Decision Support

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By Mike Miliard 12:04 pm May 07, 2018
A new public-private advisory council will work to build out the information exchange, which providers used to access health data for patients displaced by the California wildfires.
precision medicine

An autoradiograph used in researching genetics.

By Mike Miliard 09:41 am May 04, 2018
Douglas Reding, MD, chief medical officer at Ascension Wisconsin, explains the key tactics needed to achieve the value prospect of personalized care.
Predictive analytics in healthcare

Michael Johnson, a decision support data scientist at St. Charles Health System, will be speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on June 13.

By Mike Miliard 09:17 am May 01, 2018
You don't have to rely on a vendor for one-size-fits-all algorithms. With a little elbow grease, it's possible to develop your own – and make them work for you.
Baystate Health ACO

Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:12 am April 30, 2018
The health system, through its innovation center, worked with CarePort – which now helps it deliver better care for post-acute care patients.
FDA chief sees big things for AI in healthcare

Scott Gottlieb, MD, speaking at AcademyHealth 2018 event on April 26. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 08:51 am April 30, 2018
Scott Gottlieb, MD, is bullish on the opportunities artificial intelligence could bring to EHRs, decision support and more.
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By Bill Siwicki 07:24 am April 25, 2018
Virtua Memorial Hospital and vendor Bernoulli worked together to nearly eliminate respiratory depression alerts, enhance care and lower costs.
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Credit: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 03:17 pm April 20, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital shares lessons learned on the strategies it set and the challenges overcame to hit the highest level of IT adoption.
Intermountain's Navican launches precision cancer services

3D rendered Illustration of a mutating cancer cell. Credit: Getty Images

By Bernie Monegain 02:36 pm April 18, 2018
The company will integrate its technology with software from SeraCare and Philips' IntelliSpace Genomics Platform.
getting precision medicine into the mainstream

Daryl Pritchard and Nephi Walton, MD, will be speaking on the subject at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm April 17, 2018
Experts point to the need to demonstrate value, as well as challenges integrating genomic data into EHRs and handling massive amounts of data.

NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 09:45 am April 16, 2018
The New York City-based health system tailored its care pathways to fix inefficiencies and gained back big ROI from the hard work it did with staff workflows and process improvements.

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