Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Tom Sullivan 11:57 am February 15, 2019
At HIMSS19, DeVore mapped out the five problems that must be addressed to transform the industry.
By Dean Koh 03:48 am February 15, 2019
In October 2018, Mayo Clinic achieved a historic milestone with the final Epic implementation in Florida and Arizona.

Former Sen. Tom Daschle, National Coordinator Don Rucker, Cerner's Kashif Rathore, Sean Martin of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Jeff Rose of Hearst Health speak during a panel discussion Thursday at HIMSS19.

By Mike Miliard 12:10 pm February 14, 2019
At HIMSS19, ONC Chief Don Rucker joined panel discussions on information sharing led by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.
IBM Watson Health invests $50 million in Brigham and Women’s and Vanderbilt for health AI
By Bill Siwicki 11:24 am February 14, 2019
The prominent AI vendor will make the 10-year investment in research collaborations with the two separate academic centers to advance the science of artificial intelligence and its application to major public health issues.
By Mike Miliard 11:48 am February 13, 2019
The EHR vendor’s founder also discusses the state of interoperability, cloud computing and today’s sticking points in health IT.
Handshake
By Diana Manos 06:40 pm February 12, 2019
The investment firm says it will combine athenahealth with Virence.

WHO Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European region last week; Credit: WHO Regional Office for Europe

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:33 am February 12, 2019
Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab spoke at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region in Copenhagen last week.
James Weese

Dr. James Weese, VP of Aurora Cancer Care at Advocate Aurora Health

By Mike Miliard 07:10 am February 12, 2019
They're big and expensive projects to get off the ground, and their ROI can't just be measured in dollars and cents, said an expert at HIMSS19: Value depends on the perspective of patients and physicians too.
John Halamka

John Halamka speaks at the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit in Orlando on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.
At HIMSS19, Cerner unveils AI tool to fight physician burnout
By Bill Siwicki 11:40 am February 11, 2019
Cerner debuts Chart Assist, a new AI-enabled workflow, to join a suite of systems designed to reduce physician burnout, enhance the clinician’s experience and increase productivity.

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