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IoT, patient engagement, RCM, genomics, deep learning among new tech at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:48 pm February 15, 2019
VivaLNK debuted an Internet of Things-enabled wearables sensor platform, TriFin Labs unveiled a patient engagement platform, eMDs launched a revenue cycle management system and Philips introduced an epidemiology system that uses genomics and deep learning.
By Mike Miliard 04:07 pm February 13, 2019
Could 2019 be the year where distributed ledger technology transcends its early hype and enters into its "plateau of productivity" phase? At least one expert thinks so.
IBM Watson Health’s chief health officer talks healthcare challenges and AI
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm February 13, 2019
In a wide-ranging HIMSS19 week conversation with Healthcare IT News, Dr. Kyu Rhee discusses artificial intelligence, value-based care, healthcare quality, and how client health system Health Quest is dealing with PCMH, MIPS, CPC+ and HEDIS efforts.
By Mike Miliard 11:10 am February 13, 2019
Experts from Microsoft, AMA and Cleveland Clinic weigh the serious considerations that must be addressed as AI and machine learning increasingly embed themselves in clinical and consumer applications.
Zynx Health debuts machine learning system, talks outcomes at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am February 11, 2019
The vendor’s new system leverages its machine learning engine to offer an interactive retrospective analysis of order utilization, matched up against the evidence-based interventions proven to affect quality outcomes.
Care management tech drops hospitalizations and ER visits at Caregiver Homes
By Bill Siwicki 01:20 pm February 08, 2019
The provider of case management services to various Indiana Medicaid programs linked family caregivers with remote coaches to relieve caregiver burden and improve outcomes.
Dan Burton Health Catalyst
By Tom Sullivan 07:31 am February 07, 2019
CEO Dan Burton explains what the billion-dollar mark means to the company and the industry, where its technology is headed – and where it stands on an IPO.

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By Rebecca McBeth 10:32 pm February 06, 2019
An antibiotic prescribing app developed at Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) has improved doctors’ adherence to prescribing guidelines.
EHRs, pop health, predictive analytics, interoperability on Cerner’s HIMSS19 menu
By Bill Siwicki 09:20 am February 04, 2019
“At HIMSS19, we’ll highlight the shifts from retrospective analytics to predictive analytics, a health system chart to a longitudinal record and plan, and population health to personalized health,” a top Cerner exec says.
By Mike Miliard 02:34 pm January 24, 2019
A new report from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy explores some of the policy changes that should be made to enable safer and more effective deployment of artificial intelligence in healthcare.

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