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By American Well 08:00 am February 11, 2016
(SPONSORED) Telemedicine is a hot topic in healthcare, with consumers more willing than ever to see a doctor remotely.
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By Lenovo Health 08:00 am February 11, 2016
(SPONSORED) Do your mobility solutions include communication and data exchange strategies? While seemingly a basic question, it's actually critical to determining efficacy.
By Jessica Davis 01:49 am February 11, 2016
Matthew R. Fisher chairs the Health Law Group within the firm Mirick O'Connell in Worcester, Massachusetts, a fitting role given his passion for understanding the practicality of healthcare regulations in the real world.
“A lot of providers were unable to capitalize on meaningful use dollars,” said Laura Young, executive director of the Behavioral Health Information Network of Arizona.
By Chris Hayden 01:16 am February 11, 2016
Left out of meaningful use, mental and behavioral health providers have spent the past few years trying to catch up with advances in electronic health records, data sharing and developing interoperability standards.
“IBM Watson understands natural language in context; it can determine the intent of a phrase or question and provide a pertinent, useful response.”
By Deirdre Fulton 12:44 am February 11, 2016
It’s a futuristic idea to be sure: Harnessing the intelligence of IBM Watson, the Jeopardy-winning supercomputer, to support cardiac-care recovery, reduce hospital readmissions, and save healthcare costs.
By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm February 10, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian has deployed its Patient Placement Operations Center, designed to support the hospital's existing patient teletracking systems.
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By Bernie Monegain 04:13 pm February 10, 2016
HIMSS is pushing the National Institute of Standards and Technology to keep its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity voluntary.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm February 10, 2016
Cerner has launched its new Cerner Open Developer Experience -- known as "code_" -- in a bid to spur wider collaboration with third-party and client developers for SMART on FHIR applications.
By Bernie Monegain 02:42 pm February 10, 2016
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on Tuesday passed the bipartisan Improving Health Information Technology Act with a vote of 22-0. 
Obama's 2017 budget also included several funding increases to support programs tied to shifting healthcare to value-based payment models.
By Henry Powderly 02:15 pm February 10, 2016
Republicans, blasting the proposal as overzealous when it comes to spending, have already shot down the 2017 budget.

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