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google vs microsoft
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am January 05, 2018
The tech giants both participated in a VC round and three days later, each had also invested in another emerging company with cutting-edge technology tailored for healthcare.
veterans affairs health
By Jessica Davis 09:15 am January 05, 2018
Officials aim to improve the number of processed claims by 300 percent this month and by 600 percent in April as part of Secretary Shulkin’s mission to bolster the VA health system.
Google ventures
By Bernie Monegain 04:24 pm January 04, 2018
GV contributed to a $40 million round of funding to build out the startup’s platform for connecting physical and mental health care services.
telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 03:19 pm January 04, 2018
InTouch Health will incorporate TruClinic's software so patients can initiate and consult with their health system physician from their home.
Hackensack Meridian JFK Health merger
By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:56 pm January 04, 2018
Both New Jersey health systems are winners of Healthcare IT News' 2017 Best Hospital IT Departments.
AHIMA data management 2018
By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm January 04, 2018
The group says privacy and security, clinical documentation improvement and information governance will demand the attention of health IT and infosec executives in the year ahead.
cyberattack hospital
By Jessica Davis 01:03 pm January 04, 2018
University of Rochester’s Jones Memorial Hospital was hit on Dec. 28 and left the small, rural provider operating under standard downtime procedures.
Veteran Affairs telehealth

In August, President Trump and VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, introduced a plan to build out telehealth tools and services for veterans.

By Jessica Davis 12:52 pm January 04, 2018
The bill gives legislative teeth to the agency’s Anywhere to Anywhere telemedicine program, including a clause that bars states from revoking providers who practice telehealth across state lines.
decode human immune system

A virus and antibodies under a microscope.

By Bernie Monegain 12:32 pm January 04, 2018
The aim is to create a universal blood test that detects autoimmune disorders, cancer, diseases and infections, the companies said.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 10:01 am January 04, 2018
Though the company is already working on fixing its software and was previously ordered to give free upgrades or help customers switch vendors.

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