Benjamin Harris

Benjamin "Benzo" Harris is a contributing writer to Healthcare IT News and former new media producer for HIMSS Media. Follow him on Twitter: @BenzoHarris.

By Benjamin Harris 11:06 am February 05, 2019
The National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare also wants the removal of controversial gag clauses, which prevent clinicians from sharing their perspective on usability issues.
By Benjamin Harris 10:21 am January 16, 2019
As machine learning rapidly expands into healthcare, the ways it "learns" may be at odds with clinical outcomes unless carefully controlled for, a new study shows.
By Benjamin Harris 01:39 pm January 08, 2019
Mobile data is about to get a lot faster at the Rush System for Health in Chicago. The hospital system has partnered with AT&T to become what it says is the first in the nation to use a standards-based 5G network in a healthcare setting.
By Benjamin Harris 01:30 pm January 08, 2019
Big Blue's collaboration the nation's largest Parkinson's foundation aims to apply AI to a vast dataset with the aim of learning more about how the disease grows.
By Benjamin Harris 01:58 pm January 07, 2019
Vanderbilt University Medical Center will leverage GE technology to improve its use of immunotherapy data for cancer treatment.  
By Benjamin Harris 02:26 pm January 03, 2019
Big potential advances are close, says the state's Office of Planning and Research. The data is there, but needs greater standardization and a more robust system for sharing it.  
By Benjamin Harris 09:52 am December 31, 2018
A little listening and responsiveness could go a long way to help cure alert fatigue and physician burnout in the year ahead.

Medal CEO Lonnie Rae Kurlander

By Benjamin Harris 12:15 pm December 27, 2018
Medal CEO Lonnie Rae Kurlander aims to bring machine learning-enabled simplicity to ever-growing volumes of complex health information.
By Benjamin Harris 10:50 am December 27, 2018
A new report from the university says intelligent computing and data sharing advances spurred by companies such as Apple are reshaping old ways of doing business.
By Benjamin Harris 11:15 am December 19, 2018
AI assisted conversational technology from Nuance reduces the documentation burden on clinicians, allowing them to rediscover the joys of practicing medicine.

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