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By Susan Morse 03:17 pm September 25, 2017
Physicians transitioning to MIPS and hospitals going for meaningful use can avoid penalty.

Ellen Pao talks about working with venture capitalist firm.

By Bernie Monegain 03:15 pm September 25, 2017
She lost her gender discrimination lawsuit, but bounced back to champion diversity and co-found Project Include.

Photo via @Twitter

By Jessica Davis 02:42 pm September 25, 2017
While the notorious hacker has left the sector alone for a number of months, his recent extortion attempt suggests the cybercriminal stole the personal data of 16,428 SMART Physical Therapy patients.
Allscripts integrating Merck Manuals

A screensnap of the Consumer Merck Manual online. Photo via merckmanuals.com

By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm September 25, 2017
The materials also include content for patients.
Cerner sued

Agnesian Healthcare in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Photo via Wikimedia

By Jessica Davis 02:00 pm September 25, 2017
Agnesian Healthcare claims issues in Cerner’s billing software caused losses of more than $16 million, while damaging the hospital system’s reputation; Cerner disagrees.
mobile technology for healthcare

A screen snap of the Patient Touch messaging system. Photo via PatientSafe 

By Bernie Monegain 01:32 pm September 25, 2017
Company’s PatientTouch platform brings together clinical communications with critical workflows in a single application.
Change Healthcare blockchain
By Tom Sullivan 11:40 am September 25, 2017
Using the Linux Foundation’s open source HyperLedger Fabric will enable Change’s customers to work on analytics, revenue cycle and other services.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford win Davies award
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am September 25, 2017
HIMSS award puts the spotlight on achieving patient outcomes through the effective use of healthcare technology.
Smartphones for managing depression

A report in World Psychiatry, the journal of the World Psychiatric Association, found that smartphone apps can help people with milder symptoms.

By Tom Sullivan 10:47 am September 25, 2017
Apps can help certain patients but there are considerations doctors and hospitals should understand from the onset, research suggests.

Box begins her new role on Oct. 16.

By Bernie Monegain 03:08 pm September 22, 2017
As an obstetrics and gynecology physician, she has been caring for women for more than 30 years.

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