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Precision medicine panel of experts speaking at HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

Aviva Debeer of IBM Watson Health said developers need to design experiences that engage patients in their own health at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit.

By Tom Sullivan 10:45 am May 22, 2018
That burdens hospitals with the responsibility to ensure affordability, access and ethics to avoid making a broken healthcare system even worse.
Hospital taps iPad-based language interpretation

Hospitals use an app for remote interpretation services to connects providers with qualified medical interpreters to assist with population health management projects.

By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm May 21, 2018
Southcoast Health shows how video-based interpretation is improving patient engagement and experience, and allaying the fears of patients with limited English proficiency.
next generation EHRs on mobile
By Bill Siwicki 08:51 am May 21, 2018
EHRs will feature automation analytics, telemedicine, genomics and more in the not-too-distant future.
post-op recovery app for patients used by hospitals

SeemlessMD app is among the apps utilized in hospitals to deliver customized daily lessons to those with scheduled surgeries to help better prepare for surgery and assist with post-op recovery.

By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm May 16, 2018
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center's new workflow includes a customized app for surgical patients who don’t have easy access to physicians.
KLAS report about Apple Health Records
By Bernie Monegain 03:59 pm May 11, 2018
With 39 hospitals using the health record in an iPhone and many changes predicted for the future of EHRs, here’s a look at what first movers have found.
hospital doctor talking to patient with EHR tablet

A new type of supply chain is emerging in healthcare said Lumeris CEO Michael Long. “What powers this supply chain will be a re-imagined doctor-patient relationship."

By Tom Sullivan 10:08 am May 11, 2018
EHRs in app stores, a new type of supply chain and interoperability’s need for new expertise are on the horizon.
NewYork-Presbyterian telehealth mobile stroke care vehicles

A view into the NewYork-Presbyterian's Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit.

By Bill Siwicki 02:10 pm May 10, 2018
When every second counts, treating stroke patients in an ambulance setting with telemedicine means the median time between vehicle arrival to treatment with the clot-busting drug tPA is 31 minutes.
CTA and Xcertia talking about mobile apps at HLTH conference

CTA and Xcertia discuss a roadmap for mobile apps at HLTH conference. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 09:48 am May 08, 2018
The goal is to bring order to the fast-changing mobile health market, focusing on the availability, transparency and reliability of patient-generated health data.
Emergency Department security

Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm May 04, 2018
SUNY Upstate Medical emergency department staff dealing with violent patients say the badges allow them to summon hospital public safety staff in just over a minute.
allscripts EHR
By Dave Muoio 02:00 pm May 04, 2018
Allscripts plans to integrate HealthGrid’s functionality into their FollowMyHealth platform.

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