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CMS Administrator Seema Verma presses for remote monitoring of patients

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma speaking at HIMSS18.

By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm July 03, 2018
She says redesign of the home health payment system would encourage value over volume.
Geisinger's Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation taps Jvion's AI

Credit: Geisinger Health

By Bernie Monegain 02:03 pm July 03, 2018
Integrating Jvion cognitive computing technology is part of the institute’s plan to transform healthcare by boosting quality and outcomes.
Dell goes public again

From left: Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson, Michael Dell of Dell Technologies, Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical and White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner talking at the White House in 2017. Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Mike Miliard 01:26 pm July 03, 2018
After an eventful few years in which it was taken private, made the biggest tech acquisition in history and retooled itself for the new century, Dell is expected to return to the market in a $21.7 billion deal next week.
Epic EHR and Apple Health Records API
By Mike Miliard 10:00 am July 03, 2018
In combination with the Epic MyChart app, patients can now access lab results, meds, vitals and more.
Healthpoint hospital in Abu Dhabi launches Cerner

Healthpoint in Abu Dhabi. Credit: Healthpoint 

By Bernie Monegain 03:04 pm July 02, 2018
Healthpoint, its hospital in Abu Dhabi, hopes the new technology will help it advance from Stage 6 to Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model.
EHR data with medical devices
By Mike Miliard 01:57 pm July 02, 2018
It's the second such collaboration, using real-world clinical data to track device performance, following the health system's 2017 agreement with Medtronic.
EHR systems contribute to doctor burnout
By Jeff Lagasse 11:48 am July 02, 2018
The evolution of the patchwork EHR landscape has been complex, and one expert traces the problem back to meaningful use.
Grady Health System chooses Care Logistics to boost patient care, drive efficiencies

Grady Health in Atlanta. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:37 am July 02, 2018
Its new Hospital Operating System will help the safety net provider improve care coordination and develop shared patient progression and length-of-stay targets.
Cerner settles class-action lawsuit
By Mike Miliard 03:04 pm June 29, 2018
The lawsuit, litigation for which had lasted for more than three years, alleged that the EHR developer had misclassified certain employees to keep from paying them overtime.
WannaCry and Petya 1 year later
By Jessica Davis 01:19 pm June 29, 2018
Healthcare providers are investing more in cybersecurity, but an increase in threat sophistication and new bad actors mean the industry is still not ready for the next big global cyberattack.

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