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HHS to hold Startup Day in Chicago

Credit: HHS Startup Day

By Tom Sullivan 09:02 am May 04, 2018
Road show that aims to connect federal government agencies with innovators adds a stop in the Midwest.
telehealth

A panel discussion during the American Telemedicine Association Conference in Chicago on April 30. Credit: Twitter

By Laura Lovett 03:27 pm May 03, 2018
While reimbursement is largely seen as a roadblock, a number of bold companies are forging ahead now rather than waiting for payment issues to be settled.
cryptomining cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 02:39 pm May 03, 2018
The latest HIMSS cross-sector threat report outlines the growing strength of cryptomining software to line the pockets of hackers, and the need for healthcare organizations to be more proactive.
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By 12:02 pm May 03, 2018
According to a HIMSS Analytics survey of 153 physicians, nurses and pharmacists improvements in the medication management process could support the elimination of medication errors.
cerner VA EHR
By Mike Miliard 11:39 am May 03, 2018
Cerner CFO Mark Marc Naughton says the electronic health record vendor has broad support for the modernization project and will be ready to go once the contract is signed.
veterans affairs telehealth

Credit: VA.gov

By Laura Lovett 10:07 am May 03, 2018
A hospital or clinic creates an extra layer of anxiety but care can be implemented in video-based therapy, which is finding success for patients, and providers.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:30 am May 03, 2018
Big opportunities, and challenges, ahead for the distributed ledger, from EHRs to supply chain and security.
Payer-provider convergence: What IT considerations to make
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By 09:04 am May 03, 2018
Achieving the “payvider” business model, in health systems may establish their own health plan or partner closely with an existing payer, requires simplifying existing processes and bridging many information silos.
Dev4Health speakers share strategic formulas for tech transformation

Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. Credit: Google Maps

By John Sharp 04:50 pm May 02, 2018
APIs are one part of a puzzle that also includes artificial intelligence, care redesign, integration and security to build FHIR-based apps that simplify tasks for patients and clinicians.
integrated EHR, revenue cycle management

St. Joseph Oakland is part of the Trinity Health system in Pontiac, Michigan. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 02, 2018
The Michigan health system, one of the largest in the U.S., says it wants to roll out a single, enterprise platform to deliver "people-centered care."

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