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opioid crisis
By Bill Siwicki 11:52 am March 08, 2018
Medicomp Systems launches new addiction care management system and DrFirst unveils new mobile e-prescribing system.
VR for healthcare
By Dave Muoio 02:30 pm March 07, 2018
As developers work to overcome implementation roadblocks, others eye new ideas and implementations.
HIMSS Immunization Integration Program
By Tom Sullivan 01:51 pm March 07, 2018
Vendors participating in an initiative to improve the accuracy of immunization data sharing between public and private healthcare organizations include an interface engine and billing tools.
Worker using a computer.
By Leontina Postelnicu 09:12 am March 07, 2018
Taunton and Somerset and Yeovil District Hospital are two of the 16 NHS trusts that have already achieved the e-Referral system paper switch off target.
AMA president

AMA President James Madara, MD, was part of a panel of speakers at an after-hours dinner at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Jonah Comstock 02:00 pm March 06, 2018
AMA president, Mayo CIO says there’s still work to be done before can truly gain adoption.
Workflow, communications companies unveil new tech at HIMSS18
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm March 06, 2018
Healthix and InterSystems push clinical alerts, Versus finds a real-time locating system badge, and Vaporstream debuts automated workflows within its clinical communications system.
patient experience

Adrienne Boissy, chief experience officer at Cleveland Clinic Health System, speaking at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 05:07 pm March 05, 2018
Health systems and technology developers need to design better, more humane experiences for patients and clinicians alike, said Adrienne Boissy at the HIMSS18 Patient Engagement & Experience Summit.
Healthcare is moving from episodic to ‘life-based care’

Judy Murphy, chief nursing officer at IBM, speaking at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas on Monday.

By Dave Muoio 03:54 pm March 05, 2018
With predictive and cognitive technologies advancing, reaching patients outside of care settings is only going to get more important.
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
A research-like approach is key in finding new ways to solve problems.

Credit: Salesforce

By Tom Sullivan 11:56 am March 05, 2018
Salesforce on Monday unveiled new functionality within its Health Cloud to address caps in care and help clinicians assess patients.

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