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ONC contest winners
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm November 08, 2017
Vynca, PIC-SURE and Information Softworks emerge from a crowded field with new strategies for probabilistic record matching.
NIH's All of Us

Photo: Global Panorama via Flickr.

By Dave Muoio 02:12 pm November 08, 2017
The program will distribute 10,000 Fitbit devices to a representative sample of All of Us participants for a one-year study to determine its use on a larger scale in the program.
VA telehealth

The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Photo by Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons 

By Jessica Davis 01:46 pm November 08, 2017
The bipartisan legislation -- which received broad support from Congress and trade groups -- will let VA providers in good standing practice telehealth regardless of the patient’s location.
Klas ranks enterprise imaging vendors
By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm November 08, 2017
GE Healthcare, Carestream and Agfa lead mindshare for international deployments, but not all customers are satisfied, says KLAS.
cyber threat intelligence
By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 08, 2017
The same strategies used by the U.S. military can be tuned to help healthcare executives stay nimble and prepared for real threats. 
KLAS report

Credit: Homecare Homebase

By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm November 07, 2017
While Epic and Cerner lead in ambulatory, Thornberry, Homecare Homebase, MatrixCare, and Practice Velocity come out on top in their respective categories.
M*Modal CMIO

Dr. Gilan El Saadawi, CMIO of M*Modal.

By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm November 07, 2017
M*Modal’s Gilan El Saadawi is working on an AI-driven virtual assistant to better capture clinical documentation from conversational speech during patient-physician interactions.
hospital breach
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm November 07, 2017
Don’t panic, but don’t delay in finding out what has been breached and deciding on a course of action.
ECRI's top 10 tech hazards for 2018
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:08 pm November 07, 2017
The ECRI Institute has unveiled its Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2018, which highlights what the Institute feels are the greatest potential sources of danger involving medical devices and other health technologies for the upcoming year. 
Tiger Institute joins Sequoia Project
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am November 07, 2017
The joint partnership between University of Missouri and Cerner with St. Louis-based SSM Health will make seamless transfer of data easier for participants.

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