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UCSD's supercomputer center. Credit: UCSD

By Bill Siwicki 03:42 pm November 08, 2017
A prominent academic medical center, a supercomputer and a California start-up came together to determine the best regimen for a patient after doctors had tried four previous times.
clinical analytics
By Tom Sullivan 03:24 pm November 08, 2017
New research projects that healthcare organizations will continue buying more and more analytics technologies every year.
ONC contest winners
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm November 08, 2017
Vynca, PIC-SURE and Information Softworks emerge from a crowded field with new strategies for probabilistic record matching.
NIH's All of Us

Photo: Global Panorama via Flickr.

By Dave Muoio 02:12 pm November 08, 2017
The program will distribute 10,000 Fitbit devices to a representative sample of All of Us participants for a one-year study to determine its use on a larger scale in the program.
VA telehealth

The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Photo by Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons 

By Jessica Davis 01:46 pm November 08, 2017
The bipartisan legislation -- which received broad support from Congress and trade groups -- will let VA providers in good standing practice telehealth regardless of the patient’s location.
Klas ranks enterprise imaging vendors
By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm November 08, 2017
GE Healthcare, Carestream and Agfa lead mindshare for international deployments, but not all customers are satisfied, says KLAS.
cyber threat intelligence
By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 08, 2017
The same strategies used by the U.S. military can be tuned to help healthcare executives stay nimble and prepared for real threats. 
KLAS report

Credit: Homecare Homebase

By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm November 07, 2017
While Epic and Cerner lead in ambulatory, Thornberry, Homecare Homebase, MatrixCare, and Practice Velocity come out on top in their respective categories.
M*Modal CMIO

Dr. Gilan El Saadawi, CMIO of M*Modal.

By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm November 07, 2017
M*Modal’s Gilan El Saadawi is working on an AI-driven virtual assistant to better capture clinical documentation from conversational speech during patient-physician interactions.
hospital breach
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm November 07, 2017
Don’t panic, but don’t delay in finding out what has been breached and deciding on a course of action.

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