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By Kat Jercich 12:46 pm July 28, 2020
The agency will accept suggestions for new data classes for the United States Core Data for Interoperability, via its new ONDEC system, through Oct. 9.
Tech optimization: Getting the most out of telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 11:23 am July 28, 2020
This special report brings together four telemedicine experts from Amwell, Caregility, Eko and emocha Health to offer best practices for optimal technology performance.
By Jeff Lagasse 09:21 am July 28, 2020
Chatbots can either enhance the value of patient communications or cause confusion or even harm.
By Mike Miliard 08:53 am July 28, 2020
In a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, scores of medical associations called on the agency to sunset waivers related to scope of practice and licensure once the pandemic has subsided.
By Dean Koh 01:40 am July 28, 2020
“In APAC’s response to the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is absolutely no doubt that digitally enabled systems made for better outcomes,” said Dr Charles Alessi.   
Mayo Clinic uses $1M in FCC funds for connected devices to expand telehealth
By Bill Siwicki 01:00 pm July 27, 2020
Today the high-profile provider is using its expansive, multistate telemedicine programs to best serve COVID-19 patients.
By Kat Jercich 12:29 pm July 27, 2020
The design goal, according to the company, is for clinicians to launch PatientKeeper's charge entry screen within their Cerner Workflows.
By Kat Jercich 09:24 am July 27, 2020
Data literacy, say experts, can empower us to be both predictive and prescriptive in the face of continuing public health emergencies.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 03:22 am July 27, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals in South-East Asia had an advantage over medical institutions in other parts of the world, since they had dealt with a SARS virus in 2003 already. FInd out what they recommended in terms of outbreak prevention in the latest edition of HIMSS Insights, COVID-19 and Beyond.
By Roy Chiang 01:53 am July 27, 2020
At the HIMSS APAC Malaysia Digital Health Summit session titled “Digital Health - From Innovation to Adoption” by guest speakers Wilson Choo (Chief Executive Officer of Sunway Medical Centre Velocity) and Dr Ng Xin Jun (Manager of Sunway Group Healthcare), both shed light on t