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Data breach of nearly 10,000 people at Massachusetts General
By Bill Siwicki 01:30 pm August 23, 2019
“Another case of data breach déjà vu,” said one of four security experts who chime in.
Health data aggregation platform helps Northwest Physician Network drastically reduce ER care

Northwest Physicians Network in Tacoma, Washington.

By Bill Siwicki 12:40 pm August 23, 2019
The independent physician association in collaboration with community providers and EMS services has seen a 44% drop in 911 calls, 47% reduction in EMS transport, 36% reduction in ED visits, 42% reduction in hospital admissions and 31% decrease in observation stays.
AI’s future in healthcare is not entirely rosy
By Benjamin Harris 11:58 am August 23, 2019
Numerous challenges will hinder AI growth in healthcare unless the industry improves, a new scientific report finds.
Nuance expands AI-based platform to help surgeons with documentation
By Nathan Eddy 11:17 am August 23, 2019
It’s the beginning of a move to the next generation of AI-based tech, which will take a multi-party colloquial conversation between the clinical team and the patient to create a narrative and structured data, eliminating the keyboard from the surgical room completely, the company said.
Cleveland Clinic CIO points to cloud lessons learned and pain points
By Nathan Eddy 11:10 am August 23, 2019
William Morris and two other experts show provider organization CIOs and CISOs what to look for during cloud deployments.

Above photo: Dr Rong-Min Baek, CEO, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH). Credit: The Korean Society of Medical Informatics (KOSMI)

By Dean Koh 06:03 am August 23, 2019
In his 16 years with Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH), Dr Rong-Min Baek served in key executive roles in both clinical and managerial areas, from department chairman to Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Chief Scien

Above photo: The Philips Ultra Fast Scanner (UFS) includes automatic tissue detection and allows for continuous loading without interrupting the scanning process. Credit: Philips

By Dean Koh 10:05 pm August 22, 2019
Taipei Veterans General Hospital (TPVGH), a national first-class medical centre and a teaching hospital located in Beitou, Taipei, will utilise the
The VA and others pioneer eHealth Exchange health information network infrastructure
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm August 22, 2019
With more than 75% of all hospitals in America and 61 regional and state health information exchanges participating in the nationwide eHealth Exchange, the evolution from point-to-point connections to a one-gateway solution will dramatically increase connectivity for the entire country, the exchange contended.
Do’s and don’ts for implementing a multi-cloud environment
By Nathan Eddy 12:00 pm August 22, 2019
90% of healthcare organizations plan to use multiple cloud vendors over the next few years. Here’s what they need to know.

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