Data Warehousing

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By Kat Jercich 11:51 am December 09, 2020
It will expand the data available in its Learning Health Network after an investment in Elligo Health Research, offering under-resourced health systems more equitable opportunities for drug and vaccine development.
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By Kat Jercich 03:27 pm December 08, 2020
Healthcare organizations can use Amazon HealthLake to aggregate information into a centralized, searchable lake and normalize it using machine learning and FHIR.
Three vials labeled COVID-19 Vaccine with a syringe lying before them
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm December 03, 2020
A worldwide spear phishing effort, with bad actors impersonating biomedical researchers and targeting company execs, holds "potential hallmarks of nation-state tradecraft," according to a new security report from IBM Security X-Force.
By 02:59 am December 03, 2020
Healthcare organizations in Asia Pacific are looking to further leverage technology to improve healthcare systems and operations, as well as explore new models of care outside of hospital walls.
Malaffi, COVID-19

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By 08:06 am November 29, 2020
When COVID-19 hit, it exposed a crucial need for reliable, real-time data sharing. For Abu Dhabi, it was here that its new health information exchange could step in, enabling a swift and effective response to the crisis.
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By Mike Miliard 08:30 am November 24, 2020
The FHIR R4 APIs in version 2020.2 of the platform will enable broader access to provider, payer and pharmacy benefits data – and can help boost compliance with upcoming interoperability and patient access rules, the company says.
Cybersecurity breach
By Mike Miliard 02:03 pm November 18, 2020
The 2020 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey finds very tight security budgets, vast landscapes of legacy systems and only modest improvements in risk assessments and proactive measures.
Dr. Anthony Fauci

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By Kat Jercich 11:34 am November 17, 2020
At the American Medical Informatics Association virtual annual symposium this week, Dr. Anthony Fauci raised the possibility of registries to track which patients had received which vaccine doses.
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By Kat Jercich 02:55 pm November 13, 2020
A report on interoperability this week gave high marks for how those vendors handle outside data, progress notes workflow and other key usability metrics.
Two people wearing masks and scrubs stand outside a COVID-19 patient's room

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By Kat Jercich 09:11 am November 12, 2020
Ed Simcox, who left HHS in February, says it's time to create an information-sharing system that leverages modern technologies – before the next crisis hits.