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By 11:55 am May 01, 2018
A HIMSS Analytics survey of 153 physicians, nurses and pharmacists and 1,131 patients and their families shows that patients trust providers to deliver safe care and yet patients still experience medication errors.
Mayo Clinic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am May 01, 2018
Mayo Clinic is on the cusp of one of the biggest and most expensive EHR go-lives in history. 
Predictive analytics in healthcare

Michael Johnson, a decision support data scientist at St. Charles Health System, will be speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on June 13.

By Mike Miliard 09:17 am May 01, 2018
You don't have to rely on a vendor for one-size-fits-all algorithms. With a little elbow grease, it's possible to develop your own – and make them work for you.
opioid crisis prescription drug monitoring programs
By Jessica Davis 03:59 pm April 30, 2018
Issues with data standardization and the differences in regulations inhibit their potential.
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University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm April 30, 2018
University Health System in Texas is using analytics and marketing technology to better identify community needs.
Telehealth InTouch Health buys Reach Health

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By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm April 30, 2018
With the new acquisition, the virtual care company says it's building out its platform to better handle interoperability and data management continuity for small physicians practices and multi-hospital systems alike.
American Well acquires Avizia
By Laura Lovett 09:41 am April 30, 2018
The deal is expected to help American Well grow its acute care capabilities with access to Avizia’s hospital-based custom software workflows for over 40 clinical specialties.
Baystate Health ACO

Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:12 am April 30, 2018
The health system, through its innovation center, worked with CarePort – which now helps it deliver better care for post-acute care patients.
FDA chief sees big things for AI in healthcare

Scott Gottlieb, MD, speaking at AcademyHealth 2018 event on April 26. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 08:51 am April 30, 2018
Scott Gottlieb, MD, is bullish on the opportunities artificial intelligence could bring to EHRs, decision support and more.
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By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm April 27, 2018
Health IT professionals offer their opinions about what the project might be able to accomplish for patient engagement and consumer-mediated exchange – and how ready smaller providers might be to someday try it themselves.

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