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A screenshot of Texas Hospital Association's 'Smart Ribbon' program. Credit: THA

By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm January 10, 2018
Baylor Scott & White Health physicians will have access to the EHR data stream to offer better insights into the cost and impact of their orders.
Cher sues Soon-Shiong
By Jessica Davis 12:27 pm January 10, 2018
The iconic entertainer claims the biotech mogul lied to the LA Times about knowing she was a stakeholder in Altor Biosciences.
Ochsner opioid monitoring in Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am January 10, 2018
New Orleans-based system becomes the latest to arm clinicians with tools for helping patients manage chronic pain while avoiding opioid addiction.
Natural language processing
By Bill Siwicki 10:37 am January 10, 2018
Health systems are using NLP tools to maximize the performance of existing risk arrangements and expand participation in value-based care programs.
Future-proofing precision medicine
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By Intel 09:51 am January 10, 2018
Bryce Olson, global marketing director, health and life sciences at Intel Corp., discusses the data explosion.
Cloud computing Forum at HIMSS18

The daylong HIMSS18 pre-conference event will include an industry snapshot of what’s really happening in healthcare and provide networking and Q&A opportunities.

By Tom Sullivan 09:39 am January 10, 2018
Expert speakers who have already achieved great success with the cloud will share insights and experience about the innovations, security, machine learning and easy wins the model enables.
Pew ONC
By Jessica Davis 09:03 am January 10, 2018
The nonprofit is asking Health IT to define the elements used in application programming interfaces and consider adding information from medical devices, genomic data and social determinants.
HHS nominee Alex Azar

HHS nominee Alex Azar at the Senate Finance Committee meeting Tuesday. Credit: C-span

By Susan Morse 04:17 pm January 09, 2018
The former Eli Lilly CEO also told the Senate Finance Committee affordability and the opioid epidemic round out his top four priorities.
Meditech partners with Arcadia

The new partnership will incorporate Arcadia's data into clinical delivery workflows within Meditech's Web EHR. Credit: Meditech

By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm January 09, 2018
Incorporating new data streams into the cloud-based electronic health record will help hospitals with population health and value-based reimbursement, officials say.
EHR satisfaction
By Jessica Davis 03:34 pm January 09, 2018
The biggest EHR winner in a new report gauging the majority of satisfied physicians was Practice Fusion – recently acquired by Allscripts – which operates almost exclusively in the ambulatory space.

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