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This heat map from Kinsa Health indicates a recent increase in fevers in Florida that preceded a rise in coronavirus cases.

By Fred Bazzoli 11:50 am March 26, 2020
Uploaded temperature readings from a million Kinsa Health devices are enabling the company to map atypical fevers, offering a potential warning of increases in virus infections.
By Nathan Eddy 10:41 am March 26, 2020
"EHR disaster preparedness testing in the future will need to be able to simulate large volumes of patients over long periods of time," says one nursing informatics consultant.
Collective Medical debuts free tool to help public health response to pandemic
By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm March 25, 2020
New functionality helps healthcare teams identify, track and isolate the community spread of COVID-19.
Clinical AI vendor Jvion unveils COVID Community Vulnerability Map
By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm March 24, 2020
The map identifies populations likely to experience severe outcomes once infected – and the socioeconomic drivers for such a risk, helping providers allocate resources.

Above: The University of Canberra Hospital complex. Credit: ACT Health

By Dean Koh 11:04 pm March 18, 2020
This implementation complements the existing use of Alcidion’s Patientrack solution and is the first step in a five-year agreement.
Albertina Kerr improves care with Epic’s Coordinated Care Management platform

Albertina Kerr, Portland, Oregon.

By Bill Siwicki 01:24 pm March 10, 2020
The Oregon provider is the first to use the care coordination application to support programs for people with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges.

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By Nathan Eddy 11:11 am March 05, 2020
Monitoring coronavirus patients remotely with clinical-grade sensors and collecting data on numerous physiological signals could improve clinical decision-making for providers.

Holy Name Medical Center (Photo:

By Nathan Eddy 02:11 pm March 04, 2020
The self-developed platform, powered by Medicomp's Quippe Clinical Data Engine, will officially go live later this spring in the hospital's ED, with an expansion planned later in the year.
Health Catalyst points HIMSS20 attendees toward three AI trends
By Bill Siwicki 01:09 pm March 04, 2020
The artificial-intelligence-powered healthcare information technology vendor discusses delayed AI results, algorithmic bias and attracting data science talent.
Pharmacy IT helps Vanderbilt save $35 million annually on inpatient drugs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am March 03, 2020
Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s pharmacy and therapeutics committee and health IT teams worked together on getting optimal drugs prescribed and dispensed.

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