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By Laura Lovett 03:57 pm April 09, 2018
The suit filed by Omni MedSci claims Apple infringed on a patent-pending laser technology that measures physiological parameters including heart rate.
Aneesh Chopra

Aneesh Chopra, president of Care Journey and formerly served as White House CTO under President Barack Obama, will be speaking at the Dev4Health event on April 30.

By Laura Lovett 09:45 am April 02, 2018
The former U.S. CTO and speaker at the upcoming HIMSS Dev4Health event explains why innovators should include the perspectives of patients, clinicians and patients when building apps.
Justin Barnes, Director, Justin Barnes Advisors, along with Leigh Williams, Administrator, Business Systems, Health Information & Technology, University of Virginia Health System, speak at the third gathering of the Health Innovation Think Tank during HIMSS18 in Las Vegas
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By Lenovo Health 08:04 am April 02, 2018
The third gathering of the Health Innovation Think Tank brought together a diverse group of leaders, innovators and policymakers to identify best practices that can move the industry toward key clinical models associated with value-based care, connected health and virtual care.
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Centra Regional Cancer Center in Lynchburg, Virginia. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:06 pm March 27, 2018
The tool has led to a complete restructuring of Centra Health's entire patient navigation process, says one clinician.
Healthcare mobile apps use rises
By Jonah Comstock 01:13 pm March 09, 2018
Use of telemedicine has gone up as well, but not as dramatically, respondents say.
Patients engage doctors digitally, but don't share data
By Bill Siwicki 11:25 am March 09, 2018
Patients and physicians both are ready to engage with one another using digital tools, according to a new Ernst & Young national survey released at HIMSS18 this week.

(photo via Twitter)

By Bill Siwicki 10:38 am March 09, 2018
Validic launches a remote care monitoring platform, Veta Health unveils a data-driven system that syncs with EHRs, and the Medici for Doctors app uncorks a new communication feature.
Digital and Personal Connected Health

David Asch, MD, executive director at Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation, speaking at the Digital and Personal Connected Health conference Monday at HIMSS18.

By Jonah Comstock 03:27 pm March 05, 2018
Speakers at the Digital and Personal Connected Health say a research-like approach is key in finding new ways to solve problems.

Among the speakers scheduled to appear are Aneesh Chopra, who served as the first Chief Technology Officer of the U.S.

By Gus Venditto 07:20 pm March 04, 2018
A new HIMSS exhibit area will bring together over 100 companies that are ready to disrupt healthcare.
HIMSS acquires Healthbox
By Tom Sullivan 05:14 pm March 02, 2018
The acquisition will enable HIMSS to offer hospitals guidance about bringing innovation into their systems and learning how to invest in and work with startups.

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