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Above photo: Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health Malaysia.

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By 12:00 am September 23, 2019
The Minister of Health Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, in one of his remarks said, the Ministry of Health (MoH) is committed to ensure that the electronic medical record (EMR) system can be realised within three to five years in all hospitals and clinics nationwide.
Deloitte sees a future with more partnerships between health and consumer tech
By Nathan Eddy 02:12 pm September 20, 2019
As data collected from computer hardware becomes more valuable than the hardware itself, traditional makers of diagnostics, surgical tools and medical devices should be partnering with developers of sensors and analytics tools, it says.
The new platform applies natural language understanding technology to help health systems tackle their clinical documentation improvement initiatives.
By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm September 20, 2019
For their first new post-acquisition technology, 3M Health Information Systems and M*Modal have unveiled a clinical documentation improvement tool that uses artificial intelligence to boost speed and efficiency for clinicians and coders.
By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am September 20, 2019
Combining psychiatric and primary care data, including social determinants of health, has also helped reduce ER spending from $2,265 per patient per month to just $875.
Wake Forest Baptist Health
By Jeff Lagasse 12:08 pm September 19, 2019
Real-time tracking technologies allow the organization to monitor everything from patients to medical equipment.
Rush, Ochsner Health System partner on telemedicine, Epic EHR
By Nathan Eddy 11:54 am September 19, 2019
Telehealth will enable specialist interventions, while the EHR will allow patients to see their healthcare information from both organizations while streamlining care coordination and more.
How one provider org used SDOH, analytics and texting to help reduce pre-term births

Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

By Bill Siwicki 11:01 am September 19, 2019
The Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation increased prenatal visit attendance by 24%, reduced early preterm delivery by 27%, and reduced first-year baby costs by 54%.
10-hospital health system adds evidence-based clinical decision support tech
By Bill Siwicki 05:11 am September 19, 2019
The clinical pathways system is designed to help make appropriate decisions related to specific clinical questions. The drug tool is designed to help pharmacists, physicians and nurses with access to point-of-care drug information.
The goal is to run dozens of such quality improvement projects each year and to ultimately make randomization standard practice for the continual improvement of existing and new programs.

Part of the team responsible for randomized quality improvement projects carried out at New York University’s Langone Health medical center.

By Nathan Eddy 09:10 pm September 18, 2019
The goal is to run dozens of such quality improvement projects each year and to ultimately make randomization standard practice for the continual improvement of existing and new programs.
Mayo Clinic CIO: 'This artificial intelligence stuff is real'

Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross at Health 2.0

By Mike Miliard 08:56 pm September 18, 2019
"And it is coming quickly to a care setting near you," said Cris Ross at Health 2.0 on Tuesday, touting "small AI and big AI" tools that can help revamp IT systems to improve the experience of clinicians and patients alike.

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