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John Halamka

By John Halamka, MD 09:01 am March 27, 2019
As the world deals with aging populations, the Harvard professor and veteran CIO looks at how Japan has the urgency, vision and support to change care delivery models in ways that other countries would be smart to emulate.
By Mike Miliard 04:45 pm March 26, 2019
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.
Senior citizens.
By Susan Morse 10:43 am March 26, 2019
CMS and other health insurers are using the program to deliver innovative and unique value to customers, both in terms of cost and quality.
By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am March 22, 2019
Association says the update is more global in scope and fit specifically for the healthcare ecosystem. 
By Nathan Eddy 09:01 am March 22, 2019
Invistics says its platform deploys machine learning algorithms to detect drug diversion that would otherwise go unnoticed or unreported.

UPMC VP John Houston said council members have agreed to accept HITRUST certification to simplify the process of evaluating, contracting and working with cloud vendors. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:38 am March 21, 2019
The ultimate goal is patient safety and freeing up money to invest in care.
By Mike Miliard 02:05 pm March 20, 2019
The CEO of the Alliance for Better Health and former deputy national coordinator talks EHR and interoperability challenges, the need for ROI, physicians' changing roles and why "social determinants" might not be the right term.
Partners HealthCare
By Nathan Eddy 10:49 am March 18, 2019
Using the Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool will create better access to prescription data for clinicians at Partners.  

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By Leontina Postelnicu 02:45 am March 14, 2019
Health secretary outlines his vision for setting up NHSX, a new unit for digital, data and technology.
By Deirdre Fulton 10:19 am March 13, 2019
Despite its clear potential to improve access to high-quality care in underserved communities, telehealth is underutilized by safety-net providers due to a range of barriers, according to a new report from the RAND Corpo

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