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Infant bioprint tool used on infant in hospital
By Mike Miliard 01:39 pm September 13, 2018
University of California San Diego researchers have created a new biometric technology they say could help securely identify children and and even newborns with just the wave of a finger.
Pamela Dixon speaking to camera
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 13, 2018
Pamela Dixon of SSi-Search on the emerging CDO role and how it differs from traditional CIOs, CTOs and other executive positions.
Apple Watch with ECG feature
By Jonah Comstock 02:48 pm September 12, 2018
This is the first FDA clearance for Apple and pushes the Watch further into healthcare than ever before.
Mark Amey headshot
By Mike Miliard 01:17 pm September 12, 2018
Oakland, California-based Alameda Health System has named its new chief information officer. Mark Amey will relocate to the Bay Area from San Diego, where he was most recently associate CIO at University of California San Diego Health.
David Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 09:44 am September 12, 2018
Former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD will join Dakotas-based Sanford Health as chief innovation officer.
By Jonah Comstock 04:29 pm September 11, 2018
The agency has reinvented the process for clearing digital health products but reviews are mixed.
heart monitor in hospital
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:17 pm September 11, 2018
The machine learning model uses 600 variables with patient's data whereas human-constructed models made predictions based on 27, researchers say.
doctor looking at imaging results on a computer screen
By Mike Miliard 03:26 pm September 11, 2018
Mercy Technology Services, the IT division of the sprawling St. Louis-based health system, has developed a new cloud-based imaging platform and is commercializing it for other hospitals to deploy.
poll results graphic
By Tom Sullivan 10:11 am September 11, 2018
Readers pointed to the incumbent’s domain expertise and broad member base outweighing Amazon’s innovative nature.
Nancy Pratt headshot
By Jessica Davis 02:55 pm September 10, 2018
Nancy Pratt also shares the biggest issues facing women in health IT and says the entire industry is responsible for helping providers and hospitals improve patient care.

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