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A telehealth consultation
By Bill Siwicki 10:00 am November 23, 2020
In this sixth story in our burnout series, five physicians who have been overseeing telemedicine programs during this unprecedented surge discuss stress and ways to survive it.
World Health Organization, CPHIMS, CAHIMS
By Sara Mageit 06:31 am November 23, 2020
The Academy will improve speed and effectiveness with which WHO guidelines health workers and other professionals in the field.
Intel outdoor sign with logo

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By Kat Jercich 09:42 am November 20, 2020
An Intel survey of healthcare decision-makers suggests great excitement for more widespread artificial intelligence and machine learning adoption, but also some skepticism.
Person on computer in telehealth consultation
By Kat Jercich 10:51 am November 19, 2020
American Medical Association delegates adopted a policy this week directing the organization to keep working to support telehealth advancements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Christopher Krebs testifying
By Kat Jercich 11:38 am November 18, 2020
 The ousting comes on the heels of a joint warning from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, HHS and the FBI about "increased and imminent" cyber threats to hospitals.
healthcare workers, technology, COVID-19
By Sara Mageit 05:35 am November 16, 2020
Sixty-four percent of UK healthcare workers experience IT issues during their working week, only a third of their time is actually spent helping patients.
Stack of N95 masks

John Moore, Getty Images

By Kat Jercich 11:19 am November 13, 2020
 As COVID-19 surges and supply lines become critical, health system leaders are working toward real-time visibility and predictive tools for inventory, pricing, lead times and demand trends.
By Mike Miliard 03:50 pm November 09, 2020
TGH InnoVentures will include an innovation lab and an accelerator program, and will directly invest in promising healthcare-focused startups.
Nurse burnout stress and IT
By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm November 09, 2020
Beyond the stress of increasing patient volumes and emotionally draining hospital shifts, RNs are grappling with alert and alarm fatigue, burdensome documentation, and EHR usability. But they’re finding ways to cope – and AI and automation are helping.
Karen Lynch and Larry Merlo
By Susan Morse 10:24 am November 09, 2020
Aetna President Karen S. Lynch has been named CVS's next president and CEO.