snapshot of what’s really happening in healthcare and provide networking and Q&A opportunities.

By Tom Sullivan 09:39 am January 10, 2018
Expert speakers who have already achieved great success with the cloud will share insights and experience about the innovations, security, machine learning and easy wins the model enables.
Pew ONC
By Jessica Davis 09:03 am January 10, 2018
The nonprofit is asking Health IT to define the elements used in application programming interfaces and consider adding information from medical devices, genomic data and social determinants.

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