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Cerner American Well EHR telehealth
By Jack McCarthy 09:09 am November 15, 2016
The deal will enable joint clients to manage care virtually and provide access to patients via a portal. 
VA online scheduling
By Jack McCarthy 08:48 am November 15, 2016
Veterans will initially be able to schedule primary care appointments by using a new app. And in the future VA officials plan to add optometry, audiology and mental-health. 
MLB medical information trades

 Major League Baseball Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem (photo courtesy MLB.com)

By Jessica Davis 03:14 pm November 14, 2016
'This is kind of an area where we've been moving each year since we adopted the electronic medical records,' said Major League Baseball's chief legal officer, following suspension of Padres' GM Preller.
health IT cloud security

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By Jack McCarthy 10:24 am November 14, 2016
Hiring managers and health IT pros take note: These skillsets and job positions are the most difficult for healthcare organizations to hire for and that, in turn, can create opportunities to ramp up your career.  
Tableau data analytics
By Jack McCarthy 09:52 am November 14, 2016
The company unveiled forthcoming hyper data engine, natural language query capabilities, an effort it dubbed Project Maestro, as well as visualization features and cloud-based services coming down the pike. 
Trump ACO MACRA CMMI

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore

By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:08 am November 14, 2016
Officials from the Advisory Board, AAFP and MGMA suggest that the core of these programs are safe, but if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress repeal the Affordable Care Act there might be some changes. 
Trump value health IT
By Mike Miliard 06:53 am November 14, 2016
Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative and Biden's Cancer Moonshot deserve to continue, too. 
John Boehner keynote HIMSS17

Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr. 

By Jessica Davis 06:31 am November 14, 2016
The outspoken Republican leader worked on Medicare payment reform, and spent the latter part of his career championing for better healthcare options, while attempting to keep the peace in a divided Congress.
Trump healthcare Andrew Bremberg
By Susan Morse 02:38 pm November 11, 2016
Andrew Bremberg, an advisor to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and former Health and Human Services employee, will lead workflow, policy and personnel for the transition team. 
artificial pancreas
By 12:58 pm November 11, 2016
The project will combine an insulin pump, continuous glucose monitoring and personalized medicine technologies, the companies said. 

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