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EHR-related malpractice claims
By Mike Miliard 04:11 pm October 17, 2017
System factors in the EHR itself – poor integration, suboptimal design and UX, failures of alerts and alarms – were up 8 percent since the last time The Doctors Company did a similar report.
Northwell Health and Amazon Alexa
By Dave Muoio 03:56 pm October 17, 2017
A new skill for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant will direct New York patients to convenient emergency and urgent care locations with the shortest waits.
By Mike Miliard 03:31 pm October 17, 2017
At Kaiser Permanente, an EHR-linked biobank is opening new avenues for treatment and opportunities for other health systems to collaborate. 
telehealth and remote patient monitoring
By Bill Siwicki 03:17 pm October 17, 2017
The partnership is designed to enable a complete telehealth system focused on the unique needs of the complex, chronic, co-morbid patient population.
Immunization tracking method
By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm October 17, 2017
Immunization tracking method leverages an open source tool developed by NIST and can be fully integrated into EHRs and other clinical software.
Allscripts and Zocdoc
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm October 17, 2017
Through the EHR vendor’s developer program, Zocdoc connects with Allscripts’ clinical scheduling software.
Veterans Affairs’ Secretary David Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 11:58 am October 17, 2017
The much-liked holdover from the Obama administration is a top contender to fill the position abruptly left vacant by Tom Price.
epic ehr, cvs drug prices
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am October 17, 2017
EHR maker and pharmacy, which already work together on patient care, will share data and direct patients to lower-priced medications.
IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence
By Tom Sullivan 10:36 am October 17, 2017
But don’t expect artificial intelligence to replace nurses or care managers in our lifetime.

Pamela Peele, chief analytics officer at UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Enterprises, stresses the importance of having patient data to an engaged audience.

Sponsored by
By Lenovo Health 09:46 am October 17, 2017
The Health Innovation Think Tank, Adoption and Policy at a Crossroads, held at the UPMC Center for Connected Medicine in Pittsburgh, on October 10th, discussed how healthcare organizations can truly embrace value-based care.

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