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Bitfury, Longenesis, MDW bring blockchain to radiology marketplace
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am February 12, 2019
The updated infrastructure offers baked-in data anonymization as well as advanced encryption and user permissioning, built on Bitfury’s Exonum private blockchain framework.
Patients want engagement with digital options, personal touch
By Nathan Eddy 11:17 am February 12, 2019
A new survey reveals that consumers still prefer phone interactions but want more communication, including digital means. And a majority are open to giving their doctors real-time access to health information via connected devices and apps.
Change HIMSS booth
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am February 12, 2019
The new Claims Lifecycle Artificial Intelligence works with Change's Intelligent Healthcare Network to improve the revenue cycle, the company says.

WHO Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European region last week; Credit: WHO Regional Office for Europe

By Leontina Postelnicu 07:33 am February 12, 2019
Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab spoke at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region in Copenhagen last week.
James Weese

Dr. James Weese, VP of Aurora Cancer Care at Advocate Aurora Health

By Mike Miliard 07:10 am February 12, 2019
They're big and expensive projects to get off the ground, and their ROI can't just be measured in dollars and cents, said an expert at HIMSS19: Value depends on the perspective of patients and physicians too.

(Photo: Thomas Peter-Pool, Getty Images)

By Mike Miliard 06:25 pm February 11, 2019
With worries that China and other countries are outpacing the U.S. in artificial intelligence maturity, the initiative seeks to boost R&D and education. But it's spare on specifics and has no new funding attached.
David Vawdrey
By Tom Sullivan 05:18 pm February 11, 2019
It’s not for cost-savings on storage and compute. Instead, NewYork-Presbyterian, Mercy and Humana are harnessing the cloud to improve patient and clinician experience.
Salesforce, others unveil new data management technologies at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 04:41 pm February 11, 2019
Salesforce is working with social determinants of health, Information Builders is aiming to ensure accurate provider information across multiple data systems and Nyansa is working on Citrix and GE Healthcare data.
John Halamka

John Halamka speaks at the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit in Orlando on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:04 pm February 11, 2019
At the HIMSS19 Precision Medicine Summit, John Halamka and other healthcare leaders described how policy, technology, clinical processes and patient engagement need to evolve to make it a reality for primary care.
SAS and InterSystems modernize North Carolina HIE
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm February 11, 2019
NC HealthConnex now combines InterSystems’ health information exchange platform, HealthShare, with SAS’s health analytics, the companies announced at HIMSS19.

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