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exterior view of South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts.

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts, is part of the South Shore Health System. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm September 05, 2018
The pregnancy app, developed in-house with some help, allowed the hospital to improve its OB-maternity HCAHPS by 68 percent – and cut printing costs for paper handouts by half.
veterans affairs
By Jessica Davis 09:25 am September 05, 2018
Our poll results were tight with no clear opinion on whether the EHR project should be put on hold until new IT leadership is in place, but the majority are concerned with the current trajectory.
doctor with patient looking at tablet health record

New research reveals hospital innovation needs to focus on interoperability, patient experience and telehealth.

By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 05, 2018
New HIMSS Media research spotlights what innovations are needed most, top areas hospitals are prioritizing and sticking points to avoid.
Telehealth patient.
By Bill Siwicki 01:46 pm September 04, 2018
The Einstein Medical Center wanted to decrease readmissions for liver failure patients by 50 percent.
Donald Trump
By Mike Miliard 01:38 pm September 04, 2018
The tariffs being proposed by the administration of President Donald Trump, particularly those on certain Chinese imports, could harm the booming cloud computing industry in the United States, undermine U.S. leadership in the sector, and harm innovation – not least in healthcare.
Asha Strazzero-Wild

Asha Strazzero-Wild

By Susan Morse 12:10 pm September 04, 2018
Why Asha Strazzero-Wild decided not to become a doctor but, instead, focused on using tech to improve the patient experience.
Deloitte headquarters in Chicago

Deloitte headquarters in Chicago. Photo via WikiMedia

By Mike Miliard 11:31 am September 04, 2018
Deloitte and Vineti announced that they are now working together to integrate and scale their technology platforms – for supply chain and patient engagement, respectively – to give various precision medicine stakeholders easier access to emerging cellular therapies.
us capital building in washington, dc
By Jessica Davis 02:57 pm August 31, 2018
The bipartisan legislation would require HHS to work with the private sector to analyze data from payers and pharmacists, flagging patients at risk of overuse based on prescription history.
UC Berkeley tower on campus
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm August 31, 2018
The National Institute on Aging awarded a $4.5 million grant to the University of California Berkeley and People Power, an IoT software provider, to support research on smart home solutions for caregivers of dementia patients.
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital exterior shot at night.
By Bill Siwicki 09:17 am August 31, 2018
With a vast rural population, the Florida hospital leaned on telehealth to improve transitional care.

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