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precision medicine Penn Medicine

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By Bernie Monegain 02:10 pm April 23, 2018
The organizations will invest in AI and IoT tools and tap research data to fast-track ventures through FDA approval and clinical trials.
medical device security
By Jessica Davis 01:51 pm April 23, 2018
In an RFI, a House committee outlines the severity of cybersecurity issues plaguing legacy software and equipment and asks stakeholders to begin tackling these challenges.
bug bounty program
By Bill Siwicki 01:25 pm April 23, 2018
While more organizations are warming to the concept of paying hackers to discover and report on security vulnerabilities, there's still some confusion and ambiguity about the idea.
IBM Watson Health top hospitals
By Beth Jones Sanborn 12:10 pm April 23, 2018
The renamed Truven Health Analytics research initiative found that the highest performers achieved better care consistency and alignment across facilities.
Amazon blockchain healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 11:59 am April 23, 2018
Cloud vendor says it will begin by targeting the healthcare and finance industries with the new tools for developing blockchain-based apps, networks and projects.
By Bernie Monegain 10:11 am April 23, 2018
Behavioral health clinic becomes the latest provider to turn to the cloud for electronic health record, patient portal and revenue cycle management services. 
AI machine learning healthcare

A discussion during Genius Bar panel at the 2017 Big Data event. This year's event will be held in San Francisco June 13-14. 

By Mike Miliard 08:54 am April 23, 2018
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Chief Research Information Officer Simon Lin says applying artificial intelligence to patient data enables efficiencies and better outcomes for its Medicaid patients.
Trump censored LGBT health information

Senator Dianne Feinstein, along with Senators Tammy Baldwin and Patty Murray, sent President Trump a letter about their concerns about health information omissions on government websites. Credit: C-span

By Bernie Monegain 08:35 am April 23, 2018
A letter signed by 19 U.S. Senators says that removing health and scientific data from various federal websites undermines access to evidence-based care resources.
EHR contract with Epic

UI Health in Chicago EHR project bidding case will now go to the state ethics board for review. Photo via UI Health

By Jessica Davis 04:17 pm April 20, 2018
The board couldn’t rule out conflict of interest in the $62 million contract signed between Epic and the academic medical center to overhaul its legacy EHR and billing systems.
UnityPoint Health cyberattack

Unitypoint Health's Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Credit: Google Maps

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:24 pm April 20, 2018
Hospital is advising patients to monitor their explanation of benefits statements to keep an eye suspicious-looking activity.

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