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educating patients

In a new study of more than 400 participants, patient educators will provide education information through bedside laptops instead of printed materials in hopes of better engaging patients.

By Dave Muoio 10:26 am February 14, 2018
Researchers are investigating whether giving patients consumer-friendly digital tools can help improve adherence to lower readmissions, and they’ll share the results at HIMSS18.
HIMSS18 innovation symposium

CareJourney president Aneesh Chopra, UPMC chief innovation officer Rasu Shrestha, MD, and CEO of the Alliance for Better Health Jacob Reider, MD, will all be speaking at the HIMSS18 innovation symposium on March 5. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am February 12, 2018
Thought-leading innovators from startups and major academic medical centers will convene on March 5.
athenahealth EHR

Credit: SarekOfVulcan

By Bernie Monegain 05:33 pm February 07, 2018
Athenahealth appointed former GE CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman of its board of directors.
HIMSS EMRAM

Artesia General Hospital in New Mexico. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:13 pm February 07, 2018
Most of the rural hospital's challenges revolved around physician workflow, but encouraging partnerships between departments and ensuring the project was tackled organization-wide were other key strategies.
women in health IT

Imprivata Senior Vice President Carina Edwards Credit: Imprivata

By Jessica Davis 04:37 pm February 06, 2018
The health and IT veteran discusses how the industry needs women to embrace who they are to fuel innovation.
rural healthcare providers

Credit: Beebe Healthcare

By Bill Siwicki 12:17 pm January 31, 2018
The CIO at Delaware's Beebe Healthcare has founded a countywide initiative, and he and his team have launched an in-house, for-credit internship program.
amazon healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 10:00 am January 31, 2018
The entire ecosystem is changing, forcing smart CIOs to keep pace or face significant disruption.
AI tech
By Mike Miliard 03:44 pm January 30, 2018
Some are skeptical, but big majorities say machine learning could dramatically their line of work, according to new research.
amazon healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 10:09 am January 30, 2018
The new nonprofit plans to give people more control and greater transparency into their healthcare to improve satisfaction and drive down costs, executives said.
Outcome Health

Chief Operating Officer Nandini Ramani will lead the company during the interim period while Outcome Health searches for a new CEO. Photo from Outcome Health on Facebook

By Jessica Davis 12:07 pm January 29, 2018
Three months after investors sued the Chicago-based startup for false data and financial reports, co-founders Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal have stepped down.

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