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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.
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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.
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack speaking at AHA Summit

AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack announces the new AHA Center for Health Innovation at AHA Summit. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 02:52 pm September 10, 2018
The AHA's new initiative aims to help health systems navigate the complex imperatives of value-based care with new ideas, market intelligence, cybersecurity help and more.
University of Iowa Hospital view of exterior

University of Iowa Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 12:31 pm September 10, 2018
Imagine knowing, in real time, whether a patient will suffer a surgical infection as a surgeon closes up a wound. That's the kind of clinical situation that machine learning is enabling at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
Cerner President Zane Burke
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am September 10, 2018
Cerner President Zane Burke, who first joined the company in 1996 and held several executive roles there before being named president, will step down on Nov. 2.

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