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RFID security for hospitals
By Mitchell Parker 09:48 am July 12, 2018
The third in a four-part series outlines the path to secure radio frequency identification.
Ransomware attack on Cass Regional shuts down EHR

Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville, Missouri. Credit: Facebook

By Jessica Davis 03:21 pm July 11, 2018
Emergency and stroke patients are still being diverted to ensure patients receive the best possible care, but the Missouri health system remains fully operational thanks to its prepared incident response plan.
UAB Medicine changes patient flow technology
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm July 11, 2018
To address capacity challenges, the hospital implemented a strategic patient flow plan that included a centralized patient placement center.
Mobile tech opioid prescriptions get help from PDMP
By Bill Siwicki 11:02 am July 11, 2018
Physicians at Affiliated Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Maryland now have a better handle on opioid prescribing as they try to combat the ongoing crisis.
Black Book report hospitals must prioritize patient experience in 2018
By Jeff Lagasse 09:28 am July 11, 2018
With 92 percent of healthcare consumers saying improved patient experience should be a top strategic priority for hospitals, a new crop of innovators is arising to help meet that demand.
KLAS report about top precision medicine vendors
By Mike Miliard 03:43 pm July 10, 2018
A baker's dozen technology companies are grabbing a spot as top-of-mind among hospital decision-makers, new research finds.
Advice for women in health amid the age of #MeToo and #TimesUp
By Jessica Davis 02:30 pm July 10, 2018
Two prominent women leaders discuss the obstacles they overcame and share lessons learned along the way to successful careers.
healthcare IT infrastructure network
By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm July 10, 2018
APIs, automation, blockchain along with mobile and medical devices will enable a new era of learning networks capable of adapting to deliver faster innovation.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh talks about ACA

Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the U.S. Capitol building on July 10. Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Susan Morse 01:56 pm July 10, 2018
Healthcare reform and abortion rights issues could be at the center of the nomination fight.
AI crucial to value-based care
By Jessica Davis 01:35 pm July 10, 2018
In order to be successful with MSSP or other value-based programs, providers need real-time data to improve outcomes and costs, according to healthcare attorney Pam Hepp.

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