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Epic EHR precision medicine clinical workflow
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am December 18, 2017
The hospital tapped FHIR-based alerts to deliver recommendations about genomics and genetic testing without bogging down doctors with too many extra clicks.

A sampling of medical reference apps from tech vendors on the market today.

By Bill Siwicki 09:45 am December 18, 2017
Smartphone software programs from the likes of athenahealth’s Epocrates, Doximity, Medscape, Wolters Kluwer and others are giving both clinicians and patients more confidence in diagnosis and treatment options.
ONC posts patient-data matching best practices framework
By Bernie Monegain 02:01 pm December 15, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT published the Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework of best practices for data management processes that enable hospitals to more effectively match patient records.
AHIMA releases 17 steps to cybersecurity as attacks increase
By Bill Siwicki 01:00 pm December 15, 2017
In response to an ever-worsening cybersecurity environment in healthcare, with an increasing number of cyberattacks on hospitals, health systems and clinics, the American Health Information Management Association has issued new cybersecurity gui
By Bernie Monegain 12:10 pm December 15, 2017
Siemens Healthineers bought Fast Track Diagnostics to build out its precision medicine technologies.

Credit: Salesforce.com

By Tom Sullivan 11:59 am December 15, 2017
Salesforce continued its march into healthcare this week when, along with analytics specialist Geneia, it unwrapped an app for population health and value-based care.
By Jessica Davis 11:34 am December 15, 2017
The informatics group also sent a letter to Congress earlier in the week about its concern the tax bill will slash the stipend for graduate students studying health informatics.
Best Hospital IT Department 2017
By Jessica Davis 06:55 am December 15, 2017
Staying focused on both patients and employees has made its EHR project not only easier, but enjoyable, too.
Best Hospital IT Department 2017
By Jessica Davis 06:54 am December 15, 2017
The latest technology is put to work improving patient care, reducing readmissions and improving the community.
Best Hospital IT Department 2017
By Jessica Davis 06:53 am December 15, 2017
An innovative spirit and a sharp focus on what children need is what makes this system a winner.

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