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Hospitals investing big in clinical communications with secure texting
By Mike Miliard 03:45 pm June 11, 2018
Health system executives are convinced that mobile technology improves patient safety, but are looking for tools that feature robust security features, according to Black Book.
New genomics analytics platform from Databricks
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm June 11, 2018
The AI-powered platform offers healthcare organizations scalable data processing and tertiary analytics to help drive precision medicine innovation.
Investment firm KKR to take Envision Healthcare private in a $5.5M deal

Emergency department services are among the assets acquired by KKR. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm June 11, 2018
The acquisition of the company, which offers emergency department, anesthesiology, radiology and teleradiology and hospitalist services, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018.
By Bill Siwicki 11:37 am June 11, 2018
Artificial intelligence is helping the health system generate ROI through increased patient arrivals, Medicaid risk stratification model cases and surgical outcomes.
Next gen quality and safety for healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 10:25 am June 11, 2018
In the future, patients will have more access to their own data and more communication channels with their extended care team.
overcoming gender pay gap
By Jessica Davis 09:34 am June 11, 2018
Via Oncology’s General Manager opens up about her own journey to find confidence in new roles, think outside of her comfort zone and lean on the support from leadership to find success in health IT.
How physicians, nurses and clinicians are reshaping IT vendor strategies

Clockwise from top left: John Brindley, Antoinette Thomas, Ricky Bloomfield, Judy Murphy, Ed Ricks and Rick Bryant.

By Mike Miliard 09:04 am June 11, 2018
A number of high-profile doctors, nurses and CIOs have left hospitals to work at tech companies and they are certainly making an impact.
By Bernie Monegain 02:21 pm June 08, 2018
New research finds a worrisome amount of gender and salary inequity among women professionals working in healthcare and technology on the continent.
Jonathan Bush's farewell letter to athenahealth employees
By Bernie Monegain 11:50 am June 08, 2018
The former CEO wrote a sanguine letter to colleagues that acknowledged his shortcomings and struck an optimistic note about the EHR company’s future.
Philips to incorporate Dana Farber's clinical pathways to bolster decision support for cancer care
By Bernie Monegain 09:22 am June 08, 2018
The partners said the plan is to deliver best practices and cloud-based precision medicine tools hospitals can use to help doctors decide best treatment options.

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