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By Geisinger 09:02 am July 14, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic may be viewed as the single largest disruptor in the history of American healthcare. At Geisinger, the crisis has been a catalyst to accelerate digital transformation.
By John P. Donohue 09:22 am July 09, 2020
Move over patient engagement: A positive patient experience is the new imperative for health systems that recognize the value of customer satisfaction.
By Sharon Taylor 04:30 pm July 07, 2020
When working with big data, small inconsistencies in data entry matter. Leaving the task of cleaning up registration or demographic data to data scientists or IT staff will be expensive.
By Jan-Philipp Beck 01:51 am June 17, 2020
COVID-19 has shone a harsh light on the weaknesses within our healthcare systems, and we fear that the impact on already vulnerable populations will be long-lasting, according to Marco Greco, president of the European Patients’ Forum, and Jan-Philipp Beck, CEO of EIT Health. 
By Dr Alexander Jarasch 03:43 am June 16, 2020
Learn about the knowledge graph that’s helping map relationships between patents, publications and genes in the battle against the novel coronavirus from Dr Alexander Jarasch at the Federal Republic’s main diabetes research facility, DZD, in Germany.
By Paddy Padmanabhan 03:25 pm June 12, 2020
How contact tracing, contactless experiences and remote monitoring will redefine healthcare and public health.  
By Sharon Taylor 12:12 pm June 11, 2020
CMS requirements for approved clinical decision support mechanisms could cause extra burden and more keystrokes for physicians attempting to meet appropriate use criteria.
By Michael Gagnon 11:52 am May 22, 2020
Let’s invest in an interoperable health data system that connects all providers, hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies, state and local governments, public health and patients who need access to medical records.
By Sam Shah 09:19 am May 20, 2020
COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, has entered the lexicon as if it was always there. Everyone has an opinion. Globally the response has divided and united populations and no less so in the UK, says global digital adviser and NHS clinician Dr Sam Shah. 
By Charles Alessi 02:05 am May 06, 2020
 Privacy remains an important determinant of how technology is deployed, even during these times of COVID-19, argues HIMSS' chief clinical officer Dr. Charles Alessi.